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18th century

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    Semi-formal Buddhist vestment (7-column kesa)

    Unknown artist, Japanese; Edo, Japan
    Semi-formal Buddhist vestment (7-column kesa), 18th-19th century
    Silk, gilt mulberry paper; compound weave, supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 208.3 cm (82 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.320

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; knotted
    Length: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.497

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    Portrait of Samuel Bernard

    Pierre-Imbert Drevet
    French, 1697-1739
    After Hyacinthe Rigaud, associated artist/maker
    French, 1659-1743
    Portrait of Samuel Bernard, early 18th century-mid 18th century
    Engraving on paper
    Image/plate: 62.2 x 42.4 cm (24 1/2 x 16 11/16 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1212

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    Castle on the Edge of a Lake

    Jonathan Skelton
    British, fl. ca. 1754-1758
    Castle on the Edge of a Lake, late 1850s
    Watercolor applied with brush, and graphite
    14.3 x 21.6 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.42

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    Metallic Lace Trim

    Unknown artist, French
    Metallic Lace Trim, 18th Century
    Flat metallic thread, metallic wrapped yarn, silk; bobbin lace
    Length: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.104

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    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Vase, 1690-1710
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    22.2 x 11.4 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.371

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    Teapot

    Unknown artist, English, Bristol
    Teapot, 18th century
    Porcelain, glaze, gilding
    Height: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Alice Brownell, Mrs. Ernst R. Behrend and Alfred S. Brownell 29.150

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    Priest Ohi

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Priest Ohi, 1662 - 1722
    Silk and gold-wrapped yarn compound weave, pieced
    Length: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.440

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    Tassel

    Unknown artist, French
    Tassel, 17th Century-19th Century
    Cotton; plied and knotted
    Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Richard Greenleaf 52.498

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    Tankard

    Jeremiah Dummer
    American, 1645-1718
    Tankard, ca. 1705
    Silver
    20.3 x 19.7 cm (8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Daniel Howland 2003.135.1

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    The Muses and Two Medals with Greek Inscriptions

    Hubert François Bourguignon Gravelot
    French, 1699-1773
    The Muses and Two Medals with Greek Inscriptions, 18th century
    Pencil and pen and ink on paper
    4 x 7.6 cm (1 5/8 x 3 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 65.087

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    Pair of Shoes

    Unknown artist, French
    Pair of Shoes, 18th century
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Length: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Abby Rockefeller Mauze 78.046.21

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Italian, Gubbio
    Plate, 18th century
    Earthenware with tin glaze and lustre
    Diameter: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.511

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