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The Making of the Heritage Floor

Martie Rotchford (left) and Ken Gilliam (right) pasting names on the mock-up of the Heritage Floor, 1978. Photograph courtesy of Through the Flower Archives

Top (left to right): Gent Sturgeon and Martie Rotchford transferring name patterns; Bottom (left to right): Sharon Kagan and Shannon Hogan applying gold luster to the Floor, date uncertain. Photograph courtesy of Through the Flower Archives

Judy Chicago at Santa Monica Studio applying gold luster to the Floor test, 1977. Photograph courtesy of Through the Flower Archives

Evelyn Appelt at China Boutique in Monrovia, CA, pouring porcelain slip into the mold of Floor tiles, 1977. Photograph courtesy of Through the Flower Archives