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Little Box of Earthquake and Cotton
  • Irving Petlin, artist
    born 1934
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Little Box of Earthquake and Cotton, February 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 1
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Object Height/Width: 350 x 507 mm open flat
    Object Height/Width: 13 3/4 x 19 15/16 in open flat
    Object Height/Width: 280 x 178 mm folded
    Object Height/Width: 11 x 7 in folded
  • Gift of Glenn Duffee
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0076.01.a,b

Printed cover (a) that serves as an envelope or folder with pockets, enclosing the rest of the portfolio. Four registers of an abstracted pattern in grays, yellow, red, green, and blue appear on the exterior of the folder. Business card (b) inside cover.