A listing of the various needlework stitches found on the embroidered samplers in the collection of the museum.
An illustrated journey through decades of wallpaper design, and the cultural norms and notions that fueled their fluctuating popularity.
It wasn't until colonial trading companies brought back masterfully printed textiles from India that Europeans became enthusiastic about printed cottons.
No nation on Earth has expended such energy on the production of swords as has Japan, and none has ever approached the remarkable results of that effort.
An illustrated tour of embroidered samplers, an emblem of folk tradition, girlhood, and domesticity in pre-industrial times.
With exemplary pieces from ancient Rome up through Tiffany, the museum's glass collection is eclectic and vast.
Highlights from the museum's enormous collection of neoclassical drawings and prints, mapping the origins of modern design.
Protective containers for carrying matches enjoyed tremendous popularity in the days before matchbooks and lighters.
A look at the objects used for casually carrying one's belongings.