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Maker(s):Xu Wenhua
Culture:Chinese ( 1941 - )
Title:Volleyball (To Win for Your Motherland Brings the Best Happiness)
Date Made:1992 November
Materials:gouache, color pen with ink over graphite and collage on paper
Place Made:China
Measurements:sheet: 31 x 21 1/2 in.; 78.74 x 54.61 cm
Narrative Inscription:  undated; unsigned
Accession Number:  SC 2004.40.7
Credit Line:Gift of Andrew Kim and Wan Kyun Rha Kim, class of 1960
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

four young women playing ball, two Chinese at left in white and red uniforms with black and yellow stripes and Chinese text with number 5 and 3 respectively on chests, two European women at right in light and dark pink uniforms with white stripes and OER on chests and number 8 on far right figure, background is heavily striped with two aqua rectangles on either side, Chinese flag hanging in center and volleyball mid-air, text across bottom; sport; team; game; volleyball

propaganda; women; sports

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