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    Textile sample, casement, #UP 55-8-8-22

    Dorothy Liebes
    American, 1899-1972
    Textile sample, casement, #UP 55-8-8-22, 1940-1969
    Cotton and silk warp with wood weft decoration
    Gift of the Rhode Island School of Design Textile Department 83.021.27

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    Looking Glass

    Unknown artist, American, New York
    Looking Glass, 1785-1815
    Mahogany and pine
    139.1 x 58.4 cm (54 3/4 x 23 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.144

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    Splotchy

    Alexander Calder, designer
    American, 1898-1976
    Laverne Originals, manufacturer
    American, 1938-
    Splotchy, 1949
    Screenprint on paper
    141.6 cm (55 3/4 inches) (width)
    Abby Rockefeller Mauze Fund 82.098

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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, New York
    Side Chair, 1790-1815
    mahogany; light wood inlay; maple; pine
    96.5 cm (38 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.136

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    Normandie Pitcher

    Peter Müller-Munk, designer
    American, 1904-67
    Revere Copper & Brass Company, manufacturer
    American, founded 1801
    Normandie Pitcher, 1935-1941
    Chrome-plated brass
    30.5 x 24.1 x 7.6 cm (12 x 9 1/2 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Alice K. Miles 1994.082

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    Dionysus Medal

    Paul Manship
    American, 1885-1966
    Medallic Art Company, manufacturer
    American, 1903-present
    Dionysus Medal, 1930
    Bronze
    7.3 cm (2 7/8 inches) (diameter)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight McCracken 1990.105.40

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    Armchair

    Joseph Urban, designer
    American, 1872-1933
    Wiener Werkstätte of America, Inc., manufacturer
    1922 - 1924
    Armchair, 1922
    Laminated wood, synthetic mother-of-pearl, reproduction silk upholstery
    108 x 73.7 x 85.1 cm (42 1/2 x 29 x 33 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2004.4

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    Bowl

    Whiting Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1866-1924
    Bowl, 1886
    sterling silver
    Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 inches)
    Elizabeth T. and Dorothy N. Casey Fund 2005.54.2

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    Bride

    Robert Gober
    American, b. 1954
    Derriere L’Etoile Studios, printer
    Bride, 1992-1996
    Photolithograph printed on archival newsprint
    56.5 x 34.3 cm (22 5/16 x 13 1/2 inches) (plate) image/sheet
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 2005.74

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    Pitcher

    Tiffany & Company
    American, 1837-
    Pitcher, ca. 1875
    Sterling silver
    Across handle: 17.8 x 19.4 cm (7 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Museum purchase; bequest of Eliza Taft by exchange 2005.71.2

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    History of the United States, Volume 1

    J. A. Spencer, author
    Johnson, Fry & Co., publisher
    History of the United States, Volume 1, Elliot, The First Missionary Among the Indians, 1858
    Engraving on paper
    27.9 x 22.9 x 5.1 cm (11 x 9 x 2 inches)
    Museum Collection INV2006.549

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    Letter from Birmingham City Jail

    Faith Ringgold
    American, b. 1930
    Martin Luther King, Jr., author
    American, 1929 - 1968
    Limited Editions Club, publisher
    Letter from Birmingham City Jail, 2008
    Book containing eight color screenprints
    37.1 x 31.8 x 2.9 cm (14 5/8 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches) book
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2009.85