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giraffe
  • Homer Green
    1910–2002
    born: Coffee County, Tennessee, United States ; died: Coffee County, Tennessee, United States
  • giraffe, 1990s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, carving, paint, rope, plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: approx. 55 x 71 in
  • Gift of the Thomas D. Galloway Family
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0179
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Description

Wooden carving of a giraffe, painted with overlapping red, green, and yellow spots. The snout area is painted black and the eyes are plastic. The tail is made of painted braided rope and has a carved wooden end.