Citation
Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car

Material Information

Title:
Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car [ornament]
Creator:
Paul Cret ( Designer )
John Haberson ( Designer )
Santa Fe Railroad ( Other relation )
Place of Publication:
USA, Santa Fe, NM
Creation Date:
circa 1940
Materials:
aluminum ( medium )
paint ( medium )
Measurements:
28 in x 21-3/8 in x 1-7/8 in
71.1 cm x 54.3 cm x 4.8 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Native American -- Railroads -- Metal/Metal Design
Genre:
ornaments (object genre) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car resembling a Hopi Indian kachina doll; pale blue, maroon and tan painted cast aluminum openwork ornament possibly depicting the Hopi Indian Spirit, "Sun"; metal wire and hardware on reverse for mounting.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1994.19.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts