Object of the Month – July

July’s Object of the Month takes us to the pre-Columbian era. This Chimu wool tapestry features squares with alternating patterns including birds and feline heads. To learn more about the Chimu culture and this wool tapestry see Chimu Wool Tapestry Panel

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Object of the Month – June

In honor Pride Month, June’s Object of the Month comes from our LGBTQ Collection. Earring Magic Ken features clip-on earrings and is accompanied by a small pamphlet in his original box. To learn more about Earring Magic Ken

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Object of the Month – May

May’s Object of the Month is a Tau-Tau or funerary puppet. The oldest rituals involving puppets related to the cult of the ancestors and of the dead. To learn more about Sa’dan Toraja Funerary Puppet

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Object of the Month – April

April’s Object of the Month is the occult text “Divnama – The Almanac of Demons.” This richly illustrated text is attributed to the prophet Solomon, who by Qur’anic tradition could control all animals. To learn more about Divnama – The Almanac of Demons

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Object of the Month – February

February 10, 2024 marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dragon. To celebrate, February’s Object of the Month is a Dragon Scroll. See more about the Dragon Scroll

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Object of the Month – January

Happy New Year from the Melikian Collection. January’s object of the month celebrates the New Year in Japan with a promotional flyer circa 1869. Learn more about the New Year’s Flyer

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Object of the Month – December

December is a month with many traditions, celebrations and religious observances. This month, the Melikian Collection features several relic condition dreidels in honor of the celebration of Hanukkah. Learn more about Relic-Condition Dreidels

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Object of the Month – November

November is Native American Heritage Month. To celebrate the preservation of indigenous languages, November’s Object of the Month is a copy Genesis and Mark in the Navajo language. Learn more about this American Bible Society first edition.

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Object of the Month – September

September is Hispanic Heritage Month, so our Object of the Month depicts scenes from Mexican history from 1870 through the 1940’s, as published by Taller de Gráfica Popular. See more Prints of the Mexican Revolution

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Object of the Month – August

August 2023 is month of astronomical wonders in including two super moons (the second being a rare super blue moon) and the annual Persied Meteor showers.   To celebrate the enduring majesty of our night skies, our August Object of the Month is a first edition of the first astronomical

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