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Isaac Cruikshank
The New Wig
1756 – 1810
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1969/2.98

British
Text accompanying 1988/1.109.1 (Tintern Abbey, from Treasure Spots of the World)
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
1988/1.109.2

Flemish (Flemish (culture or style))
Leaf from a Book of Hours
1320 – 1330
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
1996/2.56

English
Manuscript page from Oxford Bible (Dominican)
1245 – 1255
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
1996/2.55
A long wooden box divided into two compartments, one small and one large. The small compartment contains an intricately worked gold thimble inscribed with a poem. The long compartment contains a silver thimble in which horse hairs have been threaded. The tuft of horse hair runs the length of the long compartment.
Ann Hamilton (American (North American))
scripted
1997
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
1999/2.15
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This Ilkhanid eight-pointed star tile employs the Kashan style that originates in Iran. A crane/phoenix-type bird flies amongst floral decorations. The outer perimeter is decorated with a cursive script. The script may either be Qur'anic verse (Arabic) or a Shahnama verse (Persian book of Kings). (updated)
Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped Tile with flying crane among flowers
1300 – 1332
Museum Purchase
1957/1.102
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