Collections: Items Tagged "Folk art"

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Goddess Seshat

Seshat, whose name means "female scribe," was the goddess of writing and record keeping. The Egyptians believed she had responsibility for r...

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: Table of Offerings

    Objects like this were called “basins for libations.” Priests used them in tombs to receive poured offerings for the deceased, s...

     
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    Found 128 Items Tagged "Folk art"


    Baleen Whale MaskTumbling Blocks QuiltCrawford Notch, New HampshireAngelFace JugTrade Sign (Boy Riding Bicycle)Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.Early SkatingTiger and MagpiePicture of Holy FamilyFractur DrawingSamplerMedallion QuiltPictorial QuiltDouble Wedding Ring QuiltPictorial QuiltLog Cabin Quilt, Barn Raising SettingCrazy Quilt
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