Hilt of a Dagger, ca. 1300. Possibly Italian, Venice. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929 (29.158.658a) | This very unusual hilt was purchased by Arms and Armor founding curator Bashford Dean from a Parisian dealer about 1895 and is his earliest personal acquisition that can be identified in the Metropolitan Museum's collection today.
Issued by Goodwin & Company. Gymnast, from the Occupations for Women series (N166) for Old Judge and Dogs Head Cigarettes, 1887. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 214, N166.27) #Olympics #London2012
Design for a Powder Flask Artist: Anonymous, German, 16th century ? Former Attribution: Formerly attributed to Wendel Dietterlin, the Elder (German, Pfullendorf 1550/51–ca. 1599 Strasbourg) Date: ca. 1540–1590
Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, 1484/85–1545). The Witches' Sabbath, 1510. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Felix M. Warburg and his family, 1941 (41.1.201) #witch #Halloween