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An Eye for Romance

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Our Met Store window featuring a Lover's Eye, ca. 1840

Our Met Store window featuring a Lover’s Eye, ca. 1840

In honor of Valentine’s Day, our Rockefeller Center store windows are showcasing delightful “lover’s eyes” from the Museum’s collection. These hand-painted miniatures of paramours’ eyes were once set in jewelry and given as secret keepsakes of affection. Read more >