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Works of Art (136)

Adoration of the Shepherds, shortly after 1450, Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Paduan), Tempera on canvas, transferred from wood (32.130.2)
Architectural Ensemble from a Jain Meeting Hall, last quarter of 16th century, India, Gujarat, Patan, Teak with traces of color (16.133,1,2)
Armband with a Herakles knot, Hellenistic, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Greek, Gold, garnet, emerald, enamel (1999.209)
Armchair, ca. 1710, French, Carved and gilded walnut, covered in late 17th-century wool, velvet (1983.526)
Basin, early 14th century; Ilkhanid, Iran, Brass, raised, engraved, and inlaid with silver and gold (91.1.521)
A Basket of Flowers, Jan Brueghel the Younger (Flemish), Oil on wood (67.187.58)
Birds and Flowers, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century, Korea, Ten-panel folding screen, ink and color on paper (1993.255)
Bottle, ca. 1862, Attributed to Christopher Dresser (British), Bone china (1996.94)
Bowl with radiating petal design, 8th–6th century B.C., Phrygian or Lydian; Anatolia, Silver (66.116)
Bowl, 1899, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American); Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company (Stourbridge Glass Company) (51.121.29)
Bowl, late 10th–early 11th century, Probably Egypt, Bluish colorless glass, free-blown and stained; tooled on the pontil; yellow and brown copper and silver stains (1974.74)
Bowl, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 200–150 B.C. (?), Egyptian, Faience (1988.18)
Bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang mark and period (1821–50), China, Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels (79.2.536)
Bowl, Timurid period (1370–1507), second half of the 15th century, Iran, probably Tabriz, Stonepaste, painted in black under turquoise glaze, incised (Kubachi ware) (17.120.70)
Breast defense (peytral) and detail of a pair of neck defenses (crinet) from a horse armor, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, iron, brass or copper alloy, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, and hair (1997.242a–c)
Brocade, 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Silk and metal thread (59.58)
Brocaded silk, 1760s, French, Silk and metal thread (69.79.3)
Brocaded silk, design dated 1748, Anna Maria Garthwaite, designer; Thomas Brant, weaver, English (Spitalfields), Silk (62.136.1)
Brooch and earrings, 1858–60, Edward Burr (American), Yellow gold, pearls, diamonds, enamel (2000.549a-c)
Brush holder, Joseon dynasty, late 18th–19th century, Korea, Porcelain with openwork design of lotus flowers (11.142.1)
The Bryant Vase, 1875–76, James Horton Whitehouse (American, born England), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer and retailer, Silver, gold (77.9a,b)
Cabinet, ca. 1874–77, Design attributed to Frank Furness (American); manufactured by Daniel Pabst (American), Philadelphia, Walnut, maple, white pine, glass (1985.116)
Camel trapping (asmalyk), 19th century, Turkmenistan, Wool, embroidered with silk (1989.383)
Cape and Dress, ca. 1931, Jean Patou (French), Ivory china silk with multicolored floral print (1972.30.17a,b)
Carpet with palm trees, ibexes, and birds, Mughal period (1526–1858), late 16th–early 17th century, Present-day Pakistan, Lahore, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (17.190.858)
Carpet with scrolling vines and blossoms, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1650, Northern India or Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore, Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (14.40.725)
Carpet, Mughal period (1526–1858), mid-17th century, Pakistan, Lahore, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (17.190.857)
Carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1550, Egypt, Cairo, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1971.263.2)
Carved door panel, Timurid period (1370–1507), late 15th century, Present-day Uzbekistan, Samarqand, Cypress, carved, traces of paint (23.67.7)
Chintz appliquéd quilt, ca. 1835, Made by Mary Malvina Cook Taft (American), Possibly Maryland, Virginia, or South Carolina, Cotton (1970.288)
Chlorite vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees, ca. 2700–2350 B.C., Gulf region or southern Iran, Chlorite (17.190.106)
Clothing box with peony scrolls, Joseon dynasty, 16th–17th century, Korea, Lacquer with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell inlay(L.1996.47.131)
Coffeepot, 1756–57, Marked by François-Thomas Germain (French), French; Paris, Silver, wood (33.165.1)
Corsage piece, ca. 1880–1900, Tiffany & Company (American), Gold, diamonds (41.84.20a-e)
Corset, 1770s, Italian, Yellow, red, and ivory silk compound weave (C.I.40.173.6a–e)
Corset, 1891, Maison Léoty (French, late 19th century), Silk (C.I.45.27)
Corset, late 1760s, French, Silk, linen, leather, wood, baleen (C.I.50.8.2)
Cosmetic box, Joseon dynasty, 18th century, Korea, Lacquer with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell inlay (L.1996.47.132)
Cover, early 19th century, Present-day Uzbekistan, Bukhara, Silk, linen (21.114.3)
Daffodil textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed cotton velvet (28.70.25)
Diadem with kinnari (half-bird, half-female creatures), 9th–10th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan, Gold inset with garnet (1988.395)
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf, Tang dynasty, late 7th–early 8th century, China, Silver with parcel gilding (1974.268.11)
Dish, 19th century, Joseph-Théodore Deck (French, Earthenware with underglaze and enamel polychrome decoration ("Persian" faience) (1985.225)
Dress (robe à la polonaise), ca. 1780, French, White silk de chine with hand-painted multicolored floral sprays (1976.146a,b)

Dress (robe à la polonaise), 1780–85, American, Yellow silk de chine with hand-painted multicolored floral sprays (1970.87a,b)
Evening dress, fall/winter 1998, Dolce & Gabbana (Italian), Black silk duchesse satin with multicolored handpainted floral motifs and blue silk crepe lining, 1999 (1999.23)
"Eventail" cocktail dress, fall/winter 1956–57, Christian Dior (French), Navy and royal blue warp-printed taffeta with navy horsehair band trim (C.I.63.36a–c)
Ewer, 16th century (ca. 1585), Made in China (porcelain); Made in London, England (silver-gilt), Porcelain (44.14.2)
Flask-Shaped Bottle, Joseon dynasty, late 15th century, Korea, Stoneware with sgraffito decoration of flowers under buncheong glaze (1986.305)
Floral medallions, Tang dynasty, late 8th–early 9th century, China, Silk, Weft-faced compound twill (1996.103.1)
Floral tent panel, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1616–35, India, Silk, gold; cut velvet, painted (1981.321)
Flounce, 17th century, Italian, Lace (33.90.47)
Foliate Ornament, ca. 1470, Master W with the Key (Netherlandish), Engraving (29.16.1)
Footed bowl with eagle emblem, Mamluk period (1250–1517), mid-13th century, probably Syria, glass, colorless with yellow tinge; dip-molded, blown, applied dip-molded blown foot, stained, enameled, gilded (91.1.1538)
Footed cup, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), second half of 14th century, Iran, Brass, cast, engraved, and inlaid with black compound (91.1.559)
Fragment of a cornice panel, 10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Tepe Madrasa, Stucco; molded, applied, and carved (40.170.441)
Fragmentary loom width with wavy-vine pattern, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1565–80, Turkey, probably Istanbul, Silk, metal-wrapped thread, lampas (kemha) (52.20.21)
Fragments of a carpet with lattice and blossom pattern, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1650, India or present-day Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore, Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (14.40.723)
Funerary altar, 14–68; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (25.78.29)
Helmet, 1350–1450, Mongolian or Chinese, Iron and gold (2005.270)
Huqqa base, last quarter of 17th century, India, Deccan, Bidar, Alloy inlaid with brass (1984.221)
Iris embroidery, 1883, Candace Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City), Silk embroidered with silk and metallic-wrapped cotton threads, metal sequins, cut-glass beads (28.34.1)
Ivy textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed cotton velvet (28.70.1)
Jar with Cut Maguey Leaves, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Mexico; Colima, Ceramic (1979.206.958)
Jar with decoration of flowers and insects, Joseon dynasty, mid-18th century, Korea, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue (2005.406)
Jar, Joseon dynasty, 18th century, Korea, Porcelain with underglaze copper-red decoration of grapevine (1979.413.2)
Jar, Joseon dynasty, 19th century, Korea, Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and copper-red decoration of tree peonies (27.119.22)
Jewelry casket, 1857, Pietro Giusti (Italian), Carved walnut, ebony, lined with red velvet (1998.19)
Lamp, 1904–15, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American); Tiffany Studios, Leaded Favrile glass, bronze (1974.214.15a,b)
Lidded Container, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood, camwood powder, palm oil patina (1978.412.299a,b)
Loggia from Laurelton Hall, Oyster Bay, New York, ca. 1905, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American), Limestone, ceramic, glass (1978.10.1)
Loom-width piece of velvet, late 15th century, Probably Bursa, Turkey, possibly Venice, Silk velvet pile and voided areas brocaded with silver-gilt-wrapped silk wefts (53.157)
Loving cup with cover, 1742–43, Paul Lamerie (English), Silver gilt (25.15.58ab)
Madonna and Child Enthroned with Two Angels, Fra Filippo Lippi (Italian, Florentine), Tempera and gold on wood, transferred from wood (49.7.9)
Madonna-lily pillow cover, ca. 1876–77, Candace Wheeler (American), Wool twill embroidered with wool and silk thread, silk velvet border (2002.355.1)
Magnolia and Irises, ca. 1908, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American); Tiffany Studios, Leaded Favrile glass (1981.159)
The Magnolia Vase, ca. 1893, John T. Curran (American), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer, Silver, gold, enamel, opals (99.2)
Mantua, ca. 1708, English, Bizarre silk in salmon-pink damask with floral and foliate pattern brocaded with polychrome silk and gold metallic file (1991.6.1a,b)
Medallion rug with a field of flowers, 17th century; Safavid, Probably Kirman, Iran, Wool pile on cotton, wool, and silk foundation (1970.302.2)
Melon-shaped wine ewer, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century, Korea, Stoneware with carved and incised decoration of bamboo under celadon glaze (1996.471)
Morning Glories, Edo period, 19th century, Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (54.69.1,2)
Necklace, 1845–50, Maker unknown, American, Seed pearls, mother-of-pearl, horsehair, silk, yellow gold (2003.350.2)
Pair of doors, 9th century; Abbasid, Iraq, Carved wood (31.119.1,.2)
Pair of Earflare Frontals, 3rd–6th century, Guatemala; Maya, Jadeite (1989.314.15a,b)
Pair of flintlock pistols, 1800–1801, Samuel Brunn (English); Michael Barnett (English), Steel, wood, silver, gold (1992.330.1-.2)
Panel from a curtain, 18th century, North Africa, Linen, silk (69.142)
Paradise (predella panel), ca. 1445, Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Sienese), Tempera and gold on canvas, transferred from wood, (06.1046)
Phebe Warner coverlet, ca. 1803, Sarah Furman Warner Williams (American), New York City, Linen, cotton, silk (38.59)
Pieced panel of brocaded silk, second half of 16th century, Probably Bursa, Turkey, Silk velvet pile and voided areas brocaded with silver-gilt-wrapped silk wefts (17.29.10)
"Pink and Rose" wallpaper design, ca. 1890, William Morris (British), Hand-block-printed wallpaper (23.163.4a)
Plaque with Emmaus Scenes, ca. 850–890, French, Ivory (1970.324.1)
Portiere (door curtain), ca. 1883, Candace Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City), Front: silk velvet and silk appliquéd and embroidered with silk and wool; back: silk damask (2003.48)
Prayer rug, 18th century; Mughal, Probably Kashmir, India, Wool pile on cotton and silk foundation (1970.302.7)
Prayer rug, late 16th–early 17th century; Ottoman, Egypt, probably Cairo, Wool (17.120.137)
Presentation quilt, ca. 1849, Baltimore, Maryland, Cotton and silk velvet (1974.24)
Printed cotton, 1787, French (Jouy), Cotton (37.170)
Quilt center, ca. 1790, John Hewson (American, born England), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cotton (2005.284)
Relief fragment, 17th century (?), Mexico, Stone (00.5.40)
Robe à la française, 1775–1800, French, Silk (C.I.61.13.1a,b)
Robe à la française, third quarter of 18th century, French, Ivory cotton printed in multicolored floral motif (C.I.64.32.3a,b)
Section of a pilaster with acanthus scrolls, first half of 1st century A.D.; Julio-Claudian, Roman, Marble (10.210.28)
Shawl, 18th century; Mughal, Kashmir, India, Pashmina (1998.217)
Silk with Griffins, first half of 13th century, Central Asian, Sicilian, or North African, Silk and silver-gilt metal on parchment over cotton (1984.344)
Silver service, Song dynasty, 11th–13th century, China, Silver with gilding (1997.33.1-6)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.18)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (07.228.22)
Spring Offerings, dated 1919, Wu Changshi (Wu Changshuo) (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Signed: "Anji Wu Changshi in his seventy-sixth year" (1988.324.2)
Staircase, ca. 1677–80, Attributed to Edmund Pearce (English), From Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, England (destroyed 1922), Pine, ash, oak (32.152)
"Star Ushak" carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), late 15th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (58.63)
Stationery Box, Joseon dynasty, 15th century, Korea, Black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay (L.1992.62.3a,b)
Stem cup, 6th–8th century, Central Asia, possibly Sogdian, Silver (1998.223)
[Study of Leaves on a Background of Floral Lace], 1864, Charles-Hippolyte Aubry (French), Albumen silver print from glass negative (2004.106)
Tea service, ca. 1888, Tiffany & Company (American), Silver, silver-gilt, enamel, ivory (97.1.1-4)
Thistle textile, ca. 1881, Tiffany & Wheeler (New York City); probably manufactured by Cheney Brothers (South Manchester, Connecticut), Silk and metallic threads, damask, woven (28.70.3)
Tile panel with wavy-vine design, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 16th–17th century, Syria, probably Damascus, Stonepaste, polychrome painted under transparent glaze (22.185.13a–f)
Tile, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), early 15th century, Turkey, Bursa, Tempered earthenware, molded, polychrome glazed within black wax resist outlines (cuerda seca technique), gilded (1998.246)
Towel end, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), early 19th century, Turkey, Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread, plain weave, embroidered (79.1.275)
Tripartite silver box, 19th century, India, Silver (15.95.12)
Tughra (Imperial Cipher) of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent (r. 1520–1566), ca. 1555; Ottoman, Turkey (Istanbul), Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper (38.149.1)
Tulip appliquéd panel, ca. 1883–87, Candace Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City) Silk and metallic cloth appliquéd with silk velvet and embroidered with silk and metallic-wrapped cotton threads (28.34.2)
Two beads, 11th century; Fatimid, Syria, Gold, fabricated from wire and strips of sheet, decorated with granulation (1980.457)
Two Grisaille Panels, 1320–1324, French; Paris, from the Chapel of Saint-Louis, north aisle, royal abbey of Saint-Denis, Pot-metal and white glass, silver stain (1982.433.3,4)
Two-handled covered loving cup, ca. 1680, English, Silver over silver gilt (68.141.281ab)
Ushak medallion carpet on white ground, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), first half of 17th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (1984.69)
Velvet panel, ca. 1700, Italian (probably Genoa), Silk velvet, cut and uncut on satin ground (38.182.2)
Venus and Cupid, late 1520s, Lorenzo Lotto (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (1986.138)
Vessel, ca. 700, Syria, Bronze, pierced and chased, openwork design (1993.319)
Volute-krater, ca. 515 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Karkinos Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (21.88.74)
Wall hanging, ca. 1750, India, Cotton (1982.66)
Water-lily textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City); Cheney Brothers (South Manchester, Connecticut), Warp-printed silk (28.70.15)
Wild Roses and Irises, 1887, John La Farge (American), Gouache and watercolor on white wove paper, 1950 (50.113.3)
Woman with a Pink, early 1660s, Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch), Oil on canvas (14.40.622)
Woven panel, 1880s, French (Lyon), Silk (2001.174)
Woven Tapestry Fragment, Umayyad period (661–750), mid-8th century, Iran, Iraq, or Egypt, Wool, tapestry weave (50.83)
Yastik, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 17th century, Turkey, Silk, cotton, metal-wrapped thread, cut and voided velvet, brocaded (08.109.11)
Yellow gros de Tours with anemones and lilacs, 1811, Jean-Pierre Séguin (Séguin et Cie), Lyon, France, Brocaded silk (28.28.1)
Young Woman with a Pink, ca. 1485–90, Attributed to Hans Memling, Oil on wood (49.7.23)