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Works of Art (44)

"Irudrée" Gown, ca. 1923, Paul Poiret (French), Silk, metal (2007.146)
Armor for Heavy Cavalry, ca. 1600, French, Steel, etched and gilt; leather; textile (27.177.1,2)
Between Earth and Heaven, 2006, El Anatsui (Ghanaian), Aluminum, copper wire (2007.96)
"Blind" shaffron for the joust, ca. 1490, German, Steel, brass, textile (04.3.292)
Book cover for A House in Bloomsbury, 1896, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Mrs. [Margaret] Oliphant (Scottish); publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Tan cloth covered boards with black and gold decoration (56.522.76)
Book cover for Agapida Edition Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Author's Revised Edition (in two volumes), 1893, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Washington Irving (American); publisher: The Knickerbocker Press, New York, and G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, Cream cloth covered boards with gold decoration (56.522.55)
Book cover for California and Alaska, and Over the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1890, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: William Seward Webb (American); publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, Dark brown leather over boards with gold stamping (56.522.104)
Book cover for Dariel: A Romance of Surrey, 1897, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Richard Doddridge Blackmore (English); illustrator: Christopher Hammond; publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Deep red cloth over boards with green and gold decoration(56.522.94)
Book cover for House and Hearth, 1891,Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford (American); publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Beige cloth covered boards with light and dark brown and gold decoration (56.522.50)
Book cover for Marse Chan: A Tale Of Old Virginia, 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Thomas Nelson Page (American); illustrator: William Thomas Smedley (American); publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Cream cloth covered boards with dark green and gold decoration (56.522.79)
Book cover for Seth's Brother's Wife: A Study of Life in the Greater New York, 1887, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Harold Frederic (Anglo-American); publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Gold cloth over boards with brown and gold decoration (56.522.74)
Book cover for Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine, 1891, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author and illustrator: William Hamilton Gibson (American); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Green cloth over boards with gold decoration (56.522.98)
Book cover for Summer Holidays: Travelling Notes in Europe, 1889, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Theodore Child (American); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Beige cloth covered boards with brown and green decoration (56.522.48)
Book cover for Tales of Two Countries, from the Odd Number Series, 1891, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Alexander Lange Kielland (Norwegian); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Dark blue cloth covered boards with silver and gold decoration (56.522.62)
Book cover for The Alhambra: Darro Edition; Author's Revised Edition (in two volumes), 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Washington Irving (American); publisher: The Knickerbocker Press, New York; binder: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, Cream cloth covered boards with gold, green and blue decoration (56.522.56)
Book cover for The Chatelaine of La Trinité, 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Henry Blake Fuller (American); publisher: The Century Co., New York, Gray-green cloth covered boards with orange, silver and gold decoration (56.522.72)
Book cover for The Majesty of Man: A Novel, 1896, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: "Alien" [Mrs. L. A. Baker]; publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Pale green cloth covered boards with dark green and gold decoration (56.522.95)
Book cover for The Wrecker, 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); authors: Robert Louis Stevenson (Scottish) and Lloyd Osborne (American); illustrators: William Hole and Willard Leroy Metcalf; publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Light rust cloth covered boards with dark and light green and gold decoration (56.522.67)
Book cover for Two Years in the French West Indies, 1890, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Lafcadio Hearn (Greek); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Green cloth covered boards with gold, orange and green decoration (56.522.52)
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)
Breastplate (Tema, Tambe, or Tepatu), late 19th–early 20th century, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands, Tridacna shell, turtle shell, trade cloth, fiber (1979.206.1519)
Buddha Amoghasiddhi with Eight Bodhisattvas, ca. 1200–1250, Tibet (Central regions), Distemper on cloth (1991.74)
Cavalry Helmet (Zischägge), ca. 1630–40, German, Steel, gold, brass, leather, textile (14.25.611)
Congressional presentation sword of Major General John E. Wool, 1854–55, United States, possibly Baltimore, Steel, gold, gilded brass, diamonds, rubies, wood, silver, textile (2009.8a–c)
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)
Fancy dress costume, ca. 1870, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Cream and blue silk taffeta, gold metallic, white silk tulle (2009.300.1363a,b)
Head defense for a horse (shaffron), 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Iron, leather, gold, brass or copper alloy, and textile (2004.402)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)
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)
Pair of gloves, 1620s, English, Leather; satin worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; long-and-short, satin, detached buttonhole, couching stitches; metal bobbin lace; silk and metal ribbon (64.101.1248,.1249)
Pair of gloves, ca. 1600, English, Leather; satin worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; satin, couching, and darning stitches; metal bobbin lace (28.220.7,.8)
Pair of gloves, first half of 17th century, English, Leather; canvas worked with silk and metal thread; tent, Gobelin, detached buttonhole variations, and plaited braid stitches; metal bobbin lace; silk and metal ribbon (28.210.1,.2)
Poro Headdress (Kworo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, cloth, cane, mud (1978.412.457)
Publisher's binding proof for Mid-Day Magic and The Fair Abigail, from the At the Ghost Hour Series, 1894, Designer and illustrator: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Paul Heyse (German); publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Lithography, some color on title page (56.522.103) Gift of Alice C. Morse, 1923, transferred from the Library (63.693.14)
Robe à l'anglaise, 1784–87, French, White muslin with hammered silver foliate diaper-patterned and red silk thread embroidery (1991.204a,b)
Saddle, 17th–18th century, Eastern Tibetan or Chinese for the Tibetan market, Iron, gold, silver, wood, leather, and textile (1997.214.1)
Shaffron, ca. 1540, German (probably Landshut), Steel, pewter, leather, textile (14.25.1644)
Shirt #1, 1958, Siah Armajani (Iranian), Cloth, pencil, ink, wood (2012.109)
Spear, 18th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, wood, yak hair, and silk (2001.179a,b)
Still Garden, 2011, Afruz Amighi (American, born Iran, 1974), Pe-cap and Plexiglas, (2011.427)
Surcoat (jimbaori), Edo period (1615–1868), 17th century, Japan, Silk, felt, metallic thread, lacquered wood (2006.95)
Textile with the character for longevity (shou), 17th century, China, Brocaded silk satin (46.133.11)
Unfinished cabinet panels, ca. 1660, English, Satin worked with silk, metal, wool thread, and silk purl (1998.541)
Woman's Dress, 14th–early 16th century, Peru; Chuquibamba, Camelid hair (1995.109)