Conservation treatments of the fans for the new installation The Lady’s Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans is complete.
In 1843, the same year that Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol was published, the first commercial Christmas card was created.
It's the holidays and a special delivery came for the Fashion and Textile Arts Collection!
Autograph fans could be of any type in a plain construction that allowed space for inscriptions.
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Embroidery, block printing, kalamkari painting and more!
This little painting measures around 5 by 8 inches.
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This object, a talismanic shirt (India, 15th-16th century), was conserved by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
This 5th C Greek alabastron made of alabaster, has been in the objects conservation lab for repair.
Our adventure with Gillian Wearing started with a brief history of her life as an artist.
Our paintings conservator has been removing a thick grime layer from this recently acquired folk art painting.
The prints for New World Views are now on view, but before they were matted, framed and hung, the prints spent time in the Paper Lab.
This week in textile conservation we did a load of laundry: doll clothes from the Dollyver family set of dolls currently undergoing conservation treatment.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of when Mary Shelley’s masterpiece, Frankenstein, was first published.
This introductory unit, Impressive Tiles, was a wonderful way to explore slab rolling and textures, as well as communicate a ‘message’.
Objects conservation is finishing the treatment of the Nabataean limestone sculpture Eagle Wrestling with Serpent, which dates from 50-150 CE.
Can you guess the artist or title of these iconic Cincinnati Art Museum works?
The oil sketch is one of a few paintings in our collection that is framed in a special sealed-environment package.
Students explored the use of calligraphy and its many uses in the Islamic world in our unit on Zoomorphic Calligraphy.
Photography was first introduced to Japan in the 1840s, via the sole government-approved trading port in Nagasaki.
Louis Prang, sometimes referred to as “Father of the American Christmas Card,” was born in 1824 in Breslau, Prussian Silesia, present day Poland.
It may be hot outside, but fall is right around the corner!
The Cincinnati Art Museum is art education.
You may have seen a post about this doll a few weeks ago when her costume was undergoing treatment in the textile conservation lab.