Creepy crawly critters are a popular design motif, hiding in plain sight throughout the Cooper Hewitt collection.

  • Hanakarakusa W Brooch
  • gold powder, gold beads, egg shells, mother-of-pearl, colored lacquer....
  • Gift of Van Cleef and Arpels.
  • 2011-42-2
  • Object ID #18188777
  • rattan, bamboo, lacquered wood (base); fiber, paper, silk, feathers....
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1916-40-3-a,b
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • Pleated Fan And Case (France)
  • painted parchment leaf, carved, pierced, painted and gilt ivory sticks.
  • Gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young.
  • 1937-28-2-a,b
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 4 images of this object.
  • Tile Tile
  • earthenware, glaze.
  • Museum purchase from the Misses Hewitt Fund.
  • 1937-62-8
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 2 images of this object.
  • Tile (USA)
  • earthenware, glaze.
  • Museum purchase through gift of James O. Green.
  • 1947-68-1
  • Veil Pin (France)
  • gold, emeralds, diamonds, silver.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1953-178-45
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 3 images of this object.
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 2 images of this object.
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 3 images of this object.
  • Handscreen
  • silk leaf with applied kingfisher feathers, silk-wrapped frame, carved ivory....
  • Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim.
  • 1958-140-1
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 4 images of this object.
  • Drawing, Butterfly
  • brush and watercolor on paper.
  • Gift of Hamill and Barker.
  • 1961-105-120-a
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 7 images of this object.
  • Coif (England)
  • silk and metal-wrapped silk-core embroidery on linen foundation.
  • Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma....
  • 1962-53-4
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 2 images of this object.
  • Man's Cap (England)
  • silk and metallic embroidery on linen foundation, metal spangles.
  • Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma....
  • 1962-53-11
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 3 images of this object.
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 2 images of this object.