Canvas Brooch, 2014
Pontoppidan wrapped and folded a painted canvas over a trapezoidal wood body, transforming the “painting” into three dimensions. She then embellished the surface with an appliquéd jewelry medallion, thereby underscoring the interrelatedness of jewelry and the fine arts.
This object was
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 10 × 6.2 × 2.8 cm (3 15/16 × 2 7/16 × 1 1/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Cite this object as
Canvas Brooch, 2014; painted canvas on wood, applied tin, silver, iron; H x W x D: 10 × 6.2 × 2.8 cm (3 15/16 × 2 7/16 × 1 1/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-91
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.