Skip to main content

House of Ancient Memory

Date
1989
Dimensions
Installed 61-1/4 x 19-3/4 x 13-1/4 inches
Type
Sculptures
Materials
wood, paint, plastic, mirrors, embroidered fabric, feathers, metal, glass perfume bottles, painted and lacquered wood table
Credit Line
Butler Family Fund, 1995
Accession Number
1995.9.1-.3
Inscriptions
In gold marker on back edge of the underside of altar base "House of Ancient Memory Betye Saar 1989"; in black marker underside of table top, TL "Base for/House of Ancient Memory/Betye Saar 1989"
Copyright
Copyright retained by the artist