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Maker(s):Rupp, Christy
Culture:American (1949 - )
Title:Terror Alert!! Hand-Wringing Dish Towel Featuring Homeland Security Colors
Date Made:2004
Type:Textile
Materials:woven cotton with paper card
Place Made:Guatemala
Measurements:overall: 22 1/2 in x 15 in; 57.1 cm x 38.1 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2016.70.45
Credit Line:The Nina Yankowitz Collection of Women’s Art 1970s Onward
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Description:
natural colored woven towel with fringe. Five horizontal bands of color run from top to bottom with printed words in each register: top, red, "SEVERE"; second, orange, "HIGH"; third, yellow "ELEVATED'; fourth, blue, "GUARDED"; bottom, green, "LOW"

Tags:
politics; protests; propaganda

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