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  • RISDM 2011-30 v_28

    Collaboration and the Late-Medieval Book

    Books of hours made during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance were products of collaboration between scribes, illuminators, bookbinders, and, sometimes, the original patron or owner. A recent acquisition of a French book of hours made in Rouen around 1510 tells the story of this collaboration through the structure of its contents, iconography, and assembly.

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  • RISDM 2009-67-1

    Woman's blouse and skirt

    Junya Watanabe
    Japanese, b. 1961
    Comme des Garçons
    Japanese, est. 1969
    Woman’s blouse and skirt, 2009
    Cotton; plain weave, printed
    Center back length: 72.4 cm (28 1/2 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2009.67.1-2

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  • RISDM 36-015

    Buddha Commemorations

    There’s always more to be discovered: Hidden in plain sight since the 11th century, two inscriptions were found during conservation of the Museum’s Dainichi Buddha.

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  • RISDM 73-167

    New York at Night

    Berenice Abbott
    American, 1898-1991
    New York at Night, 1932
    Gelatin silver print
    Sheet: 34 x 26.7 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts 73.167

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  • RISDM 38-206 det

    Mummy's Boy

    Over the last 2,000 years, Nesmin has been a priest, a mummy, and a museum exhibit. A RISD Museum intern discusses his influence in his life.

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