A group of women can be seen in a field raking hay. The central woman faces the viewer in the foreground; she wears a hat that shades her face. Behind her are two other women, also raking hay, shown from behind.
Mishka the Space Dog is being dressed, while Tsyganka the other Space Dog is already dressed, 1960
A black and white image of Mishka and Tsyganka, the Russian space dogs. Mishka, the dog on the left, is not yet fully dressed and still lacks the headpiece. Tsyganka on the right is fully dressed in her spacesuit and headpiece.
A shepherdess stands between two cows who are grazing at the center of the image. In the foreground is the indication of a rough track leading towards the distance at left. At the right is a woman bending over beneath a tree.
This scroll features a single profile of a horse. The artist’s inscription states that the painting is modeled after Jin Nong’s (1687–1764) famous work entitled Ferghana Horse. Ferghana was the name of an ancient Central Asian kingdom known for its exceptional horses.
Summer crested kimono with orchid design on purple crackled ground (hibiware)
It is a grayish purple silk crepe kimono with wax-resist patterns, hand-painted design and metallic threads embroidery. The kimono is in full length and has elongated sleeves. The fabric is dyed with purple, leaving the family crest under the collar and the floral design part white. The dark purple scale pattern is added using wax-resist technique. Then the design of multiple kinds of plants is hand-painted with white, red, yellow, pale and blue green, and black colors. The half bottom of the family crest is also dyed with pink. There are mix of tropical flowers and foliage including four kinds of orchids, gladiolus, ferns, and ginger in red, yellow, green, purple, black and white hue. Embroidery is added in various metallic threads around the contours of flowers and leaves.
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Crepe silk with wax-resist pattern, hand-painted designs, and embroidery
A standing man in a magnificent crested helmet addresses a bearded man in bedraggled clothes sitting on the ground before the mouth of a large barrel. The latter figure turns his head to respond and extends his right hand toward the other man. A group of soldiers crowd around.