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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
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

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"

politics; protests; propaganda

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