Statue of Liberty Quilt

  • Mary Borkowski, Statue of Liberty Quilt, 1985, cotton and polyester appliqued, embroidered, and painted thread; quilted and handstitched, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr., 1988.74.3

Title
Statue of Liberty Quilt
Artist
Date
1985
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
79 1/8 x 72 3/4 in. (101.0 x 84.8 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.

Mediums
Mediums Description
cotton and polyester appliqued, embroidered, and painted thread; quilted and handstitched
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – place – America
  • Emblem – cross
  • Ceremony – other – anniversary
  • Architecture – bridge – Golden Gate Bridge
  • Figure group – male
  • Occupation – military – sailor
  • Animal – dolphin
  • Architecture – bridge – Brooklyn Bridge
  • Allegory – civic – liberty
  • Architecture Exterior – lighthouse
Object Number
1988.74.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
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