Artist: Erin King
Title: Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History
Attribution: Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History, 2020, Erin King
Materials: Found book, found objects, overshot pattern-draft
Dimensions: 22 x 11 x 2
Image Statement: A found book, "The Photographic History of The Civil War, Volume 1: The Opening Battles", has been converted into a weapon-concealing book. Shapes have been carved out of the pages to fit the weapons, tools of traditional women's handicraft: knitting needles, a crochet hook, a tapestry beater, etc.