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Odalisque Seated with Arms Raised, Green Striped Chair

Description: The painting shows a female wearing only a transparent skirt, seated on a green and yellow striped armchair, with her arms upraised over her head. On the wall to the left of the figure is a blue/gray and gold pattern and to the right is a red and white floral pattern.
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Date: 1923
Creator: Matisse, Henri

Opera Coat

Description: Opera coat of black velour with ecru floss embroidery. Rows of embroidery are embellished with knots and outside edges of rows are knotted with 1-1/2" loops of embroidery floss. Opera coat is full length, with long sleeves and center front opening with no closure. Lined in black satin. No labels in garment.
Date: 1920
Creator: Amsterdam, Jack

Painting

Description: The simplified still life consists of geometric shapes and is painted in red, blue, black, and white.
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Date: 1929/1930
Creator: Bruce, Patrick Henry

Parure - Hat, Bracelets, Necklace, Belt

Description: Parure made of natural, brown, and black woven/plaited straw, consisting of: A) Hat. Styled as an oversized calotte (also spelled "calot") or small cloche. The domed crown is constructed of radiating segments of woven/plaited straw in bands of brown, natural/tan, and black. At the top of the crown is a circle of black straw. Slightly scalloped lower edge. Designer's(?) label inside: "Marcelle Biot / 30 Rue de Valois / Paris" and 'Made in France" Three matching bracelets: B) Natural/tan straw bracelet, with a single band of brown straw and a single band of black straw. Black metal clasp. C) Brown straw bracelet, with a single band of black straw and a single band of natural/tan straw. Black metal clasp. D) Black straw bracelet, with single band of brown straw and a single band of natural/tan straw. Black metal clasp. Each bracelet with label: "Made in France". E) Matching necklace of bands of natural/tan straw and brown straw, with thin bands of black straw. Designed as a modified "bib" necklace, wider at center and narrowing to clasp ends. Black metal clasp. F) Matching belt, with lengthwise bands of natural/tan straw and brown straw, with thin bands of black straw. Black straw "buttons" and loops. "Made in France" label.
Date: 1920/1929
Creator: Biot, Marcelle

Portrait of Madame Zamaron

Description: Painting of peach, yellow, crimson, green and blue featuring a seating female figure with hand clutched against tilted face. The female figure is wearing long black garment with a yellow bracelet on the right wrist.
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Date: 1922~
Creator: Valadon, Suzanne

Proun 93

Description: The square painting has a yellow background with a large white circle and several black circles attached to some stick-like geometric lines and shapes. The concentric circles are nested inside each other off center so that the effect is almost of a spiral.
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Date: 1924
Creator: Lissitzky, El

Pumps

Description: Pumps of black satin and black kid leather. Vamp with cutwork in leather forming a modified sunray or comet design centered on circular metal button set with rhinestones. The cutwork is embellished with black jet beadwork. Louis XV style heels covered in black satin. Stamped inside one shoe in gold, partly illegible: "Kasson's / Knickerbocker / Cincinnati"
Date: 1920

Pumps

Description: Heeled pumps of black leather. Vamp has shaped leather segment simulating a buckle, embellished with cut steel bead trim. Narrow 2 1/4" high Boulevard-style heel covered in black leather. Marked in each shoe: "6 1/2 AA B 85814 / 2418" Label in right shoe: "Special / Measurements / By W.B. Coon Co."
Date: 1920
Creator: W.B Coon Co.