A Mi Dos

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Object Name: 
Panel
Title: 
A Mi Dos
Accession Number: 
88.5.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.9 cm, W: 16 cm, Th: 1.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1987
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, with white, mottled gold, deep blue, lighter blue, red, silver, greenish silver, yellowish silver, deep green, and purple paint; frame is black; glass and acrylic paint, with wood frame; painted, with hard edges made by masking; framed. Panel is rectangular. Painted with 3 standing figures, angular forms with straight edges, on white background. From left to right: first figure has "head" represented by square divided into large downward-pointing gold triangle and 2 smaller upward-pointing greenish silver triangles of equal size, "body" by diamond divided into 4 diamonds, blue at top and bottom and red at sides, lower portion by square divided into large upward-pointing red triangle and 2 smaller downward-pointing gold and silver triangles of equal size; second figure has "head" represented by detached downward-pointing triangle divided into red diamond, at bottom, on silver field, "body" by large square divided diagonally into 4 triangles, yellow at top and bottom and silver at sides, but with center occupied by small greenish silver square, and lower portion by yellowish silver and silver striped rectangle; third figure has "head" represented by red square with smaller blue square superimposed on it and rotated through 45º, "body" by gold and silver rhombus taller than it is wide, has top and bottom angles truncated, and has gold triangle at center and green triangles at top and bottom; lower portion by rectangular area, divided diagonally into one red and one blue triangle, above and partly superimposed on red pentagon. Below and to right of first figure, one straight and one bent purple line, both small. Frame: rectangular. Plain, with front and sides painted with black enamel and back covered with brown paper; also on back, triangular metal loop for suspension.