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Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Fragmentary Chasuble with Woven Orphrey Band
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653CCCC0
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
attributed to Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495)
1950.145CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Panel: Spring
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14CCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Cloth with Procession of Figures
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530CCCC0
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
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
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514CCCC0
Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378CCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Turban Band (Llauto)
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, 3rd-1st Century BC
1946.228CCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980CCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1945.97CCCC0
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982)
1948.493©
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1950.8CCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107CCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cCCCC0
Tapestry Square Panel
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495CCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825)
1935.237CCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17CCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Parrots and Animals
Italy, 14th century
1926.507CCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French)
1944.134CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.1CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.6CCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932)
1948.101©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517CCCC0
Hide Shirt
America, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux, 19th century
1984.1046CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.516CCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932)
1948.102©
Boy's Vest
Plains, Lakota (Sioux), 19th century
1982.62CCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Velvet Fragment
Italy, Venice ?, first half 15th century
1918.310CCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780CCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72CCCC0
Half Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Inca Culture, Colonial Period, 16th century
1951.393CCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334CCCC0
Polychrome Velvet
Italy, early 15th century
1940.370CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458CCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84CCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967)
1937.185©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909-2002)
1953.79©
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982)
1947.212©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982)
1953.78©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910-1994)
1954.200©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Embroidered Tondo from an Altar Frontal: The Coronation of the Virgin
Italy, Florence
1953.129Embroidery with gold, silver, and silk thread; split, satin, and couching stitches, or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 57.8 x 57.8 cm (22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85Polychrome velvet: cut pile and voided; Embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread; split and couching stitchesOverall: 119.4 x 74.9 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Chasuble with Woven Orphrey Band
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653Silk and gold thread, lampas weave; embroidered orphreyOverall: 106.7 x 68.6 cm (42 x 27 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
attributed to Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495)
1950.145Wool, silk, gold and silver threadsOverall: 104.2 x 199.4 cm (41 x 78 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227Plain weave with embroidery, plain weave with warp substitution; camelid fiberOverall: 94 x 83.8 cm (37 x 33 in.); Mounted: 111.8 x 101.6 cm (44 x 40 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
Six-Color Chasuble Front with Animal Pattern
Italy
1943.66Silk, polychrome velvet with cut pileOverall: 80 x 57.2 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Lampas: silkOverall: 83.5 x 37.5 cm (32 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth with Procession of Figures
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530Cotton and pigment (field); camelid fiber (borders and fringe)Overall: 69.8 x 280.7 cm (27 1/2 x 110 1/2 in.); Mounted: 81.3 x 6.4 cm (32 x 2 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Fragment with eagles in roundels from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.15Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 36.5 x 39.6 cm (14 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400Resist-dyed linen; plain weaveOverall: 104.1 x 97.8 cm (41 x 38 1/2 in.); Mounted: 111.1 x 114.3 x 2.5 cm (43 3/4 x 45 x 1 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904Silk, gold and cotton thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, and couching stitchesOverall: 28.9 x 41.9 cm (11 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada
1939.35Lampas: silk, gilt-metal threadOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a...
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503Silk, gold and silver thread, linen; embroidery: split and couching stitchesOverall: 99.1 x 16.9 cm (39 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514Looped camelid fiberAverage: 94 x 82.6 cm (37 x 32 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 178.7 x 110.5 cm (70 3/8 x 43 1/2 in.); Mounted: 197.4 x 128.2 x 6.4 cm (77 11/16 x 50 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378Needle network with cut pile: cotton and wool; reseau for top: cottonOverall: 14.3 x 15 x 15.5 cm (5 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with lion strangler, from a dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria
1950.146Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226Plain weave with embroidery; camelid fiberAverage: 160 x 297.2 cm (63 x 117 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Turban Band (Llauto)
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, 3rd-1st Century BC
1946.228Needle reseau (netting): wool and cottonOverall: 426.5 x 7 cm (167 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 17.8 x 10.7 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble Fragment with Realistic Animals
Italy
1947.294Silk, gold thread; lampas weaveAverage: 113.7 x 29.2 cm (44 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French)
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
Mantle for a Statue of the Virgin with Lotus Blossoms and Medallions
Egypt and Spain
1939.40Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven slit-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 20.5 x 20 cm (8 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.152Lampas and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 20.7 x 25.2 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
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
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982)
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©
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
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
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveAverage: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 80.6 x 19.9 cm (31 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 31.7 x 34.2 cm (12 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tapestry Square Panel
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495Tapestry with interlocked wefts: wool and cottonAverage: 39.4 x 38.1 cm (15 1/2 x 15 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263Senna knot: wool and cottonAverage: 771.7 x 307.3 cm (303 13/16 x 121 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6Undyed linen and dyed wool; plain weave ground with tapestry weaveOverall: 139 x 86.4 cm (54 3/4 x 34 in.); Mounted: 153.6 x 100.4 x 3.9 cm (60 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825)
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
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 157.5 x 73.7 cm (62 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 80 x 83.2 cm (31 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.); Mounted: 93.3 x 95.9 cm (36 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Parrots and Animals
Italy, 14th century
1926.507Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 81.3 x 25.4 cm (32 x 10 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205Velvet, cut, voided, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal stripsOverall: 69.9 x 54.6 cm (27 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French)
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 322.6 x 312.4 cm (127 x 123 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17Lampas, brocaded: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 87.7 x 52.1 cm (34 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 97.8 x 99.1 cm (38 1/2 x 39 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
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
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
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
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932)
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©
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 21.2 x 58.5 cm (8 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517Plain warp-faced cloth, paintedOverall: 71.7 x 20.9 cm (28 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Hide Shirt
America, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux, 19th century
1984.1046Hide, pigment, glass beads, human hairOverall: 97.8 x 150 cm (38 1/2 x 59 1/16 in.)Bequest of David S. McMillanCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.516Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 66 x 20.9 x 3.8 cm (26 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stenciled Velvet
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-1932)
1948.102Plain silk velvet stencilled with vegetable dyesAverage: 22 x 30.5 cm (8 11/16 x 12 in.)Gift of Joseph F. Sindelar©
Boy's Vest
Plains, Lakota (Sioux), 19th century
1982.62BeadworkAverage: 45.7 x 38.8 cm (18 x 15 1/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
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
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780Compound tabby; silkOverall: 210.2 x 102.5 cm (82 3/4 x 40 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Samite fragments with double-headed eagles, from the tomb of Saint...
probably Byzantium
1951.92Samite: silkOverall: 118 x 165 cm (46 7/16 x 64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Half Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Inca Culture, Colonial Period, 16th century
1951.393Interlocked tapestry; cotton and woolAverage: 95.3 x 72.4 cm (37 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 7.7 x 7.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 6.1 x 26.1 cm (2 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Winter: Skating Scene
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.4Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 246.4 x 387.7 cm (97 x 152 5/8 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412Plain weave ground with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 45.2 x 47.7 cm (17 13/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 64.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes amid undulating vines
Eastern Iran, Ilkhanid period
1985.4Lampas: silk, cotton, and gold threadOverall: 43.5 x 39.5 cm (17 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84Tapestry; interlocked wefts and areas of eccentric weaving: wool and cottonAverage: 109.2 x 115.6 cm (43 x 45 1/2 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967)
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)
1953.79Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 111.8 x 127 cm (44 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 54.3 x 64.5 cm (21 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982)
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©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982)
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©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910-1994)
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©