This exhibition started on September 06, 2017 and is on display until March 25, 2018.

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Greed

The acquisition of money is the hallmark of avarice or greed. Wallpaper printed with oversize currency and a coin-encrusted table are blatant expressions, while a miser’s purse provides elegant and safe transport for precious coins. The Vertu MMII cellphone is a stylish example of excess, combining exquisite craftsmanship and luxe materials on a device that quickly becomes obsolete.

  • Textile (France), 1760–1769
  • silk and metal-wrapped silk-core threads.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram....
  • 1931-4-25-a/c
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 5 images of this object.
  • This object is no longer on display as part of this exhibition.
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 4 images of this object.
  • This object is part of the Textiles collection.
  • There are 5 images of this object.