Early Closure

On Saturday, February 22, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution will close at 2 pm, and the Museum will close at 5 pm.

Tobacco curer

Object Number: 
Jute, wood, cotton
Overall: 13 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 34.6 x 6.4 cm )
Jute, wood, and cotton tobacco curer; bottle-shaped wooden cylinder tapered at one end, and wrapped with rope over canvas lining.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group