Wall hanging based on a design by Philip Simmons

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Designed by
Thompson, Shelia
Subject of
Simmons, Philip, American, 1912 - 2009
Medium
powder coated carbon steel
Dimensions
H x W x D: 16 3/8 × 17 7/16 × 1/8 in. (41.6 × 44.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type
collectibles
works of art
Place made
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
2010
Description
Black metalwork representing a palm tree atop waves, which is the logo for Daniel Island, where renowned Charleston, South Carolina ironworker Philip Simmons was born. The central tree design is surrounded by a circle, which is enclosed by an open square. There are round holes in each of the four (4) corners, 1/2mm in diameter, for hanging hardware. There is no maker's mark.
Topic
African American
Architecture
Craftsmanship
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Deborah L. Mack
Object number
2014.82.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Daniel Island Company. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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