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"Ella" Crazy Quilt
Artist unidentified; signed "Ella"
Photographed by Gavin Ashworth "Ella" Crazy QuiltArtist unidentified1922United StatesSuiting woolens with cotton floss embroidery2006.4.1
"R.A.C." Box 
Artist unidentified; possibly Ransom Cook
"R.A.C." BoxArtist unidentifiedc. 1830–1840Probably Saratoga Springs, New York, United StatesPaint and bronze powder stenciling on wood with brass feet88.19
[Self Portrait #7] Over Here
Luke Haynes
Photo by Gavin Ashworth [Self Portrait #7] Over HereLuke Haynes2013Seattle, Washington, and Los Angeles, California, United StatesFabric, batting, and thread2013.2.1
1909 Hupmobile Weathervane
E. G. Washburne & Co./J.L. Mott Ironworks
Artist unidentified
New York City, New York, United States
1909
Copper with traces of gold leaf
31 x 50 3/8 x13 3/4"
Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York
Gift of David L. Davies, 2008.3.1
Photo by John Parnell 1909 Hupmobile WeathervaneArtist unidentifiedc. 1909New York City, New York, United StatesCopper with traces of gold leaf2008.3.1
Are unsuccessfully attacked by Glandelinian soldiers unseen in picture, narrowly escape capture by hiding among Balboa bushes. (double-sided)
Henry Darger
Photo by James Prinz 195 Are unsuccessfully attacked by Glandelinian soldiers unseen in picture, narrowly escape capture by hiding among Balboa bushes. (double-sided)Henry DargerMid-twentieth centuryChicago, Illinois, United StatesWatercolor, pencil, and carbon tracing on pieced paper2001.16.1A
6 Episode 3 Place Not Mentioned. Escape during  violent storm, still fighting though persed for long distance. (double-sided)
Henry Darger
Photo by Gavin Ashworth 6 Episode 3 Place Not Mentioned. Escape during violent storm, still fighting though persed for long distance. (double-sided)Henry DargerMid-twentieth centuryChicago, Illinois, United StatesWatercolor, pencil, and carbon tracing on pieced paper1995.23.1A
A View of Skeneatless Village
Fanny A. Coney
Photo © 2000 John Bigelow Taylor A View of Skeneatless VillageFanny A. Coney1832Skaneateles, New York, United StatesWatercolor on paper2005.8.47
ABE. KANE
Sam Doyle
Photo by Gavin Ashworth ABE. KANESam Doylec. 1970sFrogmore, St. Helena Island, South Carolina, United StatesHouse paint on on plywood2002.4.10
Abstract Figures on Paper
John (J.B.) Murray Abstract Figures on PaperJohn Bunion (J. B.) Murray1984Sandersville, Georgia, United StatesTempera and felt-tip pen on paper1985.35.20
Allegorical Figure: Flora
Artist unidentified
Photo by Ali Elai, Camerarts Studio Allegorical Figure: FloraArtist unidentified1840–1880Probably New York City, New York, United StatesPaint on wood2005.8.58
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