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Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Medium: Wool, silk and precious metal-wrapped threads (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 warps per cm.)
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Length of velvet
Date: late 17th–early 18th century
Medium: Silk
Accession Number: 1992.15
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Medium: Linen, papier-mâché, bole, gold leaf, graphite (helmet); silk, cotton, metal coils and spangles, metallic yarn (tunic)
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Dress
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: silk, linen, cotton
Accession Number: 1996.374a–c
Carpet with Scrolling Vines and Blossoms
Date: ca. 1650
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 14.40.725
Caftan
Date: ca. 8th century A.D.
Medium: Silk, linen, fur
Accession Number: 1996.78.1
Textile, Design 104
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
(American, Richland Center, Wisconsin 1867–1959 Phoenix, Arizona)
Date: 1955–62
Medium: Silk, rayon
Accession Number: 1991.131
Robe à la Française
Date: 1740s
Medium: silk, pigment, linen
Accession Number: 1995.235a, b
Dress
Date: 1855–65
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.69.33.4a–d
"L'Eléphant Blanc"
House of Dior
(French, founded 1947)
Date: spring/summer 1958
Medium: silk, metallic thread, glass, plastic
Accession Number: 1977.329.5a, b
Evening dress
Yves Saint Laurent, Paris
(French, founded 1961)
Date: 1969–70
Medium: silk, bird-of-paradise feathers
Accession Number: 1983.619.1a, b
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkclady, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Medium: Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silk and metallic threads on linen; appliqué on silk velvet foundation with silk embroidery and silver-gilt shot
Accession Number: 1982.432
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Medium: Embroidered silk and linen, with gold leaf, on linen
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
"Clover Leaf"
Charles James
(American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date: 1953
Medium: silk, silk/rayon
Accession Number: C.I.53.73
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1855
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1992.31.2a–c
Fragmentary Loom Width with Ogival Pattern
Date: ca. 1570–80
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 49.32.79a–y
Jumpsuit
Giorgio Armani
(Italian, born 1934)
Date: fall/winter 2002–3
Medium: a, b) silk
Accession Number: 2003.68a, b
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Medium: Silk, cotton, flat metal thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded
Accession Number: 12.72.5
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Evening dress
Valentina
(American, born Russia, 1899–1989)
Date: ca. 1934
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1995.245.1
Embroidered sampler
Embroidered by Julia Ann Fitch
(born 1792)
Date: 1807
Medium: Silk on linen
Accession Number: 2010.466
Quilt Top, Crazy pattern
Date: ca. 1885
Medium: Silk, satin, velvet, and cotton
Accession Number: 1989.66
Fancy dress costume
Paul Poiret
(French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date: 1911
Medium: metal, silk, cotton
Accession Number: 1983.8a, b
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Sash (Patka) with a Floral Border
Date: second half 17th century
Medium: Cotton, silk; plain weave, embroidered
Accession Number: 1983.494.9
Evening dress
Claire McCardell
(American, 1905–1958)
Date: 1950
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.58.49.4a, b
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Length of velvet
Date: late 17th–early 18th century
Accession Number: 1992.15
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Dress
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 1996.374a–c
Carpet with Scrolling Vines and Blossoms
Date: ca. 1650
Accession Number: 14.40.725
Caftan
Date: ca. 8th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1996.78.1
Textile, Design 104
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
(American, Richland Center, Wisconsin 1867–1959 Phoenix, Arizona)
Date: 1955–62
Accession Number: 1991.131
Robe à la Française
Date: 1740s
Accession Number: 1995.235a, b
Dress
Date: 1855–65
Accession Number: C.I.69.33.4a–d
"L'Eléphant Blanc"
House of Dior
(French, founded 1947)
Date: spring/summer 1958
Accession Number: 1977.329.5a, b
Evening dress
Yves Saint Laurent, Paris
(French, founded 1961)
Date: 1969–70
Accession Number: 1983.619.1a, b
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkclady, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
"Clover Leaf"
Charles James
(American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date: 1953
Accession Number: C.I.53.73
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1855
Accession Number: 1992.31.2a–c
Fragmentary Loom Width with Ogival Pattern
Date: ca. 1570–80
Accession Number: 49.32.79a–y
Jumpsuit
Giorgio Armani
(Italian, born 1934)
Date: fall/winter 2002–3
Accession Number: 2003.68a, b
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Accession Number: 12.72.5
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Evening dress
Valentina
(American, born Russia, 1899–1989)
Date: ca. 1934
Accession Number: 1995.245.1
Embroidered sampler
Embroidered by Julia Ann Fitch
(born 1792)
Date: 1807
Accession Number: 2010.466
Quilt Top, Crazy pattern
Date: ca. 1885
Accession Number: 1989.66
Fancy dress costume
Paul Poiret
(French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date: 1911
Accession Number: 1983.8a, b
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Sash (Patka) with a Floral Border
Date: second half 17th century
Accession Number: 1983.494.9
Evening dress
Claire McCardell
(American, 1905–1958)
Date: 1950
Accession Number: C.I.58.49.4a, b
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