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    • Mexican News

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    • Mexican News Also listed in the artist file Woodville, Richard C. Artists listed as follows: (information found in Jones, Alfred artist file) Painted by R. C Woodville, L/L, engraved Printed by J. Dalton, L/R, engraved Engraved from the original pic
    • White Flint Warrior

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    • The following is found on handwritten description in artist file: White Flint Warrior This is a Navajo Indian sandpainting of the white flint warrior. It is made during the four days and five nights curative ceremony called ""The Male shooting""...
    • Zither (yang-chin)

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    • Zither (Yang-chin).The body of this stringed instrument has the form of a trapezoidal box. A lid is used to protect the sounding board when not in use. Fine, metallic wires, arranged in sets of two, three, or four to each note, decrease in length...
    • Silk pleated skirt

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    • Silk pleated skirt. ""Horse-face Skirt"" - This woman's garment, made up of a pair of aprons, is of nomadic origin borrowed from the steppe people. This type of garment was constructed of two identical aprons, each consisting of a pleated panel...
    • Sitar - Stringed Instruiment

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    • This sitar has 2 gourd resonators, 5 melodic strings, 2 drone strings, and 11 sympathetic strings. Interesting decorative symbols are found on this sitar. Although the arch and floral scroll around the fret show Muslim influence, the peacocks are...
    • Nephrite jade sash buckle

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    • Nephrite jade sash buckles embellished with rubies, emeralds, and sapphires inset in gold. Nephrite jade was first used in India during the time of the Mogul emperors who had access to it from their wide-spread Central Asia possessions. Gemstones...
    • Nephrite jade ritual object (Ts'ung)

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    • This Ts'ung is decorated with a low-relief Tao Tieh (ogre-like mask) and is one of the archaic ritual forms. Shaped as a rectangular tube to represent the earth and centered by a hollow cylinder to represent the heavens. Definite size relationships...
    • Painted earthenware equestrian soldier

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    • Painted earthenware figure of an equestrian soldier. A stocky, full-bodied horse standing foursquare, modeled with ears pricked up, cropped mane, and tail dressed, the soldier wearing black armor over a wide sleeve short red tunic with black border...
    • Nephrite jade buckle

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    • Rubies, emeralds, sapphires inset in gold on a jade buckle. Nephrite jade was first used in India during the time of the Mogul emperors who had access to it from their wide-spread Central Asia possessions. Gemstones have been indigenous to and used...
    • Puppet - Wayang Kulit figure of Sambhava

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    • Puppet is Sambhava, the wife of Arjuna and is made of perforated buffalo hide with an amber stem. Some coloring of hide. (by Don Lentz) NOTE: Wayang Kulit is a form of Indonesian theatre in which an array of puppets are used by dalang (story...
    • Ivory carving of Li T'ieh-Kuai

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    • Carved ivory figurine of Li T'ieh-Kuai, one of the Eight Taoist Immortals. He is depicted as a beggar leaning on an staff. Ink has been used to create the robe design, highlight the beard, moustache and the contents of the bag Li Tieh-Kuai is...
    • Ritual wine goblet (Gu)

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    • Bronze ritual drinking vessel. A slender stem is banded on the lower portion and rises to a flared mouth. The foot is splayed and hollow on the inside. Two calligraphy characters created by thin lines of metal appear in the inner portion of the...
    • Circular container with lid

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    • Kutani kogo stoneware with rich green glaze on exterior; white interior. Interior center of outer base a gold-yellow with black letter 'Fuku' marking in square on base. Kogos are small lidded compact containers used for holding incense and are...
    • Scroll: Calligraphy

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    • Contemporary semi-cursive calligraphy in four columns by Xu Yinsen. Translation by Suping Lu: Venturing to enjoy the snow at a lone mountain, I found several plum flowers by the waterside. There were but two or three of them in full bloom, at a...
    • Unidentified infant.

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    • This photograph is one of forty-eight found in an album that probably belonged to Mattie Obilinger. The identifications are attributed to one of her daughters.
    • Earnest Thomas

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    • Portrait of Earnest Thomas as an infant. This photograph is one of forty-eight found in an album that probably belonged to Mattie Obilinger. The identifications are attributed to one of her daughters.
    • Sam Snell

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    • This photograph is one of forty-eight found in an album that probably belonged to Mattie Obilinger. The identifications are attributed to one of her daughters.
    • Mrs. Sam Snell

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    • This photograph is one of forty-eight found in an album that probably belonged to Mattie Obilinger. The identifications are attributed to one of her daughters.
    • 'Uriah Cook'

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    • Portrait of Uriah A. Cook. This photograph is one of forty-eight found in an album that probably belonged to Mattie Obilinger. The identifications are attributed to one of her daughters.

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