Two pieces of pyrite from the workshop of C. Edgar Patience

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4 images
Owned by
C. Edgar Patience, American, 1906 - 1972
Medium
pyrite
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1): 3/8 × 2 15/16 × 3 1/2 in. (1 × 7.4 × 8.9 cm)
H x W x D (.2): 3/8 × 2 11/16 × 2 15/16 in. (0.9 × 6.8 × 7.5 cm)
Type
sculpture components
Place collected
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
n.d.
Description
These two (2) pieces of pyrite were found in the workshop of anthracite coal artist C. Edgar Patience. Both are irregularly shaped unused materials.
Topic
African American
Art
Craftsmanship
Folklife
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dr. Juanita Patience Moss and descendants
Object number
2016.70.3.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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