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Safe Keeping

2004

Fabric, Zippers, Felt, Brass Mesh, Feathers, Wood, Wheels, Steel Rod, PVC, Ribbon

6'4"h x 36" diameter

Safe Keeping

The bucolic scene on the fabric is a decoy from the notion that one would have to hide one's most valuable items. Unzipping the zippers reveal felt lined pockets for that purpose. The sculpture is on wheels so that once the zippers are zipped you can take your valuables, hidden inside, with you for safe keeping.

Safe Keeping by Niki Ketchman
Safe Keeping, Closed Zippers by Niki Ketchman

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