Accession Number: C.2011.1219.1
Dimensions: 43 ¼ in X 63 in
Dimensions (Metric): 109.22 cm X 160.02 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah and the Maasai people of Kenya
Canvas with painted American flag and eagle-tipped flag pole on a sky-blue background. A silhouette of the New York City skyline is painted along the bottom edge of the flag, with a white cow on the left and a brown cow on the right. Green text in the white stripes reads: "TO THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA WITH COMPASSION FROM THE MAASI." Text along the bottom reads: "In remembrance of September 11, 2001."
This painting depicting the American flag, Twin Towers, and African cattle commemorates the gift of 14 cows by the Maasai tribe in Kenya to the people of the United States.