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Uncommon Madness

Uncommon March Madness, vote for your favorite object from "Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art" to make it to the next round!
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Here it is folks! Your Uncommon Madness winner is Hit-Mu-To (Hitler-Mussolini-Tojo) from the History Section!

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Rachel Carey George (Gee's Bend, Alabama, b. 1908) Two-Sided Work Clothes Quilt: (1) Twenty-five patch and (2) Strips, ca. 1935 Denim, wool trousers, mattress ticking, and cotton 82 x 72 in. (208.28 x 182.88 cm) Purchased with funds from the Tinwood Alliance, the Collectors’ Corner, Carolyn Baumgartner Maruggi, Suzy Ettinger and Sally Waters in memory of Sanford J. Ettinger, the Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and friends.

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Lawrence H. Lebduska (American, 1894–1966) Hit-Mu-To (Hitler-Mussolini-Tojo), 1942 Oil on Masonite 25 7/8 x 32 1/4 in. (65.72 x 81.92 cm) framed: 31 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 2 in. (80.01 x 95.25 x 5.08 cm) Gift of Friends of Art

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This is it! Down to the two contenders! History Vs. Quilts Vote for your favorite to win it all!

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Down to the Championship round! Who will be the winner of Uncommon Madness?!

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American Drop-front Desk, 1897 Chipped, carved wood, varnish, mixed media 50 1/2 x 38 x 25 in. (128.27 x 96.52 x 63.5cm) Gift of Sam and Myra Gotoff

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Down to the Final Four Uncommon objects! Did your favorites make it? Be sure to vote to take them to the final round of voting! #Uncommonfolk

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Round Three!

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Round two! Did your favorites makes it? Be sure to vote for your favorite to make it to the Final Four!

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American Fish Decoy, ca. 1930 Carved and painted wood, metal fins and hook 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 6 in. (3.18 x 3.81 x 15.24 cm) The Michael and Julie Hall collection of American Folk Art

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Rachel Carey George (Gee's Bend, Alabama, b. 1908) Two-Sided Work Clothes Quilt: (1) Twenty-five patch and (2) Strips, ca. 1935 Denim, wool trousers, mattress ticking, and cotton 82 x 72 in. (208.28 x 182.88 cm) Purchased with funds from the Tinwood Alliance, the Collectors’ Corner, Carolyn Baumgartner Maruggi, Suzy Ettinger and Sally Waters in memory of Sanford J. Ettinger, the Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and friends.

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Lawrence H. Lebduska (American, 1894–1966) Hit-Mu-To (Hitler-Mussolini-Tojo), 1942 Oil on Masonite 25 7/8 x 32 1/4 in. (65.72 x 81.92 cm) framed: 31 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 2 in. (80.01 x 95.25 x 5.08 cm) Gift of Friends of Art

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First Round!

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