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Heinrich Vogtherr
The Large Ex libris of Wolfgang Rehlinger
1539 – 1549
Museum Purchase
1963/2.10

Albert Kahn (American (North American))
Blois
05/07/1891
Transferred from the College of Architecture and Design, 1972—Gift of the Family of Albert Kahn: through Dr. Edgar A. Kahn; Mrs. Barnett Malbin; Mrs. Martin L. Butzel
1972/2.461

French (French (culture or style))
Escutcheon - Armorial Bearings
19th century
Gift of Baroness Maud Ledyard von Ketteler
1951/2.20

Hendrick Goltzius
William of Orange
1558 – 1616
Museum Purchase
1960/2.44

French (French (culture or style))
Escutcheon - Armorial Bearings
19th century
Gift of Baroness Maud Ledyard von Ketteler
1951/2.19

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Dance Crest
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt
1983/1.93
The armor is comprised of a round helmet with a neck protector and a crescent-moon shaped ornament; a mask with fake mustache; an upper-body protector with sleeves from waist down and paulownia crest in the middle; a thigh cover; two metal leg protectors; two arm and hand protectors. The suit is stored in a black lacquered box with the gold crest.<br />
The helmet is made of red-painted metal lined with indigo-dyed cotton fabric and deer skin leather trim, which is attached to the metal helmet. The cotton is quilted with indigo-dyed cotton threads. There are two loops on side and one loop in the back, to hold a code for tying below the wearer’s chin. The code is indigo-dyed and then plaited; there are some fading areas. On the outside of helmet, the paulownia crest is on side flaps (to protect ears). There is a hole in the middle of the helmet for a head ornament. The metal leaves are interlaced with cotton strings. Ceremonial knots of yellow code on the back. It weights about 10 pounds.<br />
The helmet orna
Workshop of Mitsusada
Armor and Helmet with Paulownia Crests
19th century
Gift of James Abbott
2006/1.146A-M
An oval tray with deep sides. Inside is a red lacquer with gold floral designs in lacquer on the outside against a dark brown background. A small geometric crest appears on the outside. Part of a bridal trousseau.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Oval water tray
1800 – 1850
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.167
Circular tsuba, made of iron. Inside an exterior circle, eight smaller circles are placed with the same spacing. The eight circles are connected to the exterior circle as well as to the three center holes where kôgai, blade, and kozuka are placed. Each of the eight circles have a different family crests. The openwork technique seen here is called "marubori" (round carving). The surface is slightly textured by minute stippling.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Tsuba (sword guard) with eight family crests
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston
1978/2.7
This small, flat metal piece has a circular shape and an openwork design. It has a triangular shaped sword hole in the center, flanked by two other holes, which are filled with shakudô (copper-gold alloy). The sword hole is mended with gold. Three crests, consisting of pawlownia leaves and flowers, are interconnected with vines. There are some abrasions on the center oval shape around the sword hole. The surface is slightly textured by minute stippling. The outer rim is slightly elevated from the inner design. This openwork carving technique is called "marubori" (round carving).
Kinai School
Tsuba (sword guard) with design of three pawlownia crests and vines
1745 – 1755
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston
1978/2.4
A small square box with lid. Gold lacquered flowers appear on all sides, as well as small crests on one side and on the top of the lid. Part of a bridal trousseau.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Container with lid
1800 – 1850
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.162A&B
The long rectangular box is covered with an intricate floral pattern of gold on a black background in lacquer. Two house crests (one a geometric representation of a well and the other a chrysanthemum flower) appear in the design. Part of a bridal trousseau.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Shaver container
1800 – 1850
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.160A-C
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