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Captain's Kaleidoscope

Narrow vertical vessel made of molded fish skin, trimmed with black looped netting over top and down corners.

Provenance

November 17, 1998, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

©Jan Hopkins

American, 1998

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (24.1 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm.)

Accession Number

2012.1309

Medium or Technique

Molded sturgeon fish skin stitched with wax linen and looped bull kelp; lined with rice paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts