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Letter carrier pillbox hat

Medium:
fabric; metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 3 × 6 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (7.62 × 16.51 × 21.59 cm)
Type:
Employee Gear
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1969-1971
Object number:
2006.2041.4
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Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8547023af-27ad-443f-8578-faaf1d987cbb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2041.4

Garment hook

Medium:
Shell
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.1 × 1.5 × 2.2 cm (3 3/16 × 9/16 × 7/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
475-221 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period
Topic:
jade  Search this
ceramic  Search this
shell  Search this
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.232
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3405178ca-f30a-45a3-8543-a7d92c177859
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1915.232
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Pendant in the form of a faceted ring

Medium:
Quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.8 × 3.8 × 0.8 cm (1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
475-221 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period
Topic:
quartz  Search this
jade  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
pendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.319
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e55b0065-ec86-4ce1-991a-22b109e71e5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1915.319
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Pendant in the form of a faceted ring

Medium:
Quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 × 4 × 0.7 cm (1 9/16 × 1 9/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
475-221 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period
Topic:
quartz  Search this
jade  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
pendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.340
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36c46c5a2-9d33-4744-ac94-c0fecacb27bc
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edanmdm:fsg_F1915.340
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Pendant with dragon heads, interlaced dragons, and mask

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.8 × 1.9 × 0.3 cm (3 1/16 × 3/4 × 1/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 600-476 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period
Topic:
carving  Search this
incising  Search this
jade  Search this
nephrite  Search this
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
taotie  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.146
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3de03037f-35b1-43a6-a971-6a7e9612af5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.146
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Tongue amulet in the form of a cicada

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.2 × 2.3 × 0.4 cm (2 1/16 × 7/8 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
carving  Search this
jade  Search this
glass  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
funerary  Search this
cicada  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
protection  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.621a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39c9c2cbc-0f9f-4e24-b6f2-bf45a88fdd34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.621a-c
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Belt plaque

Medium:
Glass and gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.8 × 9.7 × 0.7 cm (1 7/8 × 3 13/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China
Date:
206 BCE-9 CE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
iridescence  Search this
casting  Search this
gilding  Search this
metal  Search this
bronze  Search this
jade  Search this
glass  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.277
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d64ba9c4-117c-4352-aa9e-84e73526909c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.277
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Disk (bi) with raised uniform curls arranged in a grid

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 0.4 x 17.1 cm (3/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Diam (hole): 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
purportedly found at Shaanxi province, Xi'an, China
Date:
475-100 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, or Western Han dynasty
Topic:
jade  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.356
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37cdc7444-e3f0-4cb4-8d97-c5b3420a33fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.356
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Pendant in the form of a dragon with raised uniform curls

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.3 × 9.1 × 0.6 cm (4 13/16 × 3 9/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Changsha, Possibly Hunan province, China
Date:
475-221 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period
Topic:
carving  Search this
incising  Search this
jade  Search this
nephrite  Search this
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
spiral  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.376
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye398d7756a-aaf0-44f2-8d78-a32b3019a76d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.376
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Incense burner

Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
Diam: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Egypt or Syria
Date:
mid-14th century
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
chasing  Search this
spinning (metalworking)  Search this
inlay (process)  Search this
piercing  Search this
metal  Search this
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
Syria  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.58a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3bcc3835f-233f-46c0-8925-955cfb47ceff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1939.58a-b
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Folio from a Qur'an, sura 5:100-111

Medium:
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 43.5 x 34.5 cm (17 1/8 x 13 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
14th century
Period:
Mongol period, Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
muhaqqaq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 5  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1942.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3df9c506a-bcd7-42c6-93be-3df20a5db483
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1942.3
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Folio from a Qur'an, sura 6:26-44

Medium:
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 43.5 x 34.5 cm (17 1/8 x 13 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran or Iraq
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
naskh script  Search this
illumination  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 6  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1942.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3680a43c8-585f-43a1-b310-6d134f015d28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1942.4
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Bowl

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under clear-glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.5 x 25.9 cm (2 15/16 x 10 3/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Syria
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Ayyubid period
Topic:
iridescence  Search this
ceramic  Search this
Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Syria  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
stone-paste  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1942.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye382feae74-f953-421d-bdc2-339f5218488f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1942.5
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Awaiting the Ferry at an Autumn River

Artist:
Tan Jing (1911-1991) (forger)  Search this
Forgery of Sheng Mou 盛懋 (ca. 1310-1360)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 114.8 x 47.9 cm (45 3/16 x 18 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
late 1947-early 1948
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
autumn  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
water  Search this
river  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37c6ae8e3-5bbe-417e-a718-4e252817dc22
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.12

The Arrival of a Prince

Artist:
Jan Quli  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 24.5 x 16.2 cm (9 5/8 x 6 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Bijapur, Maharashtra state, India
Date:
ca. 1600
Period:
Adil Shahi dynasty
Topic:
dervish  Search this
Adil Shahi dynasty (1489 - 1686)  Search this
India  Search this
fly whisk  Search this
prince  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 01: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37c3c34d2-5bb1-40de-bf9a-c41b0595dfb2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.25

Emperor Babur with Attendants in a Garden

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.1 x 12.2 cm (7 1/2 x 4 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1590
Period:
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Babur
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
garden  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye355f55244-c0e6-4357-9c1e-c5dd475bba5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.27

Recto: Two Wild Buffalo; Verso: Two Blue Bulls and Two Hog Deer, from a Baburnama

Artist:
Mansur  Search this
Designer:
Kanha  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.3 x 15.1 cm (9 15/16 x 5 15/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1589
Period:
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar
Topic:
landscape  Search this
bull  Search this
buffalo  Search this
water buffalo  Search this
deer  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
antelope  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.29
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye346afcabd-dfe0-4579-a573-8bc55afb5a25
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edanmdm:fsg_F1954.29
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Kublai Khan and His Empress Enthroned, from a Jami al-Twarikh (or Chingiznama)

Author:
Jami (died 1492)  Search this
Designer:
Kesu Kalan (active ca. 1570–1604)  Search this
Artist:
Kesu Kalan (active ca. 1570–1604)  Search this
Kamali Chela  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 35.2 × 22.1 cm (13 7/8 × 8 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
1596
Period:
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar
Topic:
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
throne  Search this
India  Search this
emperor  Search this
empress  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.31
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35e0bd143-f8b5-49ee-a2be-ae010e0138cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.31
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Krishna and the Golden City of Dwarka, from the Harivamsha (Geneology of Vishnu)

Artist:
Miskin (active late 1570s–ca. 1604)  Search this
Designer:
Kesu Kalan (active ca. 1570–1604)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 34.9 x 23.2 cm (13 3/4 x 9 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1585
Period:
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Akbar
Topic:
Hinduism  Search this
worship  Search this
Krishna  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
Harivamsha  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
city  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.6
Restrictions & Rights:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye362baebb0-5ec1-41e0-ae10-a177944127aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.6

Plate

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.1 x 39.5 cm (3 3/16 x 15 9/16 in)
Style:
Iznik ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Iznik, Turkey
Date:
ca. 1530-35
Period:
Ottoman period
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Iznik ware  Search this
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)  Search this
grape  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
stone-paste  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1970.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35681c746-bf36-425b-9721-abcc1a1b710e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1970.2
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