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Works of Art (28)

Belt Ornament or Pendant, early 20th century, Probably western Kimberley Region, Western Australia, Pearl shell, ocher, hair (1979.206.1540)
Breast defense (peytral) and detail of a pair of neck defenses (crinet) from a horse armor, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, iron, brass or copper alloy, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, and hair (1997.242a–c)
Breast defense (peytral) from a horse armor, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, iron, brass or copper alloy, silver, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, and hair (1999.36)
Brooch, 1868, Tiffany & Company (American), Gold, pearls, black enamel, hair (2000.556)
Brooch, ca. 1850, Maker unknown, American, Gold, jet, crystal, hair (2000.557)
"Chessboard" Carpet, 17th century, Probably Syria, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), Animal hair (warp and pile), wool (weft); asymmetrically knotted pile (69.267)
Cylinder seal with contest scene, 2350–2150 B.C., Mesopotamia, Albite (1999.325.4)
Fly Whisk (Tahiri [?]), early to mid-19th century, Probably Rurutu or Tupua'i, Austral Islands, French Polynesia, Wood, fiber, human hair (1979.206.1487)
Four-Cornered Hat, 5th–9th century, Peru, Wari, Camelid hair (1994.35.158)
Hanging, 7th–9th century, Peru; Wari, Cotton, camelid hair, feathers (1979.206.467)
Helmet Mask, 19th–20th century, Bobo peoples; Burkina Faso, Wood, paint, animal hair, resin (1979.206.157)
James Bogert, Jr., ca. 1835, Henry Inman (American), Watercolor on ivory (44.68.1)
Lady Lilith, 1867, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (British), Watercolor and gouache on paper (08.162.1)
Locket, 1706, Boston, Gold, hair, crystal (2000.532)
Man's Tunic (Unku), late 15th–early 16th century, Peru; Inka, Cotton, camelid hair (1982.365)
Mantle border fragment, 1st–2nd century, Peru; Nazca, Cotton, camelid hair (1994.35.120)
Mask, 19th–early 20th century, Probably Timor-Leste (East Timor), Wood, fiber, traces of paint, lime, and hair (2000.444)
Masquerade tunic, late 19th–early 20th century, Kingdom of Bamilike, Cameroon Grassfields, Plant fiber, human hair (1994.413.2)
Miniature Tunic (Uncu), 17th–18th century, Bolivia (Potosí), Cotton, camelid hair, silk, metal (2007.470)
Sarangi, 19th century, Gujarat, India, Wood, metal, parchment, horsehair, mother-of-pearl, ivory, paint(89.4.200)
Side Blown Trumpet, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Wood, shell, hair, fiber (1980.262)
Sleeved Tunic, 12th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Cotton, camelid hair (1979.206.588)
Spear, 18th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, wood, yak hair, and silk (2001.179a,b)
Storage bag (chuval), early 19th century, Turkoman/Arabatchi, Central Asia, Goat hair, cotton and wool; asymmetrically knotted pile (22.100.40.a)
Talisman Amulet (Ody), 20th century, Madagascar; South Malagasy, Merina, Wood, beads, hair, earth (1999.443)
Tunic, 7th–9th century, Peru; Nazca-Wari, Camelid hair (29.146.23)
Woman's Dress, 14th–early 16th century, Peru; Chuquibamba, Camelid hair (1995.109)
Your Golden Hair, Margarete, 1980, Anselm Kiefer (German), Watercolor, gouache, and acrylic on paper (2000.96.7)