Folk Art Painted Face Suitcase by Artist Ira Yeager


Whimsical folk art painted suitcase or valise featuring a striped canvas covered exterior with a painted face by artist Ira Yeager (American 1938-2022). The case is covered with vintage western European ports of call with a lovely aged, distressed patina. The interior has a green intact silk lining with pockets. Used as a prop in Yeager's Gallery studio in Calistoga, CA. Made by US manufacturer Air Lite. Painted with an oil on canvas covered exterior on one side. The suitcase has the initials L.A.S by the handle.

Dimensions: 24"w x 7.25"d x 15"h

Circa: 20th Century, United States

Materials: Canvas, Leather, Metal

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Additions or alterations made to the original: Painted by artist Ira Yeager. Age appropriate wear and fading on finish with losses as seen in photos.

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