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Metalwork, Silver Leaf

Works of Art (6)

Autumn Grasses in Moonlight, Meiji period, ca. 1872–91, Shibata Zeshin (Japanese), Two-panel folding screen; ink, lacquer, and silver leaf on paper (1975.268.137)
Noh costume (surihaku) with Chinese bellflowers, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Gold and silver leaf on silk satin (32.30.5)
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows, late 18th–early 19th century, India, Deccan, Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton (2003.177)
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix, second quarter of 13th century, France, Limousin, Church of Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, Gilded silver, rock crystal, gems, glass, originally over walnut core with silver leaf and gesso on interior (17.190.352a,b)
Stole with Images of the Martyrdom of Saint Catherine, ca. 1200, German (Rhineland) or English, Red silk, linen underlay, crimson silk tabby, metal threads (strips of gold and silver leaf wrapped on linen thread) (64.101.1382)
Umbra 30, 2003, Olga de Amaral (Colombia), Linen, silver leaf, gesso, acrylic paint (2004.69)