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323 results for Sassanid motifs

Image for Waves, Waterfalls, and Whirling Water on Japanese Kimono
Mellon Curatorial Fellow Monika Bincsik traces the use and meaning of water motifs used on kimono throughout the past 150 years.
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Past Exhibition

Van Gogh's Cypresses

May 22–August 27, 2023
Van Gogh’s Cypresses is the first exhibition to focus on the trees—among the most famous in the history of art—immortalized in signature images by Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). Such iconic pictures as Wheat Field with Cypresses and The Starry Night…
Image for Climbing in the Garden
Managing Horticulturist Caleb Leech describes several of the climbing plants at The Cloisters and discusses the interest they held for medieval artists and students of nature.
Image for Tiles, Carpets, and Panels: A Few of Peter Hristoff's Favorite Things
Ahead of an Artists on Artworks event on January 29, Artist in Residence Peter Hristoff gives readers a look at some of the objects in the Met's collection that inspire his work.
Image for From the Ground Up: Conservation Treatment of an Indian Textile
Assistant Conservator Julia Carlson outlines the extensive conservation treatment recently applied to a set of Indian textile fragments now on view in gallery 464.
Image for In Search of Bangladeshi Islamic Art
Guest blogger Labiba Ali details her recent quest to find authentic Bangladeshi Islamic art and the surprising results she encountered.
Image for Spring Blossoms: Margaret Armstrong's Decorated Publishers' Bindings
Associate Manager for Collection Development and Special Collections Holly Phillips discusses a vitrine display of decorated bindings designed by Margaret Armstrong.
Image for Wall panel with wings and a Pahlavi device encircled by pearls
Date:ca. 6th century CE
Medium:Stucco
Accession Number:32.150.48
Location:Not on view
Image for Pear-Shaped Vase
Date:8th century
Medium:Silver; gilded and hammered (repoussé)
Accession Number:69.224
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 451
Image for Door lintel with lion-griffins and vase with lotus leaf
Date:ca. 2nd–early 3rd century CE
Medium:Limestone
Accession Number:32.145a, b
Location:Not on view
Image for Sword and scabbard
Date:ca. 7th century CE
Medium:Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number:65.28a, b
Location:Not on view
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Artwork

Relief panel

Date:ca. 883–859 BCE
Medium:Gypsum alabaster
Accession Number:32.143.4
Location:Not on view
Image for Fragment of a Frieze with Winged Pinecones and Palmettes
Date:8th–9th century
Medium:Wood; carved
Accession Number:30.112.5
Location:Not on view
Image for Wall panel with a charging bear
Date:ca. 6th century CE
Medium:Stucco
Accession Number:32.150.23
Location:Not on view
Image for Wall decoration with vegetal and geometric design
Date:ca. 6th century CE
Medium:Stucco
Accession Number:32.150.32
Location:Not on view
Image for Oval bowl with grapevine scrolls inhabited by birds and animals
Date:ca. 6th–7th century CE
Medium:Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number:59.130.1
Location:Not on view
Image for Wall panel with a charging boar
Date:ca. 6th century CE
Medium:Stucco
Accession Number:32.150.22
Location:Not on view