Kara Walker Canisters 1997

  • Not on view
Multiple of six etched glass canisters with glass lids
overall (each, approx.): 11 5/16 × 4 1/8 × 4 1/8" (28.8 × 10.4 × 10.4 cm)
The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago
National Engravers, Naperville, IL
Gift of the Peter Norton Family, in honor of The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art, 1998
Object number
© 2021 Kara Walker
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