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Walhalla

Description: The exterior view of the facade is shown in a dramatic upward view and includes the massive stairs, columns and sculpted pediment.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo von
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Walhalla

Description: A view of the Danube River is visible beneath the memorial temple on its massive foundation.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo von
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Walhalla

Description: The interior of the memorial temple is shown with its many attendant sculptures, busts and portraits of notable Germans.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo von
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Walhalla

Description: This view shows the massive Doric columns and the expansive view into the countryside from inside the temple.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo von
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Beaded Bag

Description: Handbag. Rectangular bronze frame chased with scrolling floral forms. Ball/snap closure and bronze chain. Body of purse of off-white woven cloth covered in beaded design of red, pink, green, black, and white in an American Indian or possibly Caucasian motifs. Originally lined in pink silk. Frame is marked "Germany".
Date: 1900/1920

A. E. G. Turbine Factory

Description: The exterior view shows a portion of the main entrance and a raking view of the long side exterior wall. The view is from the southeast and shows the steel hinged arches showing through the surface.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Behrens, Peter
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Purse

Description: Purse / Handbag for afternoon use. Rectangular plain polished gunmetal / steel frame with ball/snap closure and matching chain of elongated links. Body of purse formed of gunmetal / steel mesh, with linked chain latticework along bottom edge, terminating in small spheres. Purse of gunmetal mesh, suitable for afternoon use. Inside of frame is engraved "Bessie H. Brown" and "Dallas Texas 4205 Swiss Avenue"
Date: 1910/1915

Gloves

Description: Pair of gloves of ivory colored leather. On back of each glove is a stitched swirl design of 5 ribs. The gloves widen to end with piped hems, and extend to about mid-forearm. Appears to be a youth size. Stamped inside gloves: A) "ARIS" logo in hemisphere; "U.S. Pat. / Aug. 22'22"; and with various stamped numbers inside the glove for sewing and matching pieces. B) "5 3/4"; "U.S. Pat. / Sept 19'22 / Made in Germany"; and with various stamped numbers inside the glove for sewing and matching pieces.
Date: 1922
Creator: Aris

Cloche

Description: Cloche hat of beige felt. The high, domed crown is of dark beige/brownish felt, pulled and gathered to create texture at top back. The brim, of the same felt, is narrow, curving down at sides and up at back. Around the base of the crown is a wide band of brown grosgrain ribbon, which passes through slots in the upturned back section of the brim. At the side of the hat, the ribbon is gathered slightly, and has three segments that extend forward around the crown, fanning upwards to partly cover the front of the hat. The hat is lined in a slightly iridescent bronze fabric. In crown of hat is ornate embroidered label consisting of an oval surmounted by a device with triple ostrich plumes; small coats of arms at the ends of the oval, and the text " Imported / Amhat / Chiffon Felt", with inscription below: "Reg. U.S. Patent Office". Attached inside base of crown is original paper tag: "Berlin / Amhat / New York" and "Triste / Imported / Chiffon Felt".
Date: 1923

Gloves

Description: Gloves of light off white kid leather with brown piping. Hands have 3 darts outlined with brown thread on top; wrist portion extends almost to elbow; triangular inserts of same leather with tiny circles punched out lays over brown leather create full trumpet shaped wrist opening; vent at bottom wrist near hand with 2 pearl button closures. Stamped inside of left glove: "Made in Saxony"; "9468"; "V T ES / 1445"; "ARIS" (logo within arch); "US PAT / AUG 22 '27" Stamped inside of right glove: "6"; "US PAT / SEPT 19'22"' "3126 / 8"; "9468"
Date: 1927/1939
Creator: Aris Glove Company

[Costume Design]

Description: Reproduction of a costume design(?) for an unidentified male and female costumes of Persian style figures on a horse, by Lilli Wolff, believed to date from before 1945.
Date: 1930/1945
Creator: Wolff, Lilli