Richard Raiche, 2021

Pair of elevator grilles

14 year Art in Bloom participant

Floral Products Used: delphinium, rose, wheat, dianthus, grevillea, mum, branches, liatris, moss

Chicago: a favorite city—Lou Malnati's Pizza, Garrett's popcorn, the Sear's Tower. Early elevators were commonly referred to as “bird cages" because riding up and down in the elevator’s grilled walls provided the opportunity to see all the workings and cables.

Floral Arrangement Inspired by...

Pair of elevator grilles, frieze, and overgrille, c. 1893-1894

Designer: Louis Henri Sullivan

Cast iron, wrought iron, copper-coated wrought iron

The John R. Van Derlip Fund 92.2a-I

On View in Gallery 300

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