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    Serpentipity: Ancient Egyptian Funeral Planning Today

    How do you lay an Egyptian mummy to rest in a museum? Our curator considered a number of factors in orienting Nesmin, RISD’s Egyptian mummy, in his new case in the freshly renovated gallery, but found a strange coincidence in her final decision.

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  • RISDM 2010-57-1

    A Snowy Day in Paris

    In the winter of 1886, the neighborhoods of Paris were transformed by an unusually heavy snowfall that lingered on the branches of trees and captured the imagination of the artist Berthe Morisot.

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    Critical Encounters with Type, Image and Print

    In response to questions posed by Graphic Design graduate students, designers and innovators debate the past, critique the present, and imagine the future of graphic design.

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  • RISDM 55-169-1

    Live from RISD: It's the Meissen Monkey Band

    Knowing the exact opera depicted on the Meissen stand leads to the next question: could the musical notes depicted actually be played?

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    Zig-Zag chair

    Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, designer
    Dutch, 1888-1964
    Gerard van de Groenekan, cabinetmaker
    Netherlandish, 1904-1994; fl. 1917-1971
    Zig-Zag chair, 1941
    Elm with steel screws
    76.2 x 45.7 x 61 cm (30 x 18 x 24 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2001.2

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