This exhibition was on display from February 15, 2008 to August 24, 2008.

There were 46 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 34 of them. Some objects may not be viewable because they were on loan; this might be due to issues involving image rights or simply because there is no digitized image for the objects.

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  • Stencil, Flying Bats
  • mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon juice....
  • 1939-72-1
  • Armchair (USA), ca. 1885
  • assembled and pinned steer horn, cut and shaped horn sheets, wood, metal,....
  • Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen.
  • 1986-39-1
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 6 images of this object.
  • Panel, early 17th century
  • silk, metal-wrapped silk, and metal embroidery on silk foundation.
  • Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
  • 1981-28-124
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 4 images of this object.
  • Trans... Armchair, 2007
  • wicker, iron, found objects (plastic, rubber).
  • Commissioned from the designers by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
  • 2007-46-1
  • Vermelha Chair, 2007
  • bent epoxy-coated steel, hand woven dyed cotton rope, aluminum.
  • Gift of Edra SpA, Italy.
  • 2007-39-1