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 1872 34 in. (101.084.8 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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