Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978). Evening coat, 1949. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 (2009.300.791) #CharlesJames
The Guennol Lioness is a 5,000-year-old Mesopotamian statue depicting an anthropomorphic lioness. 3rd millenium BCE. The statue was found near Baghdad, Iraq and is on display in New York City's Brooklyn Museum of Art.
incredibly beautiful antique, American made, hand smocked silk child's dress ... c,1895, gift from the Brooklyn Museum's costume collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo courtesy the Metropolitian Museum of Art costume collection
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