Accession Number: C.2017.165.2
Dimensions: 12 in X 9 in
Dimensions (Metric): 30.48 cm X 22.86 cm
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, Janet Nolan
9/11 Mask Reliquary
Assemblage by Janet Nolan titled 9/11 Mask Reliquary, 2002. The piece is composed of a pile of used dust masks, stacked vertically inside of a glass vitrine.
Lower Manhattan artist, Janet Nolan, collected discarded dust masks worn by the recovery workers at Ground Zero. She packed the abandoned masks into a glass vitrine as a reliquary.