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Julkhyrs (bear rug)
<p>Possibly Samarqand, Uzbekistan, late 19th century Wool warp, weft H × W: 276 × 125 cm Gift of Richard Isaacson Arthur M. Sackler Gallery       S2018.25 One of the most distinct type of carpets associated with present-day Uzbekistan is the so-called julkhyrs or &ldquo;bear rug,&rdquo; with its long and thick pile. Produced in the late &#8230;</p>

<p>Carpet Iran, Safavid period, first half of 17th century Cotton warp and weft, wool pile H × W: 256 × 148.6 cm Gift of the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (William A. Clark Collection) Arthur M. Sackler Gallery S2018.18 In the early sixteenth century, the Portuguese captured the island of Hormuz at the &#8230;</p>
detail, fighting peacocks in the Peacock Room

The Peacock Room
<p>Originally designed by architect Thomas Jeckyll, the Peacock Room was once the dining room in the London home of Frederick R. Leyland, a wealthy shipowner from Liverpool, England. Although the architect merely asked for advice about what color to paint the shutters and doors, James McNeill Whistler (18341903) transformed the entire room. Between 1876 and &#8230;</p>

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
<p>The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery opened in 1987 on the National Mall to become Smithsonians second museum of Asian art. Architect Jean-Paul Carlhian designed the building on three underground levels, with a dramatic pavilion entryway through the Haupt Garden. A grand staircase descends to an open event space and galleries that host special exhibitions of &#8230;</p>

Freer Gallery of Art
<p>A model of classical architecture and refinement, the Freer Gallery of Art holds the distinction of being the first art museum on the Smithsonian campus. The museums galleries showcase American paintings from the Aesthetic movement of the late nineteenth century, as well as the arts of China, the Indian subcontinent, Japan, Korea, and the Islamic &#8230;</p>

Event Policies and FAQs
<p>Event Policies We are pleased that your organization in interested in hosting an event the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonians National Museum of Asian Art. The success of your event is important to us, and we are eager to help make it a wonderful occasion. Funds from special events &#8230;</p>

Host Your Special Event at the Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art
<p>Host Your Special Event at the Smithsonians Museums of Asian Art The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are premier venues for showcasing the arts of Asia and America. The museums have a long history of acclaimed exhibitions and significant holdings of Asian and American art, which make them exceptional backdrops for &#8230;</p>

Southeast Asian Art
<p>p:empty{display:none;}h2.entry-title{line-height:1;font-size:1.375rem;font-weight:600;margin-bottom:0.5em;}.all-results p{margin-bottom: 0 !important;} Objects 1 &#8211; 52 of 3170 FSC-B-15 Figurine of seated Buddha, head and base missing FSC-B-16 Figurine of seated Buddha, head and base missing (smaller one of pair) FSC-B-74 Vajra or bell handle (fragment of Buddhist ritual implement) FSC-B-75 Leaf from Buddhist image FSC-B-77a-b Two votive plaques FSC-B-78 Standing Buddha image &#8230;</p>

South Asian and Himalayan Art
<p>p:empty{display:none;}h2.entry-title{line-height:1;font-size:1.375rem;font-weight:600;margin-bottom:0.5em;}.all-results p{margin-bottom: 0 !important;} Objects 1 &#8211; 14 of 14 FSC-B-76 Dancer FSC-B-84 Standing Buddha (modern) FSC-M-19 Lamp FSC-M-20 Tibetan pure silver aristocrat&#8217;s ceremonial teapot FSC-MS-13 Indian manuscript; Mughal, 17th century FSC-MS-18 Indian manuscript folio FSC-MS-31 Calligraphy FSC-P-6958 Stamp? FSC-P-6959 Mold FSC-P-6960 Mold FSC-PA-128 Bearded man riding camel near oasis FSC-PA-179 Elizabeth I FSC-PA-194 Thangka &#8230;</p>

Korean Art
<p>p:empty{display:none;}h2.entry-title{line-height:1;font-size:1.375rem;font-weight:600;margin-bottom:0.5em;}.all-results p{margin-bottom: 0 !important;} Objects 1 &#8211; 52 of 246 FSC-B-66 Spoon FSC-P-2083 Unidentified vessel form FSC-P-2084 Part of bowl from lip to turn to base FSC-P-2085 Fragment of a bowl FSC-P-2086 Fragment of a bowl FSC-P-2087 Ewer or jar; fragment of shoulder FSC-P-2088 Waster: bowl with kiln support fused FSC-P-2089 Section of waster cup &#8230;</p>