Ornament in the Twentieth Century

On View: 
Tuesday, September 19, 1978 to Sunday, November 5, 1978

This exhibition of decorative and emblematic ornament features a diverse assortment of objects, including logos, table settings, Louis Vuitton luggage, Russel Wright armchairs, Lalique glass, Elsa Peretti lipstick, and the Beatles' Rolls Royce Phantom V touring limousine—given to the Museum by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Organized by Richard B. Oliver, Curator of Architecture and Design, with exhibition design by Robin Parkinson.