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    Dress

    Norman Norell, Inc.

    Ca. 1969
    Dress
    Wool, crystal, plastic, metal, crepe yarn; twill weave, embroidered
    Center back length: 94 cm (37 inches)
    Gift of Loretta and Max Bernegger 1992.036.11

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    Jumpsuit

    Bonnie Cashin

    1963
    Jumpsuit
    Leather and machine-knit mohair with elastic waist and metal snaps
    Gift of Philip Sills 80.171.8

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    Cocktail dress

    Pierre Cardin

    Ca.1970
    Cocktail dress
    Wool, mirrored chrome metal; crepe-twist yarn, chain-link, appliqué, plain weave
    Center back: 99.1 cm (39 inches)
    Gift of Isabelle Weinstein 1986.228.16

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    Palanquin (norimono) with Tokugawa and Ichijo Crests

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    Late 18th Century- first half of the 19th Century
    Palanquin (norimono) with Tokugawa and Ichijo Crests
    Black lacquered wood with gold paint and incised metal fittings; ink and color on paper
    134.6 x 130.8 cm (53 x 51 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Brown University 2004.113

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    Purse

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1914
    Purse
    Metal mesh with glass bead embellishment; metal frame and chain
    Gift of Harold Duncan 71.106.1

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    Chair/Table

    Richard Artschwager

    1980
    Chair/Table
    Formica (TM), wood and metal
    104.1 x 54.6 x 61 cm (41 x 21 1/2 x 24 inches) (chair)
    Museum purchase with funds from the bequest of Lyra Brown Nickerson, by exchange 82.058

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    Green and Black Immaterial Curves

    Jésus Rafael Soto

    1966
    Green and Black Immaterial Curves
    Wood, metal, and paint
    106 x 106 x 25.1 cm (41 3/4 x 41 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Nancy Sayles Day Collection of Modern Latin American Art 66.152

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    Shoes and matching clogs

    Unknown artist, English

    1740-1749
    Shoes and matching clogs
    Silk brocade, leather soles, lined with linen(shoes); silk brocade, leather soles, lined with kid (clogs)
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.840

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    Women's shoes

    Unknown artist

    1770s-1780s
    Women’s shoes
    Silk rib weave with silk embroidery and cast metal buckle
    Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. F. M. Broderick 47.030

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    Rock Head

    David Hammons

    2000
    Rock Head
    Stone, hair, metal stand
    35.6 x 27.9 x 12.7 cm (14 x 11 x 5 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2001.31.1

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    Valentine Portable Typewriter and Case

    Ettore Sottsass, Jr.

    1969
    Valentine Portable Typewriter and Case
    Plastic, rubber and metal
    10.2 x 32.7 x 32.7 cm (4 x 12 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2005.97.2

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    Open Door

    Mimi Smith

    1974
    Open Door
    knotted thread, wood tape measures, screws
    221 x 114.3 cm (87 x 45 inches) installed
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.103

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    Maternity Dress

    Mimi Smith

    1966
    Maternity Dress
    Plastic, vinyl, zipper, screws
    114.3 x 36.8 x 17.8 cm (45 x 14 1/2 x 7 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.8

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    table

    Unknown artist, American

    Ca. 1825
    table
    Mahogany, poplar, ash and pine with brass
    74.3 x 138.4 x 60.6 cm (29 5/16 x 54 1/2 x 23 7/8 inches) with leaves up
    Bequest of Frederick Lippitt 2007.98.16

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    Untitled

    Cathy Wilkes

    2008
    Untitled
    Linen, latex, china saucer, rosebuds, wire
    80 x 100 cm (31 1/2 x 39 3/8 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2008.40

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    Embroidery sample

    Miss Anea (pseudonym of Anea Tonnegotti)

    1940-1970
    Embroidery sample
    Sequins, pearls and beads embroidered on net.
    Length: 35.6 cm (14 inches)
    Gift of Hope Grayson and John Simon 2008.73.102

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    Textile sample

    Miss Anea (pseudonym of Anea Tonnegotti)

    1940-1970
    Textile sample
    Silk plain weave embellished with gold trim, beads, crystal stones and roses montees
    Length: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Gift of Hope Grayson and John Simon 2008.73.134

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    Textile sample

    Miss Anea (pseudonym of Anea Tonnegotti)

    1940-1970
    Textile sample
    Silk plain weave embellished with sequins, beads, drop pendants, and rhinestones
    Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Hope Grayson and John Simon 2008.73.138

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    Textile sample

    Miss Anea (pseudonym of Anea Tonnegotti)

    1940-1970
    Textile sample
    Silk plain weave embellished with sequins, pearls, cannetille, file, and beads
    Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Hope Grayson and John Simon 2008.73.146

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    Gilded Frost and Jet Chandelier

    Dale Chihuly

    2008
    Gilded Frost and Jet Chandelier
    Glass with metal armature
    121.9 x 274.3 x 228.6 cm (48 x 108 x 90 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund and gift of Chihuly Studio 2011.60

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    Butterfly-print dress

    Alexander McQueen

    2008
    Butterfly-print dress
    Silk, leather belt; plain weave, printed
    Center back: 99.1 cm (39 inches) dress
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2009.39

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    Woman's Jacket

    Junya Watanabe

    2008
    Woman’s Jacket
    Cotton; rayon; polyester; metallic, yarn; metal, chain; brass, hook and eyes
    53.3 cm (21 inches) (center back length)
    Museum Purchase 2009.62.1

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    Backless Blouse

    Basso and Brooke

    2008
    Backless Blouse
    Rayon plain weave embellished with metallic yarn, metal sequins, and beads
    Length: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 inches) (greatest)
    Museum Purchase 2009.62.2

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    Shaped Edge

    Don Hazlitt

    1980
    Shaped Edge
    Oil on corrugated cardboard, wood dowels, and wire
    66.7 x 25.4 x 4.5 cm (26 3/16 x 10 x 1 13/16 inches) includes wire extension
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.9

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    Cashin Carry for Coach

    Coach

    1962
    Cashin Carry for Coach
    Leather, cotton, zipper metal closure; hand tooled
    Length: 53.3 cm (21 inches)
    Gift in Honor of Shirley V. Errickson, RISD BFA 1948, Apparel and Painting 2009.118.1

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    untitled: 3brokenmonuments

    Phyllida Barlow

    2011
    untitled: 3brokenmonuments
    Plywood, polystyrene, expanded foam, bonding plaster, cement, scrim, plastic, paint, expanded metal, fabric
    164.8 x 93 x 67.3 cm (64 7/8 x 36 5/8 x 26 1/2 inches) installed
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2011.76