The Old Fortune Teller's Board

  • Renée Stout, The Old Fortune Teller's Board, 1993, mixed media: painted wood, watercolor and ink on paper, glass, bones, chamois, raffia or sinew, and metal alloy, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1993, Renee Stout, Museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson and Mrs. William Rhinelander Stewart, 1994.45.2A-S

Title
The Old Fortune Teller's Board
Artist
Date
1993
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
overall: 4 x 23 7/8 x 23 3/8 in. (10.2 x 60.7 x 59.4 cm.)
A (board): 4 x 12 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. (10.3 x 31.4 x 39.1 cm.)
B (box): 3 5/8 x 7 x 1 1/4 in. (9.3 x 17.8 x 3.2 cm.)
C (bag): 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (9.9 x 7.0 x 3.2 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson and Mrs. William Rhinelander Stewart

Mediums
Mediums Description
mixed media: painted wood, watercolor and ink on paper, glass, bones, chamois, raffia or sinew, and metal alloy
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – other – container
  • Occupation – occult – fortune teller
  • Recreation – sport and play – cards
Object Number
1994.45.2A-S
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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