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West 86th: Volume 26, No. 1 (Spring–Summer 2019)


Editor’s Introduction
Paul Stirton


From Loot to Import Substitution: How India Changed Early Modern European Material Culture, Part 1
Barbara Karl

The Meaning of Glass: Case Studies from Mesopotamia to Rome
Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk

The Rhinoceros-Horn Beakers of Menelik II of Ethiopia: Materiality, Ritual, and Kingship
Mikael Muehlbauer

Maison Félix and the Body Types of Its Clients, 1875–1900
Elizabeth L. Block

Translated Text

The “Bauhaus Style”—a Myth
Walter Dexel, Alexander Watt, and Paul Stirton

Review Article

Fit Vessel: Kwab at the Rijksmuseum
Allison Stielau

Book Reviews

Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy, The Sultan’s Organ: The Epic Voyage of Thomas Dallam and His Extraordinary Musical Instrument to Constantinople in 1599 and His Time in the Palace and Harem of the Ottoman Sultan
Guy Walton

Christian Brandstätter, Daniela Gregori, and Rainer Metzger, Vienna 1900 Complete
Michelle Jackson-Beckett

Megan Brandow-Faller, ed., Childhood by Design: Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700–Present; Alexandra Lange, The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids
Marta Gutman

József Sisa and Stephen Kane, eds., Motherland and Progress: Hungarian Architecture and Design 1800–1900
Matthew Rampley

Exhibition Reviews

Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome: The Frick Collection, New York
Alden Gordon

Liberty Art Fabrics & Fashion: Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh
Annette Carruthers

Dieter Rams: Principled Design: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Sandy Isenstadt

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