Man in a Metal Cage (B40)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Man in a Metal Cage

Made in

London

Date

1987

Description

Bound in dark brown leather with cut-out rectangles that reveal light brown leather, decorated with diamond incisions and red and black paint. The title is tooled in gold on the spine. The book contains doublures with rectangles of red paper. The brown box is quarter-bound with leather, with the title in gold.

Materials and techniques

Goatskin binding with cut and painted acrylic decoration; goatskin underlays onlaid with leather fragments, title in gold on spine. Rough gilt edges.

Dimensions

length (box):  25.3cm
width (box):  17.3cm
depth (box):  2.4cm
length (object):  24cm
width (object):  16cm
depth (object):  1.1cm

Object number

B40

Category

  • Man in a Metal Cage, Sally Lou Smith, 1987, Crafts Council Collection: B40. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Man in a Metal Cage, Sally Lou Smith, 1987, Crafts Council Collection: B40. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Man in a Metal Cage, Sally Lou Smith, 1987, Crafts Council Collection: B40. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.