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Ring (Huan)

Artist Unknown, China

3rd century BCE

771 BCE - 256 BCE

1960/2.94

nephrite (jade)

rank 1.30344

descriptors

geometric shapes

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects of adornment

objects we use

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

rock

rock by form

surface marking processes and techniques

visual and tactile

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Composition

Auguste Herbin

Flat, colorful, overlapping geometric and biomorphic abstract forms

1882 - 1960

20th century

1927

1955/2.10

oil on canvas

rank 1.30344

visual arts

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

descriptors

faces

forms of expression

genres

image-making processes and techniques

modern and contemporary art

painting and painting techniques

painting techniques

painting techniques by medium

people and culture

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

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Moon Over Cypress

Italo Scanga

This is a colorful abstract print with geometric shapes in blue, yellow, green and red outlined in black. There are also three white areas with black line drawings that depict a plant in a flower pot and two cypress trees in the bottom section and a landscape with mountains and a yellow moon in the upper right portion.

Born 1932

1989

2010/2.40

lithograph on cream Rives BFK

rank 1.30344

associated concepts

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

motifs

natural landscapes

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Rectangular covered box with hand-painted chrysanthemum painting

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.513

Porcelain with crackled clear glaze and overglaze white and iron slip painting

rank 1.30344

buildings and the land

ceramics

containers

descriptors

flowers (plants)

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plants

pottery (object genre)

settlements and landscapes

stoneware

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Everything You Wish in the Nine Heavens: Gods of Wealth Increase Good Fortune

Artist Unknown, China

Two male figures wearing official robes and hats, sit side by side on thrones. The one on the right holds a shoe-shaped ingot and a scepter. The god on the left holds only a shoe-shaped ingot. In front of them is basin filled with coins and rarities such as jewels, branches of coral and shining ingots. On the right, a smaller male figure holds a horse on a tray while his counter part on the left holds a brush and a scroll. At the top is a sinuous dragon whose spine is composed of coins and above him is a horse bearing a stack of shoe-shaped ingots.

20th century

20th century

2006/2.49

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.30343

animals and creatures

associated concepts

descriptors

exchange media

identifying artifacts

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

legendary creatures

mammals

money

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

symbols of office

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Cane Train, Cuba

Dmitri Baltermants

A train with gates cars filled with wooden sticks. In the foreground a man (possibly a worker) is looking to his left while he points to the train. Another man walks further up the tracks in the background.

Russian, 1912-1990

2003

2012/2.84

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 1.30287

descriptors

geographic and political locations

guideway vehicles

land vehicles

land vehicles by form

materials

materials by origin

north and central america (continent)

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

plant material

rail guideway vehicles

railroad cars

transportation vehicles

vehicles

wood and wood products

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Tile with molded lion

Artist Unknown, Iran

Tile with molded lion motif.

n.d.

1957/1.68

earthenware with turquoise glaze

rank 1.30287

animals and creatures

associated concepts

descriptors

forming

geographic and political locations

mammals

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

middle east (general region)

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

religions

religions and religious concepts

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Roman Balusters Rebuilt, Spalato, Dalmatia

Jane C. Stanley

1863-1940

20th century

1863-1940

1954/1.171

watercolor on white paper

rank 1.30287

architectural elements

architecture

circulation elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

rock

rock by form

stair components

stairs and stair components

steps and step components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2010-sl-2.20/2010_2.20.JPG

Stakes is high

Jakob Kolding

A collage drawing with "Stakes is high" in large bubble letters at the top. The bottom of the drawing is a sparse cityscape and a figure wearing a purple skimask looking at the viewer.

born 1971

21st century

2008

2010/2.20

collage and drawing on paper

rank 1.30284

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

objects we use

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1979-sl-2.3/1979_2.3.JPG

Ceramic roof tile with fragment of apsara, cloud designs

Artist Unknown, Korea

It is a fragment of roof-end tile with apsara design in relief.

6th century

6th century

1979/2.3

earthenware

rank 1.30284

building divisions

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by form

uncovered spaces

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Little Whitehead

Warren Lombard

This ocean scene shows a cliff on the left half of the composition, with the ocean and some birds on the right. The cliff is darker towards the bottom, and the strip of ocean is in the bottom third of the composition. There are five birds; three are more distinct, while the other two a smaller and fainter.

1855-1939

20th century

1927

1940.44

drypoint on paper

rank 1.30230

animals and creatures

birds

bodies of water and components of bodies of water

bodies of water by size

buildings and the land

descriptors

gulls

inorganic material

landform components

landforms and landform components

landscapes (environments)

marine bodies

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.144/2012_2_144.JPG

Cadillac Fleetwood, near Messak Settafet, Sahara, Libya (R14), from "The Ryoichi Excavations"

Patrick Nagatani

Car under excavation in a desert scene. There is a wooden framework around the car.

born 1945

1991; printed 2001

2012/2.144

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 1.30176

africa (continent)

combination inorganic/organic material

descriptors

freewheeled vehicles

freewheeled vehicles by form or function

geographic and political locations

land vehicles

land vehicles by form

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

passenger vehicles

soil

soil by composition or origin

transportation vehicles

vehicles

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Boucherie, Rue Christine, from "Portfolio of 20 photographs printed by Berenice Abbott"

Eugène Atget

1856-1927

20th century

1898-1927

1974/1.121

gold toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 1.30068

architecture

buildings and the land

commercial buildings

descriptors

materials

materials by function

mercantile buildings

modern and contemporary art

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

streets

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Glass snuff bottle

Artist Unknown, China

18th-19th century

circa 1790-1880

1980/2.141

glass

rank 1.30055

buildings and the land

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

herbaceous plants

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.12/2012_2_12.JPG

Serpent Mound, Ohio

Marilyn Bridges

A black and white aerial landscape photograph of a long and winding mound land formation in the shape of a large snake. The serpent-like mound is surrounded by trees.

American, born 1957

1982

2012/2.12

gelatin silver print, AP on paper

rank 1.30037

buildings and the land

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

landforms and landform components

natural landscapes

photographic techniques

photography and photographic processes and techniques

picture-taking techniques

picture-taking techniques by location or context

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

Full Record: x-2010-sl-2.47.6/2010_2_47_6.JPG

Panama Hat, from "The Silver Edition, Volume I"

Ralph Gibson

This black and white photograph is a cropped close-up view of a light colored hat with a black band. The texture of the tightly woven straw and the ribbon band are depicted in sharp detail against a blank dark background.

born 1939

1975

2010/2.47.6

photograph on fiber paper

rank 1.29984

accessories worn on the head

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

hats

headgear

objects we use

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Hagi ware flower vase

Miwa Jusetsu

It is a vertically long, rectangular shaped vase. The body is slightly tilted; its four corners are shaved from the top to the bottom. The clay color is orange-yellow; the body is glazed with porous, milky white ash glaze. The bottom edge of the body and the bottom are unglazed. It has no foot.

born 1910

Mid-20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.65

stoneware with feldspar and ash glaze

rank 1.29972

buildings and the land

ceramics

containers

containers by form

descriptors

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

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A Plant

Zhu Da (Chu Ta)

A plant is shown against the blank background, with a long stem, some leaves on the top, and a apricot-like fruit at the bottom. Above the plant are some calligraphic texts, with the artist's signature and seal.

1626-1705

17th century

circa 1645-1705

1958/2.57

ink on paper

rank 1.29972

buildings and the land

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

writing (processes)

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Priest's Robe, Satin Brocade

Artist Unknown, Japan

n.d.

1955/1.190

tan, blue, gold and silver satin brocade with six white and gold insets

rank 1.29952

allegory and literature

asia

atmospheric effects

clergy

colors

creatures

descriptors

drapery

geometric shapes

locality

medium

mythology

needleworking

needleworking and needleworking techniques

objects we use

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

rectangles

religion

religious figures

textile processes and techniques

textile working processes and techniques

the natural world

visual and tactile

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Still Life with Fruit and Walnuts

George Forster

1817-1896

19th century

1817-1896

1981/2.164

oil on canvas

rank 1.29914

coverings and hangings

coverings and hangings by location or context

coverings and hangings by specific type

coverings and hangings for furniture

coverings and hangings for storage and support furniture

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

genres

materials

materials by origin

objects

objects we use

plant material

plants

table coverings

the natural world

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Roof Tile

Artist Unknown, Korea

This lotus medallion design on this round tile-end consists of eight petals. The outer rim is decorated with eighteen round dents. The seedpod contains six peripheral seeds.

7th century - 8th century

2004/1.197

earthenware

rank 1.29914

architectural elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

enclosing structural elements

flowers

medium

object genres

object genres by material

objects

plants

pottery (object genre)

roofs and roof components

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

the natural world

Roof Tile

Artist Unknown, Korea

This is an example of a lotus medallion with a double layer of petal. Two rows of eight petals each are arranged around a double-ring seedpod. The outer ring of the seedpod has no design. The inner ring of the seedpod contains a central seed surrounded by six peripheral seeds (1+6 seed pattern). The outer rim is embellished with a bead pattern.

7th century - 8th century

2004/1.198

earthenware

rank 1.29914

architectural elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

enclosing structural elements

flowers

medium

object genres

object genres by material

objects

plants

pottery (object genre)

roofs and roof components

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

the natural world

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Roof Tile

Artist Unknown, Korea

This lotus medallion designed on this round tile-end consists of thirteen petals. The outer rim is decorated with eighteen round dents. The inner ring of the seedpod contains a big central seed surrounded by seven peripheral seeds. The outer rim is embellished with a bead pattern.

7th century - 8th century

2004/1.199

earthenware

rank 1.29914

architectural elements

ceramics

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

enclosing structural elements

flowers

object genres

object genres by material

objects

plants

pottery (object genre)

roofs and roof components

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

the natural world

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Roof Tile

Artist Unknown, Korea

The decoration of this tile-end consists of lotus medallion with eight petals in the center surrounded by eight heart-shaped bosanghwa(Buddhist floral pattern) just inside the rim. The rim is decorated with a chain of beads.

9th century

2004/1.202

earthenware

rank 1.29914

architectural elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

enclosing structural elements

flowers

medium

object genres

object genres by material

objects

plants

pottery (object genre)

roofs and roof components

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

the natural world

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Graves of Neil and Lawrence

John Edward Saché

act. in India, 1860s-1880s

19th century

1860-1889

1984/1.309

albumen print on paper

rank 1.29895

architecture

buildings and the land

death

descriptors

funerary structures

how we live

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

plants

rites of passage

rock

rock by form

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the natural world

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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War Rages in France - We Must Feed Them - United States Food Administration

Harry Everett Townsend

Text: War Rages in France - We Must Feed Them - They cannot fight & raise food at the same time - Denying ourselves only a little means Life to them - United States Food Administration

1879-1941

20th century

circa 1917

1954/2.35.97

color lithograph on paper

rank 1.29883

armed conflicts

cityscapes

declaratory and advertising artifacts

descriptors

europe

events

figures

how we live

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

locality

materials

materials by function

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

streets

text-based art

transportation

vehicles

war

world wars

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.88/2012_2.88.JPG

Hou Chi Minh with cigarette and large leaf, meeting with Voroshilov, Vietnam, 1957

Dmitri Baltermants

Hou Chi Minh and Kliment Voroshilov meeting in Vietnam. The Vietnamese prime minister and president gets a light from his assistant while holding a large leaf, while the Soviet politician holds a pad of paper and tries to discuss some sort of political plans.

Russian, 1912-1990

2003

2012/2.88

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 1.29857

animal material

asia (continent)

biological material

descriptors

europe (continent)

geographic and political locations

image-making processes and techniques

materials

materials by origin

photographic processes

photography and photographic processes and techniques

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

tobacco

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La Melancholia

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

1609-1664

17th Century

circa 1647

1994/2.12

etching on thin, slightly textured, beige laid paper, trimmed to platemark

rank 1.29857

allegory and literature

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

descriptors

equipment

equipment by process

image-making equipment

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects

objects we use

painting equipment

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

tools and equipment

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Walu Antelope Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.26

wood, metal and pigment

rank 1.29750

animals

animals and creatures

costume

costume by function

descriptors

mammals

objects

objects we use

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

the natural world

woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.307/2013_2.307.JPG

Untitled

Sam Mackey

Roughly put together wood painted with an off-white paint with globs of hardened paint, very textured surface. There is a line painting in black of a man with his hands to the side, arms raised.

1897-1992

1989

2013/2.307

painted wood on paper

rank 1.29750

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

descriptors

drawings

drawings by technique

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.52/2011_2_52.JPG

Girl in Green Wind (large)

Nakayama Tadashi

The girl in the middle front on the printing is walking to right. The background is full of thick strokes of line patterns in black, green and orange.

born 1927

20th century

1956

2011/2.52

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.29750

associated concepts

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.29/1980_2.29.JPG

Chalcedony ornamental snuff bottle

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1912-1949

1980/2.29

chalcedony and glass

rank 1.29744

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

food

leaf (plant component)

materials

materials by function

objects we use

plant components

trees (components)

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.190/2004_1.190.JPG

Small Single-Handed Cup

Artist Unknown, Korea

It has a flat base, globular body and straight neck. There was a bubbling of the clay surface during firing. The attached handle is a little small and thick.

1st half 6th century

2004/1.190

Stoneware

rank 1.29744

ceramics

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

dishes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plates (dishes)

pottery (object genre)

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.134/1972_2.134.JPG

Star-shaped tile with molded floral arabesque design

Artist Unknown, Iran

15th-16th century

15th century - 16th century

1972/2.134

earthenware with black and blue underglaze painting

rank 1.29684

associated concepts

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

descriptors

form attributes

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

shape

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.135/1972_2.135.JPG

Star-shaped tile with molded floral design

Artist Unknown, Iran

15th-16th century

15th century - 16th century

1972/2.135

earthenware with blue underglaze painting

rank 1.29684

associated concepts

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

descriptors

form attributes

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

shape

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.147/1972_2.147.JPG

Star-shaped tile with vegetal arabesque pattern

Artist Unknown, Iran

14th century

early 14th century

1972/2.147

fritware with deep blue glaze, fold leaf, and overglaze painting

rank 1.29684

associated concepts

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

descriptors

form attributes

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

shape

Full Record: x-2007-sl-2.10/2007_2_10.JPG

Landscape of the Seasons

Yi Sang-Beom

Ten-panel screen depicting similar mountain scenes over changing seasons. A spring scene begins on the right, gradually changing over the ten images to winter on the left. In an upper corner of each scene is a corresponding seasonal poetic inscription. These images are created using ink and color on paper, which was mounted on the upper two-thirds of each panel of the screen.

1899-1978

20th century

1943

2007/2.10

ten-fold screen with ink and color on paper

rank 1.29684

buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by function

objects we use

screens (furniture)

settlements and landscapes

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.20/1984_2.20A.JPG

Pot

Artist Unknown, Acoma Pueblo, Native American

A squat, gracefully rounded pot with a mouth that is slightly smaller than the widest circumference of the pot, and a tapered base. The interior is colored white. There is a band of black along the brim. The exterior is decorated with a pattern of alternating squares: brownish-orange squares divided vertically by a white stripe broken by three thin black lines; and white squares divided diagonally with wave-like black shapes.

20th century

circa 1930

1984/2.20

earthenware

rank 1.29655

ceramics

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

modern and contemporary art

native north american styles

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

pottery (object genre)

pueblo

religion

religions

rio grande pueblo styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the americas

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Bowl with bird holding leaf and inscription

Iran, Kashan

A wide-mouth, narrow-base bowl with overglaze lustre decorations of a bird holding leaf. There are inscriptions as part of the decorations.

12th-13th century

12th century - 13th century

1957/1.63

fritware with overglaze lustre painting

rank 1.29655

animal material

animals and creatures

associated concepts

biological material

containers

containers by form

descriptors

document genres

document genres by form

geographic and political locations

information forms

materials

materials by origin

middle east (general region)

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.47/1971_2.47.JPG

Hunting Whistle

Artist Unknown, African, Angola, Chokwe

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.47

carved wood

rank 1.29627

aerophones

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

duct flutes

flutes (aerophones)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

the human body

upper body

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.355/1997_1_355.JPG

Pipe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

20th century

1997/1.355

terracotta

rank 1.29627

smoking and tobacco use

animals and creatures

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

reptiles

tools and equipment

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1997-sl-2.17/1997_2.17.JPG

Inro (four-case medicine box) with design of maple leaves and chrysanthemums, ojime, and netsuke

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1997/2.17

black and gold lacquer, glass ojime (bead)

rank 1.29627

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

concepts relating to the creative process

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by function

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.560/2013_2.560.JPG

The Visitation

Anonymous

Two women on a staircase in an embrace. A man on one side with an arm raised in greeting. Another man is on the other side with a bag over his shoulder.

19th century

1827

2013/2.560

pencil, pen and brown ink on laid paper

rank 1.29611

architectural elements

associated concepts

biological concepts

chimneys and chimney components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

food

fruit

heating and cooking elements

materials

materials by function

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

religions

religions and religious concepts

scientific concepts

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Design Cloth

Artist Unknown, African, Kuba Peoples Democratic Republic of the Congo

Square panel of raffia, cut-pile cloth; top is even, plush surface; intersecting linear pattern creates geometic diamond motifs in contrasting dark and light browns. Back is woven raffia cloth.

20th century

circa 1970

1986/2.105

raffia, cloth, dye

rank 1.29610

associated concepts

descriptors

design elements

fiber

fiber and fiber products

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

motifs

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

social science concepts

social status

sociological concepts

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Shigaraki Ware Flower Vase

Takahashi Rakusai III

The vase uses Shigaraki clay and the wood-firing process. The deformities and imperfections are intentional, and in Iga style. It has a lopsided lip edge at the top, with a deep indentation circling the vase just below it. The texture of this piece is splotchy and ridged, and the colors are earth tones, ranging from tans to dark, forest greens.

1898-1976

Mid-20th century

1960-1963

1963/2.77

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.29610

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

descriptors

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

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Lid for Bowl

Artist Unknown, Korea

A round ceramic fitted lid for a bowl.

400-599

2009/2.73

ceramic

rank 1.29560

asian

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

containers

containers by form

covers (closures)

descriptors

east asian

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

vessels

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Lid for Bowl

Artist Unknown, Korea

A dome-shaped cermaic lid for a bowl. Outfitted with a mushroom-shaped handle with a hole in the center. Carved details around the bowl are two circles, one smaller than the other, with a striped triangle pattern.

400-599

2009/2.76

ceramic

rank 1.29560

asian

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

containers

containers by form

covers (closures)

descriptors

east asian

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

vessels

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Lid for Bowl

Artist Unknown, Korea

A ceramic lid for a matching bowl. Outfitted with a small, round and tapered handle.

400-599

2009/2.75B

ceramic

rank 1.29560

asian

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

containers

containers by form

covers (closures)

descriptors

east asian

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

vessels

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Embroidery, perhaps a sleeve hand

Artist Unknown, China

19th century

2nd quarter of 19th century

1952/2.1

silk embroidery

rank 1.29530

descriptors

needleworking

needleworking and needleworking techniques

objects we use

plants

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

textile processes and techniques

textile working processes and techniques

the natural world

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Embroidery

Anonymous Italian

16th-18th century

16th century

1972/2.302

white linen (now yellowed) with red stiches (faced to ochre)

rank 1.29530

creatures

descriptors

needleworking

needleworking and needleworking techniques

objects we use

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

textile processes and techniques

textile working processes and techniques

the natural world