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Articles with keyword "Decorative arts"

Medieval water vessel (aquamanile) showing Aristotle and Phyllis

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Object Lesson: Did Aristotle Really Humiliate Himself for Phyllis?

The legend of Aristotle and Phyllis decorated everyday objects in the Middle Ages.

Korean masterpiece on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Korean Culture Is on the Rise. What About Korean Art?

Learn about five hundred years of artistic tradition from the Joseon Dynasty

"Low Naiad Centre" Wedgwood ceramic

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Squeaky Clean

Wedgwood ceramics served a dual purpose

Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA

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Room for Interpretation

First Anti-Crown Sentiments in America Traced to Virginia Parlor

Folding screen.

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New Money in New Spain

Colonial opulence had to be displayed behind closed doors.

color postcard of Montana's Broadwater Natatorium circa 1890.

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Big Sky Oasis

Montana's hot springs were pockets of peace and luxury on the frontier.

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Good Stable Manners

In Ancient Rome and Modern America, NEH-funded scholar Margaret Malamud looks at the ways visions of the imperial city have been incorporated into everything from the Constitution to Caes

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Presidential Service

Benjamin Latrobe and his wife, Mary, helped newly inaugurated President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison furnish the White House.