2632 UMMA Objects
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Helmut Weitz
Bleeding Skull
20th century
Museum Purchase
1960/2.91

Robert Motherwell (American (North American))
Untitled (blue, black, beige)
1975
Museum Purchase
1976/1.225

Stanley William Hayter
Symmetry
1901 – 1976
Gift of Herbert and Nancy Berhard.
1976/2.96

Christo (American (North American);Bulgarian (culture or style))
Projet pour l'emballage de l'Arc de Triomphe
1935 – 1978
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1978/2.43

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Ritual Staff
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton
1975/1.69
Black silk leno weave (gauze) fukuro obi; floral medallion patterns woven in lacquered red, gold-coated paper (kinran). and a synthetic turquoise metal-coated paper.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Black silk gauze fukuro obi with large woven floral 'hosoge' medallions
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.334
White silk hand tie-dyed with dark indigo, in two techniques: makiage shibori and kanako shibori.  Cream or pale peach-colored plain weave silk lining.  Cord silver and white braided silk (kumihimo)
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Dark indigo shibori haori
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.347
Purple silk damask with hitome kanoko floral design in graduated scale, from small at collar to large at hem.  Lining is plain white silk at the top, the lower third and sleeve ends are purple.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kimono
1960 – 1979
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.360
Metal lion with flowing mane and tail.  Gold inlaid spits decorate his body and color his eyes.  The lion's head is thrown impossibly backwards, allowing a view of the head as if from above.  The golden eyes look upwards.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obidome (obi brooch) in shape of dancing lion
1950 – 1975
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.368
Gray silk with indigo tie-dye hitta mura pattern cut across with diagonal wavy lines of dark blue.  Lining is plain-weave white silk with blue bokashi at sleeve ends and hem.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Gray kimono with overall shibori indigo dot pattern and random dark blue lines
1975 – 1985
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.373
Gray silk damask with surihaku (gilt), embroidered and appliquéd brocade designs, bordered in couched gold-wrapped threads.  Lining is plain weave silk, white above and gray below.  Has double oak-leaf (kashiwa) crest embroidered in gold thread.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Formal gray kimono with gilt, embroidered and appliquéd saga brocade cloud designs
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.378
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