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The Costume Institute

Doublet, early 1620s
French
Ivory silk faille brocaded with floral patterns in pink, yellow, mauve, green, and purple; Length at CB: 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm)
The Costume Institute Fund, in memory of Polaire Weissman, 1989 (1989.196)

The Costume Institute

Wedding Ensemble, 1864
French
White cotton organdy; L. (a) 72 in. (182.9 cm), L. (b) 44 in. (111.8 cm), L. (c) 25 in. (63.5 cm), L. (d) 49 in. (124.5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. James Sullivan, in memory of Mrs. Luman Reed, 1926 (26.250.2a–e)

The Costume Institute

Ensemble, spring/summer 1999
Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
Bodice of balsa wood and cream leather, trousers of cream pinstriped wool and cream silk lace; w. of bodice 48 in. (121.9 cm); l. of trousers at side seam 43 in. (109.2 cm)
Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, in memory of Jo Copeland, 2011 (2011.170a,b)

The Costume Institute

"Airplane" Dress, spring/summer 2000 (remade 2006)
Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970)
Fiberglass, metal, cotton, synthetic; L. at center back 37 in. (94 cm)
Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2006 (2006.251a–c)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, spring/summer 1938
Madeleine Vionnet (French, 1876–1975)
Rayon
Gift of Madeleine Vionnet, 1952 (C.I.52.18.4)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, 1928
Louiseboulanger (French, 1878–1950)
Silk, feathers
Gift of Mrs. Wolcott Blair, 1973 (1973.6a,b)

The Costume Institute

Corset, 1891
Maison Léoty (French, late 19th century)
Silk
Gift of Miss Marion Hague, 1945 (C.I.45.27)

The Costume Institute

Round gown, ca. 1795
Italian
Silk, linen
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1979 (1979.20a–f)

The Costume Institute

Beachwear (bathing suit), 1964
Rudi Gernreich (American, born Austria, 1922–1985)
Wool, elastic
Gift of Betty Furness, 1986 (1986.517.13)

The Costume Institute

Day ensemble, ca. 1927
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, 1883–1971)
Silk, wool, metal
Purchase, The New-York Historical Society by Exchange Fund, 1984 (1984.28a-c)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, 1898–1900
House of Worth (French, 1858–1956)
Silk
Gift of Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976 (1976.258.1a,b)

The Costume Institute

Ankle-strap sandal, 1938
Designed by Salvatore Ferragamo (Italian, 1898–1960)
Leather, cork, metal; L. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Gift of Salvatore Ferragamo, 1973 (1973.282.2)

The Costume Institute

Evening gown, 1958
Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, 1903–1993)
White silk jersey
Gift of Mrs. Leon L. Roos, 1973 (1973.104.2)

The Costume Institute

"Bar" suit and jacket, spring/summer 1947
Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947)
Silk shantung
Gift of Mrs. John Chambers Hughes, 1958 (C.I.58.34.30)

Skirt, executed in 1969 from a 1947 design
Reproduction of a skirt designed by Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957); reproduction of a skirt designed for Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947)
Wool
Gift of Christian Dior, 1969 (C.I.69.40)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, ca. 1959
Richard Tam (American, 1941–1990)
Pink silk gazar with matching pink feathers
Gift of Louise Rorimer Dushkin, 1980 (1980.338.6)

The Costume Institute

Evening gown, spring/summer 1991
Gianni Versace (Italian, 1946–1997), for Versace Couture (Italian, founded 1992)
Polychrome printed silk with multicolored rhinestone and glass bead embroidery
Gift of Gianni Versace, 1993 (1993.52.4)

The Costume Institute

Dress, spring/summer 1997
Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born 1942), for Comme des Garçons (French, founded 1969)
Gray and white gingham checked nylon and elasticine blend
Gift of Barneys New York, 1998 (1998.516.1a,b)

The Costume Institute

"Bondage" suit, 1976
Vivienne Westwood (British, born 1941); Malcolm McLaren (British, born 1941)
Black cotton with metal fittings
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 2003 (2004.15a,b)

"Bondage" pants, late 1970s
Vivienne Westwood (British, born 1941); Malcolm McLaren (British, born 1946)
Black cotton sateen with two-piece matching black wool over-kilt
Purchase, Richard Martin Bequest, 2003 (2003.479a–c)

The Costume Institute

Evening dress, 1939
Jeanne Lanvin (French, 1867–1946)
Steel-gray silk taffeta embroidered with metallic sequins and pink beads
Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl, and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946 (C.I.46.4.18a,b)

The Costume Institute

Evening ensemble, 1939
Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973)
Orange silk organza with metallic stripes and orange silk
Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl, and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946 (C.I.46.4.10a–c)

The Costume Institute

"Mondrian" day dress, autumn 1965
Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria, 1936)
Wool jersey in color blocks of white, red, blue, black, and yellow
Gift of Mrs. William Rand, 1969 (C.I.69.23)

The Costume Institute

Dress, spring/summer 2003
Alexander McQueen (British, 1969–2010)
Shredded ivory silk chiffon and tiered silk organza
Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, 2003 (2003.462)

The Costume Institute

Dress, ca. 1966–67
American
Paper printed with allover pattern of Campbell Soup cans in black, red, and gold
Purchase, Isabel Shults Fund, Martin and Caryl Horwitz Gift and Hearst Corporation Gifts, 1995 (1995.178.3)

Musical Instruments

Tenor Oboe, ca. 1730
Johann Wolfgang Köningsperger (German (Bavarian), active 1725–1752)
Stained pearwood, brass; 32 3/16 in. (81.8 cm)
Purchase, Amati Gifts, 2011 (2011.416)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Basket, 1731/32
John Edwards II (British, active 1723–ca. 1753)
Silver, silver plate; Overall (basket, confirmed): 9 x 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. (22.9 x 44.5 x 34.9 cm), Overall (liner, confirmed): 5 x 13 1/8 x 10 3/4 in. (12.7 x 33.3 x 27.3 cm)
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Richardson, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, Mr. and Mrs. Michel David-Weill, Ada Peluso and Romano I. Peluso, Annette de la Renta, Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation, H. Rodes and Patricia Hart, Irene Roosevelt Aitken, Mr. and Mrs. Sid R. Bass, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Friedland, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Stephen K. Scher, Alexis Gregory, Armin Bran Allen, Ford Family Foundation, Iris Foundation and Carol B. Grossman Gifts, in honor of Ian Wardropper, 2011 (2011.432a, b)

Drawings and Prints

Study of a Woman's Head and Hands, ca. 1717
Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721)
Red and white chalk and graphite on off-white laid paper; Sheet: 7 1/2 x 5 in. (19 x 12.7 cm) Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2012 (2012.150.1)

Arms and Armor

Smallsword, ca. 1655–60
French, probably Paris
Iron, gold, wood, copper alloy, steel; L. 41 in. (104.1 cm), L. of blade 34 1/2 in. (87.5 cm)
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2011 (2011.63)

Arms and Armor

Flintlock Sporting Gun of Empress Margarita Teresa, ca. 1670–73
Jacques Lamarre (French, 1657–1700)
Steel, wood, silver, copper alloy, gold; Length, 52 1/8 in. (132.4 cm) Length of barrel, 38 3/8 in. (97.5 cm)
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger and Irene Roosevelt Aitken Gifts, 2011 (2011.354)

Asian Art

Eight Views of Mount Huang, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1681
Zheng Min (Chinese, 1633–1683)
Album of nine double leaves of painting and calligraphy; ink on paper; Image (each leaf): 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (24.1 x 14 cm), Overall with mounting (each double leave): 12 1/8 x 14 3/8 in. (30.8 x 36.5 cm)
Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation and Susan Dillon, in honor of James C. Y. Watt, Gifts, 2012 (2012.167a–l)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Cabinet, ca. 1640–50
Attributed to Herman Doomer (Dutch, ca. 1595–1650)
Oak veneered with ebony, snakewood, rosewood, kingwood, cedar and other woods, mother of pearl, ivory, green stained bone; Overall: H. 27 9/16 x W. 32 5/16 x D. 15 3/4 in. (70 x 82 x 40 cm)
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 2011 (2011.181)

Drawings and Prints

Portrait of Louis XIII, ca. 1632–35
Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649)
Black and white chalk with touches of pastel on light brown paper; Sheet: 10 3/4 x 8 5/16 in. (27.3 x 21.1 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, and Stephen A. Geiger Gift, 2012 (2012.106)

Islamic Art

The Goddess Bhairavi Devi with Shiva, ca. 1630–50
Attributed to Payag (Indian, active ca. 1591–1658)
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; H. 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm) W. 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2011 (2011.409)

Drawings and Prints

A King of Judah and Israel, n.d.
Martin Fréminet (French, 1567–1619)
Pen and brown ink, black chalk with heightening in white; Sheet: 17 1/8 x 10 5/16 in. (43.5 x 26.2 cm)
Mary Trumbull Adams Trust, Van Day Truex, and Harry G. Sperling Funds, 2011 (2011.319)

Islamic Art

Dragon and Clouds, ca. 1600
Attributed to Sadiqi Beg (1533/34–1609/10)
Ink and watercolor on paper; Painting: H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm) W. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm), Page: H. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm) W. 9 3/16 in. (23.3 cm), Mat: H. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2010 (2010.309)

Asian Art

Buddhist Monk Bodhidharma (Chinese: Damo), 17th century, Ming (1368–1644)–Qing (1644–1911) dynasty
China
Rhinoceros horn; H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm), W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm), D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2011 (2011.344)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Wine Jug, ca. 1780
Simon Petrus Conrand (Hungarian, master in 1771, active until 1793)
Silver, parcel-gilt; Overall: 13 11/16 x 4 1/8 in. (34.8 x 10.5 cm)
Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.62a, b)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Hexagonal Dish, 1696
Hungarian, Transylvania
Silver, parcel-gilt; Diameter: 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm)
Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.42)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Feeding Bowl, 1690
Hungarian, Transylvania
Silver-gilt; Overall: 6 3/4 x 8 x 4 7/16 in. (17.2 x 20.3 x 11.3 cm)
Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.40)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Spice Canister, 1681
Hungarian, possibly Fogaras
Silver-gilt, enamel; Overall: 6 11/16 x 4 in. (17 x 10.1 cm)
Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.39a, b)

Islamic Art

Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt, second half 16th century
India, Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda
Hilt: copper, cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel, forged; L. 15 5/8 in. (39.6 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2011 (2011.236)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Hours of Francis I, 1539–40
Master of François de Rohan (French, active ca. 1525–1546)
Illuminated manuscript on parchment, bound in leather with gilt; Overall (bound dimensions, confirmed): 8 3/16 x 5 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (20.8 x 14.6 x 3.8 cm)
Purchase, several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts and 2011 Benefit Fund, 2011 (2011.353)

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts

Neptune from the "Doria Grotesques", designed 1545, woven ca. 1550
Designed by Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, 1501–1547)
Wool and silk; Overall: 128 15/16 x 128 15/16 in. (327.5 x 327.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 2011 (2011.14)

Drawings and Prints

Recruits Going to Join the Regiment, 1715–16
Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721)
Etching; first state of three; sheet 8 7/8 x 13 7/16 in. (22.6 x 34.2 cm)
Purchase, Gift of Dr. Mortimer Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2006 (2006.43)

Photographs

Untitled, 1985
Felix Gonzalez-Torres (American, born Cuba, 1957–1996)
Instant black-and-white print; 2 13/16 x 2 11/16 in. (7.2 x 6.9 cm)
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1997 (1996.575)
© The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Photographs

Nine Polaroid Portraits of a Mirror, 1967
William Anastasi (American, born 1933)
Black-and-white instant prints and mirror; 14 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (36.8 x 28.6 cm)
Purchase, Barbara and Eugene Schwartz Gift and The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1994 (1994.316.1–.9)
© William Anastasi

Drawings and Prints

Plates from Treatise on Etching, 1866
Maxime-François-Antoine Lalanne (French, 1827–1886)
Etchings
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (59.500.789, .790)

Drawings and Prints

Portrait of Huysmans, from L'Estampe originale, Album VI, 1894
Eugène Delâtre (French, 1864–1938)
Etching and aquatint, in three colors; plate 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (32.4 x 24.1 cm), sheet: 23 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (59.7 x 42.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1922 (22.82.1–51)

Drawings and Prints

Morphine Addicts, 1887
Paul-Albert Besnard (French, 1849–1934)
Etching; only state; image 9 5/16 x 14 9/16 in. (23.7 x 37 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967 (67.793.15)

Drawings and Prints

The Watering Place, 1906
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)
Drypoint, before steel facing; plate: 4 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. (12.1 x 18.7 cm) sheet: 8 3/4 x 12 3/16 in. (22.2 x 31 cm)
Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982 (1984.1203.110)

Drawings and Prints

Title page to Eaux-fortes par Bracquemond, 1854
Félix Bracquemond (French, 1833–1914)
Etching; sheet 9 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (23.5 x 20 cm) plate 6 11/16 x 6 1/4 in. (17 x 15.8 cm)
Gift of Bella C. Landauer, 1925 (26.28.73)

Drawings and Prints

Portrait of Charles Meryon, in profile, 1854
Félix Bracquemond (French, 1833–1914)
Etching on thin wove paper; second of three states; plate 4 3/4 x 3 7/16 in. (12 x 8.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1917 (17.78.60)

Drawings and Prints

Portrait of Meryon, 1853
Félix Bracquemond (French, 1833–1914)
Etching on laid paper; first state; sheet 12 x 8 3/4 in. (30.5 x 22.2 cm), plate 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)
Gift of Harold K. Hochschild, 1940 (40.63.13)

Drawings and Prints

The Vampire, 1853
Charles Meryon (French, 1821–1868)
Etching in brown ink on green laid paper; fifth state of ten; plate 6 5/8 x 5 1/16 in. (16.9 x 12.8 cm), sheet 10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (26.7 x 20 cm)
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.107.108)

Drawings and Prints

Title page to the suite Eaux-fortes sur Paris, 1852
Charles Meryon (French, 1821–1868)
Etching on brown wove paper; first state; plate 6 1/2 x 4 15/16 in. (16.5 x 12.5 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963 (63.606.11)

Drawings and Prints

Mlle. Victorine in the Costume of an "Espada", 1862
Édouard Manet (French, 1832–1883)
Etching, aquatint, and bitten tone on laid paper; final state of three; plate 13 1/4 x 11 in. (33.7 x 27.9 cm), sheet 18 1/4 x 14 1/8 in. (46.4 x 35.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1969 (69.550)

Drawings and Prints

City and Country, ca. 1865
Jules-Ferdinand Jacquemart (French, 1837–1880)
Etching; sheet: 5 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. (14 x 20.5 cm), plate: 4 5/16 x 6 5/16 in. (11 x 16.1 cm)
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011 (2012.136.516)

Drawings and Prints

Frontispiece for an album of the Société des Aquafortistes, 1865
Félix Bracquemond (French, 1833–1914)
Etching; second and final state; sheet: 19 5/8 x 12 11/16 in. (49.9 x 32.2 cm), plate: 14 3/8 x 10 3/16 in. (36.5 x 25.9 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963 (63.625.11)

Drawings and Prints

Headquarters of the Société des Aquafortistes, 1864
Adolphe-Martial Potément, called Martial (French, 1828–1883)
Etching
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1950 (50.616.15)

Drawings and Prints

Young Man, Seated, in a Velvet Beret, after Rembrandt, 1857
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917) after Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, 1606–1669)
Etching; only state; plate: 4 11/16 x 3 3/4 in. (11.9 x 9.5 cm), sheet: 14 3/16 x 10 5/16 in. (36.1 x 26.2 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1977 (1977.500)

Drawings and Prints

Study of Thirteen Heads, ca. 1770
Jean Jacques de Boissieu (French, 1736–1810)
Etching, second state of three; sheet 9 7/16 x 7 5/16 in. (24 x 18.5 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967 (67.793.25)

Drawings and Prints

The Chinese Masquerade, 1735
Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre (French, 1714–1789)
Etching; sheet 12 x 16 11/16 in. (30.5 x 42.4 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953 (53.600.4449)

Drawings and Prints

Marguerite Le Comte, 1764
Claude Henri Watelet (French, 1714–1789) after Étienne de Lavallée-Poussin (French, 1733–1793)
Etching, second state of three; plate: 7 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (18.8 x 13.7 cm), sheet: 9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in. (24.9 x 19 cm)
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 2012 (2012.384)

Drawings and Prints

Woman Watering a Plant, ca. 1784
Jean Jacques Lagrenée (French, 1739–1821)
Etching and aquatint, printed in brown and orange inks; plate 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (11.9 x 7.9 cm)
Purchase, The Arthur Ross Foundation Gift and Charles Z. Offin Fund, 1999 (1992.2[13])

Drawings and Prints

The Fish and the Fireworks, 1719
Claude Gillot (French, 1673–1722)
Etching; plate 3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. (8.2 x 10.5 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934 (34.15)

Drawings and Prints

Tomb with Death Seated, ca. 1770–84
Louis Jean Desprez (French, 1743–1804)
Etching and aquatint printed in brown ink, second state of two; sheet: 13 1/4 x 19 7/16 in. (33.7 x 49.3 cm)
Purchase, Janet Lee Kadesky Ruttenberg Fund, in honor of Colta Ives, 2012 (2012.189)

Drawings and Prints

A Child with a Bulldog, 1778
Marguerite Gérard (French, 1761–1837) after Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732–1806)
Etching, second state of three; sheet 6 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. (17.4 x 22.3 cm)
Purchase, Phyllis D. Massar Gift, 2011 (2011.279)

The Costume Institute

Wedding ensemble, 1937
Mainbocher (American, 1890–1976)
French
Silk, leather, straw, coq feathers; (a) Length at CB: 58 1/4 in. (148 cm) (b) Length at CB: 19 in. (48.3 cm) (c) Waist: 25 in. (63.5 cm) (e, f) Length: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) (g) Length (around face): 13 in. (33 cm)
Gift of the Duchess of Windsor, 1950 (C.I.50.110a–j)
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