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artspotting:

> Selection of Antique Microscope Slides, James White Neville, 1840-1900, Ausschnitt, The picture illustrates examples of Neville’s handiwork, ranging from simple to ornate. It is rare to find two slides on which he used the identical pattern and color combination
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charlmalan:

James Irwin Billmyer
marleigiela:

yesterday
thekimonogallery:

The dramatic starlike design {above] evokes the red sun rays depicted on the “rising sun flags” that symbolized good luck during the Edo period (1615–1868). This motif was adopted as Japan’s national flag in 1870. Woman’s Kimono with Geometric Pattern. Japan, early Shōwa period (1926-89), c. 1940. Photo and caption courtesy Museum Associates/LACMA.  Text by Mallika Rao, The Huffington Post, July 8, 2014  
ffactory:

Totoya Hokkei, Sake Casks (Ukiyo-e print; Edo period, 1880s?)
redruzdigitalsoup:

Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Nets
336bc:

Unknown artist, ChineseDragon, ca. 5th- 6th centuryEarthenware with traces of polychromy31.5 x 33 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 13 x 5 7/8 inches)
indodla:

Muhyi al-Bin Mosque, Syria
National Geographic 
April 1974
northmagneticpole:

Louise Bourgeois
colin-vian:

  Brenda Allison Art‎
cinoh:

Sherds


Period : Sasanian
Date : ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography : Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon
Culture : Sasanian
Medium : Ceramic
Classification : Ceramics-Vessels