Collections: Items Tagged "cowries"

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On View: Lady with a Mirror

This figure a woman holding a mirror is of a picture type known as an allegory, or symbolic figure. The mirror refers to the fortunes of lov...

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: Pin with Persian Ibex Motif

    The Achaemenid rulers of ancient Persia favored images of lions with their mouths open in a snarl or roar. On these gold jewelry
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    Koma Ba Mask
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