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Tag Archives: Tiffany & Co.

Folded and Feathered: bringing hand fans to the Collections Portal

Long before air conditioning was a common amenity in most residences and buildings, high society New York women established their “cool” with an opulent, yet useful accessory: the hand fan.  … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Announcing the digitization of the City Museum’s silver collection

In the City Museum’s Silver Collection you’ll find objects made, owned, or sold in the city of New York, such as domestic and presentation hollowware, flatware, and costume accessories. The … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Cleopatra’s Needle

An obelisk, one of antiquity’s most enduring forms, is celebrating its 133rd year in New York City as the subject of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Later … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

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