We can’t help but be moved when details–the deliberate gestures of artists and designers–seem to speak to each other across cultures and centuries:

From an ink and pencil work by Muhammad Qasim, Circa 1630-50

The gilt carving of a Louis XV side chair, 18th century France

Ceramic Amphora vase from the Gres-Bijou series, Austria, Circa 1904

Detail from a 16th century study by Girolamo da Carpi

Late 19th/early 20th century Kerala canoe, India

Contemporary Indonesian batik cloth

The serpentine wing of an 18th century Chippendale armchair

Mongolian baotou rug, early 20th century

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