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Steel Wool Peignoir
  • Mimi Smith
    born 1942
    born: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Steel Wool Peignoir, 1966
  • Where object was made: United States
  • steel wool, nylon, lace
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 149.8 x 66.1 x 20.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 59 x 26 x 8 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: display case 89 x 36 x 20 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, N3
  • 2000.0071
Label Text

Pink nylon peignoir with eggshell lace and thick bands of steel wool from midway down the sleeves to, and as cuffs for, the sleeves, and edging the facing and hem of the gown. Hanging on a wood hanger in a custom-made plexiglass vitrine.