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Collection: Textiles (3759)
Collection: Textiles (3759)
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627) and 1 other
1950.8CCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.552CCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487CCCC0
Panel: Spring
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14CCCC0
Border of a Shawl
India, Kashmir
1925.500CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.3CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.6CCCC0
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1948.493©
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887–1968)
2020.261CCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1942.825CCCC0
Sleeveless garment
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1915.410CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.1CCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.4CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.5CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.8CCCC0
Cap
India
1916.1477CCCC0
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1947.212©
Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176CCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.185©
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1954.202©
Fruktlåda (Case of Fruit)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1952.402©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1953.78©
Textile with Fall Leaves
Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909–2002) and 1 other
1953.79©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910–1994) and 1 other
1954.200©
Bonad (Hanging Tapestry): copy of “Carl Hanson, Leksand, 1801”
Leksands Hemslöjdsforening (Swedish, est. 1904) and 1 other
1954.254©
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914–1995) and 1 other
1956.414©
Antscha - Yellow and Green
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.180©
Antscha - Pink and Blue
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.181©
Mirakel (Miracle)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.183©
Ret Hügel (Ret Hill)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.186©
Fatima
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.188©
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1987.57CCCC0
Strawberry Thief
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.696CCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544CCCC0
Kirschzweige (Cherry Branches)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1934.20©
Gobelin
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914–1995) and 1 other
1952.180©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1954.201©
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1991.2CCCC0
Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124CCCC0
Buddhist Vestment (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1340CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Hellbrunn
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.182©
Canopy with Dragon among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1995.1CCCC0
Ananas (Pineapples)
Charles Martin (French, 1848–1934) and 1 other
1926.559©
Fragment
Egypt, Mamluk sultanate (1250–1517)
1929.845CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1993.10CCCC0
Brocade with Djeiran Gazing at the Moon
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
1991.4CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1985.32CCCC0
Fragments from a Chasuble
Germany, Cologne
1918.306CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72CCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.921CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.922CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.925CCCC0
Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284CCCC0
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253CCCC0
Brocade with Soaring Phoenixes among Clouds
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
1994.292CCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, New York, 1902–1932) and 1 other
1948.101CCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Dorothy Marshall Hornblower (American, 1886–1968) and 1 other
1948.102CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Birds and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1121CCCC0
Man's Tunic (Cushma)
Amazonia, Peru, Ucayali River region, Shipibo people
1992.351©
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430–1495) and 1 other
1950.145CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.107CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Kostroma province, 18th-19th century
1931.108CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71CCCC0
Torchon Bobbin Lace Pillow
Spain, 1800s
1914.533CCCC0
Sumibōshi
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1916.11CCCC0
Square Shawl ("amli")
India, Kashmir
1926.239CCCC0
Coquillages (Shells)
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953)
1926.558©
Chrysanthemums
Maison Henry Bertrand (French)
2003.42©
Man's Garment
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Dida-style weavers and dyers
2003.89CCCC0
Mummy Linen
Egypt, New Kingdom (1540–1069 BCE), Dynasty 18
1921.1026CCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1925.794CCCC0
Chicken
Austria, Vienna
1931.11©
Lamb
Austria, Vienna
1931.9©
Primavera [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.184©
Scarf
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Assiut, Egyptian maker
1974.1058CCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.550CCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.549CCCC0
Garment
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Aswan, unidentified makers
1916.1472CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1101CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1127CCCC0
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1157CCCC0
Panel with Birds, Flowers, and Suns
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1160CCCC0
Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1138CCCC0
Horse
Austria, Vienna
1931.10©
Cat
Austria, Vienna
1931.12©
Herbarium
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982)
1947.213©
Duvor (Doves)
Lisbet Jobs (Swedish, 1909–1961) and 1 other
1956.415©
Fragment of Round Segmentum
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Coptic-style weaver(s)
1982.271CCCC0
Coat
India, Kashmir and probably Avadh
1917.36CCCC0
Tigers Chasing Deer, with Dragon
China, Eastern, 11th-12th century
1988.100CCCC0
Set of Ovid's Metamorphoses
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1956.325CCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72CCCC0
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749–1825) and 1 other
1935.237CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th or early 19th century
1919.753CCCC0
Fragment with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.775CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.782CCCC0
Fragment with Wide Circular Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1125CCCC0
Band with Figures of Women and Angels
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1272CCCC0
Border with Battle Scene
Russia, 18th century
1921.596CCCC0
Samara [I]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.187©
Crazy Quilt
Louisa Joiner (American, 1844–1911)
2000.63CCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 1 other
1944.133CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)
1972.46CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1915.618CCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123CCCC0
Fragment with a Floral (tendril) Motif
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1126CCCC0
Border with Renaissance Motif
Italy, early 19th century
1920.526CCCC0
Joined Towel Ends with Floral Motifs
Russia, 19th century
1921.1135CCCC0
Band with Scroll Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1139CCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141CCCC0
Border with Floral Motifs
Italy, Sardinia
1933.317CCCC0
Aralia (Seerose)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1934.19©
Panel with Panthers, Birds, and Floral Motifs
Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, 18th-19th century
1934.193CCCC0
Band with Leaf Motifs
Italy, Sardinia
1936.222CCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.225CCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.226CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Willemijntje Elisabeth Wakker (Dutch, b. 1875)
1943.110CCCC0
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, 1871–1917)
1943.98CCCC0
Saga - Blue
Elisabeth Ulrik (Swedish, active Stockholm ?) and 1 other
1964.300©
Saga - Yellow
Elisabeth Ulrik (Swedish, active Stockholm ?) and 1 other
1964.301©
Labyrinth Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.153CCCC0
Flower, Birds, and Profile Animal Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.154CCCC0
Birds and Fish Mola Panels (Pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.155CCCC0
Wedding Obi
Japan, Shōwa period (1926–89)
2023.109©
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges
1973.77CCCC0
Man's Morning Coat
India, Mughal
1936.443CCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33CCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1993.158CCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, mid-19th century
1917.26CCCC0
Carpet
1989.473CCCC0
Length of Taffeta
France, Louis XVI (1774-1793) period
1940.474CCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period (1796-1820)
1983.32CCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33CCCC0
Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band
Italy, 11th century
1931.444CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.70CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.71CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.72CCCC0
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560©
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857–1941) and 1 other
1926.561©
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty (1260-1368)
1995.73CCCC0
Silk Velvet with Gold in Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1940.596CCCC0
Two-color Velvet with Gold in a Double Curved Lattice Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1929.82CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Gold-patterned Silk with Falcons and Heraldry
Italy, last third of 14th century
1943.283CCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805) and 1 other
1945.97CCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824CCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Velvet with Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1973.20CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia
1987.145CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14CCCC0
Loom width with Stylized Leaf Design
France, Alsace, Sain-Bel, late 18th century
1935.113CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193CCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
Northern China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)
1994.293CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1329CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.69CCCC0
Spanish Carpet with a Turkish Pattern
Spain, Alcaraz?, Mudejar, 15th century
1952.511CCCC0
Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1240CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Mamluk sultanate (1250–1517)
1929.907CCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392CCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078CCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69CCCC0
Enclosed Bird Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Sugtupo community
1971.206©
Tampan Pasisir (Ship Cloth)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1984.50CCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494CCCC0
The Bridge
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903–1984)
1938.194©
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a, Reign of Rassid Imams
1950.524CCCC0
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887–1941) and 1 other
1926.563©
Tulip
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.579CCCC0
Snakeshead
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.695CCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.697CCCC0
Kennet
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.698CCCC0
Marigold
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.699CCCC0
Peony
Kate Faulkner
1937.700©
Savonnerie Panel: Autumn
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1946.247CCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or Syria(?)
1952.104CCCC0
Rampant Lions Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Gardi Coiba community
1971.197©
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aCCCC0
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488CCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, 19th century
1925.490CCCC0
Tapestry-woven Yoke from a Tunic
Central Andes, North Central Coast, Moche-Wari Style
1925.667CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Monster with Double-Headed Serpent Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Usdub community
1971.198©
Iguana Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Wissubwala, Guna people
1971.217©
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1337CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17CCCC0
Letters Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1930.14©
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147CCCC0
Peacock and Dragon
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1953.330CCCC0
Basket Mola Panel (Garba Sor Mor)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1971.1012©
Basket Mola Panel (Garba Mor)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Urgandi community
1971.211©
Two Birds Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Wissubwala, Guna people
1971.213©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109CCCC0
Brocade with Hares
Northern China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)
1991.113CCCC0
Turkmen Bag Face
Turkmenistan, Saryk tribe of the Turkmen people (1850-1899), 19th century
2008.223CCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.109CCCC0
Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period (1662-1772)
2007.216CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty (618-906)
1994.96CCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.20CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1330CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134CCCC0
Sky Ride (Century of Progress Prints no. 1005)
Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1961) and 1 other
1933.38©
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1338CCCC0
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1345CCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, Indramaju ?, early 20th century
1917.27CCCC0
Wall Hanging or Ceiling Canopy
Cambodia, Khmer People, early 20th century
1925.118CCCC0
Loin Cloth "Pha nung" or Cloth for Wrapped Garment
India, East Coast, late 19th - early 20th century
1925.119CCCC0
Half of a "Sampot" (Skirt Cloth)
Cambodia, 19th - early 20th century
1925.120CCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th century
1928.656CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Sacred Cows
Brooke Cadwallader, Inc. (American)
1948.312©
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321CCCC0
Rooster and Hen Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Gardi Muladub community
1971.207©
Medicine Men Curing the Sick Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Urgandi community
1971.212©
Incense Braziers Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Mammidub community
1971.215©
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1980.199CCCC0
Selimut (Man's Textile)
Indonesia, Savu, 20th century
1981.216CCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1981.217CCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period (750–1258)
1982.292CCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan or Afghanistan, Saryk tribe, 19th century
2006.201CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.215CCCC0
Royal Ceremonial Costume and Accessories
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.551CCCC0
Needlepoint Lace Cloth
Italy, late 16th century
1930.656CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1992.95CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
1994.27CCCC0
Lace Panel
France, 18th century
1930.653CCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1934.329CCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1953.329CCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
China, Tang dynasty (618-907) or Japan, Nara period (710-794)
1954.70CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1960.276CCCC0
Scorpion Mola
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1971.1033©
Silk Panel with Dragon and Cloud Motif
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiangnan Imperial Factory
1976.1087CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.103CCCC0
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia
1993.139CCCC0
Matilda Mola
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.799©
Santa Claus Mola
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.800©
Fragment with jewel-like silk
Iraq, probably Baghdad
1950.526CCCC0
Noh Costume (Surihaku) with Fish-Scale Pattern
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1916.10CCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Carp in Waves
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1324CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th - early 20th century
1917.31CCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
Japan and China, 18th-19th century
1920.1950CCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215CCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete
1926.217CCCC0
Sea Things
Schiffer Prints and 1 other
1953.100©
Wearing Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 1st half 20th century
1955.307CCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan, Yomud tribe, 19th century
2010.190CCCC0
Liberal Party Political Mola Panels (pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.801©
Liberal Party Political Mola Panels (pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.802©
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3CCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604–1674)
1989.11CCCC0
Pair of Boots
China, Northern, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1992.349CCCC0
Woman's Silk Robe
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2000.77CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329 (A.D. 932-940)
1932.31CCCC0
Needlepoint Lace (Punto Argentan) Edging
Scuola Merletti di Burano, Italy, Venice, 20th Century
1936.253CCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, Venice ?, first half 15th century
1918.310CCCC0
Fragments of Egyptian Mummy Wrappings fround in Senbi Coffin
Egypt, Middle Kingdom (2040–1648 BCE)
1914.716.fCCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1352CCCC0
Rainbow Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1353CCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1354CCCC0
Han Woman's Coat
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1356CCCC0
Jat Woman's Dress
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1916.1467CCCC0
Robe
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1917.384CCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
Japan and China, 18th-19th century
1920.1949CCCC0
Scarf
Philippines
1923.864©
Shepherds in a Round Dance
Netherlands, early 16th century
1939.158CCCC0
Cap (kofia ya kiua or barghashia)
Africa, East Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar
1940.18CCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359CCCC0
Vertebrates
Elenhank Designers, Inc. (American, est. 1946)
1952.398©
Early Springtime on the Farm (Grandma Moses Design)
America, Riverdale Fabrics, 20th century
1953.465©
Textile with Two Sisters
Sweden, 1900s
1953.80©
Cap (kofia ya kiua or barghashia)
Africa, East Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar
1964.579CCCC0
Human Head from a Large Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th Century
1982.301CCCC0
Oversize Hip Wrapper (tapis)
India, Coromandel Coast, mid-18th Century
2000.28CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress: Dragon Jacket, Pleated Skirt, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135CCCC0
Fragment of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period (1368-1644)
1916.1334CCCC0
Elephants
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953) and 1 other
1926.557©
Polychrome Velvet
Italy, early 15th century
1940.370CCCC0
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1948.499CCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
Beauvais (French) and 1 other
1942.822CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458CCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Daphne and Apollo
Duncan Grant (British, 1885–1978)
1938.378©
The Piping Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1968.74CCCC0
Taffeta, Brocaded
France, mid 18th century, Period of Louis XV (1723-1774)
1919.117CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541CCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562©
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period
1948.115CCCC0
Fragment of a Turban Cloth
India, Rajasthan, Mughal period, early 19th Century
1929.76CCCC0
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101CCCC0
Kesi Panel: Rocks and Narcissus
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1915.654CCCC0
Needlepoint Lace (Argentan Lace) Cap Crown
France, Argentan, late 18th century
1923.1001CCCC0
Waist Cloth
Indonesia, Java, Samarang, 19th century
1925.485CCCC0
Silk Patolu Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1940.607CCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, early 15th century
1931.63CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Dove
Duncan Grant (British, 1885–1978)
1938.377©
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87CCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172CCCC0
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan
1952.191CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan
1952.192CCCC0
Fragment of Draped Court Apparel
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan
1952.193CCCC0
Fragment
India
1952.196CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan
1952.197CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) and Bobbin Lace Cloth
Italy, Venice ?, 16th century
1920.1169CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25CCCC0
Taffeta
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XVI (1774-1793)
1939.34CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413CCCC0
Section of Needlepoint (Point d'Argentan) Lace Flounce
France, Argentan, mid 18th century (Louis XV Period, 1715-1774)
1948.111CCCC0
Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1958.218©
Silk Fragment
Italy
1977.16CCCC0
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79CCCC0
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba makers
2003.90CCCC0
Fragment of Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba makers
2003.91CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273CCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point Alençon) Lace Handkerchief
France, Alençon, mid 18th century
1927.289CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Strip of Woodblock Printed Linen
France, late 18th century
1927.409CCCC0
Two Joined Fragments of Figured Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV (1723-1774)
1931.240CCCC0
Lace Pillow Cover
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1933.361CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Niege) Lace Edging
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1936.276CCCC0
Needlepoint (Alençon) Lace Lappet
France, Alençon, 18th century
1936.483CCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV (1723-1774)
1952.551CCCC0
Pua (Ceremonial Blanket or Hanging)
Borneo, Kalimantan, Iban Tribe, 20th century
1980.198CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627) and 1 other
1950.8Savonnerie knotted pile (symmetrical ruf knot), wool, hempOverall: 546 x 615.6 cm (214 15/16 x 242 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.552Satin weave silk; silk embroidery; paper edging on neck and sleevesOverall: 114.3 x 174 cm (45 x 68 1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Kashmir
1936.17Pashmina (wool): asymmetrical knotAverage: 292.7 x 248.9 cm (115 1/4 x 98 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 320.5 x 446.8 cm (126 3/16 x 175 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Panel: Spring
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14Savonnerie knotted-pile (144 symmetrical rug knots per square inch); wool, hempOverall: 274.3 x 219.7 cm (108 x 86 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Border Fragment of a Shawl
Kashmir
1934.199wool: tapestry twillOverall: 33 x 52.7 cm (13 x 20 3/4 in.); Mounted: 20 x 70.5 cm (7 7/8 x 27 3/4 in.)Gift of the Cleveland School of ArtCCCC0
Border of a Shawl
India, Kashmir
1925.500wool: tapestry twillOverall: 37.1 x 48.9 cm (14 5/8 x 19 1/4 in.); Mounted: 54.9 x 66.7 cm (21 5/8 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Shawl Border
Kashmir
1934.330wool and silk: tapestry twillOverall: 35.9 x 40.3 cm (14 1/8 x 15 7/8 in.); Mounted: 54 x 58.4 cm (21 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Dr. E. RosencrantzCCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.2tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 418.8 x 634.6 cm (164 7/8 x 249 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.3tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 464.5 cm (161 13/16 x 182 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.6tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 337 cm (161 13/16 x 132 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1948.493Plain weave linen (?), loom width, block printedAverage: 321.3 x 128.3 cm (126 1/2 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887–1968)
2020.261plain weave silk; wool embroideryobject: 86.4 x 72.4 cm (34 x 28 1/2 in.); Framed: 91.4 x 77.8 cm (36 x 30 5/8 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1942.825Silk and wool: tapestry weaveOverall: 257.8 x 377.8 cm (101 1/2 x 148 3/4 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Sleeveless garment
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1915.410Bamboo beads strung together in diamond and hexagon patterns; edges in plain weave cottonOverall: 56.5 x 56.5 cm (22 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.1tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411.3 x 294.5 cm (161 15/16 x 115 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.4tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 563.6 cm (163 15/16 x 221 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.5tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 418.8 cm (163 15/16 x 164 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.7tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 403 x 394 cm (158 11/16 x 155 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
The Death of Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610–1662) and 1 other
1915.79.8tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 414 x 466.5 cm (163 x 183 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Cap
India
1916.1477Velvet embroidered with gilt-silver–wrapped silk thread (zari); silk: lining; rubies, pearls, and spinelsOverall: 6.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm (2 1/2 x 6 x 6 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1947.212Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 94.6 x 78.1 cm (37 1/4 x 30 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. B. P. Bole, Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon S. Holden, Mrs. Windsor T. White, and the L. E. Holden Fund©
Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176silk and wool; tapestry weaveAverage: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 78.7 x 154.9 cm (31 x 61 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.185Cotton: plain weave, printed, loom widthOverall: 50.7 x 127 cm (19 15/16 x 50 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1954.202Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 192.4 x 127 cm (75 3/4 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Christ Gathering Roses, Centerpiece of an Altar Cloth(?)
Germany
2021.238Linen: plain weave; silk: embroidery (split stitch)Overall: 85.1 x 92.1 cm (33 1/2 x 36 1/4 in.)Gift of Elizabeth and Martin David in memory of the Heidenhain familyCCCC0
Fruktlåda (Case of Fruit)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1952.402Plain weave cotton, loom width, printedOverall: 89.5 x 128.3 cm (35 1/4 x 50 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982) and 1 other
1953.78Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printOverall: 116.8 x 131.4 cm (46 x 51 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Textile with Fall Leaves
Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909–2002) and 1 other
1953.79Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 111.8 x 127 cm (44 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910–1994) and 1 other
1954.200Plain weave linen, loom width, printedOverall: 97.2 x 130.8 cm (38 1/4 x 51 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Bonad (Hanging Tapestry): copy of “Carl Hanson, Leksand, 1801”
Leksands Hemslöjdsforening (Swedish, est. 1904) and 1 other
1954.254Plain weave linen, loom width, printedOverall: 191.1 x 135.3 cm (75 1/4 x 53 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914–1995) and 1 other
1956.414Plain weave bleached linen, handprintedOverall: 90.2 x 94.3 cm (35 1/2 x 37 1/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Antscha - Yellow and Green
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.180Plain weave paired cotton warp and unbleached linen weft, loom width, block printedOverall: 72.4 x 128.9 cm (28 1/2 x 50 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Antscha - Pink and Blue
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.181Plain weave paired cotton warp and unbleached linen weft, loom width, block printedOverall: 73.7 x 128.9 cm (29 x 50 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Mirakel (Miracle)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.183Linen: bleached, plain weave, block printed, loom widthOverall: 95.7 x 121.3 cm (37 11/16 x 47 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Ret Hügel (Ret Hill)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.186Cotton: plain weave, printed, loom widthOverall: 76.2 x 137.8 cm (30 x 54 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Fatima
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.188cotton: plain weave, loom width, block printedOverall: 76.8 x 137.8 cm (30 1/4 x 54 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1987.57silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 119.4 x 302.1 cm (47 x 118 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Strawberry Thief
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.696plain weave cotton, discharge printedOverall: 88.3 x 99.1 cm (34 3/4 x 39 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544Wool, silk, and gold filé; tapestry weaveAverage: 256.5 x 264.2 cm (101 x 104 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Kirschzweige (Cherry Branches)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1934.20Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 97.2 x 79.7 cm (38 1/4 x 31 3/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Gobelin
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914–1995) and 1 other
1952.180Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 129.2 x 111.1 cm (50 7/8 x 43 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1954.201Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 198.1 x 128 cm (78 x 50 3/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Bonad (Wall Hanging): copy of “Om Jesu Christi på ena åsna (Christ on a...
Hans Prins (Swedish, 1908–1999) and 1 other
1954.255Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 96.5 x 155.6 cm (38 x 61 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1991.2Silk and gold thread on silk satin ground, embroideryOverall: 43.8 x 19.5 cm (17 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.); Mounted: 56.8 x 31.8 cm (22 3/8 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124Silk; samite weaveOverall: 26.5 x 25.5 cm (10 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Buddhist Vestment (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1340silk with supplementary weft, brocaded; metal threadOverall: 119.4 x 205.7 cm (47 x 81 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Roundel with curvilinear palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or Syria(?)
1952.102Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 20.6 x 19 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1embroidery: silk and linen on linen ground; contours of design applied with inkOverall: 147.3 x 152.4 cm (58 x 60 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hellbrunn
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.182linen: bleached, plain weave, block printed, loom widthOverall: 57.2 x 123.2 cm (22 1/2 x 48 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Canopy with Dragon among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1995.1Center: silk, gold, tapestry weave (kesi). Border: silk, gold, lampas weaveOverall: 87 x 84.5 cm (34 1/4 x 33 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ananas (Pineapples)
Charles Martin (French, 1848–1934) and 1 other
1926.559patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 248.3 x 129.9 cm (97 3/4 x 51 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Fragment
Egypt, Mamluk sultanate (1250–1517)
1929.845Block printing on plain weave cotton groundOverall: 16.5 x 17.8 cm (6 1/2 x 7 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 12.7 x 64.8 cm (5 x 25 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1993.10silk and silver thread, silvered paper; needleloop embroideryOverall: 63.8 x 60 cm (25 1/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Mounted: 69.8 x 67.3 cm (27 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade with Djeiran Gazing at the Moon
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
1991.4Silk and gold thread; tabby, brocadedOverall: 109.8 x 38.5 cm (43 1/4 x 15 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1985.32silk; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 32 x 36.1 cm (12 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragments from a Chasuble
Germany, Cologne
1918.306Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread: compound twill weaveOverall: 11.4 x 40.6 cm (4 1/2 x 16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Roundel from a Tunic with Palmette Tree
Egypt or Syria(?)
1952.101Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 18.3 x 17.8 cm (7 3/16 x 7 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Display Cloth (tapis): Koumi Diosseni Kandian (Koumi Diossé, The Long...
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, c. 1941–2020)
2016.48Cotton and dyeOverall: 155.6 x 170.8 cm (61 1/4 x 67 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara G. Hoffman and Michael R. Short©
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plants motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 45.7 x 42.9 cm (18 x 16 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132plain weave linen (est.) with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 38 x 43 cm (14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72Linen: plain weave; silk; embroideryOverall: 14.6 x 46 cm (5 3/4 x 18 1/8 in.)Gift of Kathleen Van MeterCCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75Linen: plain weave; silk: embroideryOverall: 10.5 x 16.2 cm (4 1/8 x 6 3/8 in.)Gift of Charla CoatoamCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.921Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread: compound twill weaveOverall: 47.8 x 8.3 cm (18 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.922Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread: compound twill weaveOverall: 48.3 x 8.3 cm (19 x 3 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.925Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread: compound twill weaveOverall: 47 x 8 cm (18 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284Silk; samite weaveOverall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253Silk and gold thread; tabby with supplementary weftOverall: 85.5 x 35 cm (33 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Brocade with Soaring Phoenixes among Clouds
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
1994.292Silk and gold thread; tabby, brocadedOverall: 56.2 x 62.2 cm (22 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.); Mounted: 69.5 x 74 cm (27 3/8 x 29 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, New York, 1902–1932) and 1 other
1948.101plain silk velvet stencilled with vegetable dyesOverall: 11.7 x 34.3 cm (4 5/8 x 13 1/2 in.); Mounted: 18.7 x 41.3 cm (7 3/8 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Joseph F. SindelarCCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Dorothy Marshall Hornblower (American, 1886–1968) and 1 other
1948.102plain silk velvet stencilled with vegetable dyesOverall: 22 x 30.8 cm (8 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 36.8 cm (11 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Joseph F. SindelarCCCC0
Roundel from a Tunic with Palmette Tree
Egypt or Syria
1982.296Silk; complementary weft-faced twill weave with inner warps (samite)Overall: 18.1 x 18.4 cm (7 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Birds and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1121needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 5.4 x 23.5 cm (2 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Floral and Vegetal Patterns
Italy, 16th century
1923.995needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions), alternating reticella squares (open cutwork), and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Mounted: 148 x 151.1 cm (58 1/4 x 59 1/2 in.); Overall: 145.1 x 144.2 cm (57 1/8 x 56 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Cloth with Unicorns, Dragons, Other Animals, and Floral Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1936.95Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and alternating cutwork, embroidered squares, and bobbin lace edgingOverall: 113.5 x 138 cm (44 11/16 x 54 5/16 in.); Mounted: 121.9 x 146.1 cm (48 x 57 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Man's Tunic (Cushma)
Amazonia, Peru, Ucayali River region, Shipibo people
1992.351cotton, pigmentOverall: 119.4 x 119.4 cm (47 x 47 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Textile Fragment with the Annunciation
Italy
1931.61Silk with gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 23.2 x 47.6 cm (9 1/8 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 53.3 cm (11 1/4 x 21 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430–1495) and 1 other
1950.145Wool, silk, gold and silver threadsOverall: 104.2 x 199.4 cm (41 x 78 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a monochrome plaited ground (metal thread or linen (est.) linking the tape; applied silk (est.) and metal thread ribbonOverall: 35.5 x 46 cm (14 x 18 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with gimp (heavy cord); applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 30 x 39 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.107cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 26 x 37 cm (10 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Kostroma province, 18th-19th century
1931.108cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with colored gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 33 x 38.1 cm (13 x 15 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with metal thread; applied silk (est.) ribbonsOverall: 32.5 x 48.5 cm (12 13/16 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with gimp (heavy cord); applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 26.5 x 41 cm (10 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133Linen: plain weave ground; wool; metal thread: embroidery, chain stitch; silk: ribbonOverall: 37 x 43 cm (14 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137plain weave silk (est.) ground with polychrome silk (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimsOverall: 28 x 93 cm (11 x 36 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71Linen: plain weave; silk: embroideryOverall: 13.3 x 41.2 cm (5 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Jane HammondCCCC0
Torchon Bobbin Lace Pillow
Spain, 1800s
1914.533lace, bobbinOverall: 18.5 x 72.5 x 24 cm (7 5/16 x 28 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sumibōshi
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1916.11silksatin weave; metal thread weftAverage: 257.2 x 67.3 cm (101 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Square Shawl ("amli")
India, Kashmir
1926.239Wool: embroidery (large-pieced areas)Overall: 182.9 x 177.8 cm (72 x 70 in.)Gift of the Burridge FamilyCCCC0
Coquillages (Shells)
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953)
1926.558patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 238.8 x 102.9 cm (94 x 40 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Chrysanthemums
Maison Henry Bertrand (French)
2003.42silk, artificial gold thread; twill-based jacquard weaveOverall: 310.1 x 108 cm (122 1/16 x 42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Man's Garment
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Dida-style weavers and dyers
2003.89Raffia palm fiber (Raphia ruffia or R. vinifera) and dyeOverall: 169.8 x 211.5 cm (66 7/8 x 83 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mummy Linen
Egypt, New Kingdom (1540–1069 BCE), Dynasty 18
1921.1026linen: plain weaveOverall: 289.6 x 65.4 cm (114 x 25 3/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826Wool, silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 107.3 x 240 cm (42 1/4 x 94 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Vines and Floral Motifs
Italy, 17th century
1920.1129needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; bleached and blue dyed linen (est.)Overall: 13.5 x 17.4 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1925.794silk satin embroidered with silk in "ari" chain stitchOverall: 83.8 x 35.9 cm (33 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chicken
Austria, Vienna
1931.11Felted wood, embroidered and stuffedOverall: 21 x 15.2 x 8.9 cm (8 1/4 x 6 x 3 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Lamb
Austria, Vienna
1931.9felted wool with applied silver leather and bead, embroidered and stuffedOverall: 29.2 x 24.8 x 7.6 cm (11 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 3 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Primavera [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.184linen: tabby weave, block printed, loom widthOverall: 95.7 x 77.9 cm (37 11/16 x 30 11/16 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Scarf
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Assiut, Egyptian maker
1974.1058Probably cotton and silver-plated copper foilOverall: 221 x 82.2 cm (87 x 32 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward N. Dekker, Sr.CCCC0
Wrapper (tafè): Surakamuso Kunkoro Talan (The Mauritanian Woman’s Head...
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, c. 1941–2020)
2016.49Cotton and dyeOverall: 108.6 x 142.9 cm (42 3/4 x 56 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara G. Hoffman and Michael R. Short©
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.550silk and paper with silk embroideryOverall: 118.1 x 179.7 cm (46 1/2 x 70 3/4 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.549Overall: 121.9 x 186.7 cm (48 x 73 1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Garment
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Aswan, unidentified makers
1916.1472Silk and mirrored glassOverall: 132.1 x 63.5 x 30.5 cm (52 x 25 x 12 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1101Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction)Overall: 5.1 x 25.5 cm (2 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1127needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); unbleached and bleached linen (est.)Overall: 6.4 x 26.4 cm (2 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Dragon, Castle, and Vegetation
Italy, 16th century
1920.1143needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 35.7 x 32.5 cm (14 1/16 x 12 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1157needle lace; filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached, dyed, and unbleached linen (est.)Overall: 27 x 30.3 cm (10 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel with Birds, Flowers, and Suns
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1160needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 23.1 x 91.5 cm (9 1/8 x 36 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1138Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 13.5 x 177.3 cm (5 5/16 x 69 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Horse
Austria, Vienna
1931.10felted wool, embroidered and stuffedOverall: 27 x 19.7 x 6.7 cm (10 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Cat
Austria, Vienna
1931.12felted wool, embroidered and stuffed; metal wireOverall: 25.4 x 22.9 x 5.1 cm (10 x 9 x 2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Herbarium
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916–1982)
1947.213handprinted plain weave cotton, loom widthOverall: 75.6 x 78.1 cm (29 3/4 x 30 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. B. P. Bole, Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon S. Holden, Mrs. Windsor T. White, and the L. E. Holden Fund©
Duvor (Doves)
Lisbet Jobs (Swedish, 1909–1961) and 1 other
1956.415handprinted plain weave linenOverall: 90.2 x 73.7 cm (35 1/2 x 29 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Fragment of Round Segmentum
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Coptic-style weaver(s)
1982.271Wool: tabby ground, inwoven tapestry ornamentOverall: 33 x 29.2 cm (13 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Crowned Double-Headed Eagles with Various Emblems,...
Italy, 19th century
1933.315Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions), bobbin lace insert and edging, and crochet insert; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 62.4 x 132.3 cm (24 9/16 x 52 1/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Coat
India, Kashmir and probably Avadh
1917.36wool: embroideryneck edge to hem: 120.7 cm (47 1/2 in.); Cuff to cuff: 175.3 cm (69 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Tigers Chasing Deer, with Dragon
China, Eastern, 11th-12th century
1988.100tapestry, silk and gold threadOverall: 58 x 27.2 cm (22 13/16 x 10 11/16 in.); Mounted: 75.6 x 43.8 cm (29 3/4 x 17 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Peacocks and Vegetation
Italy, 17th-18th century
1916.1884plain weave linen with needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 80.3 x 334.3 cm (31 5/8 x 131 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Winding Design and Tendrils
Italy, 16th century
1920.1155needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 9.5 x 42.3 cm (3 3/4 x 16 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Parade of Human Figures, Stags, and Other Fantastic Animals
Italy, Sicily ?, 16th-17th century
1920.1271Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 16.2 x 210.1 cm (6 3/8 x 82 11/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Band with Various Fantastic Creatures and Vegetal Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1933.343Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 24.7 x 316.5 cm (9 3/4 x 124 5/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Geometric Pattern and Floral Motif
Italy, 19th century
1936.221Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); cotton (est.)Overall: 5.9 x 48 cm (2 5/16 x 18 7/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Set of Ovid's Metamorphoses
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1956.325tapestry weaveAverage: 327.7 x 322.6 cm (129 x 127 in.)Gift of Mrs. Matthias PlumCCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72thangka, silk tapestryOverall: 100.6 x 74.3 cm (39 5/8 x 29 1/4 in.); Mounted: 111.1 x 83.8 x 7 cm (43 3/4 x 33 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353resist-dyed warp (ikat); plain weave with inscription: cotton and gold leafOverall: 60.3 x 64.5 cm (23 3/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 67.9 x 74.3 cm (26 3/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 62.3 x 54.6 cm (24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club to commemorate its 30th AnniversaryCCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749–1825) and 1 other
1935.237lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, embroidered (chain, satin stitches); silkOverall: 237 x 45.7 cm (93 5/16 x 18 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th century
1919.745Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 30.1 x 37.6 cm (11 7/8 x 14 13/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Three Crosses of the Crucifixion
Spain, 18th century
1919.746Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and burato (twined ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 29.2 x 26 cm (11 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th century
1919.750Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 18.5 x 15.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th or early 19th century
1919.753Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 20 x 23 cm (7 7/8 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.775Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 14.6 x 15.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 15/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Branching Vegetation
Spain, 17th century
1919.776Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.6 x 23 cm (6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Corner with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.777Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 12.5 x 14.1 cm (4 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of Band with Vegetal Motifs
Spain, 17th century
1919.778Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and cutwork insertion; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 31.5 x 55.6 cm (12 3/8 x 21 7/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.782Needle lace (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 7.6 x 20.7 cm (3 x 8 1/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.783Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 8.2 x 21.6 cm (3 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Geometric Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.784Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 5.5 x 15.8 cm (2 3/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment with Wide Circular Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1125Needle lace, mezza mandolina; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment (of a Band?) with Floral Pattern
Italy, 16th century
1920.1128needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 10.7 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Standing and Seated Birds Amidst Vegetation
Italy, 16th century
1920.1141needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 40.1 x 46.4 cm (15 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Male Figure Leading Mounted Female Figure with...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1158needle lace; filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 28.5 x 43.6 cm (11 1/4 x 17 3/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1245Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and fringeOverall: 28.8 x 143.2 cm (11 5/16 x 56 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Floral Vine and Geometric Patterns
Italy, 16th century
1920.1267Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and reticella; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 32.9 x 69.3 cm (12 15/16 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Band with Figures of Women and Angels
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1272Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions)Overall: 42.6 x 144.3 cm (16 3/4 x 56 13/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Border with Battle Scene
Russia, 18th century
1921.596cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 61.1 x 192.5 cm (24 1/16 x 75 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Winged and Two-Tailed Animals
Italy, 17th-18th century
1933.303Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 88.3 x 137.5 cm (34 3/4 x 54 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Corner Fragment with a Variety of Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1933.334Needle lace, machine-made burato (twined ground and darned in two directions), cutwork, drawnwork, and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 79.8 x 71.4 cm (31 7/16 x 28 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Vegetal Pattern
Italy, 19th century
1933.336Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 91 x 141.7 cm (35 13/16 x 55 13/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cloth with One Figure of a Woman Carrying a Cross Surrounded by Floral...
Italy, 18th century
1936.94Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions), alternating reticella squares (open cutwork) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 196.7 x 130.6 cm (77 7/16 x 51 7/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Samara [I]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1937.187linen: tabby weave, block printed, loom widthOverall: 69.9 x 127 cm (27 1/2 x 50 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Crazy Quilt
Louisa Joiner (American, 1844–1911)
2000.63silk, ribbons, lace, velvet, embroidered, heat transferOverall: 186.7 x 182.9 cm (73 1/2 x 72 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John MorriseyCCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 1 other
1944.133tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 312.4 x 452 cm (123 x 177 15/16 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)
1972.46weft-faced plain weave with slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave, supplementary weft wrapping, embroidery; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 205 x 170.2 cm (80 11/16 x 67 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997lace, bobbin: linenAverage: 33.7 x 348 cm (13 1/4 x 137 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.); Mounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1915.618Handscroll, silk: tapestry weave; ink and colors; silk: embroideryOverall: 273 x 29.6 x 34.5 cm (107 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; brown silk (est.), unbleached and bleached linen (est.), or cotton (est.)Overall: 8 x 19.1 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with a Floral (tendril) Motif
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1126needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached and blue dyed linen (est.)Overall: 12.5 x 7.4 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Confronted Birds, a Formal Tree, and Smaller...
Italy, 16th century
1920.1142needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 39.1 x 45.6 cm (15 3/8 x 17 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines Surrounding a Monkey, Lion, and an...
Italy, 16th century
1920.1159needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 20.1 x 80.5 cm (7 15/16 x 31 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vine Scroll and Leaves
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1161needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 15 x 63.8 cm (5 7/8 x 25 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Animal and Vegetal Motifs
Italy, 16th century
1920.1256Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions); unbleached and bleached linen (est.)Overall: 29.2 x 32.2 cm (11 1/2 x 12 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Renaissance Motif
Italy, early 19th century
1920.526Needle lace, machine-made burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 31.1 x 297.4 cm (12 1/4 x 117 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Female Figures and Peacocks
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1134cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 89.8 x 95.2 cm (35 3/8 x 37 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Joined Towel Ends with Floral Motifs
Russia, 19th century
1921.1135cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 55.8 x 48.1 cm (21 15/16 x 18 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Scroll Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1139Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 14.7 x 388.3 cm (5 13/16 x 152 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel with Border of Figures of Men and Animals
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1140cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 48.4 x 154.1 cm (19 1/16 x 60 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbon and embroideryOverall: 52.1 x 145.4 cm (20 1/2 x 57 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cover with Border of Abstract Floral Motifs
Italy ?, 18th century
1921.84Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); silk (est.) and unidentified ground fiberOverall: 133.4 x 114 cm (52 1/2 x 44 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. PageCCCC0
Border with Crowned and Double-Headed Birds
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.85Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 35.6 x 154.3 cm (14 x 60 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. PageCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Vegetal Motifs and Insertion with Bird Motifs
Cyprus ?, 18th century
1933.311Plain weave wool with needle lace, burato insertion (twined ground and darned in two directions), filet/lacis border and edging (knotted ground and darned in one direction), drawn work, and embroidery; bleached linen (est.), wool (est.), and cotton (est.)Overall: 72.6 x 233.6 cm (28 9/16 x 91 15/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Border with Floral Motifs
Italy, Sardinia
1933.317Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 27.9 x 316.2 cm (11 x 124 1/2 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Border with Double-Headed Birds and Vases with Vines and Flowers
Italy, Sardinia
1933.344Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 23.8 x 244.2 cm (9 3/8 x 96 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Aralia (Seerose)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885–1967) and 1 other
1934.19block printed tabby weave linen, loom widthOverall: 74.5 x 80.8 cm (29 5/16 x 31 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edd A. Ruggles©
Panel with Panthers, Birds, and Floral Motifs
Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, 18th-19th century
1934.193Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 57.4 x 90.2 cm (22 5/8 x 35 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Rollin J. StickleCCCC0
Band with Leaf Motifs
Italy, Sardinia
1936.222Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 20.2 x 68.8 cm (7 15/16 x 27 1/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.225Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.9 x 22.2 cm (7 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.226Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.9 x 21.8 cm (7 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Border with Mounted and Standing Figures, Chariots, and Animals
Spain ?, 19th century
1939.453Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 76.2 x 219.1 cm (30 x 86 1/4 in.)Gift of Florence A. HamiltonCCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 101.6 x 30.5 cm (40 x 12 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 59.4 x 17.5 cm (23 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Darning Sampler
Willemijntje Elisabeth Wakker (Dutch, b. 1875)
1943.110Silk on linen, embroideryOverall: 47.3 x 47.3 cm (18 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, 1871–1917)
1943.98embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 48.6 x 41.3 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Panel with a Pattern of Trees and Unidentified Animals
Spain, 19th century
1956.323needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 92.7 x 69.6 cm (36 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry G. KellerCCCC0
Saga - Blue
Elisabeth Ulrik (Swedish, active Stockholm ?) and 1 other
1964.300twill weave cotton, screen printedOverall: 106 x 121.9 cm (41 3/4 x 48 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Saga - Yellow
Elisabeth Ulrik (Swedish, active Stockholm ?) and 1 other
1964.301twill weave cotton, screen printedOverall: 106.7 x 121.9 cm (42 x 48 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre Style
France, 18th century
2006.2Silk, wool: needlework, tent and cross-stitch embroidery on canvasOverall: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Labyrinth Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.153Cotton; reverse appliqué, appliquéOverall: 42 x 53 cm (16 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Gift of Howard A. AronsonCCCC0
Flower, Birds, and Profile Animal Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.154Cotton; reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 34.3 x 43.2 cm (13 1/2 x 17 in.)Gift of Cathy LincolnCCCC0
Birds and Fish Mola Panels (Pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.155Cotton; reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 46.4 x 34.3 cm (18 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of Cathy LincolnCCCC0
Wedding Obi
Japan, Shōwa period (1926–89)
2023.109Silk and metal threadOverall: 32.1 x 408.3 cm (12 5/8 x 160 3/4 in.)Gift of Barbara S. Robinson and Family©
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges
1973.77Wool, silk, silver thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 79 x 75.9 cm (31 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.); Framed: 102.2 x 99.7 cm (40 1/4 x 39 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Man's Morning Coat
India, Mughal
1936.443cotton: tabby weave, resist-dyed (mordant resist and batik); applied gold leafOverall: 142 x 172 cm (55 7/8 x 67 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33tapestry, silk and gold threadOverall: 60 x 32 cm (23 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 67.3 x 79.1 cm (26 1/2 x 31 1/8 in.); Mounted: 78.7 x 90.8 cm (31 x 35 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1993.158Silk: tapestry weave; two kinds of metal threadsOverall: 47.5 x 30.8 cm (18 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, mid-19th century
1917.26Cotton: plain weave, wax-resist dyed (batik)Overall: 106 x 192.4 cm (41 3/4 x 75 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Silk fragment with scrolling vines, grape leaves, grapes, and birds
Italy
1971.75Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 24.1 x 25.4 cm (9 1/2 x 10 in.); Mounted: 32.7 x 34.3 cm (12 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Carpet
1989.473Undyed wool: ground warp; dark brown wool: ground weft; dyed wool (polychrome): Ghiordes knotted pileOverall: 219.4 x 154.9 cm (86 3/8 x 61 in.)Gift of Charles and Irma Wilkinson in honor of Evan and Brenda TurnerCCCC0
Length of Taffeta
France, Louis XVI (1774-1793) period
1940.474Silk: taffeta, warp-patterned and brocadedOverall: 58 x 56.5 cm (22 13/16 x 22 1/4 in.); Mounted: 63.7 x 62.9 cm (25 1/16 x 24 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period (1796-1820)
1983.32Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroiderywidth across shoulders: 226.1 cm (89 in.); length back of neck to hem: 154.9 cm (61 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33Silk and gold thread; tabby with supplementary weftOverall: 14.5 x 15.5 cm (5 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band
Italy, 11th century
1931.444tablet weave; gold metallic thread and silkOverall: 16.5 x 17.1 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. C. S. ReberCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.70silk, satin weave; silk, gold metal thread, and peacock feather embroideryOverall: 31.1 x 31.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.71Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryOverall: 25.4 x 25.1 cm (10 x 9 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.72silk, satin weave; silk and metal thread embroideryOverall: 27.3 x 26 cm (10 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560cretonne; machine roller printedOverall: 351.8 x 78.7 cm (138 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857–1941) and 1 other
1926.561cretonne; wood roller printedOverall: 317.5 x 80 cm (125 x 31 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty (1260-1368)
1995.73Silk and gold thread; lampasOverall: 20.3 x 20 cm (8 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 31.4 x 31.1 cm (12 3/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Silk Velvet with Gold in Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1940.596silk, gold thread; velvet: cut pile in two heights, uncut pile loops, gold-thread loopsOverall: 118.7 x 60.6 cm (46 3/4 x 23 7/8 in.); Mounted: 130.8 x 71.1 cm (51 1/2 x 28 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Two-color Velvet with Gold in a Double Curved Lattice Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1929.82silk, gold thread; polychrome velvet: cut pile, brocaded, and voidedOverall: 108.6 x 55.9 cm (42 3/4 x 22 in.); Mounted: 115.6 x 59.7 cm (45 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 21 x 42.2 cm (8 1/4 x 16 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Pharaoh Being Submerged in the Sea
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.352Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 43.2 cm (7 1/8 x 17 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Making of Unleavened Bread and the Israelites...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.353Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Baking of Unleavened Bread
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.354Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Death of the First Born and the Israelites Sent...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.355Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 50.2 cm (7 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Gold-patterned Silk with Falcons and Heraldry
Italy, last third of 14th century
1943.283Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 40.3 x 24.8 cm (15 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 45.1 x 28.6 cm (17 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805) and 1 other
1945.97Silk: llampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, appliquéd, embroideredOverall: 210.2 x 61 cm (82 3/4 x 24 in.); Mounted: 218.4 x 71.1 cm (86 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt or Syria
1952.103Silk: samiteOverall: 25.7 x 34 cm (10 1/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Mounted: 32.4 x 40.6 cm (12 3/4 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 274.2 x 639.7 cm (107 15/16 x 251 7/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98compound twill, silkOverall: 22 x 41.8 cm (8 11/16 x 16 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nō Costume (Nuihaku) with  Blossoming Trees and Flowers
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1974.36embroidery, silk and applied gold leaf on silk groundOverall: 164 x 138 cm (64 9/16 x 54 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 51.3 x 75.6 cm (20 3/16 x 29 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 16.8 x 38.7 cm (6 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Velvet with Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1973.20silk, gold thread; velvet: three heights of cut pile, gold thread loopsOverall: 300.9 x 56.5 cm (118 7/16 x 22 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia
1987.145silk and gold thread over two layers of cotton, embroideryOverall: 66.5 x 45 cm (26 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and plain weave (lampas)Overall: 21 x 34.9 cm (8 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.); Mounted: 29.2 x 43.2 cm (11 1/2 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Loom width with Stylized Leaf Design
France, Alsace, Sain-Bel, late 18th century
1935.113wax-resist print dyed with indigo, design printed by means of woodblockOverall: 54.6 x 53.3 cm (21 1/2 x 21 in.)Gift of Gertrude UnderhillCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193Silk and gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 20.3 x 40.6 cm (8 x 16 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 50.8 cm (12 x 20 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 41 x 24.1 cm (16 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
Northern China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)
1994.293Silk: tabby, brocaded; gold threadOverall: 58.4 x 67 cm (23 x 26 3/8 in.); Mounted: 68.6 x 77.5 cm (27 x 30 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with roundels of ducks
Iran
1951.88samite: silkOverall: 8.3 x 11.4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1329silk and metal thread; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 29.5 x 31.3 cm (11 5/8 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong reign (1736–95)
1948.69silk, satin weave; silk embroideryOverall: 31.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spanish Carpet with a Turkish Pattern
Spain, Alcaraz?, Mudejar, 15th century
1952.511wool, knotted pile: Spanish knotOverall: 418.8 x 236.1 cm (164 7/8 x 92 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1240linen; lace, open cutwork (reticella) and bobbinOverall: 56.8 x 29.5 cm (22 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Mamluk sultanate (1250–1517)
1929.907Block printing on plain weave linen groundOverall: 20.5 x 11.9 cm (8 1/16 x 4 11/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 44.5 x 36.2 cm (17 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 26.7 x 33.2 cm (10 1/2 x 13 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four-color Velvet with Medici Armorial in Rosettes
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1943.67silk, velvet: cut pile and voidedOverall: 211.5 x 40 cm (83 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.); Mounted: 222.3 x 49.5 x 7.6 cm (87 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 3 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/3 twill (lampas)Overall: 21.6 x 31.1 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 39.4 cm (12 x 15 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Enclosed Bird Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Sugtupo community
1971.206cotton: reverse appliquéOverall: 44 x 57.2 cm (17 5/16 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Tampan Pasisir (Ship Cloth)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1984.50tabby weave with supplementary weft; cottonOverall: 72.4 x 66.7 cm (28 1/2 x 26 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494Silk: satin weave; embroidery, polychrome silk, gold filé, flat metal stripOverall: 26.4 x 13.7 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Bridge
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903–1984)
1938.194block printing on silkOverall: 127 x 84.5 cm (50 x 33 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia
1996.297Silk and gold thread, lampasOverall: 57.5 x 18.4 cm (22 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Mounted: 67.9 x 29.8 cm (26 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
A Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions and a Child's Pants
Iran or Central Asia, Sogdiana
1996.2silk; weft-faced compound twill, samitOverall: 48 x 82.5 cm (18 7/8 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a, Reign of Rassid Imams
1950.524Cotton and gold leaf: resist-dyed warp (ikat); plain weave with inscriptionOverall: 41.7 x 30 cm (16 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887–1941) and 1 other
1926.563hand block printed on linenOverall: 366.4 x 128.3 cm (144 1/4 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Tulip
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.579roller printed cottonOverall: 76.1 x 95.3 cm (29 15/16 x 37 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Snakeshead
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.695plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 85.1 x 100.3 cm (33 1/2 x 39 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.697plain weave linen, printedOverall: 87 x 90.5 cm (34 1/4 x 35 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Kennet
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.698plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 90.2 x 97.8 cm (35 1/2 x 38 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Marigold
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1937.699plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 91.4 x 92.7 cm (36 x 36 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Peony
Kate Faulkner
1937.700plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 86 x 99.4 cm (33 7/8 x 39 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry Chisholm©
Savonnerie Panel: Autumn
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1946.247knotted pile, silk and woolOverall: 297.2 x 218.5 cm (117 x 86 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or Syria(?)
1952.104samite: silkOverall: 22.2 x 23.5 cm (8 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.); Mounted: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rampant Lions Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Gardi Coiba community
1971.197cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 37.2 x 46 cm (14 5/8 x 18 1/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aweft-faced compound twill, silkOverall: 35.9 x 46 cm (14 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.); Mounted: 48.9 x 58.4 cm (19 1/4 x 23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment, probably from a Chasuble
Italy
1918.232Silk with cut and voided velvetOverall: 66 x 29.9 cm (26 x 11 3/4 in.); Mounted: 76.2 x 40.6 cm (30 x 16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488cotton: batikOverall: 248.9 x 181.6 cm (98 x 71 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, 19th century
1925.490warp ikat; cottonOverall: 243.8 x 116.8 cm (96 x 46 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry-woven Yoke from a Tunic
Central Andes, North Central Coast, Moche-Wari Style
1925.667camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 64.8 x 102.8 cm (25 1/2 x 40 1/2 in.); Mounted: 69.2 x 108 cm (27 1/4 x 42 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136tabby weave, batik; silkOverall: 284.4 x 55.9 cm (111 15/16 x 22 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352Silk, silver thread, plaited braiding, linen; embroidery: chain and buttonhole stitchesOverall: 16.9 x 18 x 18 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Monster with Double-Headed Serpent Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Usdub community
1971.198cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 46.4 x 58.4 cm (18 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Iguana Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Wissubwala, Guna people
1971.217cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 43.8 x 55.3 cm (17 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 8.5 x 24.1 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 15.2 x 30.5 cm (6 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215tabby weave, warp ikat; cotton / embroidery; silkOverall: 130.2 x 117.8 cm (51 1/4 x 46 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1337tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 213.4 x 228.6 cm (84 x 90 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17silk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Mounted: 46.4 x 69.2 cm (18 1/4 x 27 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Letters Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1930.14cotton: reverse appliqué, appliquéOverall: 50.8 x 63.5 cm (20 x 25 in.)Gift of Julia Raymond©
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829dyed silk; velvet in two heights of cut pile (pile on pile, alto e basso), woven as two stole widthsOverall: 142.2 x 71.1 cm (56 x 28 in.); Mounted: 147.3 x 77.5 cm (58 x 30 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament: linenOverall: 82.2 x 60 cm (32 3/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Mounted: 90.2 x 67.9 cm (35 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Peacock and Dragon
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1953.330weft-faced compound twill; woolOverall: 206.6 x 174.7 cm (81 5/16 x 68 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Basket Mola Panel (Garba Sor Mor)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1971.1012cotton: reverse appliquéOverall: 35.6 x 46.4 cm (14 x 18 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Basket Mola Panel (Garba Mor)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Urgandi community
1971.211cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 32.5 x 39 cm (12 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Two Birds Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Wissubwala, Guna people
1971.213cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 39.5 x 47.5 cm (15 9/16 x 18 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 16.9 x 9.7 cm (6 5/8 x 3 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Brocade with Hares
Northern China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)
1991.113Silk: tabby, brocaded; gold threadOverall: 26 x 42.8 cm (10 1/4 x 16 7/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Turkmen Bag Face
Turkmenistan, Saryk tribe of the Turkmen people (1850-1899), 19th century
2008.223Wool, silk, cotton; 252 symmetrical rug knots per square inchOverall: 88.9 x 127 cm (35 x 50 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Samite with roundels of rosettes
Iran
1950.514samite: silkOverall: 17.7 x 17.7 cm (6 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.109embroidery, silkOverall: 22.3 x 53.8 cm (8 3/4 x 21 3/16 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period (1662-1772)
2007.216Silk, gilt-metal thread of two kinds: satin weave with supplementary weft patterningwidth across shoulders: 189.9 cm (74 3/4 in.); length back of neck to hem: 152.4 cm (60 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Lord Chancellor's Burse (Purse) with Royal Cypher and Coat of Arms of...
England, 18th century
1916.1366Red silk velvet, silk embroidery, goldwork, pearls, black beads, sequins, pendant tasselsOverall: 78 x 50 x 5 cm (30 11/16 x 19 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty (618-906)
1994.96embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 157.5 x 25.7 cm (62 x 10 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.20Silk and gold thread: embroidery on silk gauze ground; silk lining, silk battingOverall: 130 x 177 cm (51 3/16 x 69 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch; Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe; Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1330silk; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 29.5 x 32 cm (11 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 308 x 293.1 cm (121 1/4 x 115 3/8 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Sky Ride (Century of Progress Prints no. 1005)
Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1961) and 1 other
1933.38plain weave silk, printedOverall: 49.2 x 50.8 cm (19 3/8 x 20 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edd A. Ruggles©
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1338silk with supplementary weft, brocaded; metal threadAverage: 116.9 x 193 cm (46 x 76 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1345silk with supplementary weft, brocaded; metal threadAverage: 114.3 x 205.7 cm (45 x 81 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, Indramaju ?, early 20th century
1917.27batik; cottonOverall: 196.9 x 106.7 cm (77 1/2 x 42 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Wall Hanging or Ceiling Canopy
Cambodia, Khmer People, early 20th century
1925.118tabby weave, weft ikat; silkOverall: 90.2 x 205.7 cm (35 1/2 x 81 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Loin Cloth "Pha nung" or Cloth for Wrapped Garment
India, East Coast, late 19th - early 20th century
1925.119tabby weave, mordant resist and batik; cottonOverall: 97.8 x 325.1 cm (38 1/2 x 128 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Half of a "Sampot" (Skirt Cloth)
Cambodia, 19th - early 20th century
1925.120tabby weave, weft ikat; silkOverall: 76.2 x 345.3 cm (30 x 135 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th century
1928.656batik and applied gold, cottonOverall: 276.8 x 113 cm (109 x 44 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600Silk and silver filé, wool: chain stitch embroideryOverall including fringe: 212.1 x 212.1 cm (83 1/2 x 83 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Sacred Cows
Brooke Cadwallader, Inc. (American)
1948.312Silk, plain cloth; screenprintedAverage: 95.2 x 104.8 cm (37 1/2 x 41 1/4 in.)Gift of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art©
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321silk, linen, silver threadOverall: 90.8 x 59.4 cm (35 3/4 x 23 3/8 in.); Mounted: 97.8 x 66.7 cm (38 1/2 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rooster and Hen Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Gardi Muladub community
1971.207cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 37.6 x 46.5 cm (14 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Medicine Men Curing the Sick Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Urgandi community
1971.212cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 37 x 45.7 cm (14 9/16 x 18 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Incense Braziers Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people, Mammidub community
1971.215cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 38.7 x 55.9 cm (15 1/4 x 22 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1980.199cotton, ikat dyedOverall: 258.4 x 87 cm (101 3/4 x 34 1/4 in.)Mary Cunningham Memorial FundCCCC0
Selimut (Man's Textile)
Indonesia, Savu, 20th century
1981.216cotton, ikat dyedOverall: 189.2 x 61 cm (74 1/2 x 24 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward AltmannCCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1981.217cotton, ikat dyedOverall: 239.4 x 117.2 cm (94 1/4 x 46 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Martha G. ThomasCCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period (750–1258)
1982.292Silk: compound twillOverall: 7.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.); Mounted: 14 x 15.2 cm (5 1/2 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave sewn on plain weave groundOverall: 118.7 x 16 cm (46 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan or Afghanistan, Saryk tribe, 19th century
2006.201Wool, silk; 171 symmetrical (Turkish) knots per square inchOverall: 257.7 x 250.2 cm (101 7/16 x 98 1/2 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2152/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 325 x 104.1 cm (127 15/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Royal Ceremonial Costume and Accessories
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.551gilded paper, wire, black silkGeneral Income FundCCCC0
Needlepoint Lace Cloth
Italy, late 16th century
1930.656Linen; lace, needlepoint (Reticella and Cutwork)Overall: 131.4 x 184.2 cm (51 3/4 x 72 1/2 in.); Mounted: 148.9 x 202.2 cm (58 5/8 x 79 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. HarknessCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 36.8 x 91.4 cm (14 1/2 x 36 in.); Mounted: 55.2 x 106.7 cm (21 3/4 x 42 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1992.95Silk and silver thread: needle-loop embroidery, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20needleloop embroidery and knotting; silk, silvered paper, gilded paper and gold threadOverall: 84.5 x 21.7 cm (33 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
1994.27tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 82 x 29.7 cm (32 5/16 x 11 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Tale of Genji Shell-Matching Game
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1319Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 85.1 x 72.4 cm (33 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lace Panel
France, 18th century
1930.653Silk or cotton: Point de France bobbin laceAverage: 320 x 58.5 cm (126 x 23 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. HarknessCCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1934.329Wool and mohair: jacquard loom woven weft-faced twill, double clothOverall: 73.7 x 101 cm (29 x 39 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834–1896)
1953.329jacquard loom woven weft-faced twill, double cloth; wool and mohairOverall: 122.6 x 180.7 cm (48 1/4 x 71 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
China, Tang dynasty (618-907) or Japan, Nara period (710-794)
1954.70silkOverall: 42.5 x 46 x 6 cm (16 3/4 x 18 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1960.276Silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 118.7 x 76.2 cm (46 3/4 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Scorpion Mola
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1971.1033cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 57.2 x 68.6 cm (22 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Altmann©
Silk Panel with Dragon and Cloud Motif
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiangnan Imperial Factory
1976.1087Silk and metal thread: Jacquard weaveOverall: 373.4 x 71.1 cm (147 x 28 in.)Gift of C. L. BurtonCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.103plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 29 x 14.8 cm (11 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia
1993.139silk, cotton, and silver thread: tabby with supplementary weftOverall: 51.5 x 30.3 cm (20 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Matilda Mola
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.799cotton, synthetic fiber: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 64.2 x 89.5 cm (25 1/4 x 35 1/4 in.)Gift of Jeanne Marie Stumpf, Ph.D.©
Santa Claus Mola
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.800cotton, synthetic fiber: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroidery.Overall: 62.2 x 92.7 cm (24 1/2 x 36 1/2 in.)Gift of Jeanne Marie Stumpf, Ph.D.©
Fragment with jewel-like silk
Iraq, probably Baghdad
1950.526Silk: plain weave, brocadedOverall: 17.1 x 12.7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Noh Costume (Surihaku) with Fish-Scale Pattern
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1916.10plain weave silk; metal threadOverall: 118.1 x 134.6 cm (46 1/2 x 53 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Carp in Waves
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
1916.1324Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 87.3 x 71.8 cm (34 3/8 x 28 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431Silk and silver thread on silk damask ground; embroideryOverall: 213.3 x 24.8 cm (84 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432embroidery; silk and metal on satinOverall: 254 x 21.6 cm (100 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th - early 20th century
1917.31tabby weave, batik; cottonOverall: 271 x 53.3 cm (106 11/16 x 21 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
Japan and China, 18th-19th century
1920.1950silkOverall: 30.5 x 30.5 x 10 cm (12 x 12 x 3 15/16 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670central panel plain weave (paired weft): silk and metal thread; tapestry weave borderOverall: 58.4 x 120.7 cm (23 x 47 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 36.5 x 40 cm (14 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete
1926.217Silk on linen tabby ground; embroideryPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sea Things
Schiffer Prints and 1 other
1953.100cotton, printedOverall: 127 x 88.9 cm (50 x 35 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Wearing Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 1st half 20th century
1955.307tabby weave; silk brocaded with silk and metallic threadsOverall: 203.2 x 94.6 cm (80 x 37 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. BrownCCCC0
Long Shawl with Black Center and Exotic Four-Sided Gallery in...
India, Kashmir
2010.141wool; 2/2 twill tapestry (S), double interlocked, pieced, refreshedOverall: 332.8 x 139.6 cm (131 x 54 15/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan, Yomud tribe, 19th century
2010.190Wool, knotted pile, 128-136 symmetrical knots per square inchOverall: 290 x 160 cm (114 3/16 x 63 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Liberal Party Political Mola Panels (pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.801cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 67.3 x 44.5 cm (26 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Jeanne Marie Stumpf, Ph.D.©
Liberal Party Political Mola Panels (pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2010.802cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 72.4 x 47.4 cm (28 1/2 x 18 11/16 in.)Gift of Jeanne Marie Stumpf, Ph.D.©
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3tapestry weave; silk, silver and gold wireOverall: 93.5 x 7.5 cm (36 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604–1674)
1989.11opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on silkOverall: 114.6 x 44.5 cm (45 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pair of Boots
China, Northern, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1992.349compound twill, silk; tapestry, silk and gold; tabby, silk; gauze, silk; silk batting; leatherOverall: 34.9 x 25 cm (13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Woman's Silk Robe
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2000.77Silk: satin weave with supplementary weft patternOverall: 132.1 x 142.5 cm (52 x 56 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46warp face pick up twill; silk and metal threadOverall: 7.7 x 5.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329 (A.D. 932-940)
1932.31silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 33 x 46.4 cm (13 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Needlepoint Lace (Punto Argentan) Edging
Scuola Merletti di Burano, Italy, Venice, 20th Century
1936.253linen: lace, needlepointOverall: 11.7 x 38.4 cm (4 5/8 x 15 1/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, Venice ?, first half 15th century
1918.310velvet (cut, uncut, voided, brocaded); silkOverall: 38.5 x 24.2 cm (15 3/16 x 9 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragments of Egyptian Mummy Wrappings fround in Senbi Coffin
Egypt, Middle Kingdom (2040–1648 BCE)
1914.716.flinen; plain weaveOverall: 19 x 25.5 cm (7 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1352Silk and gold thread: embroideryOverall: 101 x 129.6 cm (39 3/4 x 51 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Rainbow Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1353Silk: embroideryOverall: 74.3 x 85.1 cm (29 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1354Silk, cotton: embroideryOverall: 197 x 104.2 cm (77 9/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Han Woman's Coat
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1356Silk and gold thread: embroideryOverall: 110.5 x 132.1 cm (43 1/2 x 52 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Jat Woman's Dress
Western India, Gujarat, possibly Kutch
1916.1467silk embellished with mirror work and embroidered with silk in open-chain, stem, basket, and running stitchOverall: 129 x 103 cm (50 13/16 x 40 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Robe
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
1917.384banana cloth, tabby weaveOverall: 124.5 x 129.5 cm (49 x 51 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arthur St. John NewberryCCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
Japan and China, 18th-19th century
1920.1949Overall: 30 x 29.5 x 3.5 cm (11 13/16 x 11 5/8 x 1 3/8 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Scarf
Philippines
1923.864abaca fiber(?): knittingOverall: 121.9 x 14 cm (48 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Miss Myrta Jones©
Shepherds in a Round Dance
Netherlands, early 16th century
1939.158tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 360.5 x 401.1 cm (141 15/16 x 157 15/16 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Cap (kofia ya kiua or barghashia)
Africa, East Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar
1940.18cotton on cotton; tabby weave, machine quilting, and eyelet embroideryOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Lyman H. TreadwayCCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 42.2 x 205.8 cm (16 5/8 x 81 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Vertebrates
Elenhank Designers, Inc. (American, est. 1946)
1952.398linen: plain weave, printedOverall: 90.2 x 127 cm (35 1/2 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Early Springtime on the Farm (Grandma Moses Design)
America, Riverdale Fabrics, 20th century
1953.465twill weave cotton, printedOverall: 142.9 x 118.1 cm (56 1/4 x 46 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Textile with Two Sisters
Sweden, 1900s
1953.80plain weave linen, printedOverall: 91.5 x 125 cm (36 x 49 3/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Cap (kofia ya kiua or barghashia)
Africa, East Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar
1964.579cottonOverall: 10.2 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm (4 x 7 x 7 in.)Gift of Mrs. Elmer H. SeidmanCCCC0
Human Head from a Large Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th Century
1982.301tapestry weave, woolOverall: 17 x 31 cm (6 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Curtain Fabric Depicting Tropical Vegetation
Paul Rodier (French)
1998.419silk, compound weave, reversibleOverall: 401.3 x 114.3 cm (158 x 45 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Derek Ostergard©
Oversize Hip Wrapper (tapis)
India, Coromandel Coast, mid-18th Century
2000.28cotton; plain weave; drawn resist, painted mordants, dyedOverall: 296 x 120 cm (116 9/16 x 47 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress: Dragon Jacket, Pleated Skirt, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135Silk, gilt-metal thread; embroideryOverall: 104.2 x 153 cm (41 x 60 1/4 in.)Gift of Elizabeth Wade SedgwickCCCC0
Fragment of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37tapestry weave fragment with tablet woven band along top edge; silk and metal threadOverall: 12.1 x 18.4 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period (1368-1644)
1916.1334tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 198.1 x 66 cm (78 x 26 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Elephants
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877–1953) and 1 other
1926.557patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 241.3 x 96.5 cm (95 x 38 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Polychrome Velvet
Italy, early 15th century
1940.370velvet weave (cut and voided): silk threadOverall: 44.5 x 30.5 cm (17 1/2 x 12 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1948.499lampas weave, brocaded; silkOverall: 76.2 x 77.5 cm (30 x 30 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
Beauvais (French) and 1 other
1942.822tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 363.1 x 375.7 cm (142 15/16 x 147 15/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458lampas weave, silkAverage: 20.3 x 22.9 cm (8 x 9 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330Wool, linen, and silk: plain weave with inwoven tapestry weaveOverall: 41.9 x 68.6 cm (16 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Daphne and Apollo
Duncan Grant (British, 1885–1978)
1938.378silkscreen printed rayonOverall: 299.1 x 123.5 cm (117 3/4 x 48 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
The Piping Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1968.74tabby ground with looped-knot pile, linen and woolOverall: 83.5 x 62.5 cm (32 7/8 x 24 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Taffeta, Brocaded
France, mid 18th century, Period of Louis XV (1723-1774)
1919.117taffeta, brocaded; silkOverall: 40.2 x 50.8 cm (15 13/16 x 20 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833stumpwork embroidery on satin groundOverall: 61 x 55.9 cm (24 x 22 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Needlepoint (Venetian Flat Point) Lace Ecclesiastical Square
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1923.1026lace, needlepointAverage: 15.9 x 15.9 cm (6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562hand block printed on linenOverall: 361.9 x 128.3 cm (142 1/2 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period
1948.115embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10 x 8.2 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Draped Apparel
India
1925.677Block printed and overprinted with gold leaf (varak) and overpainted with pigments on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 28.3 x 27.3 cm (11 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Turban Cloth
India, Rajasthan, Mughal period, early 19th Century
1929.76cotton muslin (loom width), undyed, block printed, and overprinted with gold leaf (varak)Overall: 106.7 x 55.9 cm (42 x 22 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2compound twill, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 46.4 x 54.6 cm (18 1/4 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 61.9 x 67 x 2.5 cm (24 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186stumpwork embroidery with silk and metallic threads, pearls and wooden appendagesOverall: 43.2 x 53.3 cm (17 x 21 in.)Bequest of Florence LaGanke HarrisCCCC0
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101compound twill weave: silkOverall: 34 x 35.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kesi Panel: Rocks and Narcissus
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1915.654silk, embroideredOverall: 101 x 59.4 cm (39 3/4 x 23 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Needlepoint Lace (Argentan Lace) Cap Crown
France, Argentan, late 18th century
1923.1001lace, needlepointAverage: 21.7 x 27.1 cm (8 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Waist Cloth
Indonesia, Java, Samarang, 19th century
1925.485batik; cottonOverall: 247.6 x 104.1 cm (97 1/2 x 41 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Patolu Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1940.607tabby weave, double ikat; silkOverall: 419.1 x 103.2 cm (165 x 40 5/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, early 15th century
1931.63velvet (cut, voided, and brocaded): silk and gold threadOverall: 154.6 x 53.7 cm (60 7/8 x 21 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 105.4 x 48.3 cm (41 1/2 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 11.5 x 78.8 cm (4 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dove
Duncan Grant (British, 1885–1978)
1938.377silkscreen printed rayonOverall: 274.3 x 123.5 cm (108 x 48 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87compound twill, silkOverall: 13.3 x 12.4 cm (5 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Mounted: 21.6 x 19.7 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274embroidery: cotton thread on cotton tabby groundOverall: 184.8 x 118.7 cm (72 3/4 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéMounted: 50.8 x 89.5 cm (20 x 35 1/4 in.); Overall: 38.1 x 78.8 cm (15 x 31 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund and the Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by ExchangeCCCC0
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 94 x 172.4 cm (37 x 67 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Fragmentary roundel with eagle in gold ground
Egypt, Fatimid period
1946.258plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 11.2 x 14 cm (4 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan
1952.191Block printed and overpainted with silver leaf (varak) on dyed plain weave muslinOverall: 28.8 x 13.9 cm (11 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan
1952.192Block printed and overpainted with silver leaf (varak) on dyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 17.8 x 15.6 cm (7 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Draped Court Apparel
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan
1952.193Block printed with gold leaf (varak) on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 30.5 x 12.2 cm (12 x 4 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India
1952.196Block printed and overpainted with gold leaf (varak) on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 54.6 x 5.1 cm (21 1/2 x 2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan
1952.197Block printed and overprinted gold leaf (varak) on undyed plain weave cotton muslinOverall: 6 x 14 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.acompound twill: silk, gold and linenOverall: 26.5 x 60.7 cm (10 7/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Needlepoint (Cutwork) and Bobbin Lace Cloth
Italy, Venice ?, 16th century
1920.1169lace, needlepoint and bobbin: linenAverage: 83.2 x 161.3 cm (32 3/4 x 63 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 41.6 x 44.5 cm (16 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.); Mounted: 57.1 x 57.1 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Needlepoint Lace (Alençon Lace) Garniture for Cap with Lappets
France, Alençon, 18th century
1936.490lace, needlepoint: linenOverall: 77.5 x 44.5 cm (30 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness, Twentieth Anniversary GiftCCCC0
Taffeta
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XVI (1774-1793)
1939.34taffeta, brocaded and embroidered; silk, gold and silverOverall: 60.6 x 54.6 cm (23 7/8 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 67 x 60.3 cm (26 3/8 x 23 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 64.1 x 38.7 cm (25 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.); Mounted: 71.1 x 45.7 cm (28 x 18 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Section of Needlepoint (Point d'Argentan) Lace Flounce
France, Argentan, mid 18th century (Louis XV Period, 1715-1774)
1948.111lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 64.8 x 121.3 cm (25 1/2 x 47 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. HarknessCCCC0
Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
1958.218cotton: reverse appliquéOverall: 50.8 x 68.6 cm (20 x 27 in.)Gift of Dorothy Bulkley©
Silk Fragment
Italy
1977.16Silk and gold thread: lampas weave, brocadedOverall: 25 x 35.5 cm (9 13/16 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen, wool, and gold foil around gummed silkOverall: 11.5 x 21.9 cm (4 1/2 x 8 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba makers
2003.90Raffia, cloth, thread, and dyeOverall: 413.2 x 63.6 cm (162 11/16 x 25 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba makers
2003.91Raffia and tukulaOverall: 121.4 x 33.3 cm (47 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.9 x 40 cm (19 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.5 x 42 cm (36 x 16 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 43.9 x 68.9 cm (17 5/16 x 27 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 120.5 cm (7 5/16 x 47 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 102.9 x 33 cm (40 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chakla: Cloth used to Wrap Articles of Bride's Dowry, or as a Hanging
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1460embroidery; cottonOverall: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundOverall: 43.8 x 35.9 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 78.7 x 69.3 cm (31 x 27 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49 x 35 cm (19 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete
1926.222embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 90.2 x 61.6 cm (35 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 191.8 x 22.9 cm (75 1/2 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point Alençon) Lace Handkerchief
France, Alençon, mid 18th century
1927.289linen center with border of needlepoint laceAverage: 43.2 x 43.2 cm (17 x 17 in.)Gift of Mrs. John JacksonCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 54.6 x 42 cm (21 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Strip of Woodblock Printed Linen
France, late 18th century
1927.409woodblock print on linenOverall: 38.1 x 78.7 cm (15 x 31 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of Copperplate Printed Cotton with Hunting Scene Design
Horace Vernet (French, 1789–1863)
1927.431copperplate printed cottonOverall: 58.4 x 80.1 cm (23 x 31 9/16 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Two Joined Fragments of Figured Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV (1723-1774)
1931.240taffeta, brocaded; silkOverall: 44.8 x 48.4 cm (17 5/8 x 19 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. DeWitt CohenCCCC0
Lace Pillow Cover
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1933.361Linen (center): plain weave; plaited bobbin lace edging that mimics reticella needle laceOverall: 7.6 x 40.6 x 29.8 cm (3 x 16 x 11 3/4 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 212.4 x 38.8 cm (83 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Needlepoint (Point de Niege) Lace Edging
Italy, Venice, 17th century
1936.276lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 14.6 x 135.9 cm (5 3/4 x 53 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Needlepoint (Alençon) Lace Lappet
France, Alençon, 18th century
1936.483lace, needlepoint: linenAverage: 106.1 x 9 cm (41 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness, Twentieth Anniversary GiftCCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV (1723-1774)
1952.551taffeta, warp-patterned and brocaded; silkOverall: 88 x 54.3 cm (34 5/8 x 21 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pua (Ceremonial Blanket or Hanging)
Borneo, Kalimantan, Iban Tribe, 20th century
1980.198tabby weave, warp ikat; cottonOverall: 217.1 x 105.1 cm (85 1/2 x 41 3/8 in.)The Mary Frances Fenton Bequest by exchangeCCCC0