Sailor Weathervane

Description (Brief):

Depicting a sailor and anchor. Silhouetted figure with one leg bent, a black hat with a dimensional brim, a hole for an eye, a red and white suit with yellow trim at cuffs, and two sets of eigth buttons on vest. The figure's arm is holding the anchor and the other on the hip. The main support is up the staight leg.

Date Made: 1850-1899

Location: Currently not on view

Used: United States

Subject: Sailors

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.65.0912Accession Number: 256396Catalog Number: 65.0912Collector/Donor Number: S-85

Object Name: weathervane

Physical Description: metal (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 102.2 cm; x 40 1/4 in


Record Id: nmah_894777

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