Four silhouettes of a fancy carved chair, arranged diagonally across the page as if sneaking closer
Furniture in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
The history of furniture is a record of the continuity of design through changing social patterns and customs.
a rugged canyon washed in orange light, a watercolor
Nineteenth-century American landscape drawings
America's national identity in the nineteenth century was largely dependent on its landscape. The museum's large holdings of landscapes sheds light on the period.
A loose and free collection of colorful strokes, assembling into a group of sunlit trees on a hill.
Winslow Homer, 1836-1910
The museum's collection of drawings, paintings, and watercolors is one of the most complete representations of a nineteenth-century American artist in any museum.
a figurine of a man riding a fanged beast and gesturing toward the sky.
Porcelain in the collection of Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Tracing 3 centuries of discovery and development of different types of porcelain in Europe and the US.
Sketch of an ornate top portion of a white carved column, with lots of peeling leaves and coils.
Columns in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
A look at the appearance of the iconic classical structure in drawings, furniture, photos, birdcages, wallpaper & more.
A grid of 13 images of various colors, shapes and forms
Tiles in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Tracing the colorful history of the craft of ceramic tile-making over 400 years.
Four sketches of large estates with foliage.
Architectural drawings in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
A handbook of architectural drawings of all types, from initial sketch to final presentation.
A stately-looking, curvaceous silver lock with keyhole in the center against a cream white background.
Keys and locks in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
A tour-de-force of ingenuity and craftsmanship, this collection of keys and locks spans from ancient times to the present.
a very detailed piece of lace showing people, plants and animals in a brady-bunch like grid against a black backdrop
Lace in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
An illustrated tour of the amazing and mind-bogglingly intricate world of bobbin and needle-made lace.