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Works of Art (123)

After Walker Evans: 2, 1981, Sherrie Levine (American), Gelatin silver print (1995.266.2)
Autograph quilt, ca. 1856–63, Adeline Harris Sears (American), Rhode Island, Silk with inked signatures (1996.4)
Baby with Rattle and Dog, 1842, Mrs. Moses B. Russell (American), Watercolor and gouache on ivory (1999.6)
Beach cover-up, late 1940s, Tina Leser (American), Red-and-white checked cotton (1988.402.1)
Bessie Potter, ca. 1895, William Merritt Chase (American), Oil on canvas (55.118)
Biblical sampler, 1768, Sarah Lawrence (American), New York City, Silk thread on linen (1999.271)
Black Iris, 1926, Georgia O'Keeffe (American), Oil on canvas (69.278.1)
Black Place II, 1944, Georgia O'Keeffe (American), Oil on canvas (59.204.1)
Brooch, necklace, and hair comb, ca. 1905, Florence Koehler (American), Pearls, enamel, gold (pin only: sapphire, emeralds) (52.43.1-.3)
Caryatid, 1912; this cast, 1913, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (American), Bronze (22.81)
Child with Toy Hand Grenade, 1962, Diane Arbus (American), Gelatin silver print (2001.474)
Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue, 1931, Georgia O'Keeffe (American), Oil on canvas (52.203)
The Cup of Tea, ca. 1879, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (22.16.17)
Daffodil textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed cotton velvet (28.70.25)
Daniel Chester French, Sculptor, ca. 1909, Elizabeth Buehrmann (American), Platinum print (62.579.30)
Daphne, 1853; this carving, 1854, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (American), Marble (1973.133)
Day dress and coat, fall 1957, Anne Fogarty (American), Red wool twill (C.I.63.47.3a,b)
Day ensemble, 1967, Bonnie Cashin (American), Natural cotton, red-and-blue plaid wool, and navy blue wool jersey (C.I.68.34a-c)
Denise at Her Dressing Table, ca. 1908–9, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (2005.129)
Drawing XIII, 1915, Georgia O'Keeffe (American), Charcoal on paper (50.236.2)
Dress, ca. 1950, Claire McCardell (American), Black rayon jersey (1997.193.2)
Edward Alexander MacDowell, 1906; this cast, 1907, Helen Farnsworth Mears (American), Bronze (09.147)
Embroidered coverlet, 1770, Mary Breed (American), Probably New London County, Connecticut, Linen and cotton with wool embroidery (22.55)
Embroidered coverlet, ca. 1760–75, Ruth Culver Coleman (American), Possibly Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, New York, Linen with wool embroidery (61.48.1)
Embroidered sampler, 1721, Anne Chase (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Silk on wool (L.2001.53.4)
Embroidered sampler, 1739, Ruth Rogers (American), Boston, Massachusetts, Silk on linen (1984.331.6)
Embroidered sampler, 1766, Rebekah White (American), Salem, Massachusetts, Silk on linen (1984.331.8)
Embroidered sampler, 1793, Maria Lalor (American), New York, New York, Silk on linen (1993.100)
Embroidered sampler, 1795, Mary Jones (American), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Silk and linen, with gold leaf, on linen (1984.331.22)
Embroidered sampler, 1799, Millsent Connor (American), Boston, Massachusetts, Silk on linen (1974.42)
Embroidered Sampler, 1807, Julia Ann Fitch (American), Silk on linen (2010.466)
Enthroned, 1902; this cast, 1906, Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American), Bronze (06.298)
Ernesta (Child with Nurse), 1894, Cecilia Beaux (American), Oil on canvas (65.49)
Evening dress, 1950, Claire McCardell (American), Red silk damask (C.I.58.49.4a,b)
Evening ensemble, fall 1964, Bonnie Cashin (American), Turquoise suede and blue, turquoise, and green striped wool mohair (1979.431.50a,b)
Evening gown, 1939, Claire McCardell (American), Brown-and-white striped silk satin (C.I.58.17.2)
Evening gown, late 1940s–early 1950s, Claire McCardell (American), Black-and-red silk plush (1997.511a-d)
Every Shot, Every Episode, 2001, Jennifer McCoy (American); Kevin McCoy (American), 277 DVDs with sound, carrying case, and LCD monitor (2002.274a–e)
Flight of the Dolphin, 2010, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaiain (Iran, born 1924), Mirror mosaic, reverse-glass painting, glue and plaster on wood (2010.395)
Fort Peck Dam, Montana, 1936, Margaret Bourke-White (American), Gelatin silver print (1987.1100.25)
Freedom of Speech, 1990, Faith Ringgold (American), Acrylic and pencil on paper (2001.288)
French Chris on the Convertible, NYC, 1979, Nan Goldin (American), Silver dye bleach print (2001.336.1)
Frog Fountain, 1901; this cast, by 1906, Janet Scudder (American), Bronze (06.967)
From the Faraway, Nearby, 1938, Georgia O'Keeffe (American), Oil on canvas (59.204.2)
Georgia O'Keeffe, 1919, Alfred Stieglitz (American), Palladium print (1997.61.12)
Georgia O'Keeffe, 1921, Alfred Stieglitz (American), Palladium print (1997.61.19)
Georgia O'Keeffe, ca. 1960, Michael A. Vaccaro (American), Chromogenic print (61.565.36)
Girl Dancing, 1897; this cast, ca. 1906, Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American), Bronze (06.305)
Girl Skating, 1906, Abestenia Saint Leger Eberle (American), Bronze (09.57)
Goats Fighting, 1905; this cast, before 1912, Anna Hyatt Huntington (American), Bronze (12.51)
His First Journey, 1901; this cast, ca. 1906, Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American), Bronze (06.307)
Honeycomb quilt, ca. 1830, Made by Elizabeth Van Horne Clarkson (American), New York City, Cotton (23.80.75)
Iris embroidery, 1883, Candace Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City), Silk embroidered with silk and metallic-wrapped cotton threads, metal sequins, cut-glass beads (28.34.1)
Ivy textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed cotton velvet (28.70.1)
"Java" armchair, ca. 1930, Ilonka Karasz (American, born Hungary), Teak wood (1983.228.5)
John La Farge, 1908, Edith Woodman Burroughs (American), Bronze (10.199)
Lady at the Tea Table, 1883–85, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (23.101)
Lilacs in a Window (Vase de Lilas à la Fenêtre), ca. 1880–83, Mary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926), Oil on canvas (1997.207)
"Linen Lean-To" tapestry bas-relief, 1967–68, Sheila Hicks (American), Linen (1986.7)
Lydia Crocheting in the Garden at Marly, 1880, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (65.184)
Madonna-lily pillow cover, ca. 1876–77, Candace Wheeler (American), Wool twill embroidered with wool and silk thread, silk velvet border (2002.355.1)
Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery, 1879–80, Edgar Degas (French), Softground etching, drypoint, aquatint, and etching, third state of nine (19.29.2)
Mask of Anna Pavlova, 1924, Malvina Cornell Hoffman (American), Wax, tinted (35.107)
Maternal Caress, 1891, Mary Cassatt (American), Drypoint and soft-ground etching, third state, printed in color (16.2.5)
Memorial Crazy quilt, ca. 1877, Made by Tamar Horton Harris North (American), North Landing, Indiana, Silk, silk velvet, cotton, and cotton lace (1983.349)
Mother and Child (Baby Getting Up from His Nap), ca. 1899, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (09.27)
Mother and Child (The Oval Mirror), ca. 1889, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas (29.100.47)
Mother Feeding Child, 1898, Mary Cassatt (American), Pastel on wove paper, mounted on canvas (22.16.22)
Mother Playing with Child, ca. 1897, Mary Cassatt (American), Pastel on wove paper, mounted on cardboard (22.16.23)
Mrs. Pierre Bacot (Marianne Fleur Du Gue), ca. 1708–10, Henrietta Johnston (American), Pastel, red and black chalk on toned laid paper (47.103.23)
Mrs. T. Charlton Henry, 1965, Diane Arbus (American), Gelatin silver print (2001.399)
Mrs. William Beekman Ver Planck and Her Son William Beekman Ver Planck, ca. 1825–30, Attributed to Anne Hall (American), Watercolor on ivory (67.263)
Nan and Brian in Bed, NYC, 1983, Nan Goldin (American), Silver dye bleach print (2001.627)
Needlework picture (probably a chair back), ca. 1755–65, Mehitable Starkey (American), Probably Boston, Massachusetts, Wool yarn and silk threads on linen (2003.480)
Nest and Trees, 1997, Kiki Smith (American), Iris print (1999.64)
New York [Button to Secret Passage], 1938, Helen Levitt (American), Gelatin silver print (1996.2.1)
Night Creatures, 1965, Lee Krasner (American), Acrylic on paper (1995.595)
Nurse Reading to a Little Girl, 1895, Mary Cassatt (American), Pastel on wove paper, mounted on canvas (62.72)
"Penelope Unraveling Her Work at Night," 1886, Dora Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City), Silk embroidered with silk thread (2002.230)
Phebe Warner coverlet, ca. 1803, Sarah Furman Warner Williams (American), New York City, Linen, cotton, silk (38.59)
Pierre Bacot, ca. 1708–10, Henrietta Johnston (American), Pastel, red and black chalk on off-white laid paper (47.103.24)
Play/bathing suit, 1943, Claire McCardell (American), Checked cotton gingham (C.I.45.71.4)
Poet's-narcissus textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed linen (28.70.5)
Pollock and Tureen, Arranged by Mr. and Mrs. Burton Tremaine, Connecticut, 1984, Louise Lawler (American), Silver dye bleach print (2000.434)
"Popover" dress, 1942, Claire McCardell (American), Blue linen

(C.I.45.71.2a,b)
Portiere (door curtain), ca. 1883, Candace Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City), Front: silk velvet and silk appliquéd and embroidered with silk and wool; back: silk damask (2003.48)
Portrait of the Artist, 1878, Mary Cassatt (American), Gouache on wove paper laid down to buff-colored wood-pulp paper (1975.319.1)
Purple Woman/Kitchen/Second View, 1978, Laurie Simmons (American), Silver dye bleach print (2004.246)
Quillwork shadow box, ca. 1817, Myra Bates Willcutt (American), Cohasset, Massachusetts, Paper, mica, silk, maple, pine, and glass (2006.45)
Reaching Jaguar, 1906–7; this cast, 1926, Anna Hyatt Huntington (American), Bronze (26.85.1)
Red Stripe Kitchen, 1967–72, printed early 1990s, Martha Rosler (American), Chromogenic print (2002.393)
Rosa Bonheur, 1898, Anna Klumpke (American), Oil on canvas (22.222)
Running Legs, 1940–41, Lisette Model (American, born Austria), Gelatin silver print (1988.1029)
Sample room divider, ca. 1952, Dorothy Liebes (American), Wood, chenille, various fibers, Lurex (aluminum foil, plastic-coated) (1973.129.7)
Sampler, 1777, Elizabeth Jefferis (American, 18th century) Chester County, Pennsylvania, Wool and silk on linen (59.20)
Sampler, 1800, Laura Hyde (American), Franklin, Connecticut, Silk and metallic thread on linen (44.113)
Sampler, ca. 1792, Martha (Patty) Coggeshall (American), Probably Mrs. Anne Usher's School, Bristol, Rhode Island, Silk on linen (14.26)
Self-Portrait Looking at The Last Supper, 1982–84, Marisol (Marisol Escobar) (American, born France), Painted and drawn wood, plywood, brownstone, plaster, aluminum(1986.430.1-129)
Slavonic Dancer, 1921, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (American), Bronze (23.106.3)
"Spring," 1754, Mary Wright (American), Possibly Sarah Osborn's school, Newport, Rhode Island, Wool and silk on linen (46.155)
Still from an Untitled Film, 1978, Cindy Sherman (American), Gelatin silver print (1992.5147)
Street Story Quilt, 1985, Faith Ringgold (American), Oil, felt-tip pen, dyed fabric, and sequins on canvas, sewn to quilted fabric (1990.237a-c)
Study for Distortions; Isometric Systems in Isotropic Space—Map Projections: The Cube, 1978, Agnes Denes (American), Watercolor on graph paper, pen and ink on clear plastic overlay (1983.501.3)
Suit, fall 1964, Bonnie Cashin (American), Magenta-and-plum checked wool mohair, plum wool double knit, plum suede (1979.431.51a-c)
Sundress, ca. 1956, Claire McCardell (American), Red, blue, yellow, and plaid cotton (C.I.58.49.5)
Sweater, 1950, Tina Leser (American), Black and wool knit (C.I.51.14.3a)

Skirt, 1954, Bonnie Cashin (American), Black-and-white houndstooth check wool (1982.40.3)
Thistle textile, ca. 1881, Tiffany & Wheeler (New York City); probably manufactured by Cheney Brothers (South Manchester, Connecticut), Silk and metallic threads, damask, woven (28.70.3)
Thomas coat of arms, ca. 1786, Mary Ann Thomas (American), Probably Mrs. Deborah Snow's School, Boston, Massachusetts, Pattern drawn by John and Samuel Gore, Silk and metallic thread on silk (36.28)
Travel ensemble (jacket, slacks, and blouse), 1948, Vera Maxwell (American), Brown-and-white donegal tweed and cocoa-brown wool jersey, printed silk, plastic, tan leather (C.I.53.61a-f)
Tulip appliquéd panel, ca. 1883–87, Candace Wheeler (American), for Associated Artists (New York City) Silk and metallic cloth appliquéd with silk velvet and embroidered with silk and metallic-wrapped cotton threads (28.34.2)
Untitled (President: 4), 1979, Sherrie Levine (American), Collage on paper (1990.1057)
Untitled #87, 1981, Cindy Sherman (American), Chromogenic print (1995.16)
Untitled, 1996, Sharon Lockhart (American), Chromogenic print (2004.62)
Victory, 1903; this cast, 1908, Evelyn Beatrice Longman (American), Bronze (12.143)
Walking Gun, 1991, Laurie Simmons (American), Gelatin silver print (1998.440)
Way In Way Out, from the series Women of Allah, 1994 Shirin Neshat (Iranian, born 1957), Ink on photograph (1997.129.8)
White Canadian Barn II, 1932, Georgia O'Keeffe (American), Oil on canvas (64.310)
Woman Bathing, 1890–91, Mary Cassatt (American), Drypoint and aquatint (16.2.2)
Woman Fixing Her Hair, 1993, Elizabeth Catlett (Mexican, born United States, 1915-2012), Mahogany and opals (1993.217)
Wrap dress, ca. 1975, Diane Von Furstenberg (American), Green-and-white dotted cotton/rayon blend jersey (1997.487)
Young Husband: First Marketing, 1854, Lilly Martin Spencer (American), Oil on canvas, Private collection, Promised Gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Young Mother Sewing, 1900, Mary Cassatt (American), Oil on canvas9 (29.100.48)
A Young Mother, 1896; this cast, ca. 1906, Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American), Bronze (06.306)