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John Travolta

1978

Ed Rossbach, American, 1914–2002


Dimensions

40.6 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm (16 x 9 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2004.428

Medium or Technique

Newspaper and reeds tied with cotton twine and electrical tape, and heat-transfer-printed silk plain weave (organza)

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts

Three-dimensional assemblage comprised of a tied reed "easel" upon which is attached a small square of silk organza, heat transfer printed with image of John Travolta's face.

Provenance

July 1997, sold by Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Daphne Farago, Rhode Island and Florida; gift of Farago to the MFA (Accession date: June 23, 2004)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection