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Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in slit, dovetailed, and double interlocking tapestry weave.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Evening dress
House of Worth
(French, 1858–1956)
Date: 1925
Medium: silk, beads, metal thread
Accession Number: C.I.46.4.20a–c
Embroidered sampler
Rebekah S. Munro
(1780–1803)
Date: ca. 1791
Medium: Embroidered silk on linen
Accession Number: 1984.331.13
Waistcoat
Textile by Anna Maria Garthwaite
(British, 1690–1763)
Date: 1747
Medium: silk, wool, metallic
Accession Number: C.I.66.14.2
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Medium: silk, steel
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Evening dress
Halston
(American, Des Moines, Iowa 1932–1990 San Francisco, California)
Date: ca. 1978
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1996.480.3
Evening dress
Callot Soeurs
(French, active 1895–1937)
Date: 1910–14
Medium: cotton, silk, metal
Accession Number: 1981.380.2
Ensemble
Louis Vuitton Co.
(French, founded 1854)
Date: fall/winter 1998–99
Medium: (a) rubberized cotton; (b) silk; (c, d) leather
Accession Number: 1999.58a–d
Evening dress
Date: 1884–86
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.63.23.3a, b
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas
Accession Number: 52.20.12
Textile sample
La Maison Martine
Date: ca. 1911–23
Medium: Silk satin
Accession Number: 23.178.11
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Medium: Wool, silk (6-7 warp threads per cm.)
Accession Number: 1998.205
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Evening ensemble
House of Chanel
(French, founded 1913)
Date: 1933–35
Medium: silk, feathers
Accession Number: C.I.44.64.8a–c
Suit
Charles James
(American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date: 1951
Medium: silk, wool
Accession Number: 1975.246.5a–c
Qin
Prince Lu
(Chinese, 1628–1644)
Date: 1634
Medium: Wood, silk, jade
Accession Number: 1999.93
Evening dress
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: 1951
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1993.393.1
Salor Main Carpet
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Wool, silk
Accession Number: 1974.149.46
Length of velvet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silk, metal thread
Accession Number: 12.49.8
Dress
Gucci
(Italian, founded 1921)
Date: spring/summer 2003
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 2003.442
Coatdress
André Courrèges
(French, born Pau, 1923)
Date: 1965
Medium: wool, silk
Accession Number: 1974.136.3
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Opera coat
House of Paquin
(French, 1891–1956)
Date: 1912
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.X.56.2.1
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
Old Trees, Level Distance
Guo Xi
(Chinese, ca. 1000–ca. 1090)
Date: ca. 1080
Medium: Handscroll; ink and color on silk
Accession Number: 1981.276
Evening ensemble
Yves Saint Laurent, Paris
(French, founded 1961)
Date: fall/winter 1983–84
Medium: a,b) silk
Accession Number: 2006.420.51a, b
Evening dress
Jacques Fath
(French, 1912–1954)
Date: spring/summer 1947
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1993.55
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
"Cyclone"
House of Lanvin
(French, founded 1889)
Date: 1939
Medium: silk, spangles
Accession Number: C.I.46.4.18a, b
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Medium: Needleloop embroidery of silk, gold paper, and gold thread on silk satin damask
Accession Number: 1987.277
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Evening dress
House of Worth
(French, 1858–1956)
Date: 1925
Accession Number: C.I.46.4.20a–c
Embroidered sampler
Rebekah S. Munro
(1780–1803)
Date: ca. 1791
Accession Number: 1984.331.13
Waistcoat
Textile by Anna Maria Garthwaite
(British, 1690–1763)
Date: 1747
Accession Number: C.I.66.14.2
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Evening dress
Halston
(American, Des Moines, Iowa 1932–1990 San Francisco, California)
Date: ca. 1978
Accession Number: 1996.480.3
Evening dress
Callot Soeurs
(French, active 1895–1937)
Date: 1910–14
Accession Number: 1981.380.2
Ensemble
Louis Vuitton Co.
(French, founded 1854)
Date: fall/winter 1998–99
Accession Number: 1999.58a–d
Evening dress
Date: 1884–86
Accession Number: C.I.63.23.3a, b
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.12
Textile sample
La Maison Martine
Date: ca. 1911–23
Accession Number: 23.178.11
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Accession Number: 1998.205
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Evening ensemble
House of Chanel
(French, founded 1913)
Date: 1933–35
Accession Number: C.I.44.64.8a–c
Suit
Charles James
(American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date: 1951
Accession Number: 1975.246.5a–c
Qin
Prince Lu
(Chinese, 1628–1644)
Date: 1634
Accession Number: 1999.93
Evening dress
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: 1951
Accession Number: 1993.393.1
Salor Main Carpet
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1974.149.46
Length of velvet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 12.49.8
Dress
Gucci
(Italian, founded 1921)
Date: spring/summer 2003
Accession Number: 2003.442
Coatdress
André Courrèges
(French, born Pau, 1923)
Date: 1965
Accession Number: 1974.136.3
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Opera coat
House of Paquin
(French, 1891–1956)
Date: 1912
Accession Number: C.I.X.56.2.1
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
Old Trees, Level Distance
Guo Xi
(Chinese, ca. 1000–ca. 1090)
Date: ca. 1080
Accession Number: 1981.276
Evening ensemble
Yves Saint Laurent, Paris
(French, founded 1961)
Date: fall/winter 1983–84
Accession Number: 2006.420.51a, b
Evening dress
Jacques Fath
(French, 1912–1954)
Date: spring/summer 1947
Accession Number: 1993.55
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
"Cyclone"
House of Lanvin
(French, founded 1889)
Date: 1939
Accession Number: C.I.46.4.18a, b
Panel with Peonies and Butterfly
Date: late 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1987.277
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