Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Bookmarks in the Pages of Life
  • Betye Saar, artist
    born 1926
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States
    Zora Neale Hurston, author
    born: Notasulga, Alabama, United States ; died: Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
    The Limited Edition Club, publisher
  • Bookmarks in the Pages of Life, 2000
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print, letterpress
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 390 x 295 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 11 5/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: cover 390 x 295 x 25 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund and Chancellor's Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0023
Label Text

A collection of six short stories by Zora Neale Hurston illustrated with six images by Saar. Book is contained in a brown silk box. The cover of the book itself is of brown marbled paper with black leather accents on the spine and the outer two corners. Title of the book is embossed on the spine in gold.