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Collection: T - Islamic (671)
Collection: T - Islamic (671)
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1926.533CCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Yazd[?], reign of Shah Tahmasp, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16CCCC0
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.aCCCC0
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.bCCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.193CCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1962.264CCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Fragment with Senmurvs
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.22CCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.25CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Panel from a Head Covering (‘ajar)
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, probably Testour or Tunis, Tunisian weaver
1953.320CCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq
1968.225CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.225.aCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.225.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.225.cCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Headdress (beniqa)
Africa, North Africa, Algeria, Algerian embroiderer
1916.1221CCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361CCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361.aCCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361.bCCCC0
Decorative Band
Africa, North Africa, Morocco, Azemmour, Moroccan embroiderer
1916.1244CCCC0
Wall Hanging (msimsim)
Africa, North Africa, Morocco, Tétouan, Moroccan weaver
2003.86CCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.192CCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499CCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.bCCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263CCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510CCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1954.780CCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.aCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.bCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.cCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.dCCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38CCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609CCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq
1955.52CCCC0
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42CCCC0
Woman’s Robe (munisak)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267CCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1953.332CCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.23CCCC0
Wall Hanging (pardah)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.150CCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388CCCC0
Royal Round Tent made for Muhammad Shah (Roof)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388.1CCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1961.34CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1939.47CCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with crescents
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2009.282CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055) or Seljuq period
1975.38CCCC0
Caftan
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1985.59©
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.24CCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1988.98CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158CCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.bCCCC0
Quilted cap with star-patterned silk
Iran or Iraq, Buyid or Seljuq period
1950.525CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1952.83CCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1966.136CCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1966.136.aCCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1966.136.bCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1968.223CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1968.223.aCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1968.223.bCCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140CCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.19CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, style of the Abbasid period (750–1258) or Buyid period
1982.24CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.235CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.233CCCC0
Fragment with inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.20CCCC0
Fragments of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43CCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43.aCCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43.bCCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43.cCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Fragments with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228.aCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228.bCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228.cCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1981.22CCCC0
Brocaded Silk Cushion Cover & Iranian Striped Silk Surround
Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, Ottoman period
2007.13CCCC0
Lampas silk cushion cover
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2007.13.1CCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.232CCCC0
Two-faced Carpet Fragment
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.132CCCC0
Bridal wedding sash
Morocco, Fez
1999.253CCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters, and Ibexes
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1982.21CCCC0
Fragment from a Garment: Sleeve
Iran or Iraq
1986.176.bCCCC0
Fragment with Mounted Hunter Spearing Animals
Iran, style of the Abbasid period (750–1258) or Buyid period
1982.22CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.231CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.234CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.18CCCC0
Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.133CCCC0
Wall hanging (pardah)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.152CCCC0
Lampas with floral medallions in ogival lattice
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
1946.419CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.224CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237CCCC0
Chintz door curtain
Iran, Isfahan, Qajar period
2014.20CCCC0
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76.aCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.226CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235CCCC0
Lotus-blossom petal canopy
probably eastern India
2006.136CCCC0
Silk and Gold Brocade Fragments
Turkey, Bursa, first half of 17th century
1916.1679.aCCCC0
Silk and Gold Brocade Fragments
Turkey, Bursa, first half of 17th century
1916.1679.bCCCC0
Fragment with Rows of Confronted Rabbits
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.229CCCC0
Classical Turkish Carpet with the Lotto Pattern
Turkey, Ushak, Ottoman period
2015.61CCCC0
Woman's cloak (chyrpy)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1916.1468CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Rayy, late 12th or early 13th century
1948.501CCCC0
No image available
Iraq, Basrah, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.17CCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292CCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380CCCC0
Fragment (of a Shroud?) with Inscription
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.280CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, AH 418-427, 11th Century
1929.935CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Garment for a Woman
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 450-52, 11th Century
1929.932CCCC0
No image available
Iraq, Basrah, in the style of the Abbasid period
1978.173CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51CCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 15th century
1982.130CCCC0
No image available
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1949.165CCCC0
No image available
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1949.165.aCCCC0
No image available
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1949.165.bCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28CCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Mongol period, 14th century
1945.34CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Brocaded Velvet
Turkey, early 16th Century
1946.74CCCC0
Lampas with rampant lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1926.511CCCC0
Lampas fragment with foliate medallions
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1927.379CCCC0
Velvet Textile
Turkey, Bursa ?, second half of the 15th century
1940.369CCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187CCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120CCCC0
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544
1919.30CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.121CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 17th century
1946.415CCCC0
Fragment with headless eagle
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.267CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.222CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055) or Seljuq period
1986.89CCCC0
Two Mounted Fragments of a Border (from a Garment ?)
Iran or Iraq, early Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th century A.D.
1950.522CCCC0
Schematic Drawing of Buyid Silk (1962.264)
Félix Guichert (French)
1964.441CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.535CCCC0
Tapestry with beheaded bird
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.265CCCC0
Fragment of Inscription Band
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1966.135CCCC0
Schematic Drawings of Buyid Silk (1962.264)
Félix Guichert (French)
1964.442CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1950.538CCCC0
Schematic Drawing of Buyid Silk (1953.434)
Félix Guichert (French)
1964.443CCCC0
Length of silk velvet ikat
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.153CCCC0
Fragment, probably from a large hanging
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century ?
1959.122CCCC0
Fragment with maritime scene
Iran, Safavid Period
1928.651CCCC0
Wall hanging (pardah)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.151CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 440-450
1950.552CCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, early 17th century
1925.993CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.350CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.362CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.340CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.321CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.663CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.626CCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.666CCCC0
Fragment from a Hanging
Egypt, Tulunid period, 9th century
1983.137CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.330CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.328CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Kashan, 18th century
1918.196CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.363CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.338CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th century
1961.357CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.134CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.135CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1926.533Cotton: warp; cotton and silk: wefts; silk: pile, asymmetrical knot; gilt- and silver-metal thread: brocadedOverall: 236.2 x 143.5 cm (93 x 56 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCloth d’areste, weft-faced lozenge twill variant: silk and gold threadAverage: 8 x 36.9 cm (3 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Yazd[?], reign of Shah Tahmasp, Safavid period
1948.205Velvet, cut, voided, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal stripsOverall: 71.1 x 55.6 cm (28 x 21 7/8 in.); Mounted: 81.3 x 66 cm (32 x 26 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16Lampas and taqueté: silkOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.); Mounted: 73.7 x 45.7 cm (29 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with felines and eagles
Northeast Iran
1990.2Silk and gold thread: lampasOverall: 170.5 x 109 cm (67 1/8 x 42 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.193Silk: complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit)Overall: 28.9 x 20.3 cm (11 3/8 x 8 in.); Mounted: 37.8 x 29.2 cm (14 7/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Silk: lampasOverall: 85.1 x 38.1 cm (33 1/2 x 15 in.); Mounted: 91.4 x 45.7 cm (36 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a robe
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Silk: velvet, brocaded, pile-warp substitution; gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.); Mounted: 89.5 x 74.9 cm (35 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1962.264Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 171 x 65 cm (67 5/16 x 25 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with lions and griffins in combat
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.221Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 50.8 x 71.1 cm (20 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Silk and gold thread: lampasOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle for a Statue of the Virgin with Lotus Blossoms and Medallions
Egypt and Spain
1939.40Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42Silk: velvet, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution; gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 157.5 x 72.7 cm (62 x 28 5/8 in.); Mounted: 167.6 x 83.2 cm (66 x 32 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Senmurvs
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.22Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 101.4 x 45.7 cm (39 15/16 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.25Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 74.2 x 85.7 cm (29 3/16 x 33 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 6.1 x 26.1 cm (2 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada
1939.35Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
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.); Mounted: 94 x 58.4 cm (37 x 23 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 21 x 25.2 cm (8 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Panel from a Head Covering (‘ajar)
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, probably Testour or Tunis, Tunisian weaver
1953.320Silk: plain cloth, brocadedOverall: 117.2 x 53.4 cm (46 1/8 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq
1968.225Silk: compound twill weaveAverage: 71 x 77 cm (27 15/16 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with eagles in roundels from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.15Silk and gold thread: lampas weaveOverall: 36.8 x 40.6 cm (14 1/2 x 16 in.); Mount: 47 x 50.8 cm (18 1/2 x 20 in.); Framed: 49.5 x 53.3 cm (19 1/2 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Lion Strangler from a Dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria
1950.146Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 80 x 83.2 cm (31 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.); Mounted: 93.3 x 95.9 cm (36 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Headdress (beniqa)
Africa, North Africa, Algeria, Algerian embroiderer
1916.1221Linen, silk, and metalOverall: 210.8 x 17.1 cm (83 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361Silk, linen, metal, and dyeOverall: 281 x 157.7 cm (110 5/8 x 62 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Decorative Band
Africa, North Africa, Morocco, Azemmour, Moroccan embroiderer
1916.1244Linen, silk, and dyeAverage: 79.4 x 28 cm (31 1/4 x 11 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wall Hanging (msimsim)
Africa, North Africa, Morocco, Tétouan, Moroccan weaver
2003.86Silk and dyeOverall: 314.9 x 62.5 cm (124 x 24 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1947.192Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Silk and gold thread: lampas weave with areas of double clothOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Silk and gold thread: plain weave with inwoven tapestry weaveOverall: 21.2 x 58.4 cm (8 3/8 x 23 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.152Silk and gold thread: lampas and plain-weave variantOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Silk and gold thread: lampas weave with areas of double clothOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Samite fragments with double-headed eagles, from the tomb of Saint...
probably Byzantium
1951.92Samite: silkOverall: 118 x 165 cm (46 7/16 x 64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alhambra hanging fragment with decorated bands
Spain, Granada
1927.378Silk: lampas and taqueté weaveOverall: 37.8 x 25.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.); Mounted: 46.7 x 28.9 cm (18 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499Silk: velvet, pile-warp substitutionMounted: 44.5 x 26.7 cm (17 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263Senna knot: wool and cottonAverage: 771.7 x 307.3 cm (303 13/16 x 121 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510Lampas, quilted: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1954.780Compound tabby; silkOverall: 210.2 x 102.5 cm (82 3/4 x 40 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas, brocadedOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Silk and gold thread: tapestry weaveOverall: 17.8 x 10.8 cm (7 x 4 1/4 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 54.6 x 65.4 cm (21 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.); Mount: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.); Framed: 69.2 x 79.4 cm (27 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkOverall: 36.8 x 23.5 cm (14 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.); Mounted: 47 x 33.7 cm (18 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Lampas with heraldry of Castile and León, from a royal Christian robe
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.48Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 10.2 x 54.9 cm (4 x 21 5/8 in.); Mounted: 17.8 x 62.9 cm (7 x 24 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes amid undulating vines
Eastern Iran, Ilkhanid period
1985.4Lampas: silk, cotton, and gold threadOverall: 43.5 x 39.5 cm (17 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5Lampas: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 23.5 x 20.4 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 54.2 x 27.6 cm (21 5/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Mounted: 61.6 x 27.6 cm (24 1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq
1955.52Silk: double-face compound twillOverall: 78.1 x 66 cm (30 3/4 x 26 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412Silk: embroidery, cross-stitchOverall: 150 x 218.4 cm (59 1/16 x 86 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 31.4 x 22.9 cm (12 3/8 x 9 in.); Mounted: 34.3 x 27.9 cm (13 1/2 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman’s Robe (munisak)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267Silk: velvet ikatOverall: 132.1 x 150 cm (52 x 59 1/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1953.332Silk: complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit)Overall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 21.6 x 14 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 53.3 x 80.7 cm (21 x 31 3/4 in.); Mounted: 63.5 x 90.2 cm (25 x 35 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 23.5 x 62.3 cm (9 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq
1953.434Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 47.6 x 49.5 cm (18 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Medallions with confronting peacocks
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.73Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 59 x 57.4 cm (23 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with carnations
Turkey, Bursa
1984.27Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt-and-silver-metal threadOverall: 128.9 x 66.7 cm (50 3/4 x 26 1/4 in.); Mounted: 136.5 x 74.3 cm (53 3/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. James Albert Ford, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., The John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust, Mrs. Hermon A. Kelley, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance, Mrs. Harry Stratton, and J. H. Wade by exchangeCCCC0
Textile with field of poppies on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
1926.22Twill weave with supplementary weft, stamped: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 85.7 x 71.1 cm (33 3/4 x 28 in.); Mounted: 92.7 x 78.7 cm (36 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with curving vine and palmette leaves
Spain, Granada
1918.183Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 29.9 x 20 cm (11 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 39.1 x 28.9 cm (15 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 78.8 x 48.6 cm (31 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle for a statue of the Virgin
Spain, Granada
1929.975Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 104.2 x 215.9 cm (41 x 85 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 180.7 x 128.3 cm (71 1/8 x 50 1/2 in.); Mounted: 185.4 x 134 cm (73 x 52 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.23Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 103.2 x 86.4 cm (40 5/8 x 34 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Hanging (pardah)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.150Silk: warp-faced plain weave, warp-ikat; cotton weftOverall: 211.8 x 142.2 cm (83 3/8 x 56 in.)Gift of Guido GoldmanCCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ringOverall: 360 x 400 x 400.1 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 x 157 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with confronted animal medallions and kufic bands
Iran
1950.84Silk: diasper, tabby weaveOverall: 39.6 x 45.4 cm (15 9/16 x 17 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks in ogival pattern
Iran or Iraq, possibly Rayy
1939.506Silk: plain weave with supplementary weftOverall: 24.1 x 22.9 cm (9 1/2 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225Silk, gilt-metal thread; brocaded velvetOverall: 30.5 x 20.6 cm (12 x 8 1/8 in.); Mounted: 34.9 x 25.4 cm (13 3/4 x 10 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment with falconer riding a bull in a rondel
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246Silk: double clothOverall: 28 x 25.4 cm (11 x 10 in.)Gift of Ayyub RabenouCCCC0
Lampas with roundels of the image of Christ in benedictory pose
Turkey, Bursa, Ottoman period
1916.1423Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 36.5 x 33.7 cm (14 3/8 x 13 1/4 in.); Mounted: 41.3 x 38.7 cm (16 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1961.34Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 71.1 x 95 cm (28 x 37 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1939.47Silk: soumak, or twisted tapestryOverall: 20 x 22.6 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with crowned lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada
1944.240Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 54.3 x 27.5 cm (21 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Mounted: 64.5 x 37.1 cm (25 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741Silk: lampas weave, silver-metal threadOverall: 105.7 x 49.5 cm (41 5/8 x 19 1/2 in.); Mounted: 110.5 x 54.6 cm (43 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with crescents
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2009.282Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 138.4 x 65.4 cm (54 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.); Mounted: 134.6 x 63.5 cm (53 x 25 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055) or Seljuq period
1975.38Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 38.5 x 67 cm (15 3/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club and Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment from a funeral garment or pall
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.227Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 21 x 23.5 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Caftan
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1985.59Silk: lampas weaveWidth across shoulders: 176.5 cm (69 1/2 in.); neck edge to hem: 127.5 cm (50 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Tunic fragment with lion killing khilin in octagonal medallions
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.23Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 113.7 x 86.7 cm (44 3/4 x 34 1/8 in.)Gift of the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art©
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.24Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 46 x 78.7 cm (18 1/8 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1988.98Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 136.7 x 79 cm (53 13/16 x 31 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.1902/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked: wool, possibly pashminaOverall: 325 x 136.5 cm (127 15/16 x 53 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arthur LoesserCCCC0
Brocaded velvet panel with Italianate pattern
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2003.3Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 173 x 241.5 cm (68 1/8 x 95 1/16 in.); Mounted: 175.3 x 245.7 x 8.9 cm (69 x 96 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Shaped horse trapping
India
1927.376Velvet, brocaded and pile warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadAverage: 26.1 x 23.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158Tapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolMounted: 29.2 x 29.2 cm (11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Section of Silk Fabric with Falconers Amid Rose Bushes
Iran, Safavid period
1949.467Silk and silver-metal thread: twill weave with complementary and discontinuous weftOverall: 47.7 x 48.3 cm (18 3/4 x 19 in.); Mounted: 58.4 x 58.4 cm (23 x 23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ogives with Winged Quadrupeds and Peacocks
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1966.134Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 69.8 x 49.8 cm (27 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Quilted cap with star-patterned silk
Iran or Iraq, Buyid or Seljuq period
1950.525Lampas: silkOverall: 22 x 20 x 20 cm (8 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1952.83Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 43.8 x 36.8 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic with Ornamental Inscription
Iran or Iraq
1968.230Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 127 x 149.8 cm (50 x 59 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1966.136Lampas weave, silkAverage: 41 x 32.8 cm (16 1/8 x 12 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1968.223Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 49 x 33 cm (19 5/16 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 65.5 x 23.2 cm (25 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.19Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, style of the Abbasid period (750–1258) or Buyid period
1982.24Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 78.7 x 90.2 cm (31 x 35 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk, gilt and silver threadOverall: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.235Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 54 x 53 cm (21 1/4 x 20 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Eight-Pointed Star (Two Pieces)
Iran
1966.137Silk: compound weaveOverall: 70.2 x 54.6 cm (27 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.233Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 41.6 x 51.7 cm (16 3/8 x 20 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.20Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 28 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 141.5 x 156.5 cm (55 11/16 x 61 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 216.5 x 188.6 cm (85 1/4 x 74 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358Plain weave: silk; embroidery, chain stitch: silkAverage: 228.6 x 172.7 cm (90 x 68 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragments with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228Lampas weave, silkAverage: 61.6 x 74.3 cm (24 1/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1981.22Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 37 x 24.6 cm (14 9/16 x 9 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Brocaded Silk Cushion Cover & Iranian Striped Silk Surround
Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, Ottoman period
2007.13Silk, gilt-metal thread; lampas weaveOverall: 141 x 68.4 cm (55 1/2 x 26 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297Wool: inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitchOverall: 194.9 x 132.7 cm (76 3/4 x 52 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Floral striped silk on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
2003.96Samite: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 50.1 x 27.5 cm (19 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.232Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 69.8 x 55.3 cm (27 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two-faced Carpet Fragment
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.132Senna knotOverall: 39.3 x 16.2 cm (15 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Bridal wedding sash
Morocco, Fez
1999.253Lampas, warps dyed on the loom: silkOverall: 396.8 x 38 cm (156 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wall cover with flora, peacocks, and portrait medallions
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1483Taffeta, hand-painted, block-printed: silk and pigmentsOverall: 82.6 x 194.3 cm (32 1/2 x 76 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters, and Ibexes
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1982.21Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 39.5 x 44.5 cm (15 9/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments from a Garment with Inscription
Iran or Iraq
1986.176Silk: lampas weave, brocadedAverage: 26.5 x 48.7 cm (10 7/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. G. Kay Robertson in memory of William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Fragment with Mounted Hunter Spearing Animals
Iran, style of the Abbasid period (750–1258) or Buyid period
1982.22Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 39 x 22 cm (15 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.231Silk: lampas weave on compound tabby groundOverall: 30.5 x 61 cm (12 x 24 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.234Silk: compound tabby and broken twill weaveOverall: 55.2 x 64.7 cm (21 3/4 x 25 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.18Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 34.5 x 28.5 cm (13 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.133Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 27.6 x 13.6 cm (10 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Panel with Hunters and Camel and Inscription
Iran
1988.99Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 101.5 x 43 cm (39 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall hanging (pardah)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.152Warp ikat, warp-faced plain weave; silk warp; cotton weft; 5 panels./ lining: printed cotton, plain weave; 2 panelsOverall: 192.4 x 144.2 cm (75 3/4 x 56 3/4 in.)Gift of Guido GoldmanCCCC0
Lampas with floral medallions in ogival lattice
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
1946.419Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 109.2 x 66.8 cm (43 x 26 5/16 in.); Mounted: 116.2 x 74.9 cm (45 3/4 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.224Silk: twill weaveOverall: 72.5 x 68.5 cm (28 9/16 x 26 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Silk Taffeta with “Rose and Nightingale” Motif
Iran, Safavid period
1943.91Silk and metallic thread: taffeta, brocadedOverall: 38.1 x 40.6 cm (15 x 16 in.); Mounted: 48.3 x 50.8 cm (19 x 20 in.)Gift of Mrs. Fred R. WhiteCCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288Silk, gilt-metal, silver-metal, paper, cotton padding; satin weave, embroideryAverage: 194.3 x 157.5 cm (76 1/2 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13Twill weave: wool; embroidery, chain stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 183 x 119.4 cm (72 1/16 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229Silk, gold, and silver on linen; embroideryOverall: 295.3 x 135.9 cm (116 1/4 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237Silk on linen tabby ground; embroideryOverall: 260.4 x 40.6 cm (102 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered quilt with pomegranates and tulips
Turkey
1916.1300Plain weave: linen; embroidery, running stitch: silkAverage: 194.3 x 137.2 cm (76 1/2 x 54 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chintz door curtain
Iran, Isfahan, Qajar period
2014.20Plain weave: cotton; chintz, hand drawing and block printing: bleach, mordant, and dyeOverall: 213.7 x 135.9 cm (84 1/8 x 53 1/2 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Silk Textile with Goatherds in a Landscape
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76Silk: lampas weave; lining: twill tapestry, double lockedOverall: 101.6 x 38.1 cm (40 x 15 in.); Mounted: 113.7 x 49.5 cm (44 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 201.3 x 140.3 cm (79 1/4 x 55 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Brocaded velvet with chintamani design
Turkey, Bursa
1943.313Velvet, brocaded: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 81.3 x 28.6 cm (32 x 11 1/4 in.); Mounted: 91.4 x 39.4 cm (36 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of Adolph LoewiCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.226Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 29.2 x 35.5 cm (11 1/2 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 241.9 x 39.4 cm (95 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Long shawl with woven figures and animals
India, Kashmir
2006.2002/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked and pieced: wool (possibly pashmina)Overall: 354.3 x 141.6 cm (139 1/2 x 55 3/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Turban cover
Turkey
1916.1481Plain weave: silk; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadAverage: 109.3 x 109.3 cm (43 1/16 x 43 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602Silk, cotton; plain weave, embroidery, tambour chain stitchAverage: 248.5 x 161.3 cm (97 13/16 x 63 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Lampas fragment with blossoms in ogival lattice
Iran, Safavid Period
1915.666Lampas: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 114.3 x 68.6 cm (45 x 27 in.); Mounted: 123.8 x 77.5 cm (48 3/4 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251Plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadAverage: 129.5 x 55.9 cm (51 x 22 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276Plain weave: linen; embroidery, chain stitch: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 148.5 x 157 cm (58 7/16 x 61 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235Silk, cotton, embroideryAverage: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lotus-blossom petal canopy
probably eastern India
2006.136Lampas: silkOverall: 186.7 x 175.7 cm (73 1/2 x 69 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ogival lattice with horizontal design
Turkey, Bursa
1916.1679Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveAverage: 134.7 x 64.2 cm (53 1/16 x 25 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Rows of Confronted Rabbits
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.229Silk: compound twillOverall: 57.5 x 41.6 cm (22 5/8 x 16 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Classical Turkish Carpet with the Lotto Pattern
Turkey, Ushak, Ottoman period
2015.61Wool: symmetrical rug knotOverall: 172.1 x 104.1 cm (67 3/4 x 41 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet Fragment
Iran, Rayy
1988.243Silk: knotted pileOverall: 61 x 37.5 cm (24 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift of Milton GirodCCCC0
Woman's cloak (chyrpy)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1916.1468Cotton; silk: embroideryOverall: 112.4 x 58.4 cm (44 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with seated prince holding falcons in kufic medallions
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1966.23Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 63.5 x 47.6 cm (25 x 18 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Rayy, late 12th or early 13th century
1948.501Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 15.2 x 33.6 cm (6 x 13 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with running animal roundels and kufic inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1953.331Silk: lampas weave, brocadedOverall: 35.3 x 25 cm (13 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
1941.293Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 7.7 x 7.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet with medallions in ogival lattice
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2001.3Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 162.2 x 64.8 cm (63 7/8 x 25 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Fragment with Octagons and Four-Pointed Stars
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.281Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 26.5 x 100.5 cm (10 7/16 x 39 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Iraq, Basrah, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.17Silk: compound weaveOverall: 66.5 x 45 cm (26 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 40.3 x 30.5 cm (15 7/8 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380Taqueté: silk and gold threadAverage: 14 x 41 cm (5 1/2 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment (of a Shroud?) with Inscription
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.280Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 42 x 74 cm (16 9/16 x 29 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, AH 418-427, 11th Century
1929.935Linen and silk: tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornamentOverall: 28 x 30.5 cm (11 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall
Iran
1958.131Silk: lampas weave, brocadedOverall: 28.3 x 18.5 cm (11 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift of Adolph LoewiCCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Garment for a Woman
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381Silk, velvet; gold- and silver-thread: bands, cords, couched embroideryOverall: 117 x 170.2 cm (46 1/16 x 67 in.)Gift of Jeannette Cox MorrillCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 450-52, 11th Century
1929.932Linen and silk: tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground)Overall: 8.6 x 16.3 cm (3 3/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with stars in stacked squares, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1942.1077Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 10 x 7.7 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with scrolling vines and grape leaves
probably Iran
1926.509Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 21.6 x 23.5 cm (8 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt
1951.89Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 14.6 x 14.3 cm (5 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.); Mounted: 21.3 x 20 cm (8 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
No image available
Iraq, Basrah, in the style of the Abbasid period
1978.173Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 64.7 x 27.5 cm (25 1/2 x 10 13/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51Tabby weave with supplementary weft; silkOverall: 11.5 x 16 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes and palmettes
Iran, Ilkhanid period
1945.14Lampas: silk and silver threadOverall: 28.6 x 25.4 cm (11 1/4 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with hares in ogival pattern
probably Iran
1939.44Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 33.3 cm (8 x 13 1/8 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 43.2 cm (12 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hanging with foliate roundel and rider
Iran or Iraq
1951.90Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 22.3 x 17.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 13.1 x 12.8 cm (5 3/16 x 5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240Compound tabby, double cloth, and bands of extended tabby; silk and gold filéOverall: 5.5 x 13.5 cm (2 3/16 x 5 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 15th century
1982.130Lampas weave, silkOverall: 38 x 43.5 cm (14 15/16 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club and James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
No image available
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1949.165Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 25.5 x 20.5 cm (10 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 21.6 x 55.6 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28Tabby and fancy weave; silk and goldOverall: 20.4 x 24.2 cm (8 1/16 x 9 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76Samite: silkOverall: 97.8 x 56.5 cm (38 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Mongol period, 14th century
1945.34Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 26.7 x 14 cm (10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with decorated bands
India, Gujarat
1951.516Plain weave: cotton, stamped resist and dyedOverall: 7.9 x 15.6 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched, split, running, and outline stitches: silk and gold threadOverall: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded Velvet
Turkey, early 16th Century
1946.74Velvet: silk, brocaded with gold and silverAverage: 111.8 x 31.5 cm (44 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with star and cross design from the tomb of Don Felipe
Spain, probably Almeria
1939.39Taqueté: silk and gold threadAverage: 54.6 x 38.1 cm (21 1/2 x 15 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with rampant lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1926.511Lampas: silkAverage: 34.2 x 25.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with decorated and inscribed bands, from the tomb of Don...
Spain, probably Almeria
1929.906Plain weave with supplementary weft: silk and silver threadAverage: 25.4 x 20 cm (10 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas fragment with foliate medallions
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1927.379Lampas: silkAverage: 36.8 x 21.6 cm (14 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Textile
Turkey, Bursa ?, second half of the 15th century
1940.369Velvet (cut and voided): silkAverage: 33.1 x 45.4 cm (13 1/16 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 20.3 x 51.8 cm (8 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128Knotted pile: jufti knot; wool and cottonAverage: 89 x 185.5 cm (35 1/16 x 73 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120Lampas weave, silkOverall: 15 x 16.7 cm (5 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30Velvet, lancé, silk and Cyprian gold around silk coreOverall: 21.5 x 28.5 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Lampas with foliate medallions in ogival lattice
Egypt
1918.189Lampas: silkOverall: 21.6 x 22.3 cm (8 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544
1919.30Tapestry (originally inwoven in tabby ground); linen and woolOverall: 48.5 x 23.5 cm (19 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.121Double cloth, tabby weave; silkOverall: 11 x 16.7 cm (4 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004Tabby and fancy weave; silk and goldOverall: 23.2 x 18.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 17th century
1946.415Velvet (cut, voided, and brocaded); silk and gilded silver stripsOverall: 10.2 x 55.3 cm (4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment with headless eagle
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.267Samite: wool and cottonOverall: 15.5 x 21 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.222Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 68 x 33.5 cm (26 3/4 x 13 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055) or Seljuq period
1986.89Silk: compound weaveOverall: 45.8 x 69.8 cm (18 1/16 x 27 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two Mounted Fragments of a Border (from a Garment ?)
Iran or Iraq, early Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th century A.D.
1950.522Tapestry (originally inwoven in tabby ground); goat hair, wool and cottonOverall: 14.6 x 29.5 cm (5 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Schematic Drawing of Buyid Silk (1962.264)
Félix Guichert (French)
1964.441Ink on paperOverall: 58 x 125 cm (22 13/16 x 49 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Lampas with undulating vines and lions
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1919.9Lampas: silk and gold threadAverage: 37 x 15.4 cm (14 9/16 x 6 1/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.535Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 21.6 x 43.8 cm (8 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tapestry with beheaded bird
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.265Tapestry weave: linen and woolOverall: 38.5 x 35.3 cm (15 3/16 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba, Spanish Umayyad period
1977.188Linen; silk: embroideryOverall: 18.2 x 117.1 cm (7 3/16 x 46 1/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Fragment of Inscription Band
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1966.135Compound tabby on tabby ground; silkOverall: 74.2 x 37.1 cm (29 3/16 x 14 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Schematic Drawings of Buyid Silk (1962.264)
Félix Guichert (French)
1964.442Ink on paperOverall: 63.7 x 48.3 cm (25 1/16 x 19 in.); Second Section: 17.3 x 44.5 cm (6 13/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1950.538Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Schematic Drawing of Buyid Silk (1953.434)
Félix Guichert (French)
1964.443Ink on paperOverall: 63 x 48 cm (24 13/16 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Length of silk velvet ikat
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.153Silk: warp ikat, velvet weaveMounted: 75.9 x 40.6 cm (29 7/8 x 16 in.); Overall: 69.2 x 33.7 cm (27 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of Guido GoldmanCCCC0
Fragment, probably from a large hanging
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century ?
1959.122Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 17.5 x 16 cm (6 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment with maritime scene
Iran, Safavid Period
1928.651Double cloth: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 20.6 x 12.1 cm (8 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Mounted: 25.4 x 17.8 cm (10 x 7 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall hanging (pardah)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.151Warp ikat, warp-faced plain weave; silk warp, cotton weft; 5-1/2 panels/ original lining: block printed cotton, plain weave; 3 panelsOverall: 180.3 x 129.5 cm (71 x 51 in.)Gift of Guido GoldmanCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 440-450
1950.552Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 17.5 x 26.1 cm (6 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); block printed and gold leafOverall: 32.1 x 40 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk and metallic threadOverall: 7.3 x 21.6 cm (2 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, early 17th century
1925.993Compound twill; silk on silver metallic groundOverall: 22.3 x 17.8 cm (8 3/4 x 7 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.350Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (3/8 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.362Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.340Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.321Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (3/16 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.663Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm (3/16 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.626Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm (5/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.666Bone, incisedOverall: 11.2 x 3.1 x 0.6 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Fragment from a Hanging
Egypt, Tulunid period, 9th century
1983.137Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 23.2 x 21.7 cm (9 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.330Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.328Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Kashan, 18th century
1918.196Lampas weaveOverall: 25.5 x 15.6 cm (10 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.363Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (5/16 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.338Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm (3/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th century
1961.357Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm (5/16 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.134Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (5/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.135Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0