Collection Artwork
Madcaps, Inc., founded by Alfred Z. Solomon and Janet Sloane (New York, New York, c. 1930 – 1992)
hat block
20th century
wood
New York Hat Block Company
object size: 8 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.
Gift of Beverley Estabrook Mastrianni
made in New York, United States, North America
ED2017.4.15a-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: 3158

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 Erin Barry ’16
Inspired by the exhibition The Jewel Thief
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.