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Department: Textiles (5237)
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653CCCC0
Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495)
1950.145CCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144CCCC0
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27CCCC0
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14CCCC0
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57CCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1CCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378CCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aCCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499CCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3CCCC0
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980CCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2CCCC0
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1950.8CCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.bCCCC0
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392CCCC0
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530CCCC0
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Northeastern Woodlands, Great Lakes Region, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) People
1982.61CCCC0
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.2CCCC0
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825)
1935.237CCCC0
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Italy, 14th century
1926.507CCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
Beauvais (French)
1944.134CCCC0
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Italy, Florence
1953.129Embroidery with gold, silver, and silk thread; split, satin, and couching stitches, or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 57.8 x 57.8 cm (22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85Polychrome velvet: cut pile and voided; Embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread; split and couching stitchesOverall: 119.4 x 74.9 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653Silk and gold thread, lampas weave; embroidered orphreyOverall: 106.7 x 68.6 cm (42 x 27 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495)
1950.145Wool, silk, gold and silver threadsOverall: 104.2 x 199.4 cm (41 x 78 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 178.7 x 110.5 cm (70 3/8 x 43 1/2 in.); Mounted: 197.4 x 128.2 x 6.4 cm (77 11/16 x 50 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven slit-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Italy
1931.61Silk with gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 46.4 x 22.9 cm (18 1/4 x 9 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Italy
1943.66Silk, polychrome velvet with cut pileOverall: 80 x 57.2 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14Savonnerie knotted-pile (144 symmetrical rug knots per square inch); wool, hempOverall: 274.3 x 219.7 cm (108 x 86 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904Silk, gold and cotton thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, and couching stitchesOverall: 28.9 x 41.9 cm (11 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Lampas: silkOverall: 83.5 x 37.5 cm (32 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
England, 14th century
1949.503Silk, gold and silver thread, linen; embroidery: split and couching stitchesOverall: 99.1 x 16.9 cm (39 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57Silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 119.4 x 302.1 cm (47 x 118 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 319.3 x 377.6 cm (125 11/16 x 148 11/16 in.)Gift from various donors by exchangeCCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176Silk and wool; tapestry weaveAverage: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Gobelins (French)
1944.133Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 312.4 x 452 cm (123 x 177 15/16 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514Looped camelid fiberAverage: 94 x 82.6 cm (37 x 32 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378Needle network with cut pile: cotton and wool; reseau for top: cottonOverall: 14.3 x 15 x 15.5 cm (5 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aSilk; velvet, cut, pile-warp substitutionOverall: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499Velvet, pile-warp substitution: silkAverage: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 326.6 x 434.1 cm (128 9/16 x 170 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826Wool, silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 107.3 x 240 cm (42 1/4 x 94 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 20.5 x 20 cm (8 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Iran
1951.88Samite: silkOverall: 8.3 x 11.4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Iran
1950.509Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 20.7 x 25.2 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1950.8Savonnerie knotted pile (symmetrical ruf knot), wool, hempOverall: 546 x 615.6 cm (214 15/16 x 242 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.bSilk; velvet, cut, pile-warp substitutionOverall: 21.7 x 15.7 cm (8 9/16 x 6 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392Cotton and camelid fiber, tapestry weave with areas of eccentric weft floatsAverage: 25.4 x 55.3 cm (10 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530Cotton and pigment (field); camelid fiber (borders and fringe)Overall: 69.8 x 280.7 cm (27 1/2 x 110 1/2 in.); Mounted: 81.3 x 6.4 cm (32 x 2 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Italy
1947.294Silk, gold thread; lampas weaveAverage: 113.7 x 29.2 cm (44 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.1Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéGift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.4Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 246.4 x 387.7 cm (97 x 152 5/8 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Italy
1918.232Silk with cut and voided velvetOverall: 63.5 x 29.9 cm (25 x 11 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Northeastern Woodlands, Great Lakes Region, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) People
1982.61Plain weave cotton, twill weave wool, velvet, plaited wool binding, wool tassels, glass beadsAverage: 107.3 x 33 cm (42 1/4 x 13 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.2Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 257.8 x 256.5 cm (101 1/2 x 101 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.3Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 264.2 x 368.3 cm (104 x 145 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825)
1935.237Lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, embroidered (chain, satin stitches); silkOverall: 237 x 45.7 cm (93 5/16 x 18 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 157.5 x 73.7 cm (62 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 79.7 x 155.8 cm (31 3/8 x 61 5/16 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Italy, 14th century
1926.507Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 81.3 x 25.4 cm (32 x 10 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205Velvet, cut, voided, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal stripsOverall: 69.9 x 54.6 cm (27 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Beauvais (French)
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 322.6 x 312.4 cm (127 x 123 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17Lampas, brocaded: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 87.7 x 52.1 cm (34 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 110.5 x 76.8 cm (43 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Mounted: 120.9 x 87 x 3.9 cm (47 5/8 x 34 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0