L.J. Roberts, The Queer Houses of Brooklyn in the Three Towns of Breukelen, Boswyck,and Midwout during the 41st Year of the Stonewall Era, 2011, poly-fill, acrylic, rayon, Lurex, wool, polyester, cotton lame, sequins, and blended fabrics.COURTESY SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, GIFT ELAINE REUBEN. PHOTO: THE SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM.

L.J. Roberts, The Queer Houses of Brooklyn in the Three Towns of Breukelen, Boswyck,and Midwout during the 41st Year of the Stonewall Era, 2011, poly-fill, acrylic, rayon, Lurex, wool, polyester, cotton lame, sequins, and blended fabrics.

COURTESY SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM, GIFT ELAINE REUBEN. PHOTO: THE SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM.