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Title

House of Ancient Memory

Artist

Betye Saar

Date

1989

Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
House of Ancient Memory, Betye Saar
studio view
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | wood, paint, plastic, mirrors, embroidered fabric, feathers, metal, glass perfume bottles, painted and lacquered wood table
Size: Installed 61.25 x 19.75 x 13.25 inches
Culture: American
Inscriptions: In black marker underside of altar top on L "Betye Saar"; in gold marker on back edge of the underside of altar base "House of Ancient Memory Betye Saar 1989"; in black marker underside of table top, TL "Base for/House of Ancient Memory/Betye Saar 1989"; In gold marker on back edge of the underside of altar base "House of Ancient Memory Betye Saar 1989"; in black marker underside of table top, TL "Base for/House of Ancient Memory/Betye Saar 1989"
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Butler Family Fund, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.9.1-.3
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Betye Saar, American, b. 1926
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, b. 1926
Added to Site: March 1, 2009