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Catalog Number 1977.1.51
Artist Steen, Lee
Object Name Assemblage
Description Wooden figure stripped of all bark. Most of the figure, the legs, torso, and head are formed by an upside down "Y" shaped piece of wood. The arms are attached with nails. The hat is made from an orange coffee can which reads "REGULAR GRIND", and a piece of wood to create the bill of the hat. Curved wooden eyebrows are attached with two nails each. Thin wooden ears are attached with nails. A cylindarcle wooden nose with a hole in the end is attached with four nails. There is a small branch protruding from under the nose, on the right side. Two lips are attached with three nails. There are ten buttons, the first is metal gold with a chain attached to it, the next nine are all bottle caps and extremely rusted. The figure is also wearing a metal belt with a silver belt buckle that has an extremely rusted bottle cap on it. Underneath the belt is a piece of metal that reads "Hills Beer", and is shaped like a T. On the figures legs there are faint traces of blue paint. Overall the figure is extremely worn and weathered.