|Tent Divider (Te Saqwit); Sudan, Beja peoples; 19th - 20th century;|
Cotton, leather, beads, cowrie, shells, palm leaf
|Ceremonial wrapper (Dodot Bangun Tulak Alas Alasan); Indonesia; Central Java;|
19th - early 20th century; Cotton, gold leaf, adhesive
|Olga De Amaral, Colombian; "Alquimia XIII", Wall Hanging, 1984|
Linen, rice paper, gesso, indigo red and gold leaf
|"Peacock" Chair, 2009, Dror Benshetrit, Israeli|
Felt with powder varnish, metal base
Aren't these gorgeous? Oh, I could spend days wandering the great halls of the Met.
But, I've been sidetracked again. The next post will be about the Matisse exhibition including a brief, informal sidebar with the curator (so cool!).