Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon

  • Teresa Barkley, Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon, 1989, hand-quilted, machine-pieced and reverse-appliqued cotton, polyester, rayon, silk and lurex, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. McLaughlin, Karen E. Schaeffer and Jane M. Lamb, 1998.112, © 1989, Teresa Barkley

Title
Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon
Artist
Date
1989
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
64 1/2 x 64 1/4 in. (163.9 x 163.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of William T. McLaughlin, Karen E. Schaeffer and Jane M. Lamb

Mediums Description
hand-quilted, machine-pieced and reverse-appliqued cotton, polyester, rayon, silk and lurex
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – industry
  • Landscape – celestial – moon
  • Object – written matter
  • Allegory – time
  • Occupation – industry – mining
  • Object – other – postage stamp
Object Number
1998.112
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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