Collection Artwork
Madcaps, Inc., founded by Alfred Z. Solomon and Janet Sloane (New York, New York, c. 1930 – 1992)
hat block
20th century
wood
Empire Hat Block Manufacturing Company
object size: 9 x 10 x 8 3/4 in.
Gift of Beverley Estabrook Mastrianni
made in New York, United States, North America
ED2017.4.7a-f
Alfred Z. Solomon (1899-2004), Madcaps Farm, Saratoga County, New York; Beverley Estabrook Mastrianni ‘76, Saratoga Springs, New York; given to the Tang Teaching Museum, 2017.
Inscribed, lower left: 4243
Inscribed, lower right: 4243

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Abby Fuess ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.