• Bone Doll from Egypt

    Early Christian bone doll, hand-carved 1 piece flat, stylized .

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  • Embroidered Korean socks

    Cotton quilted, white, blue edge and sash, embroidered floral pattern, red, pink, white, and green, red tassels on toes. Handmade.

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  • Lizard Skin Wood Carved Drum

    Carved wooden drum with handle and lizard skin head

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  • Large Plain Bottom (L) and Two Dot Two Line (R ) Spindle Whorls (1 of 2)

    (L) Upper surface design is incised consisting of alternating pairs of lines & zig-zag lines. Three circles appear running around the piece, one is 1/4 up from the base and the other two outline the d…

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  • Pawnee Carved Wood Man

    Human male form, hand-carved wood, natural dark finish, red trade cloth wrapping, Pawnee, Native American.

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  • Cavalry Boots and Boot Tree

    Photo of a set of cavalry boots with spurs. Sticking out from the top is the handle from a wooden boot tree.

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  • Tlatilco Female Figurine

    Tlatilco. Clay female figure with slits for eyes, bowed legs, hairdo with three raised knobs. Red-orange color.

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  • Dress

    Field, Leiter & Co. (distributor)

    Two-piece dress of off white satin brocade trimmed with dark yellow taffeta and off white silk thread fringe trim. Bodice (a) with self-fabric covered buttons and elbow-length sleeves. Square neckline…

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  • Lopsided Jar

    Small jar with flair, faint black and white design. Light color indicated piece was misfired. Unproportioned. Small flaired rim.

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  • Owl Claw Necklace

    Shell beads on each end, black and red glass trade beads through out with 5 owl claws, White Earth River, North Dakota, Sioux Indian.

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  • Doll saved from the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

    Female doll with ceramic head, arms and legs, blond wig of real hair, stuffed body and mechanical glass eyes; wearing brown and aqua floral print dress with four pearl buttons up back, white cotton dr…

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  • Presidential election campaign banner for Ulysses S. Grant

    Rhein, Joseph G. (artist)

    Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant, 1822-1885 in black on white muslin. Motto: LET US HAVE PEACE. On bottom, GE N. U.S. GRANT. Navy blue star border.

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  • Canoe paddle

    1 piece, painted floral design, white, red, green, pink, yellow, blue, Indians, Brazil.

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  • Plain Black Bead (L) and Black Flat Top (R ) Spindle Whorls (2 of 2)

    (L) A whorl or bead, globular in shape with a flat bottom and top. Black in color. (R ) A grey colored bead with incised decoration all around. Flat top and bottom.

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  • Rattle Leg Bowl

    A slip decorated jar on three rattle legs.

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  • Jagannath Mask Blue Top

    Lacquered, 'human' features, geometric design, painted, multicolored, local incarnation of Vishnu (Jagannath), from Odisha, India. Main diety of the state of Odisha. Symbols on left and right. 3 masks…

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  • Costa Rican Tripod Pottery Bowl

    Tripod rattle vase representing jaguar. Design is incised and a number of pressed rounded holes appear to form facial features and leg decoration.

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  • Froebel's First Gift, close-up

    Close-up of Friedrich Froebel's First Gift. Includes 6 colored yarn balls, each with a loop of yarn attached.

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  • Black Inverted (L) and Large Line Top (R ) Spindle Whorls (2 of 3)

    (L) Hexagon shaped. Upper surface is painted black. Incised design of straight and zig-zag lines appear on the sides along with three black lines. On the bottom a simple design of half circles and dot…

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  • Overcoat

    Coat of white silk moiré. Embroidered with white silk thread and opaque crystal beads. Wide, bell-shaped sleeves. Hip length; back curves out to allow for bustle on wearer's dress. White silk fringe a…

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