Mining the Museum
Wilson, Fred J.
detail, Baby Carriage, maker unknown, purchased in Baltimore, ca. 1908; black metal with bone-colored wood handle, black leather hood, padded interior. Hood, maker unknown, Maryland, 20th century; white muslin hood with eyeholes, faded red tassle, interfacing; used in Ku Klux Klan activities; found in attic in house in Towson; anonymous gift.
Type of WorkInstallation (exhibition)
Imperialism, Museums, Racism, Slavery, United States -- History, United States --Social life and customs --1783-1865, United States --Social life and customs --1865-1918, Art, American --20th century, Irony, Installations (Art) --United States, Art, Modern --20th century, United States --Social life and customs --1918-1945, Maryland Historical Society, Baby carriages, Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
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