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Hat

Description: Hat of dull golden horsehair mesh over wire framework. Cylindrical crown widening to base of horsehair constructed in a spiral, on wire armature. Side of crown with wide black velvet band with self bow at back. Slightly oval brim of same horsehair set so sides are wider than front or back. Brim slopes slightly from crown to outer rim, with thin wire framework to retain shape. Attached at sides are sprays of artificial flowers and leaves. Underside of brim lined with gathered extremely fine pale chiffon. Crown has inner rigid structure that extends below brim, creating a "support" that rests on wearer's head. Exterior of inner structure lined with black velvet, inner lining of white fabric with "drawstring" center gather. No labels or tags.
Date: 1904

Bonnet

Description: Child's poke-type bonnet of white silk. Completely shirred and trimmed with white satin ribbon, outlined with lace. High crown to which circular shirred flange has been added. Label inside crown mostly illegible; last word is "Chicago".
Date: [1900..1909]

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of off-white leather. Designed with pointed toes, the shoes have uppers cut to create a large tongue with upper edged cut to a point. Applied to vamp is medium sized bow of same leather. Modified Louis heel covered with same leather. Retailer's label stamped inside: "Neiman Marcus"
Date: [1907..1930]

Bonnet

Description: Infant's bonnet of white cotton, possibly as part of a christening set. Lace inset and tucking near brim. Gathered shell. Ties of self.
Date: 1900

Bonnet

Description: Child's sunbonnet of white cotton. Channel-stitched. Corded brim that also stiffens and shapes bonnet. Long curtain of same.
Date: 1900~

Haiku Poem by Issa (1763-1827)

Description: The top half of the postcard contains a depiction of a person on their knees with a wide-eyed expression and shoes on their hands. The poem is written along the bottom edge of the picture and the right edge of the postcard. The bottom half is empty.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû
Item Type: Postcard

Haiku Poem by Buson (1716-1783)

Description: The poem is written in white text on the top and left edges of the postcard. The top two-thirds of the vertically oriented postcard contains a depiction of a standing rat wearing a robe and holding a sword under his arm.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû
Item Type: Postcard

Landscape in Black and Green

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts a landscape with a black sky and a floating insert for the message. The color of the card stock is beige and the printing is in two colors, green and black.
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Date: 1900/1912~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû
Item Type: Postcard

The Moon at Sodegaura in Shinagawa

Description: Six people canoe in the foreground with another boat in the middle ground and the background some landscape. A half-moon is visible in the sky. There is some Japanese text in the lower right hand corner of the postcard.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu
Item Type: Postcard

Tokiwa Gozen

Description: The vertically oriented postcard features a group of three people in the lower right corner and an area free of illustration for writing.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
Item Type: Postcard

The West: Sparrows in the Park in Paris

Description: A woman and two young boys watch the small birds on the ground in front of them. The tones of the postcard are brown with some green and blue muted tones included. The brush strokes are washy and loose.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Nakamura Fusetsu
Item Type: Postcard

Sojo Henjo and Ono no Komachi

Description: The vertically oriented postcard depicts a seated man and woman who is covering her mouth with her kimono.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
Item Type: Postcard

Mandarin Ducks

Description: The postcard consists of six panels in which two duck silhouettes meet, closer frame by frame. The ground of the card is a cream color and the postcard is printed in two dark shades of brown.
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Date: 1900/1912~
Creator: Saitô Shôshû
Item Type: Postcard

Two Women Enjoying a Summer Evening

Description: Two women wearing soft head coverings are looking to their right while a small cage hangs behind their right shoulders. The wind appears to be blowing and the woman in the foreground holds a decorated fan.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Uemura Shoen
Item Type: Postcard

Tokiwa

Description: The vertically oriented postcard includes a huddle of three people in the lower right and the space allotted for a message has been used. A short holiday greeting and address change are the content of the message written in ink on the postcard.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Tomioka Eisen
Item Type: Postcard

Looking: Geisha

Description: A seated woman in front of a window holds a handkerchief and an open book is at her left elbow on the table.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Nakazawa Hiromitsu
Item Type: Postcard

Alice Antoinette de la Mar

Description: A young girl wearing a pink dress with pink stockings and a large white feather hat is flanked by two large white and tan dogs.
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Date: 1900/1927~
Creator: van Beers, Jan
Item Type: Artwork

Virginals

Description: A painted figure of a reclining nude fills the top cover of a virginal while geometric and floral decoration surrounds the rest of the case.
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Date: 1900/1934~
Creator: Fry, Roger
Item Type: Artwork

Couple with Umbrella Behind Tree

Description: A large tree trunk figures prominently in the composition and a couple behind the tree are underneath an umbrella. The colors of the postcard are muted and along the left hand edge is some Japanese text.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Kaburaki Kiyokata
Item Type: Postcard

Female Student in a Parody of the Wisteria Maiden

Description: The vertically oriented postcard contains a depiction of a woman in a simple gown and cape, holding an umbrella, amongst some leafy vines. The ground of the card stock is tan, the woman's hat and cloak are black, and the vine is green as is the simple line indicating the woman's sandals.
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Date: 1905
Creator: Asai Chu
Item Type: Postcard

[Vase with Raised Floral Forms]

Description: The light blue matte-glazed vase is decorated with raised floral form.
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Date: 1903
Creator: Van Briggle, Artus

[Vase]

Description: The vase is covered in a yellow mottled with green matte glaze. The form is decorated with vertical sweeping lines meeting at the top opening.
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Date: 1905/1907
Creator: Van Briggle Pottery Company

The Shroud of Christ

Description: A figure with a halo lays in the center of a fanciful landscape. The composition is symmetrical and the colors bright with patterning on the plants, flowers, and trees.
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Date: 1908
Creator: Malevich, Kazimir
Item Type: Artwork