Online Art to Lunch: Exquisite Adornment
Take a bite out of your lunch hour with a two-object tour.
How are two distinct Asian cultural identities expressed through ornament? Exquisite Adornment: Turkmen and Miao Jewelry from the Elizabeth and Robert Lende Collection is a new special exhibition that presents over 120 examples of garments and jewelry from Central Asia and southwestern China. Join us for an online installment of Art to Lunch for an introduction to the show!
Headdress or Bridal Diadem, Turkmenistan (Yomud, Teke, Nochuoli), late 19th to early 20th century, Silver inlaid with carnelian, 11 13/16 × 15 3/16 in. (30 × 38.5 cm), Promised gift from Elizabeth and Robert Lende, L.2020.23.7, Photo by Seale Studios