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Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176CCCC0
The Triumph of Eternity (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1CCCC0
Youth (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2CCCC0
Time (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3CCCC0
Panel: Spring
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14CCCC0
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627) and 1 other
1950.8CCCC0
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
attributed to Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495) and 1 other
1950.145CCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French) and 1 other
1944.133CCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487CCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97CCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825) and 1 other
1935.237CCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.1CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.3CCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.4CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.5CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.6CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.8CCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932) and 1 other
1948.101©
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932) and 1 other
1948.102©
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, Venice ?, first half 15th century
1918.310CCCC0
Strawberry Thief
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.696CCCC0
A Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions and a Child's Pants
Iran or Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th century
1996.2CCCC0
Prince's trousers and lining
China, Tang dynasty
1996.2.2CCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334CCCC0
Polychrome Velvet
Italy, early 15th century
1940.370CCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins (French)
1952.544CCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458CCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33CCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104CCCC0
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3CCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Tigers Chasing Deer, with Dragon
China, Eastern, 11th-12th century
1988.100CCCC0
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1948.493©
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541CCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
François Boucher (French, 1703-1770) and 1 other
1942.822CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1994.293CCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33CCCC0
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57CCCC0
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Fragment of a Galloon
Italy, 11th century
1931.444CCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1319CCCC0
The Bridge
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
1938.194©
Part of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37CCCC0
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.aCCCC0
Wrapper for the Tapestry Scroll Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.bCCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193CCCC0
Velvet with Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1973.20CCCC0
Savonnerie Panel: Autumn
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1946.247CCCC0
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1948.499CCCC0
Elephants
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) and 1 other
1926.557©
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aCCCC0
Silk Velvet with Gold in Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1940.596CCCC0
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561©
Carpet
1989.473CCCC0
Taffeta, Brocaded
France, mid 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.117CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.1CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.2CCCC0
Brocade with Hares
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1991.113CCCC0
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474CCCC0
Tulip
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.579CCCC0
Kennet
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.698CCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Snakeshead
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.695CCCC0
Peacock and Dragon
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.330CCCC0
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79CCCC0
Peony
Kate Faulkner
1937.700©
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172CCCC0
Samite roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77CCCC0
Fragment of a Galloon
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46CCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, early 15th century
1931.63CCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820CCCC0
Spanish Carpet with a Turkish Pattern
Spain, Alcaraz?, Mudejar, 15th century
1952.511CCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997CCCC0
Display Cloth (tapis)
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, born about 1941)
2016.48©
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1324CCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562©
Ananas
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559©
Daphne and Apollo
Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978)
1938.378©
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102©
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69CCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.185©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909-2002) and 1 other
1953.79©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1953.78©
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1947.212©
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©
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©
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1956.414©
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 15th century
1929.83CCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5CCCC0
Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period
2007.216CCCC0
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353CCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.329CCCC0
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.845CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413CCCC0
Basilisk
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1974.99CCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.16CCCC0
Marigold
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.699CCCC0
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.90CCCC0
Fragment
China, probably 20th century
1957.138©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Kostroma province, 18th-19th century
1931.108CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Two-color Velvet with Gold in a Double Curved Lattice Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1929.82CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Mola: Medicine Man
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.193©
Pua (Ceremonial Blanket or Hanging)
Borneo, Kalimantan, Iban Tribe, 20th century
1980.198©
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136CCCC0
Waist Cloth
Indonesia, Java, Samarang, 19th century
1925.485CCCC0
Dove
Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978)
1938.377©
Silk Patolu Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1940.607CCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20CCCC0
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1CCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1952.551CCCC0
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87CCCC0
Mola: Cuna Monster
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.217©
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.aCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.bCCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392CCCC0
Mola: Serpent Attacking Animal
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.208©
Mola: The Unborn
Panama, San Blas Islands, Yantupo, 20th century
1971.216©
Mola: Bird Enclosed
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.206©
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Length of Taffeta
France, late 18th century, Peirod of Louis XVI
1940.474CCCC0
Mola: Four Boats
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ailigandi, 20th century
1971.195©
Mola: Leaf Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mamitupo, 20th century
1971.203©
Mola: Monkey
Panama, San Blas Islands, Niatupo, 20th century
1971.205©
Mola: Fisherman Spearing Fish
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Chico, 20th century
1971.218©
Mola: Sun God
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.219©
Patolu
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1990.92CCCC0
Mola: Double Headed Monster and Serpent
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ustupo, 20th century
1971.198©
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Mola: Heart Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.209©
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aCCCC0
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563©
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560©
Mola: Double Womb Theme
Panama, San Blas Islands, Nalunega, 20th century
1971.192©
Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, 8th-9th century
1982.296CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253CCCC0
Geometric Forms
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
2010.189©
Mola: Wekko Bird Killing Snake
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.194©
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
Mola: Seven Figures, Five Animals
Panama, San Blas Islands, Achatupo, 20th century
1971.196©
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488CCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty
1994.27CCCC0
Mola: Monkey Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Rio Sidra, 20th century
1971.214©
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321CCCC0
Mola: Heavenly Maze
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.191©
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32CCCC0
Taffeta
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.109CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Cloth with Floral Sea Design
Arthur Silver (British, 1853-1896)
1950.348CCCC0
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.498CCCC0
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.534CCCC0
Mola: Iguana
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.202©
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287CCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220CCCC0
Shoulder Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 19th century
1991.313CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Ceremonial Cloth
Indonesia, Bali, Tengann Pageringsingan, early 20th century
1992.106©
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139CCCC0
Two Galloon Fragments Mounted Together
Italy, Sicily, end of 11th century
1940.492CCCC0
Two Galloon Fragments Mounted Together
Italy, Sicily, end of 11th century
1940.492.aCCCC0
Two Galloon Fragments Mounted Together
Italy, Sicily, end of 11th century
1940.492.bCCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Islamic period or Mudejar, 13th century
1952.106.aCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
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©
Ret Hügel (Ret Hill)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.186©
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©
Fatima
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.188©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.201©
Silk Fragment
Spain, Granada, Hispano-Islamic, 14th century
1946.417CCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
The Triumph of Eternity (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 319.3 x 377.6 cm (125 11/16 x 148 11/16 in.)Gift from various donors by exchangeCCCC0
Youth (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Time (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 326.6 x 434.1 cm (128 9/16 x 170 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
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
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
attributed to 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
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
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
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French) 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
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
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97Lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, appliquéd, embroidered; silkOverall: 203.2 x 57.2 cm (80 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment with the Annunciation
Italy
1931.61Silk with gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 46.4 x 22.9 cm (18 1/4 x 9 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17Asymmetrical knot: pashmina (wool)Average: 292.7 x 248.9 cm (115 1/4 x 98 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 322.6 x 312.4 cm (127 x 123 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932) and 1 other
1948.101Plain silk velvet stencilled with vegetable dyesAverage: 33.7 x 11.5 cm (13 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of Joseph F. Sindelar©
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932) and 1 other
1948.102Plain silk velvet stencilled with vegetable dyesAverage: 22 x 30.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 in.)Gift of Joseph F. Sindelar©
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 79.7 x 155.8 cm (31 3/8 x 61 5/16 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
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
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
A Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions and a Child's Pants
Iran or Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th century
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
Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions
Probably Sogdia
1996.2.1Silk: weft-faced compound twill weave (samite)Width across shoulders: 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.); length back of neck to hem: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Prince's trousers and lining
China, Tang dynasty
1996.2.2Twill damask: silkOverall: 52 x 28 cm (20 1/2 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334Tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 198.1 x 66 cm (78 x 26 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Four Seasons
Gobelins (French)
1952.544Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéAverage: 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
Spring: Fishing Scene
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.1Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéGift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Summer: Harvest Scene
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.2Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 252.7 x 255.3 cm (99 1/2 x 100 1/2 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Autumn: Vintage Scene
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.3Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 261.6 x 364.5 cm (103 x 143 1/2 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Winter: Skating Scene
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.4Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 243.8 x 388.6 cm (96 x 153 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 20.4 x 20.4 cm (8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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
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
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 257.1 x 376 cm (101 1/4 x 148 1/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104Samite: silkOverall: 22.9 x 21 cm (9 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124Samite: silkOverall: 26.5 x 25.5 cm (10 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
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
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.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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©
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
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
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
François Boucher (French, 1703-1770) 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
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145Embroidery; silk and gold thread over two layers of cottonOverall: 66.5 x 45 cm (26 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1994.293Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 58.4 x 67 cm (23 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Brocade with Djeiran Gazing at the Moon
China, Jin dynasty
1991.4Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 109.8 x 38.5 cm (43 1/4 x 15 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33Tabby with supplementary weft; silk and gold threadOverall: 14.5 x 15.5 cm (5 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57Silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 119.4 x 302.1 cm (47 x 118 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 57.5 x 18.4 cm (22 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkMounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.); Overall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 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
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
Fragment of a Galloon
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
Nō Costume (Nuihaku) with  Blossoming Trees and Flowers
Japan, Edo period
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
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443Tabby weave, resist-dyed (mordant resist and batik); cotton and applied gold leafOverall: 142 x 172 cm (55 7/8 x 67 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1319Embroidered silk with metal threadOverall: 85.1 x 72.4 cm (33 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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©
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
Part of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37Tapestry; silkOverall: 12.1 x 18.4 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/4 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
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
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
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.aHandscroll, silk: tapestry weave; ink and colors; silk: embroideryGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wrapper for the Tapestry Scroll Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.bSilk and metal thread: tapestry weave, painted with ink and colorsWarp: 76.2 cm (30 in.); weft: 93.3 cm (36 3/4 in.); Overall: 55.5 x 55 cm (21 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 20 x 40.5 cm (7 7/8 x 15 15/16 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
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
Silk fragment with scrolling vines, grape leaves, grapes and birds
Italy
1971.75Lampas: silkOverall: 24 x 25.2 cm (9 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
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
Elephants
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) and 1 other
1926.557Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 251.8 x 96.8 cm (99 1/8 x 38 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aOpaque 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
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: 116.9 x 61 cm (46 x 24 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561Cretonne; wood roller printedOverall: 321.8 x 80 cm (126 11/16 x 31 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Carpet
1989.473Ghiordez knot; woolAverage: 218.4 x 147.3 cm (86 x 58 in.)Gift of Charles and Irma Wilkinson in honor of Evan and Brenda TurnerCCCC0
Taffeta, Brocaded
France, mid 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.117Taffeta, brocaded; silkOverall: 40.2 x 50.8 cm (15 13/16 x 20 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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: 20.7 x 34.7 cm (8 1/8 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty
1991.2Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 44 x 21.5 cm (17 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade with Soaring Phoenixes among Clouds
China, Jin dynasty
1994.292Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 56.2 x 62.1 cm (22 1/8 x 24 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
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
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty
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
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.1Silk: 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
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.2Silk: 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
Fragment, probably from a Chasuble
Italy
1918.232Silk with cut and voided velvetOverall: 63.5 x 29.9 cm (25 x 11 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Brocade with Hares
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1991.113Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 26 x 42.8 cm (10 1/4 x 16 7/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474Lampas weave, silkOverall: 94 x 172.4 cm (37 x 67 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
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
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
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
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: wool, linen, and silkOverall: 41.9 x 68.6 cm (16 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 66 x 76.2 cm (26 x 30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Silk with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt or Syria
1952.103Samite: silkOverall: 24.8 x 34.3 cm (9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
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©
Roundel with angular palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.101Samite: silkOverall: 18.3 x 17.7 cm (7 3/16 x 6 15/16 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
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
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 69.9 cm (56 x 27 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Samite roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284Samite: silkOverall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 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
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77Wool, silk, silver thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 79 x 75.9 cm (31 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Galloon
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46Tablet weave; silk and metalOverall: 7.7 x 5.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 209.9 x 482.6 cm (82 5/8 x 190 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
Royal Ceremonial Costume and Accessories
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551Gilded paper, wire, black silkGeneral Income FundCCCC0
Inner Coat for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
1918.551.aBlue silk, gauze weave; black silk, gauze weave; white silk, gauze weaveNeck edge to hem: 119.4 cm (47 in.); Across shoulders: 179.1 cm (70 1/2 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Overcoat for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.bRed silk, gauze weave; black silk, gauze weave; white silk, gauze weaveNeck edge to hem: 94 cm (37 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Back Apron for the Royal Ceremonial Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.dRed pile weave, wool or silk, embroidered with silk (polychromatic); red silk, gauze weave; white silk, gauze weave; green silk fringe; metal ring embellishmentsOverall: 73 x 69.2 cm (28 3/4 x 27 1/4 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Crown for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.eGilded paper, metal wire, and black silkOverall: 24.2 x 26.7 x 17.8 cm (9 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 7 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Jade String Pendant (left) for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
1918.551.fBlue silk, gauze weave and plain weave; jade and beads (2 sizes)General Income FundCCCC0
Jade String Pendant (right) for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.gBlue silk, gauze weave and plain weave; jade and beads (2 sizes)General Income FundCCCC0
Display Cloth (tapis)
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, born about 1941)
2016.48Cotton, earthen pigments (mud-dye)Overall: 155.6 x 170.8 cm (61 1/4 x 67 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara G. Hoffman and Michael R. Short©
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1324Embroidered silk with metal threadOverall: 87.3 x 71.8 cm (34 3/8 x 28 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562Hand block printed on linenOverall: 361.6 x 127.5 cm (142 3/8 x 50 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Ananas
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 249.2 x 129.9 cm (98 1/8 x 51 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Daphne and Apollo
Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978)
1938.378Silkscreen printed rayonOverall: 296.8 x 122.6 cm (116 7/8 x 48 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102Embroidery, raffiaOverall: 57.5 x 48.5 cm (22 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aWeft-faced compound twill, silkOverall: 37.1 x 46.6 cm (14 5/8 x 18 3/8 in.)John L. Severance 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
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1Embroidery, silkOverall: 22.3 x 53.8 cm (8 3/4 x 21 3/16 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2Embroidery, silkOverall: 21.8 x 34.9 cm (8 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
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: 22 x 31.3 cm (8 11/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10Silk and silver thread, silvered paper; needleloop embroideryOverall: 63.2 x 59.9 cm (24 7/8 x 23 9/16 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
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.185Plain weave cotton, loom width, printedOverall: 50.7 x 127 cm (19 15/16 x 50 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by 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©
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©
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©
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©
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©
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©
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©
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 39.4 x 22 cm (15 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance 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
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 15th century
1929.83Lampas weave, silkAverage: 57.8 x 14.6 cm (22 3/4 x 5 3/4 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
Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period
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
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353Resist-dyed warp (ikat); plain weave with inscription: cotton and gold leafOverall: 60 x 63.4 cm (23 5/8 x 24 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.845Block printing on linen tabby groundOverall: 15.3 x 17.2 cm (6 x 6 3/4 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: 12.6 x 64.4 cm (4 15/16 x 25 3/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 38.8 x 64.2 cm (15 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Basilisk
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1974.99Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 34.6 x 25.8 cm (13 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697Plain weave linen, printedGift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
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
Roundel with curvilinear palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.102Samite: silkOverall: 20.5 x 19 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.16Lampas weave, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 25 x 35.5 cm (9 13/16 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.90Raffia palm fiber, European tradeclothOverall: 413.2 x 63.6 cm (162 11/16 x 25 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
China, probably 20th century
1957.138Lampas weave, silkOverall: 44 x 15.6 cm (17 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)The Norweb Collection©
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
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
1931.104Cotton 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, 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, 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
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, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133Plain weave linen (est.) ground with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 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
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: 93.3 x 54.6 cm (36 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
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
Mola: Medicine Man
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.193Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41 x 49.5 cm (16 1/8 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
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 exchange©
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
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
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
Dove
Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978)
1938.377Silkscreen printed rayonOverall: 265.8 x 124.2 cm (104 5/8 x 48 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
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
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20Embroidery, silk and gold thread 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
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1Center: silk, gold; tapestry weave (kesi) Border: silk, gold; lampasOverall: 87 x 84.5 cm (34 1/4 x 33 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
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
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87Compound twill, silkOverall: 13.2 x 12.4 cm (5 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Mola: Cuna Monster
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.217Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 43.8 x 55.3 cm (17 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
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
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.aSilk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Overall: 30.2 x 31.1 cm (11 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.bSilk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Overall: 22.2 x 30.5 cm (8 3/4 x 12 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
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
Mola: Serpent Attacking Animal
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.208Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 40 x 48 cm (15 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: The Unborn
Panama, San Blas Islands, Yantupo, 20th century
1971.216Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 40.5 x 44.5 cm (15 15/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Bird Enclosed
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.206Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 43.2 x 57.2 cm (17 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
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
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
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
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
Length of Taffeta
France, late 18th century, Peirod of Louis XVI
1940.474Taffeta, warp-patterned and brocaded; silkOverall: 58 x 56.2 cm (22 13/16 x 22 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Mola: Four Boats
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ailigandi, 20th century
1971.195Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 37.5 x 49.5 cm (14 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Leaf Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mamitupo, 20th century
1971.203Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41 x 57.5 cm (16 1/8 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Monkey
Panama, San Blas Islands, Niatupo, 20th century
1971.205Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41.3 x 53.3 cm (16 1/4 x 21 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Fisherman Spearing Fish
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Chico, 20th century
1971.218Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 55.5 x 46.5 cm (21 7/8 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Sun God
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.219Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41.5 x 49.5 cm (16 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Patolu
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1990.92Tabby weave, double ikat; silk and cottonOverall: 475 x 120 cm (187 x 47 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Mola: Double Headed Monster and Serpent
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ustupo, 20th century
1971.198Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 46.4 x 58.4 cm (18 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1Embroidery: silk and linen on linen ground; contours of design applied with inkOverall: 143.6 x 152.4 cm (56 9/16 x 60 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Mola: Heart Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.209Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 45.5 x 53.5 cm (17 15/16 x 21 1/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
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
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
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 35.5 x 77 cm (14 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563Hand block printed on linenOverall: 366.9 x 127.7 cm (144 7/16 x 50 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560Cretonne; machine roller printedOverall: 352.2 x 79.2 cm (138 11/16 x 31 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Several Fragments (Some Sewn Together)
Syria, 8th-9th century
1983.139Compound twill, silkOverall: 33 x 28 cm (13 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Double Womb Theme
Panama, San Blas Islands, Nalunega, 20th century
1971.192Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 47.3 x 65.4 cm (18 5/8 x 25 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, 8th-9th century
1982.296Compound twill, silkOverall: 18 x 18.4 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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 Draped Garment worn by Members of Court for Festive Occasions
India, late 18th or early 19th century
1925.677Block printed and painted with pigments and gold leaf on cottonOverall: 28.3 x 27.3 cm (11 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 75.6 x 46.4 cm (29 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253Tabby with supplementary weft; silk and gold threadOverall: 85.5 x 35 cm (33 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Geometric Forms
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
2010.189Plain weave, woodblock printed (2 blocks); Rayon (?), green and mustard-color inkOverall: 310 x 90.5 cm (122 1/16 x 35 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey in memory of Mabel A. Hewit©
Mola: Wekko Bird Killing Snake
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.194Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41.5 x 49.5 cm (16 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95Needleloop embroidery; silk and silver thread, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
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
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1Embroidery and drawn work: cottonAverage: 54.6 x 41.9 cm (21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Olin Freeman TowerCCCC0
Mola: Seven Figures, Five Animals
Panama, San Blas Islands, Achatupo, 20th century
1971.196Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 38.5 x 48 cm (15 3/16 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488Batik; cottonOverall: 248.9 x 181.6 cm (98 x 71 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty
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
Mola: Monkey Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Rio Sidra, 20th century
1971.214Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 38.5 x 47 cm (15 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 97.8 x 32.1 cm (38 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Ellen LuckCCCC0
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321Silk, linen, silver threadAverage: 91 x 59.4 cm (35 13/16 x 23 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Heavenly Maze
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.191Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 43.5 x 62 cm (17 1/8 x 24 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
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
Taffeta
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.109Taffeta, brocaded; silkOverall: 44.6 x 55.6 cm (17 9/16 x 21 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15Embroidery: 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
Cloth with Floral Sea Design
Arthur Silver (British, 1853-1896)
1950.348Roller printed silkOverall: 120.4 x 91.4 cm (47 3/8 x 36 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.498Stamped resist, dyed; cottonOverall: 10.2 x 15 cm (4 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.534Stamped and painted (?) mordants, dyed; cottonOverall: 17.2 x 12.7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Iguana
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.202Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 37.1 x 42.2 cm (14 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 109.2 x 87.7 cm (43 x 34 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 42 x 39.7 cm (16 9/16 x 15 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shoulder Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 19th century
1991.313Weft ikat and gold, tabby weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 226 x 89.9 cm (89 x 35 3/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerald Brodkey and Jason and Daniel Brodkey in memory of Rabbi Daniel Jeremy SilverCCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684Embroidery in silk, gold and silver threads on natural linen groundOverall: 214.6 x 49.5 cm (84 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Ceremonial Cloth
Indonesia, Bali, Tengann Pageringsingan, early 20th century
1992.106Double ikat, tabby weave; cottonOverall: 250 x 49.5 cm (98 7/16 x 19 1/2 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of the Textile Art Alliance in memory of Dorothy G. Shepherd©
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139Tabby with supplementary weft; silk, cotton and silver threadOverall: 51.5 x 30.3 cm (20 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Two Galloon Fragments Mounted Together
Italy, Sicily, end of 11th century
1940.492Tablet weave; silk and gold threadOverall: 34.3 x 3.5 cm (13 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Two Galloon Fragments Mounted Together
Italy, Sicily, end of 11th century
1940.492.aTablet weave; silk and gold threadOverall: 34.3 x 3.5 cm (13 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Two Galloon Fragments Mounted Together
Italy, Sicily, end of 11th century
1940.492.bTablet weave; silk and gold threadOverall: 21.5 x 3.8 cm (8 7/16 x 1 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552Silk embroidery on silk; edges wrapped with paperOverall: 114.3 x 174 cm (45 x 68 1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Islamic period or Mudejar, 13th century
1952.106.aLampas weave, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 68.6 x 64.4 cm (27 x 25 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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 filéMounted: 55.2 x 106.7 cm (21 3/4 x 42 in.); Overall: 42.9 x 90.8 cm (16 7/8 x 35 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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©
Ret Hügel (Ret Hill)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.186Plain weave cotton, loom width, printedOverall: 76.2 x 137.8 cm (30 x 54 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase 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
1937.183Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 95.7 x 121.3 cm (37 11/16 x 47 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase 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©
Fatima
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.188Plain weave cotton, loom width, block printedOverall: 76.8 x 137.8 cm (30 1/4 x 54 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase 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©
Silk Fragment
Spain, Granada, Hispano-Islamic, 14th century
1946.417Lampas weave, silkOverall: 78.2 x 39 cm (30 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585Petit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.7 x 164.4 cm (17 3/16 x 64 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0