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A Kiss from the Ancestors
  • NedRa Bonds
    born 1948
    born: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
  • A Kiss from the Ancestors, 2005
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, piecing, appliqué, beading, quilting, overlay stitching, cowry shells
  • Object Height/Width: 60 x 48 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0057
Label Text

Fabric quilt with dense beading for figure’s head; with sleeve sewn in on verso.