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Culture: Central Asia (22)
Culture: Central Asia (22)
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period
1996.298CCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124CCCC0
Samite Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284CCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139CCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty
1994.27CCCC0
Silver Vessels
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67CCCC0
Vase
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.1CCCC0
Beaker
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.2CCCC0
Rhyton
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.3CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192CCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5CCCC0
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33CCCC0
Fragment with a Head of Bodhisattva
Central Asia, Kizil
1985.15CCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300CCCC0
Fragment (Xilins in Bulb Palmettes)
Central Asia or Northern China, 13th-14th century
1950.507CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.); Mounted: 73.7 x 45.7 cm (29 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Silk and gold thread: lampasOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.); Mounted: 135.6 x 59.4 cm (53 3/8 x 23 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period
1996.298Earthenware with underglaze decorationDiameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance 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
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia
1996.297Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 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
Samite Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284Silk: samiteOverall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89Cotton: plain weave, 6 strips; silk: embroidery; filling stitch: kanda xajol, occasionally bosma; outlining stitch: ilmoqOverall: 227.3 x 177.8 cm (89 1/2 x 70 in.)Gift of John and Fausta Eskenazi in honor of Louise W. Mackie and in celebration of the museum’s centennialCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Silver Vessels
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67Silver with gildingOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
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
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
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.7 x 34.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 35.2 cm (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 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 with a Head of Bodhisattva
Central Asia, Kizil
1985.15FrescoImage: 16.8 x 15.5 cm (6 5/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 20.6 cm (9 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with a Head of Bodhisattva
Central Asia, Kizil
1985.14FrescoImage: 11.7 x 11.7 cm (4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Overall: 15.3 x 16 cm (6 x 6 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 7.6 x 25 cm (3 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Fragment (Xilins in Bulb Palmettes)
Central Asia or Northern China, 13th-14th century
1950.507Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0