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Collection: T - Islamic (711)
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid Period
1926.533CCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
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
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
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
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38CCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42CCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abassid, 8th century
1947.193CCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510CCCC0
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5CCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609CCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Silk fragment with falconer riding a bull
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246CCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332CCCC0
Man's surcoat
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Woman’s robe
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267CCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225CCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
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
Quilted cap with star-patterned silk
Iran or Iraq, Buyid or Seljuq period
1950.525CCCC0
Bridal wedding sash
Morocco, Fez
1999.253CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with crescents
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2009.282CCCC0
Silk Ikat Wall Hanging (#333)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, third quarter of the 19th century
2006.152CCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237CCCC0
Embroidered Curtain
Tunisia, Djerba, 17th-18th century
1916.1361.aCCCC0
Prayer Rug
Iran, Rasht, 19th century
1916.1297CCCC0
Chintz door curtain
Iran, Isfahan, Qajar period
2014.20CCCC0
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76.a©
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
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
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235CCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Lotus-blossom petal canopy
probably eastern India
2006.136CCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Garment for a Woman
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381CCCC0
Classical Turkish Carpet with the Lotto Pattern
Turkey, Ushak, Ottoman period
2015.61CCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293CCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780CCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51CCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century
1953.434CCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq, 10th century
1955.52CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 15th century
1982.130CCCC0
Textile
Iran, Buyid period, 11th century
1962.264CCCC0
Caftan
probably Iran
1985.59©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556CCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dCCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
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
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.23CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Mongol period, 14th century
1945.34CCCC0
Velvet Textile
Turkey, Bursa ?, second half of the 15th century
1940.369CCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, early 11th century
1961.34CCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, 11th-12th century
1939.47CCCC0
Silk fragment
Iran, Seljuk period, 1100s
1982.20CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240CCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters and Ibexes
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.21CCCC0
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30CCCC0
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30.aCCCC0
Fragment with Mounted Hunter Spearing Animals
Iran, Late Abbasid or early Buyid period, 10th century
1982.22CCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century
1982.19CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid - early Buyid period, early 10th century
1982.24CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.18CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544
1919.30CCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, Modern
1988.98CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, late Buyid to Seljuk period, mid-late 11th century
1975.38CCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187CCCC0
Fragment with headless eagle
Iran, Iraq, or Syria
1982.267CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 17th century
1946.415CCCC0
Ogives with Winged Quadrupeds and Peacocks
Iran ?, 16th-20th century
1966.134CCCC0
Front of a Tunic
Iran or Iraq ?, 20th century
1982.23.a©
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120CCCC0
Two Mounted Fragments of a Border (from a Garment ?)
Iran or Iraq, early Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th century A.D.
1950.522CCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, 15th-20th century
1968.225CCCC0
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.24CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th century
1952.83CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
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
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic with Ornamental Inscription
Iran or Iraq ?, 14th-20th century
1968.230CCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1968.223CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1950.538CCCC0
Length of silk velvet ikat
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1875 - 1900
2006.153CCCC0
Fragment, probably from a large hanging
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century ?
1959.122CCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.25CCCC0
Wall hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1800 - 1850
2006.151CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 440-450
1950.552CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004CCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
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
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
1962.330CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.328CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.350CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.362CCCC0
Fragment from a Hanging
Egypt, Tulunid period, 9th century
1983.137CCCC0
Fragments of a Caftan
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th-11th Century
1982.43CCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th-11th Century
1982.43.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Buyid period, mid-10th to mid-11th century
1968.235CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Buyid period, mid-10th to mid-11th century
1968.233CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, early 17th century
1925.993CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.646CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.629CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.657CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.631CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.647CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.341CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.315CCCC0
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
1962.135CCCC0
Bone Object
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.147CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.130CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.134CCCC0
Fragment from a Large Hanging
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th - 11th century
1983.122CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th century
1916.2061CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, late Buyid -Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1986.89CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th or early 11th century
1968.222CCCC0
Fragments
Iran, Buyid Period, mid 10th - mid 11th century
1968.228CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.224CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1981.22CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Kashan, 18th century
1918.196CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.648CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.635CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.652CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.658CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.660CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.655CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.309CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.316CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.329CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.310CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.337CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.342CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.353CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.359CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.349CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.346CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.372CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.370CCCC0
Ring
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.377CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.131CCCC0
Embroidered Table Cover
Turkey, Hereke, early 19th century
1916.1377CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 17th century
1940.490CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.653CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.640CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.634CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.636CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.313CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.336CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.347CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.348CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.354CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.360CCCC0
Carpet (Kilim)
Turkey, Anatolia, late 19th-early 20th century
1961.388CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.141CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.142CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1983.144CCCC0
Jacket for a Child
Iran, 18th century
1915.658CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.656CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.645CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.662CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.325CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.322CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.320CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.374CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.144CCCC0
Fragments
Egypt, Ayyubid, 12th century
1983.147CCCC0
Suzani: curtain or bed cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, about 1800
1918.22CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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.)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
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid Period
1926.533Brocaded gilt- and silver-metal thread; cotton warp, cotton and silk wefts; silk pile, asymmetrical knot, 295 per sq. in.Average: 205.7 x 142.3 cm (81 x 56 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
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 58.5 cm (8 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 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
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
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Silk and gold thread: tapestry weaveOverall: 17.8 x 10.7 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 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
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
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.aSilk; lampas weaveOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.bSilk; lampas weaveOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
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
Brocaded velvet with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a...
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
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 54.3 x 64.5 cm (21 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 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
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
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
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
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
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
Square Ornament from a Tunic
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
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 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
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
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
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.)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
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499Silk: velvet, pile-warp substitutionAverage: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
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
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
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
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
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkDudley P. Allen 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
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
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42Lampas: silk and gold threadAverage: 33 x 22.9 cm (13 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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 55.3 cm (4 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abassid, 8th century
1947.193Complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 29 x 20 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Cloth of gold with felines and eagles
Northeast Iran
1990.2Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 170.5 x 109 cm (67 1/8 x 42 15/16 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
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 51.1 x 80.7 cm (20 1/8 x 31 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 54.2 x 27.9 cm (21 5/16 x 11 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
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
Silk fragment with falconer riding a bull
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246Double cloth: silkOverall: 28 x 25.4 cm (11 x 10 in.)Gift of Ayyub RabenouCCCC0
Silk ikat wall hanging with five panels
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
Textile with field of poppies on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
1926.22Twill weave with supplementary weft, stamped: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 82 x 66.7 cm (32 5/16 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with roundels of the image of Christ in benedictory pose
Turkey, Bursa, Ottoman period
1916.1423Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 36.7 x 33.7 cm (14 7/16 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Man's surcoat
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412Embroidery, cross-stitch: silkOverall: 150 x 218.4 cm (59 1/16 x 86 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks in ogival pattern
Iran or Iraq
1939.506Plain weave with supplementary weft: silkAverage: 23.5 x 22.9 cm (9 1/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Woman’s robe
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267Velvet ikat: silkOverall: 132.1 x 150 cm (52 x 59 1/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225Silk, gilt-metal thread; brocaded velvetOverall: 30.5 x 20.4 cm (12 x 8 1/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741Lampas: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 104.7 x 48.3 cm (41 1/4 x 19 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with carnations
Turkey, Bursa
1984.27Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt-and-silver-metal threadOverall: 128 x 67 cm (50 3/8 x 26 3/8 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
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
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
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
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.)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
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 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
Royal Tent Made for Muhammad Shah (ruled 1834-48)
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 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 in.); Panel: 165 cm (64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Round Tent made for Muhammad Shah (wall panel with three panels A)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388.2Resht work; wool with silk embroidery (chain stitch), ropeOverall: 360 x 400 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 in.); Panel: 165 cm (64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Round Tent made for Muhammad Shah (wall panel with one panel B)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388.3Resht work; wool with silk embroidery (chain stitch)Overall: 166.1 x 119.4 cm (65 3/8 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Lampas silk cushion cover
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2007.13.1Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 136.8 x 66.6 cm (53 7/8 x 26 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Silk Ikat Wall Hanging (#333)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, third quarter of the 19th century
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 threadAverage: 109.2 x 66.7 cm (43 x 26 1/4 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
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 47.7 cm (18 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of Silk Taffeta with “Rose and Nightingale” Motif
Iran, Safavid period
1943.91Silk and metallic thread: taffeta, brocadedOverall: 37.8 x 40 cm (14 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Fred R. WhiteCCCC0
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
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
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 295.3 x 135.9 cm (116 1/4 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 260.4 x 40.6 cm (102 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Curtain
Tunisia, Djerba, 17th-18th century
1916.1361.aEmbroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 281 x 157.7 cm (110 5/8 x 62 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Prayer Rug
Iran, Rasht, 19th century
1916.1297Wool, inlaid work and 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
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
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
Silk Textile with Goatherds in a Landscape
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76Silk: lampas weave; lining: twill tapestry, double lockedAverage: 102.2 x 37.5 cm (40 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76.aSilk: lampas weaveOverall: 101.6 x 38.7 cm (40 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
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 threadAverage: 82.5 x 25.4 cm (32 1/2 x 10 in.)Gift of Adolph LoewiCCCC0
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
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158Tapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 18.2 x 20.4 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aTapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 18.2 x 20.4 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.bTapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 19.5 x 7 cm (7 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
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
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
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.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Hanging fragment with boar head
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
Brocaded velvet with medallions in ogival lattice
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2001.3Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 158.2 x 63 cm (62 5/16 x 24 13/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial 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
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
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
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
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
Tapestry with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt
1951.89Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 14.6 x 13.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, 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
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 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 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
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
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 scrolling vines and grape leaves
probably Iran
1926.509Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 21 x 22.9 cm (8 1/4 x 9 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 32.5 cm (8 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century
1953.434Lampas weave, silkOverall: 47.6 x 49.5 cm (18 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq, 10th century
1955.52Double-face compound twill; silkOverall: 78.1 x 66 cm (30 3/4 x 26 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Textile
Iran, Buyid period, 11th century
1962.264Lampas weave, silkOverall: 171 x 65 cm (67 5/16 x 25 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with confronting peacocks
probably Iran
1968.73Lampas weave, silkOverall: 59 x 57.4 cm (23 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Silk fragment with confronted animal medallions and kufic bands
Iran
1950.84Diasper, tabby weave; silkOverall: 39.6 x 45.4 cm (15 9/16 x 17 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Caftan
probably Iran
1985.59Lampas weave, silkWidth 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©
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
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
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
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid Period
1939.38Lampas, brocaded: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran
1939.38.aLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 49.5 x 14 cm (19 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 20 x 15.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 19 x 8.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 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
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
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
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.23Lampas weave, silkOverall: 103.2 x 86.4 cm (40 5/8 x 34 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
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
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
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, early 11th century
1961.34Lampas weave, silkOverall: 71.1 x 95 cm (28 x 37 3/8 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
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, 11th-12th century
1939.47Soumak, or twisted tapestry; silkOverall: 20 x 22.6 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Iran, Seljuk period, 1100s
1982.20Lampas weave, silkOverall: 28 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 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
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters and Ibexes
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.21Lampas weave, silkOverall: 39.5 x 44.5 cm (15 9/16 x 17 1/2 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
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30.aVelvet, 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
Fragment with Mounted Hunter Spearing Animals
Iran, Late Abbasid or early Buyid period, 10th century
1982.22Lampas weave, silkOverall: 39 x 22 cm (15 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century
1982.19Lampas weave, silkOverall: 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid - early Buyid period, early 10th century
1982.24Lampas weave, silkOverall: 78.7 x 90.2 cm (31 x 35 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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 with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.18Lampas weave, silkOverall: 34.5 x 28.5 cm (13 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Panel with Falconers
Iran, Modern
1988.98Lampas weave, silkOverall: 136.7 x 79 cm (53 13/16 x 31 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, late Buyid to Seljuk period, mid-late 11th century
1975.38Lampas weave, silkOverall: 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 with lions and griffins in combat
probably Iran
1968.221Lampas weave, silkOverall: 71.1 x 50.8 cm (28 x 20 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from a funeral garment or pall
probably Iran
1968.227Lampas weave, silkOverall: 21 x 23.5 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Ogives with Winged Quadrupeds and Peacocks
Iran ?, 16th-20th century
1966.134Lampas weave, silkOverall: 69.8 x 49.8 cm (27 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Front of a Tunic
Iran or Iraq ?, 20th century
1982.23.aLampas weave, silkOverall: 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©
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
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
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, 15th-20th century
1968.225Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 71 x 77 cm (27 15/16 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.24Lampas weave, silkOverall: 46 x 78.7 cm (18 1/8 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th century
1952.83Compound tabby; silkOverall: 43.8 x 36.8 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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 or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188Linen; embroidery; silkOverall: 18.2 x 117.1 cm (7 3/16 x 46 1/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic with Ornamental Inscription
Iran or Iraq ?, 14th-20th century
1968.230Lampas weave, silkOverall: 127 x 149.8 cm (50 x 59 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1968.223Lampas weave, silkAverage: 49 x 33 cm (19 5/16 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Length of silk velvet ikat
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1875 - 1900
2006.153Warp ikat, velvet weave; silkMounted: 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
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.25Lampas weave, silkOverall: 74.2 x 85.7 cm (29 3/16 x 33 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1800 - 1850
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Fragments with Eight-Pointed Star (Two Pieces)
Iran ?, 12th century
1966.137Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 70.2 x 54.6 cm (27 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
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
Fragments of a Caftan
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th-11th Century
1982.43Lampas weave, silkAverage: 141.5 x 156.5 cm (55 11/16 x 61 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th-11th Century
1982.43.bLampas weave, silkOverall: 50.5 x 49.2 cm (19 7/8 x 19 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Buyid period, mid-10th to mid-11th century
1968.235Compound tabby; silkOverall: 54 x 53 cm (21 1/4 x 20 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Buyid period, mid-10th to mid-11th century
1968.233Lampas weave, silkOverall: 41.6 x 51.7 cm (16 3/8 x 20 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
1963.646Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.629Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2 x 2 cm (1/4 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.657Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.631Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 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
1963.647Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 3 x 3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.341Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm (1/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.315Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1/4 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
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
1962.135Bone, 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
Bone Object
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.147Bone, incisedOverall: 14.1 x 3.8 x 0.4 cm (5 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.130Bone, incisedOverall: 1.1 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm (7/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Fragment from a Large Hanging
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th - 11th century
1983.122Tapestry; wool and cottonOverall: 29.5 x 33 cm (11 5/8 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th century
1916.2061Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 6.4 x 39.1 cm (2 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, late Buyid -Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1986.89Compound weave; silkOverall: 45.8 x 69.8 cm (18 1/16 x 27 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th or early 11th century
1968.222Lampas weave, silkOverall: 68 x 33.5 cm (26 3/4 x 13 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments
Iran, Buyid Period, mid 10th - mid 11th century
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 or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.224Twill weave; silkOverall: 72.5 x 68.5 cm (28 9/16 x 26 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1981.22Compound tabby; silkOverall: 37 x 24.6 cm (14 9/16 x 9 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
1963.648Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (1/4 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.635Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (5/16 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.652Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm (3/16 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.658Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm (1/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.660Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm (1/4 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.655Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 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
1962.309Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (5/16 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.316Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 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
1962.329Bone, 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
1962.310Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.337Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.342Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.353Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.359Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (1/4 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.349Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.346Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 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
1961.372Bone, incisedOverall: 1.3 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.370Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm (3/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Ring
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.377BoneOverall: 1.3 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 7/8 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.131Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Embroidered Table Cover
Turkey, Hereke, early 19th century
1916.1377BrocadeAverage: 108 x 72.5 cm (42 1/2 x 28 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 17th century
1940.490Compound tabby weave; silk and metallic threadOverall: 23.2 x 9.6 cm (9 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.653Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.640Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (3/16 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.634Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (1/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.636Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.313Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 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
1962.336Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/16 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.347Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 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
1961.348Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.354Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.360Bone, incisedOverall: 0.8 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm (5/16 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Carpet (Kilim)
Turkey, Anatolia, late 19th-early 20th century
1961.388Tapestry weave: wool and cottonAverage: 197 x 137.2 cm (77 9/16 x 54 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug CollectionCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.141Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.142Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (1/4 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1983.144Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 13.8 x 22.5 cm (5 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jacket for a Child
Iran, 18th century
1915.658Silk taqueteOverall: 53.4 x 124 cm (21 x 48 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.656Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.645Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.662Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.325Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm (3/16 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.322Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1/4 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.320Bone, 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
1961.374Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.144Bone, incisedOverall: 0.9 x 3 x 3 cm (3/8 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragments
Egypt, Ayyubid, 12th century
1983.147Tabby with supplementary weft; silkAverage: 21.5 x 5 cm (8 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Suzani: curtain or bed cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, about 1800
1918.22Average: 237.5 x 163.2 cm (93 1/2 x 64 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0