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Tar Beach
Date: c. 1990
Medium: Screen print on silk with pieced fabric borders, quilted with fishing line
Dimensions: 66 × 66 in. (167.6 × 167.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Marion Stroud, 2002
Object Number: 2003-4
About: Artist and author Faith Ringgold creates painted story quilts, combining pictorial imagery with a traditional textile form. Tar Beach 2 tells the story of Cassie Louise Lightfoot, an eight-year-old girl who dreams of flying over her family's Harlem apartment building and throughout the rest of New York City.
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