Margaret Sanger Place Setting
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
On View: Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor
Runner: Silk satin, cotton/linen base fabric, woven interface support material (horsehair, wool, and linen), cotton twill tape, silk, synthetic gold cord, silk thread
Plate: Porcelain (possibly stoneware), overglaze enamel (China paint), paint
Runner: 51 1/4 x 31 7/8 in. (130.2 x 81 cm)
Plate: 14 3/8 x 14 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (36.5 x 36.8 x 3.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of The Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation
Judy Chicago (American, born 1939). Margaret Sanger Place Setting, 1974-1979. Runner: Silk satin, cotton/linen base fabric, woven interface support material (horsehair, wool, and linen), cotton twill tape, silk, synthetic gold cord, silk thread
Plate: Porcelain (possibly stoneware), overglaze enamel (China paint), paint, Runner: 51 1/4 x 31 7/8 in. (130.2 x 81 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10-PS-36. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 2002.10-PS-36_plate_view1_PS1.jpg)
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Margaret Sanger was an activist who pioneered the fight for American reproductive freedom in the early 20th century.
Any info on Margaret Sanger?
Sanger was an American nurse and health advocate best known for coining the term "birth control" and for founding the American Birth Control League which later became Planned Parenthood.
Sanger's plate is one of the most clearly vulvar in form because of her direct connection to female reproduction.