Taxi Brooch, New York Postcard Series
Theodora Elston (American)
Object Place: Sonoma, California
Overall: 4.4 x 9.2 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and cotton hand embroidery on painted silk.
Not On View
Fabric brooch, embroidered to resemble a yellow taxi cab. Through the windows of the cab you can see some writing, the taxi driver, and the New York skyline, including the Chrystler building.
Signed in ink "#1-522 / ("Taxi") / Elston / [copyright] 1989"
Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, July 29, 1994 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.