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This circular tile has circular designs of a range of sizes. At the very center has a small circle, with a ring around it. Surrounding this are six evenly spaced small circles, which result in an overall six-petalled stylized floral-like design. Surrounding it is another thin circular band, and another circle of evenly spaced dots, enclosed by another circular band. This design at center thus far represents a lotus seedpod. Extending from it are eight petals, with another ring of eight larger petals set behind them. Finally, another ring pattern of two thin circular bands with small dots between them creates the border of the tile.<br />
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This dark gray, high-fired earthenware convex eave-end roof tile features a two-tier, eight-petal lotus design. It is made from fine clay mixed with numerous fine stone particles. Two concentric tiers of eight petals surround a flat, circular ovary that contains a single central seed surrounded by six others. A circular band, also containing seeds, runs around the ou
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Roof-end tile with lotus design
676 – 935
On loan from the YooGeum Museum, Seoul, Korea
LTL2009.7.7
This curved tile has small circles lining the edge of the two long, curved edges, and two shorter straight edges without special border decoration. The face of the tile is decorated with vegetal arabesque motif.<br />
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This gray-white, low-fired earthenware concave eave-end roof tile features a scroll design. Although each motif on the front decorative surface of the tile is different, the scroll design demonstrates some degree of left-right symmetry. Traces of a parallel pattern made by a paddle four centimeters wide are visible on the flat surface of the tile. Traces of trimming and smoothing with water are also visible on the sides and joints.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 40]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Untitled
676 – 935
On loan from the YooGeum Museum, Seoul, Korea
LTL2009.7.11

Joshua Reynolds
Portrait of Mrs. Barnard
1750 – 1792
LTL2006.3.1
Lithograph of a rectangular design consisting of vertical and horizontal lines with a smaller rectangle in both the upper left and lower right corners. 
Josef Albers (American (North American))
To Monte Alban
1942
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
2016/1.199
Torn strips of brightly-colored paper adhered to the backing in a grid pattern.
Romero Britto (Brazilian)
Untitled
2008
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2016/1.209
Crouching or seated female figure with an elongated face that tilts backwards. The figure is holding her breasts and has a distended stomach and deep navel. 
Sierra Leonean (Sierra Leonean)
Female Figure
1400 – 1699
Gift of Leah and John Atwater
2016/1.241
Image of a wooded area with outdoor seating on the left.
Joe Maloney (American (North American))
Saddle River, NJ
1978
Gift of Susan and Peter MacGill
2016/1.230
Image of a yellow car parked on the street in front of a bush with pink flowers and a house in the background on the left. 
Joe Maloney (American (North American))
Placerville, CA
1979
Gift of Susan and Peter MacGill
2016/1.231
Image of backyards separated by chain-link fences and shrubs with a white house in the background.
Joe Maloney (American (North American))
Westwood, NJ
1977
Gift of Susan and Peter MacGill
2016/1.232
<p>Dark brown and gray Chirimen haori with shibori dyed latticework patterning with a white rinzu inner lining with dyed green, red and blue yosegire motifs</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Haori
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.30
<p>pale green-yellow and lavender shibori kimono with blurred patterning with a white and lavender gradated inner lining. This kimono was made by Sansai Saitou.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kimono
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.35
<p>Red fukuro (singe-sided) obi with embroidered white, orange, and blue rounded peonies and butterflies with gold and silver embroidery.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.21
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