Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car

 
Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car
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  • Title :     Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car
  • Artist:     Paul Cret Designer John Haberson Designer Santa Fe Railroad Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1994.19.1
  • Country:     United States Santa Fe New Mexico
  • Date:     circa 1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 28 21-3/8 1-7/8, Centimeters 71.1 54.3 4.8
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Native American , Railroads , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1994.19.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Wall ornament from Santa Fe Railroad dining car resembling a Hopi Indian kachina doll; pale blue, maroon and tan painted cast aluminum openwork ornament possibly depicting the Hopi Indian Spirit, "Sun"; metal wire and hardware on reverse for mounting.