18 UMMA Objects
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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
A checkered gold brocade foregrounds five fragments of textile: a square in the middle surrounded by four cornerpieces. Each textile has a different design, some with butterflies, birds, and other floral motifs.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Brocades in Various Traditional Pattern
1860 – 1926
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
A silver cuff bracelet that has a pin lock to keep it closed.  The bracelet is decorated with silver beads.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Silver Cuff Bracelet
20th century
Gift of Denise Miner Stanford
A silver cuff bracelet with braided carvings and green and yellow decorations.  A chain is attached to one side to keep it closed.
Silver Cuff Bracelet with Green and Yellow Decoration
20th century
Gift of Denise Miner Stanford

John Tunnard
South Polar Quadrille
Museum Purchase
Inscription: Painted in the fall of 1619. Li Shida<br />Two seals of the artist<br />Ten collectors’ seals, including five imperial seals of the Qing dynasty <br />Tao Yuanming intently watches an attendant water the chrysanthemums. His brushwork is detailed and the composition elegant.<br />
Li Shida
The Hermit Tao Yuanming Enjoying Chrysanthemums
Museum Purchase
<p>Pale green silk Fukuro (single sided) obi with dyed green, blue, and orange squares and seven embroidered Chinese characters &ldquo;Kotobuki&rdquo; which signifies longevity.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
20th century
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
This brocade makes use of gold thread, creating a composite that shimmers. the warm, muted tones of the gold are matched in color selections of light blue, dark blue, yellow, mauve, silvery white, and muted green threads. Two textile fragments have been sewn into a gold background. On the left is a rectangular segment of a blue and green dragon among clouds. The right segment is a floral decoration of a variety of plants and colors, interspersed with horizontal lines.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Kinran and Karaori
17th century
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
Fragments of brocade textiles are stitched symmetrically into gold fabric. Gold, blue, and brownish/copper hues create the patterns on the textile fragments.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Indigo Brocades
1900 – 1926
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
A man in a military uniform is shown in full length, standing in a slight contrapposto pose on a blank background. He rests the butt of his rifle on the ground, resting both hands on the tip of the barrel. He is also equipped with a sword, multiple sacks at his waist, one over his right shoulder, and a rucksack on his back. He wears a kepi (cap) on his head, which is tilted slightly to his left.<br />
Inscriptions (all recto): <br />
Signed and dated lower right, in the plate: "J.J. Tissot / 1870"<br />
Inscribed upper left, in the plate: "Bastien Pradel de Figaro / du 39"<br />
Tissot's stamp (Lugt 1545), lower left
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
Bastien Pradel
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Aldrich
This work in graphite and watercolor on off-white wove paper is vertically oriented. There are six standing male figures portrayed in uniforms. Only the second and third men from the left are colored in, the four others are rendered with graphite outlines. The men wear military jackets with belts, trousers, and black shoes with tall, white spats. Their hats have brass emblems and tipped up bills. The largest man who was been colored in has a blue sash over his gray uniform and holds a rifle at his side. There is a pale blue rectangular border around the men with the artist’s name in the bottom center.
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
Les Éclaireurs de la Seine
1870 – 1871
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a view of three costumed children holding sparklers in a yard.  On the ground there are chicken feathers strewn about.
Keith Carter (American (North American))
Chicken Feathers
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund