Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,207 of them are on view in the museum now. 82,755 of them are available online. There are 753 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Metallic Lace Trim, 1840

Burmese, Burma

Sa-si-gyo (cord for tying manuscript leaves into bundles), 1900s


Sword of the Katana Type with Scabbard, late 1800s–early 1900s


Manuscript and Covers, 1800s


Drug Jar (Albarello), ca.1550

Jacob Hoefnagel, designer

Riddle: my skin is red, and white liquid is hidden within (Aenigma: Rubra mihi cutis est, latet intus niveus humor), 1592