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Bonnet

Description: Bonnet of blue silk. Brim is hand-quilted in square corners and curving lines that follow the shape of the brim in even lines. The brim is composed of 3 pieces of silk fabric, which are pieced together and then quilted. Cotton used as batting material throughout. The crown is entirely quilted in rows of horizontal stitching and radiating circles. The tail has L-shaped quilting, which echoes the front edge of the tail. The chin ties are striped silk ribbons. Some areas of fabric loss and shattering on bonnet and ties.
Date: 1840

Chûjô-hime

Description: A roundel in the center features a woman in a highly patterned kimono holding two pieces of a vegetable. A lotus blossom is featured on the roundel. In the uppermost portion of the piece is a rectangular inset with Japanese text and double row of cloud formations. A large leaf extends below and from underneath the roundel on the lower right side. A narrow band on the right side of the artwork graduates from yellow to blue and also includes Japanese text.
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Date: 1843~
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Tokiwa Gozen

Description: Japanese text in the uppermost portion of the print while below, inside a circle, a woman is surrounded by several red flowers.
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Date: 1843~
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Pencil of Nature

Description: The cover of the book is decorated with a cartouche in black and red in a mixture of styles, Medieval, Celtic and Victorian.
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Date: 1844
Creator: Talbot, William Henry Fox

Lace

Description: Lace worked in foliage patterns is depicted in this photographic image.
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Date: 1842/1850
Creator: Talbot, William Henry Fox

Silence

Description: The round sculptural relief depicts a person with her index finger to her lips.
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Date: 1848
Creator: Préault, Antoine-Augustin