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    Crucifixion

    Unknown artist, Spanish, Spain
    Crucifixion, ca. 1490
    Tempera and gold on panel
    143.8 x 113 cm (56 5/8 x 44 1/2 inches)
    Gift of John Nicholas Brown 69.197

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    Vase on Stand

    Adelaide Alsop Robineau
    American, 1865-1929
    Vase on Stand, ca. 1900
    Porcelain with glaze and goldleaf
    Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Brenda Schleyer in memory of Toni Olga Muench 81.070

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    Noh theater costume (karaori)

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Noh theater costume (karaori), 18th Century
    Ikat-dyed silk compound weave with supplementary continuous gold-leaf paper patterning wefts and supplementary discontinuous silk patterning weft floats
    Center back length: 144.8 cm (57 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.481

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    Folding fan

    Unknown artist, German
    Folding fan, 1750-1799
    Painted Vellum (gouache) embellished with gold leaf; tortoise shell and ivory sticks
    Length: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Livingston Hunt 31.326

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    Angel with Crown and Flagellum

    Unknown artist, French, France
    Angel with Crown and Flagellum, ca. 1460
    Oil on panel
    32.4 x 32.4 x 5.1 cm (12 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 60.105

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    Mary Magdalene

    Lippo Memmi
    Italian, Active 1317- ca. 1350
    Mary Magdalene, ca. 1330
    Tempera and gold on panel
    49.5 x 22.5 cm (19 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 21.250

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    Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

    Mariotto di Nardo
    Italian, Active ca. 1394 - 1424
    Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, ca. 1408
    Tempera and gold on panel
    23.5 x 28.9 cm (9 1/4 x 11 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.521

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    Nō theater costume (nuihaku)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Nō theater costume (nuihaku), 1750-1800
    Silk, gold leaf; plain weave, hand-painting, embroidery
    Center back length: 162.6 cm (64 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.470

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    Manuscript chest

    Unknown artist, Burmese, Myanmar; Burma
    Manuscript chest, ca. 1800-1885
    Gilded and lacquered wood with colored glass and mirror insets
    62.2 x 96.5 x 61 cm (24 1/2 x 38 x 24 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.4

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    Tasting

    Andrew Lord
    English, b. 1950
    Tasting, 1996 - 1998
    Glazed ceramic, epoxy, gold leaf, and encre de chine
    Vase: 74.9 x 57.1 x 57.1 cm (29 x 22 x 22 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2008.37