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Collection Highlights

Mashell Black, Legally Right, undated. Oil on canvas, 96 × 96 × 2 in. (243.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm). Purchase 2021 Sophronia Anderson Bequest Fund, Wallace M. Scudder Bequest Fund, and Louis Bamberger Bequest Fund | 2021.4 ©Mashell Black

Unrecorded artist, Sixteen Arakan (Arhat), Disciples of the Historical Buddha, Edo Period (1603‑1868). Japan. Ink, colors, silk, 15 1/2 × 24 1/4 in. (39.4 × 61.6 cm). Purchase 1909 George T. Rockwell Collection | 9.932 

Carmen Herrera, Cadmium ‑ #4, 1965 Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Feiwel, 1970 | 70.87 

Jeffrey Gibson (Cherokee, Choctaw), Come Alive! (I Feel Love), 2015‑2016 Acrylic felt, rawhide, wood, glass beads, stone arrowheads, steel wire, assorted beads, tin and copper jingles, artificial sinew, acrylic paint, druzy quartz crystal, steel and brass studs, 78 x 35 x 22 in. (198.1 x 88.9 x 55.9 cm) Purchase 2016 Helen McMahon Brady Cutting Fund | 2016.29 © Jeffrey Gibson 

Woman dressed in all white with black boots seemingly levitating in the air.

Ayana V. Jackson, Aina, 2016. Archival pigment print on German etching, 51 3/16 × 29 7/8 in. Purchase 2017 Helen McMahon Brady Cutting Fund | 2017.47.1 

Charlotte Newman, Pendant in the Renaissance style,1884‑1890. Gold, Amethysts, Enamel, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. Purchase 2004 Friends of the Decorative Arts | 2004.15.1.1

Mary Nevius Potter and others, ​Album quilt, 1864​. Cotton, ink, 87 1/2 x 86 1/2 in.​ Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin P. Sowers, 1974 | 74.212​ 

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