August Coleman, Battleship Kate, about 1935

A small papier mache statuette of a heavily tattoed woman in a red bathing suit stands on a pedestal and holds a matching red garment with a crest that reads "Battleship Kate."

Ink and oil on papier-mâché, rayon, silver thread. Frank B. Bemis Fund, Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Robert M. Rosenberg Family Fund, Susan Cornelia Warren Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, and partial gift of Derin Bray.