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Adornment for Furniture

Furniture, Adornment for

Works of Art (34)

Carpet, 16th century, Probably Turkey, Animal hair (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile (69.267)
Carpet, 17th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (08.173.13)
Carpet, 18th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (1974.149.15)
Chair strip with auspicious patterns (one of a pair), Qing dynasty, 18th century, China, Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk and metallic thread (65.210.1)
Chimneypiece, ca. 1670, Southwest France, Limestone (56.234.34)

Design for a chimneypiece, from Cheminées à la Romaine, ca. 1663, Jean Le Pautre (French), France (Paris) (33.84[1])

Cushion cover, 1590–1610, English, Linen worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; stem, back, plaited braid, knots, and detached buttonhole stitches (64.101.1253)
Design for a Tablet for a Chimney Piece: Plate 5 of a A New Book of Ornaments, 1762, Published by Thomas Johnson (British), British, Crayon manner and stipple engraving (1985.1099)
Door hinge, 1700–1750, American; Upstate New York, Wrought iron (49.117.46)
Egyptianizing figures on either side of a tree with a winged disk, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Ivory (62.269.3)
Falcon, 1200–1220, South Italian, Gilded Bronze (47.101.60)
Female bust, second quarter of 18th century, French, Gilt bronze (07.225.510.118)
Furniture attachment, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Bronze (23.160.79)
Furniture attachment, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Bronze (27.253.1)
Girandole, 1817, New York City and Albany, New York, Gilded, gesso, mirror glass with white pine (1974.363.1)
Lion head plaque, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Ivory (65.163.22)
Lion head terminal, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (63.109.1)
Loom-width piece of velvet, late 15th century, Probably Bursa, Turkey, possibly Venice, Silk velvet pile and voided areas brocaded with silver-gilt-wrapped silk wefts (53.157)
"Lotto" Carpet, 16th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (08.167.1)
Mantel garniture, ca. 1885, French maker; marketed by Tiffany & Co., Marble, bronze (68.97.4–.6)
Mirror Back with Falconing Party, 1350–1375, French; Possibly made in Paris, Elephant ivory (41.100.160)
Mirror support in the form of a nude girl, ca. 540–530 B.C., Greek, Laconian, Bronze (74.51.5680)
Mirror with Jael and Barak, 1672, English, Satin worked with silk and metal thread, beads, purl, mica, seed pearls; detached buttonhole variations, couching, satin, long-and-short, tent, and straight stitches; wood frame, celluloid imitation tortoiseshell, mirror glass, silk, plush (39.13.2a)
Mirror, third quarter of 17th century, English, Satin worked with silk, chenille, purl, shells, wood, beads, mica, bird feathers, coral; detached buttonhole variations, long-and-short, satin, couching stitches, and knots (64.101.1332)
Needlework picture (probably a chair back), ca. 1755–65, Mehitable Starkey (American), Probably Boston, Massachusetts, Wool yarn and silk threads on linen (2003.480)
Nubian with oryx, monkey, and leopard skins, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period; Phoenician style, Excavated at Fort Shalmaneser, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Mesopotamia, Ivory (60.145.11)
Panel with Cross and Griffins, 500–700, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Wood (28.12)
Pieced panel of brocaded silk, second half of 16th century, Probably Bursa, Turkey, Silk velvet pile and voided areas brocaded with silver-gilt-wrapped silk wefts (17.29.10)
Plaque with "woman at the window" motif, 9th–8th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period; Phoenician style, Probably Arslan Tash, Syria, Ivory inlaid with glass (57.80.12)
Restello mirror frame, early 16th century, Venice, Poplar (1975.1.2104)
Seed stand, 1800–1825, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine and maple (66.10.19)
Table Base with the Story of Jonah, early 4th century, Roman, Marble (77.7)
Table carpet fragment, late 16th century, English, Canvas worked with wool and silk thread; tent stitch (54.7.8)
Tall clock, 1789, John Townsend (American) and William Tomlinson (British), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar, maple (27.57.2)
Unfinished cabinet panels, ca. 1660, English, Satin worked with silk, metal, wool thread, and silk purl (1998.541)