Collections: Items Tagged "oriental"

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
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    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
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    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
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    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Fragment of "Magic Knife"

Used for magical protection, objects like this one are today commonly called “knives” because of their shape. The feline head on...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Head of a Male Figure

    The slight smile, the soft facial features, and the downward-pointing viper on the brow (where there would normally be a rearing cobra)of so...

     
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    Found 13 Items Tagged "oriental"


    Woman in a Japanese CostumeThe MusicaleFruit Knife, One of Set of SixCardinal Taking TeaA Gathering of DervishesKnife, One of Set of SixMedallion CarpetStudy of a Moor in BlueEffigy VesselChichi Type CarpetOriental Hotel, Coney IslandChrysanthemum and Garden Rocks, Hanging Scroll
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