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Portable Shrine Gau

Portable Shrine Gau

Portable Shrine Gau Artist: Artist Once KnownCulture/People: TibetanPlace: TibetMedia: Cloth, pigment, metalDims: 7 x 5.5 x 2.25 in. (17.8 x 14 x 5.7 cm)Date: n.d.RTC No.: AS0032Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionConsidered the “roof of the world,” the region of...

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Sulawesi Beaded Ornament Kandaure

Sulawesi Beaded Ornament Kandaure

Sulawesi Beaded Ornament Kandaure Artist: Artist Once KnownCulture/People: Sa'dan TorajaPlace: South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMedia: Trade cloth and glass beadsDims: 43.5 x 14 x 14 in (111 x 36 x 36 cm)Date: early 20th centuryRTC No.: AS0096Gift of Ralph T. Coe,...

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Vase

Vase

Chinese Porcelain Vase Artist: Once KnownCulture/People: Chien LungPlace: ChinaMedia:  Porcelain, flambe-glazeDims: 9.25 x 6 x 6 in. (23.495 x 15.24 x 15.24 cm)Date: 1736-1795RTC No.: AS0010Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionPorcelain: A Unique Beauty that...

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Bagobo Shirt

Bagobo Shirt

Bagobo Shirt Artist: Artist Once KnownCulture/People: FilipinoPlace: PhilippinesMedia: Indigo-dyed cloth, hand-cut mother-of-pearl shellsDims: 16 x 48 x .5 in. (40.64 x 121.92 x 1.27 cm)Date: c. 1920RTC No: AS0041Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionWeaving holds a...

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Snake

Snake

Snake Charm Artist: UnknownCulture/People: SumatraPlace: Sunda Islands of western IndonesiaMedia: Wood and bead inlayDims: 3.25 x 20.5 in. (8 x 52 cm)Date: n.d.RTC No: AS0066Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description2019 Hands-On Curatorial Program student curator Gailene...

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Chinese Porcelain Tureen and Platter

Chinese Porcelain Tureen and Platter

Chinese Porcelain Tureen and Platter Artist: UnknownCulture/People: Chinese, Qing DynastyPlace: ChinaMedia: PorcelainDims: Tureen 11 x 14 x 10 in. (27.94 x 35.56 x 25.4 cm) & Platter 1.5 x 15.5 x 12.75 in. (3.81 x 39.37 x 32.39 cm)Date: c. 1810-20RTC No:...

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Thanka or Thangka

Thanka or Thangka

Thanka or Thangka Artist: UnknownCulture/People: Tibetan Buddhism or VajrayanaPlace: TibetMedia: Silk cloth, thread, and pigmentDims: 34.75 x 21.75 in. (88.26 x 55.24 cm.)Date: c. 1850-90RTC No: AS0026Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description Tibet is often thought of as...

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Cong (T’sung)

Cong (T’sung)

Cong (T'sung) Artist: UnknownCulture/People: LiangzhuPlace: Yangtze River Valley, ChinaMedia: JadeDims: 1.375 x 1.75 in. (3.49 x 4.45 cm).Date: c. 3000 BCERTC No: AS0006Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description This is a “琮” Cong,  a jade object that can tell stories...

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Baby Carrier

Baby Carrier

Baby Carrier Artist: UnknownCulture/People: DayakPlace: Borneo, IndonesiaMedia: Wood, shell, teeth, beads, ceramic, coins, buttons, fur, metal, and rattanDims: 15.5 x 19.75 x 8 in. (39.4 x 50.2 x 20.3 cm).Date: 20th C.RTC No: AS0077Gift of Ralph T. Coe,...

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Belt Hook

Belt Hook

Belt Hook Artist: UnknownCulture/People: HanPlace: ChinaMedia: BronzeDims: 1.5 x 2.75 in. (3.8 x 6.9 cm).Date: 206 BCE – 220 CERTC No: AS0001Description This is a Han Dynasty belt hook made of cast bronze and dates from sometime between 206 BCE and 220 CE. Belt hooks...

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Palm Wine Container

Palm Wine Container

PALM WINE CONTAINER Artist: UnknownCulture/People: BatakPlace: Indonesia, Karo Batak, N. SumatraMedia: Describe materialsDims: 16 x 7 in. (41 x 18 cm)Date: c. 1920RTC No: AS0050Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description “These bamboo vessels were used to carry water or...

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Skirt

Skirt

Skirt Artist: UnknownCulture/People: Taman DyakPlace: Southeast AsiaMedia: Beads and pineapple fiberDims: 14.7 x 32.5 in. (37.3 x 82.5 cm)Date: c. 1875 – early 20th C.RTC No: AS0025Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description This panel features two design elements classic...

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