Plant Motif

  • Essays (84)
  • Works of Art (454)
  • Plateau
    17.190.1861
  • Tea tray (Plateau)
    17.190.1834
  • Plate
    17.190.1892
  • Plate
    17.190.1890
  • Jar with Floral Scrolls and Wrapped-Cloth Design
    14.40.161a,b
  • Relief panel
    31.72.1
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.11
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.45
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.12
  • Wall decoration from Ctesiphon
    32.150.21
  • Ewer
    17.190.1796
  • Vase
    02.6.274
  • Pair of jardinières or wine coolers
    17.190.1858,.1859
  • Dish with cover (Écuelle)
    17.190.1893a,b
  • Vase (vase à tête d'éléphant) (one of a pair)
    58.75.91a,b
  • Large storage jar with floral decoration
    13.180.34a
  • Archtop Guitar
    2012.480
  • Archtop Guitar
    2013.129a-c
  • Mandola
    2013.125a-c
  • Archtop Guitar
    2013.130a-c
  • Mandola
    2013.124a-c
  • Mandolin
    2013.122a-c
  • Mandocello
    2013.127a-c
  • Mandocello
    2013.126a-c
  • Mandolin
    2013.121a-c
  • Thesis Proclamation of José Vicente Maldonado y Trespalacios, dedicated to the Virgin of Guadalupe
    46.46.559
  • Plate with the Arms of Blanche of Navarre
    56.171.148
  • Plate
    56.171.161
  • Untitled
    2014.237
  • Wall panel with a grapevine
    32.150.24
  • Roundel with radiating palmettes
    32.150.1
  • Panel
    32.150.16
  • Roundel with radiating palmettes
    32.150.4
  • Cast of a Ninth-Century Wall Panel Carved in the
    27.229.2
  • Oval bowl with grapevine scrolls inhabited by birds and animals
    59.130.1
  • Standing cup with cover
    2010.110.70a,b
  • Beaker
    2010.110.50
  • Hexagonal dish
    2010.110.45
  • Footed beaker with cover
    2010.110.38a,b
  • Standing cup
    2010.110.35
  • Two-handled bowl
    2010.110.33
  • Two-handled bowl
    2010.110.27
  • Tankard
    2010.110.6
  • Chalice
    2010.109.6
  • Chalice
    2010.109.7
  • Garden Gathering
    03.9c
  • Mount for Spear Shaft
    17.192.145
  • Autumn in the Guise of Priapus (one of a pair)
    1990.53.2
  • 55.121.10.39
  • Bottle
    17.108.11
  • Glass bottle shaped like a bunch of grapes
    X.21.190
  • Papyrus Marsh
    30.4.60
  • Papyrus column amulet
    26.7.1036
  • Vase with rooster
    2013.473
  • Mold for Cornflower Pendant
    21.9.43
  • Bowl with the Arms of Pope Julius II and the Manzoli of Bologna surrounded by putti, cornucopiae, satyrs, dolphins, birds, etc.
    1975.1.1015
  • Document box with scene from the Butterflies Chapter of the Tale of Genji
    1981.243.1a-f
  • Letter Box with Pine, Bamboo, Cherry Blossom and Family Crests
    10.7.22
  • Cope
    49.32.71
  • Bag
    29.23.24
  • Bowl
    2011.522.2a,b
  • Neptune from the
    2011.14
  • Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
    2011.236
  • Dragon and Clouds
    2010.309
  • The Goddess Bhairavi Devi with Shiva
    2011.409
  • Square Blackwork Design in Silhouette Style with Schweifwerk and Grotesque Figures
    32.123.11
  • Oval Case Decorated with Schweifwerk in Two Variants, Surrounded by Smaller Motifs, Flowers and Two Birds Below
    39.95.5
  • Ornament Print with Schweifwerk and Two (Allegorical?) Figures
    2012.55
  • Towel
    26.34.65
  • Kaftan
    2003.416a-e
  • Chasuble
    06.1210
  • Fragment
    52.20.19
  • Fragmentary Loom Width with Ogival Pattern
    49.32.79
  • Loom Width with Floral and Tiger-stripe Design
    44.41.3
  • Yastik Cushion Cover
    17.120.123
  • Loom Width with Serrated Leaf Design
    52.20.17
  • Plate
    1991.370.4
  • Plate
    1987.227
  • Bowl
    1987.26
  • Textile Fragment Depicting a Figure in a Landscape
    08.109.3
  • Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
    52.20.12
  • Silk Fragment with a Rosebush, Deer and Flower Pattern
    49.32.99
  • Sash with Flowering Plants
    33.80.18
  • Textile Panel with birds Amid Flowering Vines
    26.231.2
  • Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
    12.72.5
  • Silk velvet signed by
    52.20.13
  • Vine Lattice with Birds
    15.109
  • Still Garden
    2011.427
  • Vase
    1985.168
  • Vase
    1997.337
  • Roundel with Amazons and a Cross
    1987.442.5
  • Hanging with Polychrome Columns
    22.124.3
  • Fragment of Door Jamb with Geometric and Vegetal Motifs
    10.175.77
  • Vase
    L.1991.74.1
  • Bowl
    L.1997.45.2
  • Covered Vase
    1981.432.4
  • Ewer
    1984.424
  • Vase
    1991.370.15
  • Jain Siddha Bahubali, Entwined with Forest Vines
    1987.142.339
  • Length of velvet
    12.49.8
  • Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
    19.68.1
  • 08.173.13
  • Dress
    2009.300.146
  • Evening ensemble
    2009.300.1167a,b
  • Bowl with green, yellow, and brown splashed decoration
    38.40.137
  • Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty
    17.190.514
  • Two studies of a saddled horse and of a horse with a boy astride; verso: Study of a bean plant
    2008.240a,b
  • Shirt of mail and plate
    2008.245
  • Congressional presentation sword of Major General John E. Wool
    2009.8a-c
  • Pair of flower style doors
    2009.376a,b
  • Pen Box with Architectural Cartouches
    2008.246a,b
  • Tile panel
    2009.59.2
  • Terracotta medallion
    17.194.2125
  • Two Birds on a Wintry Tree
    1989.363.15
  • Tray with Daoist Figures
    2006.238
  • Peach-shaped Cup with Saucer
    02.18.433a,b
  • Shoulao, God of Longevity
    14.40.212
  • Immortal Holding a Peach
    26.114.4
  • Ink tablet with peach tree
    30.76.197
  • Cranes, Peach Tree, and Chinese Roses
    1975.268.81
  • Jar with Scrolling Vine and Gourds
    1986.208.1
  • Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
    63.210
  • 63.210.4
  • 63.210.18
  • 63.210.22
  • 63.210.28
  • 63.210.44
  • 63.210.49
  • Panel
    33.41.1a-e
  • 08.167.1
  • The Vine
    27.66
  • recto:
    55.121.10.32
  • 55.121.10.12
  • 55.121.10.29
  • 55.121.10.2
  • Unwan: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album
    55.121.10.38
  • 55.121.10.4
  • Collar stud
    2007.497.6
  • Double Virginal
    89.4.1196
  • Muselar Virginal
    11.176.1
  • Jan Ruckers harpsichord
    L.1986.67
  • Table carpet fragment
    54.7.8
  • The Tree of Life
    64.101.1305
  • Flowers and Grasses with a Praying-Mantis
    10.211.1271
  • Netsuke of Flying Goose over Flowers
    10.211.1276
  • Box with figures in a landscape and peony
    10.211.2081
  • Inrō with Tanabata Story of the Weaver and the Herdboy
    14.40.878a,b
  • Ornament Designs Invented by J. Berain
    21.36.141
  • House and Hearth
    56.522.50
  • Two Years in the French West Indies
    56.522.52
  • The Wrecker
    56.522.67
  • That House in Bloomsbury
    56.522.76
  • Marse Chan: a Tale of Old Virginia
    56.522.79
  • The Majesty of Man: A Novel
    56.522.95
  • Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine
    56.522.98
  • California and Alaska and Over the Candian Pacific Railway
    56.522.104
  • Centennial Vase
    1987.12
  • The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
    46.128
  • Dish depicting two birds among flowering plants
    59.69.1
  • Dish with two intertwined dragons
    65.109.2
  • The Emperor's Carpet
    43.121.1
  • Gathering of Government-Officials
    2008.55
  • Summer holidays: Travelling Notes in Europe
    56.522.48
  • Box with Design of Pine, Bamboo, and Cherry Blossom
    10.7.15
  • Incense box with Chinese children playing with snowballs
    14.40.824a-h
  • Daimyô wedding set with pine, bamboo, and cherry blossom decoration
    10.7.1-.31
  • Woman's jacket
    23.170.1
  • Sampler
    64.101.1328
  • Dish (tondino)
    1975.1.1107
  • Woman's comb
    17.190.245
  • Noh costume (atsuita) with clouds and hexagons
    19.88.3
  • Restello
    1975.1.2104
  • Viola da Gamba
    1982.324
  • Cameo of the Virgin and Child
    2007.445
  • Ring
    2004.274
  • Dish with
    1991.172
  • The Emperor Aurangzeb Carried on a Palanquin
    2003.430
  • Noh costume (karaori) with cherry blossoms and fretwork
    19.88.2
  • Noh Costume (Chōken) with Water Plants and Mulberry Leaves
    32.30.4
  • Noh costume (surihaku) with water, water plants, and leaves
    58.97.1
  • 63.210.35
  • 1970.301.73
  • 1970.301.62
  • Work Bag
    2006.263
  • Gold Cross Pendant
    2006.569
  • Carpet
    2006.190
  • 1970.301.35
  • The Shah's Wise Men Approve Zal's Marriage: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
    1970.301.13
  • 1970.301.4
  • 1970.301.36
  • 1970.301.51
  • 1970.301.3
  • 1970.301.21
  • Set of seven pruning tools
    64.101.1470-.1476
  • Bit and Bridle
    1998.282
  • Helmet
    2005.270
  • Saddle (gser sga)
    2002.225
  • Saddle (gser sga)
    1997.214.1
  • Breast defense (peytral) from a horse armor
    1999.36
  • Set of saddle plates
    1999.118
  • Water jar with spout (vase à bec)
    1993.25
  • Casket with Warriors and Dancers
    17.190.239
  • Book of Prayers, Sura Yasin and Surat al-Fath
    2003.239
  • Bowl
    51.121.29
  • Dragon wrapped around featherlike saz leaves
    2000.424
  • Fragment
    2001.54
  • Lacquered Pen Box
    2002.416a,b
  • 2002.503
  • Goa Stone and Gold Case
    2004.244a-c
  • Writing Box
    2004.439
  • Panel of a Tent Lining
    2005.251
  • Pilgrim Flask
    1975.1.1167
  • Tree
    49.70.96
  • Plum, Bamboo, and Rock
    2005.509.13
  • Rectangular Textile Fragment
    17.29.10
  • <em>Khamsa</em> (Quintet) of Nizami
    13.228.6
  • Ewer and basin (lavabo set)
    2005.62.1,.2a,b
  • Trafalgar chintz
    16.28
  • Jardiniere
    1991.88a,b
  • Teapot (part of a set)
    1974.379.1
  • Inkstand
    1976.424.2a-j
  • Nine-light candelabrum
    1976.423.1a-h
  • Pink and Rose
    23.163.4a
  • [Study of Leaves on a Background of Floral Lace]
    2004.106
  • Vase
    2003.236
  • Table
    2000.189
  • Box
    2002.258
  • Duration Piece #11, Bradford, Massachusetts
    2004.51a,b
  • [Dandelion Seeds]
    2004.111
  • Dagger and Sheath
    1984.332
  • Dress
    C.I.53.63a,b
  • Necklace
    46.168.1
  • Vase
    1982.349
  • The Bryant Vase
    77.9a,b
  • The Adams Vase
    04.1
  • Sample
    28.70.1
  • Robe a la francaise
    C.I.64.32.3a,b
  • Dressing gown
    1970.83a,b
  • Vanderbilt Mantelpiece
    25.234
  • Grapevine and Squirrels
    1987.195
  • Untitled (Nest/Trees)
    1999.64
  • Tale a la Hoffmann
    1984.315.26
  • Androgyne III
    1986.221a,b
  • Evening dress
    1999.23
  • Jewel box
    1978.8a-c
  • Snow Flowers
    1999.363.46
  • Abraham Sacrificing Isaac
    1970.275
  • Page of calligraphy in ornamental style
    1998.268
  • Rose and nightingale (gul-o-bul-bul) drawing
    1993.98
  • Hanging
    10.33.1
  • Dish
    1997.312
  • Cover
    21.114.3
  • Hanging
    07.72
  • Robe
    1999.141
  • Brooch Decorated in the Thewa Technique
    53.167
  • Box
    15.95.12
  • Scissors
    67.55.127
  • Towel end
    79.1.275
  • Tile with an image of a prince on horseback
    83.1.67
  • Mashq or Practice Page
    62.152.12
  • Dagger (Kard) with Sheath
    36.25.1043
  • Garden carpet
    67.156
  • Chintz appliqued quilt
    1970.288
  • Wall painting from the west wall of Room L of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale
    03.14.4
  • Vari disegni di Merletti
    37.47.2
  • Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
    1995.336
  • Mosque lamp
    14.40.731
  • Inlaid box for the Portuguese market
    2000.301
  • 55.121.10.21
  • Inkpot of Emperor Jahangir
    29.145.2
  • Footed bowl and plate
    2000.490a,b
  • Dragon Carpet
    22.100.122
  • Carpet with scrolling vines and blossoms
    14.40.725
  • Traité du Jardinage selon les Raisons de la Nature et de l'Art
    26.104.2
  • Chocolate Jar
    11.87.7
  • Covered Bowl
    11.87.44a,b
  • Cup
    11.87.51
  • Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
    1974.356.120a
  • Carpet
    17.190.857
  • Basin
    11.87.3
  • Jar
    11.87.36
  • Bottle
    11.87.30
  • Jar
    11.87.8
  • Design for a Sword Hilt
    2000.27
  • Cushion Cover (Yastik)
    30.95.66
  • Bowl
    1988.18
  • Dress
    1990.152
  • Man's robe (<em>jama</em>)
    29.135
  • Pen box
    89.2.194
  • Loving cup with cover
    25.15.58ab
  • Frieze Tile
    10.9.1
  • Tile from an inscriptional frieze
    12.44
  • Large Jar
    56.185.3
  • Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
    57.51.25
  • Footed cup
    91.1.559
  • Vanitas Still Life
    1974.1
  • Harpsichord
    89.4.2363
  • Alto Recorder in F
    89.4.909
  • Vase with Nine Peaches
    17.120.194
  • The Lovers
    50.164
  • Panel
    28.109.3
  • Fragment of a Hanging
    69.142.2
  • Tile panel with wavy-vine design
    22.185.13a-f
  • Damascus Room
    1970.170
  • Carpet
    17.120.137
  • Portrait of Sultan Ahmet I (r. 1603–17)
    44.30
  • Chilins (Chinese Chimerical Creatures) Fighting with a Dragon
    55.121.35
  • Carpet
    62.156
  • Bottle
    30.95.158
  • Reciting Poetry in a Garden
    03.9b
  • Panel
    50.73
  • Kalamkari Rumal
    28.159.1
  • Panel from a Shawl
    1998.217
  • Pen Box with a Europeanizing Landscape
    2000.491a,b
  • A Portuguese
    55.121.23
  • Shahnama (Book of Kings)
    13.228.17
  • Akbar With Lion and Calf
    55.121.10.22
  • 55.121.10.24
  • <em>Kalamkari</em> hanging with figures in an architectural setting
    20.79
  • 55.121.10.13
  • 55.121.10.36
  • Floral Brocade
    59.58
  • Jar with lion and landscape elements
    30.95.160a,b
  • 50.190.1
  • Page of Calligraphy
    62.152.14
  • Carpet
    22.100.28
  • Embroidered coverlet
    61.48.1
  • Plum Branch
    1990.230
  • Brush holder with lotus decoration
    11.142.1
  • Sherd
    1988.323.6
  • Hexagonal Tile
    x.228.1
  • 63.210.11
  • Mosque-lamp-shaped vessel with Arabic inscriptions
    59.69.3
  • Hexagonal Tile
    67.69.4
  • Dragon-handled jug with inscription
    91.1.607
  • Spinet
    53.6ab
  • Velvet with Figural Imagery
    52.20.11
  • Fragment of a kaftan back
    52.20.15
  • Fragmentary loom width with wavy-vine pattern
    52.20.21
  • Three Men before a Castle: Folio from the <em>Khavarannama</em> (Book of the East) of Ibn Husam
    55.184.1
  • Wine Drinking in a Spring Garden
    57.51.24
  • 'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
    57.51.26
  • Portrait of a Dervish
    57.51.27
  • 58.63
  • Double Virginal
    29.90
  • Foliate Ornament
    29.16.1
  • Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
    38.149.1
  • Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
    39.121
  • The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
    37.80.6
  • Prudence
    21.116
  • Carpet with Triple-arch Design
    22.100.51
  • Carved door panel
    23.67.7
  • Composite camel with attendant
    25.83.6
  • The Great Abu Sa'ud Teaching Law: Folio from the <em>Divan</em> of Mahmud 'Abd al-Baqi
    25.83.9
  • Study of a Tree Trunk
    1999.223
  • Pair of Neck Defenses (Crinet) and Breast Defense (Peytral) from a Horse Armor
    1997.242a-c
  • The Mater Dolorosa
    1998.215.2
  • Bidri Box for Holding Pan
    1996.3ab
  • Tile
    1998.246
  • Panel of four calligraphic tiles
    1999.146
  • Grapevine in the Wind
    1994.439
  • Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
    1993.14
  • A Stallion
    1992.51
  • Mango-Shaped Flask
    1993.18
  • 1994.232.4
  • Birds and Flowers of the Four Seasons
    1987.342.1,2
  • Plate with Peonies
    1989.157
  • Fragment of a Tapestry or Wall Hanging
    1990.211
  • The Entombment of Christ
    1982.60.398
  • Saint Mark the Evangelist and Saint Sinibaldus Venerated by Members of a Lay Confraternity
    1975.1.2468
  • Apothecary Jar (Orciuolo)
    1975.1.1061
  • The Annunciation
    1975.1.113
  • Dish with Gardenia
    19.28.10
  • Crib of the Infant Jesus
    1974.121a-d
  • 1970.301.2
  • Large jar with decoration of peonies
    16.122.1
  • Burgonet
    17.190.1720
  • Silk Animal Carpet
    14.40.721
  • Dish
    14.40.727
  • Bowl
    17.120.70
  • Carpet with palm trees, ibexes, and birds
    17.190.858
  • Manuscript Illumination with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial A, from an Antiphonary
    11.50.1
  • Carpet with a compartment design
    10.61.3
  • Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan
    13.228.1
  • 13.228.13.6
  • Alexander Visits the Sage Plato in His Mountain Cave: Folio from the <em>Khamsa</em> (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
    13.228.30
  • 13.228.7.10
  • Standing Hippopotamus
    17.9.1
  • Open bowl
    1977.234.12
  • Mask
    1977.187.33
  • Tabula (Square) with the Head of Spring
    90.5.848
  • Bowl with a radiating petal design
    66.116
  • Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
    17.190.106
  • Glass Bowl in Millefiori Technique
    2001.266
  • Mosque lamp of Amir Qawsun
    17.190.991
  • Footed bowl with eagle emblem
    91.1.1538
  • Bottle with decoration of chrysanthemums and lotus petals
    27.119.6
  • Plaque with the Ascension
    1970.324.2
  • Silk with Griffins
    1984.344
  • Bowl with Fish
    2000.322
  • Panel with Inscription
    30.112.3
  • Horse Bit
    47.100.24
  • Folio from a Qur'an manuscript
    29.160.23
  • Textile
    31.106.64
  • Mirror
    42.136
  • Calligraphic composition in the shape of a peacock: Folio from the Bellini Album
    67.266.7.8R
  • recto:
    55.121.10.7
  • Fragments of a carpet with lattice and blossom pattern
    14.40.723
  • Pyxis
    1970.324.5
  • Capital
    30.95.134
  • Fragments of a Plate with Engraved Designs
    40.170.131
  • Bowl
    65.270.1
  • Vessel with Pierced Designs
    1993.319
  • Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
    1996.294.1
  • Fragment of a cornice panel
    40.170.441
  • Ewer with inscriptions and hunting scenes
    38.40.240
  • Bowl with rosette
    61.144
  • Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
    1974.268.11
  • Grisaille Panel
    1984.199.1-11_48.183.2
  • Panels of Grisaille Glass with Grostesques
    1982.433.3,4
  • Sarcophagus with Scenes from the Lives of Saint Peter and Christ
    1991.366
  • Storage Jar
    23.2.74
  • Woven Tapestry Fragment
    50.83
  • Pair of Doors Carved in the 'Beveled Style'
    31.119.1,.2
  • Panel with a Griffin
    2000.81
  • The
    50.4
  • Title Page of the Gospel of John
    38.171.2
  • Panel of a Diptych Announcing the Consulship of Justinian
    17.190.52,53
  • Tip of a Pointer
    1997.235
  • Pillar with Capital
    18.70.21
  • Manuscript Leaf with Initial M, from a Missal
    1992.238
  • Head of a Crozier with a Serpent Devouring a Flower
    17.190.833
  • Gospel with Silver Cover
    16.99
  • Plaque with Scenes at Emmaus
    1970.324.1
  • Pyxis depicting Christ's Entry into Jerusalem
    1971.39a,b
  • Mosque lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al 'Ala'I al-Bunduqdar
    17.190.985
  • Ewer with inscription, horsemen, and vegetal decoration
    91.1.586
  • Oil bottle with decoration of peony leaves
    17.175.9
  • Mihrab (prayer niche)
    39.20
  • Arch with Running Vines, Leaves, and Fruit
    29.9.2
  • 13.152.6
  • Animal-spouted pitcher
    38.40.247
  • Tympanum with a Horse and Rider
    38.96
  • Capital
    36.68.1
  • Pyxis (cylindrical container)
    1998.298a,b
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