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Object Name Hanging, Wall
Title Muncie Through the Seasons
Catalog Number 97.44.1
Description Hanging entitled "Muncie Through the Seasons" made of hand-dyed wool and metallic threads hooked onto a cotton backing. The hanging shows a variety of Muncie landmarks, including the Ball homes, Minnetrista, Ball State University and the Appeal to the Great Spirit statue. The bottom of the hanging shows stylized renditions of flowers, ducks and the blue water of the White River. Animals, including George the cat, and people on horseback are pictured amid a swirling green area at the center. The sky depicted at the top of the hanging contains the statue Beneficence, hot-air balloons, fireworks and birds.

The buildings depicted in front (L-R) are the Helen Unger Marsh home, the Lucius L. Ball home, the George A. Ball home, the William Ball home, the Edmund Ball home, the Frank C. Ball home, Minnetrista Cultural Center and the Muncie City Hall. The buildings depicted in back (L-R) are Ball Memorial Hospital, Merchants Bank Building, the Bracken Library, a church, the Ball State University Administration Building, and the old Delaware County Courthouse.
Date 1997
Artist Marsh, Charlene
Material wool/metallic thread/cotton
Provenance This hanging was commissioned by Minnetrista.
Dimensions H-53.75 W-124 D-0.75 inches
People Marsh, Charlene
Ball brothers
Ball family
Search Terms Appeal to the Great Spirit
Ball brothers
Ball family
Ball homes
Ball State University
Beneficence statue
Bracken Library
City Hall
Delaware County
LL house
Maplewood house
Minnetrista
Minnetrista house
Muncie
Nebosham house
Oakhurst house
White River
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