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Medium: Embroidery: linen (1990)
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Funerary Portrait of a Woman
Egypt, Roman Empire, Antonine
1971.136CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Funerary Portrait of a Man
Egypt, Roman Empire, Antonine, early 2nd century AD
1971.135CCCC0
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
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217CCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aCCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.bCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
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
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
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
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39©
Complete Fragment #9
Olga de Amaral (Colombian, 1932-)
1978.29©
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698CCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736CCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Study for the Ford Foundation Installation
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1999.165©
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561©
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.aCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.bCCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Forty Five Divided by Nine
Dorothy Ceruti (American, 1932-)
1984.72©
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102©
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201©
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216CCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273CCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.cCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.dCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.fCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726CCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14CCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695CCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.213CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.12CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147CCCC0
Handwoven Linen
Sweden, Dalarna, Mora, 20th century
1965.73©
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560©
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.741CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.55CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.65CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1939.57CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 18th century
1940.450CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.703CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.63CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.60CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.61CCCC0
Altar Frontal
Italy, 17th-18th century
1951.84CCCC0
Cap
Germany, Hesse, 19th century
1953.328CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.700CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 20th century
1936.720©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.a©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.b©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.c©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.d©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.e©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.f©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.g©
Infant's Cap
America, first half 19th century
1922.46CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.727CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Bedspread
Hungary, Kalotaszeg, 19th century
1923.513CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.745CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.730CCCC0
Handkerchief
England ?, 19th century
1936.717CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.64CCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 19th century
1936.699CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1319CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1940.451CCCC0
Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1930.659CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.42CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.714CCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585CCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Ahasuerus and Esther, The Pope Chiding...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48CCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562©
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1917.359CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.51CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.45CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.41CCCC0
Handkerchief
England or America, late 19th century
1936.728CCCC0
Sampler
Celia Kestenbaum Grossman (Austrian)
1918.333CCCC0
Square
France, 19th century
1936.15CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.742CCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.57CCCC0
Handkerchief
Austria, 19th century
1940.8CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.697CCCC0
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9CCCC0
Fragment, an Ornamental Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1929.98CCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1991.224©
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
No image available
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.511CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31CCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552CCCC0
Gold Cloth Garment
India, early 20th century
1918.46©
Untitled
Françoise Grossen (Swiss, 1943-)
1996.181©
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281CCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1943.110CCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697CCCC0
Untitled
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1996.203©
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.513CCCC0
"Fishing Lady"
America, Massachusetts, Boston, 18th century, 1st half
1996.1003CCCC0
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728CCCC0
Altar Frontal (?)
Italy, 17th century
1916.1450CCCC0
Valence
Portugal, 18th-19th century
1936.312CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.529CCCC0
Sampler
America, Pennsylvania Dutch, 19th century
1943.105CCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1944.281CCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393CCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20CCCC0
Sampler
America, 18th century
1956.318CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.838CCCC0
Embroidered Blouse Front
Palestine, 19th century
1937.582CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, late 16th century
1929.844CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503CCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361CCCC0
Woven Bed or Chest Cover
Italy, Terra di Lavoro, 18th century
1926.55CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.840CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 16th-17th century
1916.1241CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur ?, 18th century
1925.502CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.515CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 18th century
1943.109CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1934.331CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1943.103CCCC0
Sampler
Norway, 19th century
1943.95CCCC0
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563©
Micro Hafiz
Daniel Graffin (French, 1938-)
1996.180©
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169CCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.512CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1944.322CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1945.79CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.839CCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1925.470CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
Madeira ?, late 19th century
1928.224CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269CCCC0
Peasant Blouse
Norway, Hardanger, 19th century
1924.629CCCC0
Strip
Denmark, late 19th century
1928.191CCCC0
Eccentric Chamber
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1996.199©
Woven Chest or Bed Cover
Italy, Terra di Lavoro, 18th century
1926.56CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.101CCCC0
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1942.535CCCC0
Saddle Cloth
Italy, Abruzzi, 17th-18th century
1924.483CCCC0
Stand Cover
France, 20th century
1968.155©
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1324CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283CCCC0
Handekrchief
France or Flanders, early 19th century
1936.266CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.510CCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Azemmur, 19th century
1916.1244CCCC0
Coverlet
Ireland, early 19th century
1916.1360CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muti, AH 334-358
1932.30CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.100CCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43CCCC0
Table Runner
Czechoslovakia, 19th century
1921.1133CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Textile
Tunisia, early 20th century
1916.1223©
Collar
Madeira ?, 19th century
1928.223©
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.845CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.aCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.bCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.dCCCC0
Coverlet
India, 19th century
1916.1474CCCC0
Two fragments of a scarf or headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1300s
1929.846CCCC0
Two Fragments of a Scarf or Headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 14th century
1929.846.aCCCC0
Two Fragments of a Scarf or Headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 14th century
1929.846.bCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.502CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.509CCCC0
Bed Cover (?)
India, Delhi ?, 19th century
1916.1475CCCC0
Blouse Front with Collar
Dalmatia, 19th century
1924.1037CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Mamluke period, 1200s-1300s
1950.532CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.725CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328
1932.20CCCC0
Embroidered Bed Spread
Turkey, 18th century
1933.415CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.29CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.49CCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Karpathos Island, 17th-18th century
1927.10CCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359CCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century
1936.62CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.26CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.508CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.104CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 310
1932.19CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1936.54CCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226CCCC0
Bolster Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1242CCCC0
Embroidered Band for Curtain
Morocco, Chechauen, 19th century
1916.1247CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 17th century
1916.1417©
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.59CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352Embroidery: linenOverall: 154.3 x 374.5 cm (60 3/4 x 147 7/16 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
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
Funerary Portrait of a Woman
Egypt, Roman Empire, Antonine
1971.136Encaustic on linenOverall: 26 x 19 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Funerary Portrait of a Man
Egypt, Roman Empire, Antonine, early 2nd century AD
1971.135Encaustic on linenOverall: 24.8 x 19 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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 Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.bEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 36.2 x 26.8 cm (14 1/4 x 10 9/16 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39Linen, cotton, metal, wood; warp-faced plain weave with appliquéd blue jean fragments and buttonsOverall: 200.2 x 66.3 cm (78 13/16 x 26 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Complete Fragment #9
Olga de Amaral (Colombian, 1932-)
1978.29Woven; linen, gold filé, horsehair, paintOverall: 22.9 x 19.1 x 2.6 cm (9 x 7 1/2 x 1 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528Embroidery on plain wool groundAverage: 100.3 x 139.1 cm (39 1/2 x 54 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746Embroidery: linenAverage: 34.3 x 33 cm (13 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734Embroidery: linenAverage: 35.6 x 35.6 cm (14 x 14 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698Embroidery: linenAverage: 31.8 x 31.8 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287Embroidery: mohair, horsehair, wool, linen, and cotton on a natural groundAverage: 170.8 x 39.1 cm (67 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 227.3 x 118.2 cm (89 1/2 x 46 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 241.3 x 57.1 cm (95 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722Embroidery: linenAverage: 48.3 x 48.3 cm (19 x 19 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 38.8 x 52.1 cm (15 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.3 x 41.9 cm (16 1/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.9 x 43.2 cm (16 1/2 x 17 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 210.2 x 119.4 cm (82 3/4 x 47 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 90.2 x 61.6 cm (35 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49.2 x 51.5 cm (19 3/8 x 20 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729Embroidery: linenAverage: 49.5 x 49.5 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712Embroidery: linenOverall: 31.2 x 31.2 cm (12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
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
Study for the Ford Foundation Installation
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1999.165Linen ground with inset linen threadOverall: 46 x 38.1 x 3.8 cm (18 1/8 x 15 x 1 1/2 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
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©
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
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.8 x 29.2 cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.aEmbroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.8 x 29.2 cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.bEmbroidery; silk on linenOverall: 12.2 x 28.1 cm (4 13/16 x 11 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Forty Five Divided by Nine
Dorothy Ceruti (American, 1932-)
1984.72Dyed, wrapped and twined construction: linen and gold filéOverall: 21 x 31.2 x 31.2 cm (8 1/4 x 12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Wishing Well 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©
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
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
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201Embroidery and appliqué: cotton, cotton chenille, synthetic threads, istle and sisal twine, istle netting, onion bag fragments, wool cloth and burlap on wool groundOverall: 81.3 x 94 cm (32 x 37 in.)Wishing Well Fund©
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
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 13.7 x 69.8 cm (5 3/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.3 x 69.3 cm (19 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 111.8 x 45.1 cm (44 x 17 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 120.5 cm (7 5/16 x 47 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.cEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.9 x 54 cm (7 7/16 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.dEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 17 x 50 cm (6 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.fEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 8.5 x 6.6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 201.3 x 140.3 cm (79 1/4 x 55 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 55 x 77.5 cm (21 5/8 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. Emil DelmarCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 57.2 x 55.9 cm (22 1/2 x 22 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 40.4 cm (18 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 82.5 cm (12 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.8 x 54.6 cm (20 13/16 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 46.4 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.1 x 52.1 cm (20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364Embroidery: cotton, linen, silk and wool on linenOverall: 33 x 35.6 x 4.5 cm (13 x 14 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 295.3 x 135.9 cm (116 1/4 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 260.4 x 40.6 cm (102 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 241.9 x 39.4 cm (95 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 45.1 x 45.7 cm (17 3/4 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 16.2 x 62.2 cm (6 3/8 x 24 1/2 in.)Gift of Charles F. IkleCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.213Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 26.1 cm (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 36.5 x 40 cm (14 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.12Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 110.5 x 42 cm (43 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 105.8 x 46.4 cm (41 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6Embroidery; silk and gold on silk over linenOverall: 13.9 x 30.5 cm (5 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament: linenOverall: 49.5 x 89 cm (19 1/2 x 35 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Handwoven Linen
Sweden, Dalarna, Mora, 20th century
1965.73LinenOverall: 77 x 68.5 cm (30 5/16 x 26 15/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Agnes Geijer©
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©
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundOverall: 11.4 x 10.2 x 7 cm (4 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundOverall: 29.5 x 22 cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.741Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.55Embroidery: linenOverall: 48.2 x 48.8 cm (19 x 19 3/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Linen Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.65Embroidery: linenAverage: 37.5 x 36.2 cm (14 3/4 x 14 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1939.57Embroidery: linenOverall: 20.3 x 20.3 cm (8 x 8 in.)Gift of Selma V. SullivanCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 18th century
1940.450Embroidery: linenAverage: 43.8 x 43.2 cm (17 1/4 x 17 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.703Embroidery: linenAverage: 44.5 x 44.5 cm (17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.63Embroidery: linenAverage: 48.9 x 47.4 cm (19 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.60Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.9 x 41.9 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.61Embroidery: linenAverage: 34 x 34 cm (13 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Altar Frontal
Italy, 17th-18th century
1951.84Embroidery: linenOverall: 47 x 165.4 cm (18 1/2 x 65 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Herbert D. KingCCCC0
Cap
Germany, Hesse, 19th century
1953.328Embroidery: linenOverall: 20 x 14 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Walter LittwitzCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.700Embroidery: linenAverage: 46.4 x 46.4 cm (18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 20th century
1936.720Embroidery: linenAverage: 30.5 x 31.1 cm (12 x 12 1/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. Harvey©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142Network and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.aNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.bNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.cNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.dNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.eNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.fNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Winter Windows
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1991.142.gNetwork and knitting: polyvinyl acetate coating, jute sisal, hemp, ixtle, linen and cotton threadsOverall: 198 x 305 cm (77 15/16 x 120 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Infant's Cap
America, first half 19th century
1922.46Embroidery: linenAverage: 62.2 x 21.6 cm (24 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. C. H. KochCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50Embroidery: linenAverage: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.727Embroidery: linenOverall: 42.5 x 42.5 cm (16 3/4 x 16 3/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
Bedspread
Hungary, Kalotaszeg, 19th century
1923.513Linen, embroidery, crochetOverall: 180.3 x 213.3 cm (71 x 84 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.745Embroidery: linenOverall: 37.5 x 37.5 cm (14 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.730Embroidery: linenOverall: 39.4 x 40 cm (15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
England ?, 19th century
1936.717Embroidery; linenOverall: 15.6 x 20.7 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.64Embroidery: linenOverall: 39.3 x 39.3 cm (15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 19th century
1936.699Embroidery: linenOverall: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
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
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11Embroidery: linenAverage: 31.1 x 31.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Wason in memory of Ione Bevier BreckinridgeCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52Embroidery: linenAverage: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56Embroidery: linenOverall: 40.6 x 40.6 cm (16 x 16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.3 x 42 cm (16 1/4 x 16 9/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Chakla: Cloth used to Wrap Articles of Bride's Dowry, or as a Hanging
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1460Embroidery; cottonOverall: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1940.451Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1930.659Embroidery: linenAverage: 43.8 x 43.8 cm (17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.42Embroidery: linenOverall: 48.2 x 48.2 cm (19 x 19 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.714Embroidery: linenAverage: 39.4 x 39.4 cm (15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Ahasuerus and Esther, The Pope Chiding...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aPetit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.7 x 164.4 cm (17 3/16 x 64 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48Embroidery: linenOverall: 46.3 x 46.3 cm (18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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©
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1917.359Embroidery: linenAverage: 122 x 21.6 cm (48 1/16 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Miss Clara A. UrannCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.51Embroidery: linenOverall: 38.7 x 38.7 cm (15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.45Embroidery: linenAverage: 33.3 x 33.3 cm (13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.41Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 47 cm (18 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
England or America, late 19th century
1936.728Embroidery; linenOverall: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Sampler
Celia Kestenbaum Grossman (Austrian)
1918.333Embroidery: linenOverall: 31.8 x 65.4 cm (12 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Jacob KleinCCCC0
Square
France, 19th century
1936.15Embroidery: linenOverall: 35.5 x 36.8 cm (14 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry White CannonCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.742Embroidery: linenOverall: 38.8 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281Embroidery: linenOverall: 208.3 x 12.7 cm (82 x 5 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.57Embroidery: linenOverall: 34.9 x 34.9 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
Austria, 19th century
1940.8Embroidery: linenOverall: 29.8 x 29.8 cm (11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louis RorimerCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.697Embroidery: linenOverall: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361Embroidery: linenOverall: 11 x 12 x 12 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Miss Clara A. UrannCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.8 x 38.8 cm (15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43Embroidery: linenOverall: 34.2 x 34.2 cm (13 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9Embroidery: linenAverage: 29.6 x 29.6 cm (11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louis RorimerCCCC0
Fragment, an Ornamental Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1929.98Tapestry (originally inwoven in tabby ground); linen and woolOverall: 14 x 51.1 cm (5 1/2 x 20 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1991.224Embroidery, raffiaOverall: 59.7 x 64 cm (23 1/2 x 25 3/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
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
No image available
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby sewn down on a linen tabby groundOverall: 116.9 x 78.1 cm (46 x 30 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.511Embroidery; linen and silk on linenOverall: 31.1 x 21.3 cm (12 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31Slit-tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 76.2 x 54.6 cm (30 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 87.6 x 66 x 2.5 cm (34 1/2 x 26 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Gold Cloth Garment
India, early 20th century
1918.46Gold on linen groundOverall: 832.6 x 110.5 cm (327 13/16 x 43 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Untitled
Françoise Grossen (Swiss, 1943-)
1996.181Twining and braiding: linen threadOverall: 36.9 x 38.2 cm (14 1/2 x 15 1/16 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 4.8 x 108.6 cm (1 7/8 x 42 3/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 254 x 193.1 cm (100 x 76 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1943.110Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 47.3 x 47.3 cm (18 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697Plain weave linen, printedGift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Untitled
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1996.203Needle weaving, couched embroidery, painting, and drawing: cotton thread, india ink, and gesso on linenOverall: 28 x 35.3 x 2.3 cm (11 x 13 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.513Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 43.5 x 26.4 cm (17 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
"Fishing Lady"
America, Massachusetts, Boston, 18th century, 1st half
1996.1003Plain weave linen? with embroideryOverall: 52.7 x 41.9 cm (20 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 8.9 x 57.8 cm (3 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Altar Frontal (?)
Italy, 17th century
1916.1450Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 160.8 x 36 cm (63 5/16 x 14 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Valence
Portugal, 18th-19th century
1936.312Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 28.6 x 161.3 cm (11 1/4 x 63 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.529Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 38.5 x 45.8 cm (15 3/16 x 18 1/16 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
America, Pennsylvania Dutch, 19th century
1943.105Embroidery; cotton on linenAverage: 32.7 x 24.2 cm (12 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1944.281Embroidery; cotton on linenOverall: 87.6 x 8.9 cm (34 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Martha H. JenningsCCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393Petit-point embroideryOverall: 53.7 x 40.7 cm (21 1/8 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Sampler
America, 18th century
1956.318EmbroideryAverage: 48.3 x 30.3 cm (19 x 11 15/16 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Sarah Ann MorrisonCCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897Silk embroidery on linenOverall: 52.1 x 27.9 cm (20 1/2 x 11 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.838Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 7.6 x 35.6 cm (3 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Blouse Front
Palestine, 19th century
1937.582Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 36.2 x 35.6 cm (14 1/4 x 14 in.)Gift of Marion A. ParsonsCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, late 16th century
1929.844Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 29.2 x 175.2 cm (11 1/2 x 69 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503Embroidery; cotton and silk on linenOverall: 40 x 38.8 cm (15 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 255.3 x 63.5 cm (100 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Woven Bed or Chest Cover
Italy, Terra di Lavoro, 18th century
1926.55Embroidery; wool on linenOverall: 317.2 x 99.1 cm (124 7/8 x 39 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.840Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 12.7 x 53.3 cm (5 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 16th-17th century
1916.1241Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.5 x 34.3 cm (4 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur ?, 18th century
1925.502Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 50.2 x 52.7 cm (19 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 101.6 x 30.5 cm (40 x 12 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.515Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 18th century
1943.109Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 21 x 51.8 cm (8 1/4 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1934.331Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 24.2 x 44.8 cm (9 1/2 x 17 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Laverne D. Baxter and A. C. DustinCCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1943.103Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 38.1 x 38.4 cm (15 x 15 1/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
Norway, 19th century
1943.95Embroidery; silk and cotton on linenAverage: 24.1 x 22.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
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©
Micro Hafiz
Daniel Graffin (French, 1938-)
1996.180Laying and couching: linen, cotton, metallic thread and ropeOverall: 24 x 20 x 1 cm (9 7/16 x 7 7/8 x 3/8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 117 x 133 cm (46 1/16 x 52 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsAverage: 42.3 x 55 cm (16 5/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.512Embroidery; silk and wool on linenOverall: 33 x 20.4 cm (13 x 8 1/16 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1944.322Embroidery; cotton on linenOverall: 45.7 x 43.2 cm (18 x 17 in.)Gift of Adaline R. BarstowCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1945.79Embroidery; cotton on linenAverage: 41.3 x 41.3 cm (16 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Mary C. MathewsCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.839Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 14 x 39.4 cm (5 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1925.470Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 48.9 x 19.7 cm (19 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Collar
Madeira ?, late 19th century
1928.224Linen embroidery on cotton groundOverall: 17 x 32 cm (6 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charlotte C. ClarkCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 133 x 93.5 cm (52 3/8 x 36 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Peasant Blouse
Norway, Hardanger, 19th century
1924.629Plain weave linen? with embroideryAverage: 34 x 149.9 cm (13 3/8 x 59 in.)Gift of Mrs. E. H. WeidemannCCCC0
Strip
Denmark, late 19th century
1928.191Embroidery; cotton on linenOverall: 25.4 x 36.2 cm (10 x 14 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine KingCCCC0
Eccentric Chamber
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1996.199Needle-manipulated fiber: burlap and cotton on linenOverall: 15.5 x 21.7 x 5 cm (6 1/8 x 8 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Woven Chest or Bed Cover
Italy, Terra di Lavoro, 18th century
1926.56Embroidery; wool on linenOverall: 294.6 x 99.1 cm (116 x 39 in.)Gift from J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.101Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 12.4 x 12.7 cm (4 7/8 x 5 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1942.535Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 68.6 x 71.1 cm (27 x 28 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Saddle Cloth
Italy, Abruzzi, 17th-18th century
1924.483Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 288.3 x 26.7 cm (113 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Stand Cover
France, 20th century
1968.155Cotton, linen, embroidery, laceOverall: 64.8 x 55.3 cm (25 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. F. E. Norris©
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 118.7 x 76.2 cm (46 3/4 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Embroidery and Bobbin Lace (Valenciennes) Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.44Linen ground with linen embroidery, bobbin lace edgingAverage: 39.4 x 39.4 cm (15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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
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©
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 15.6 x 15.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Handekrchief
France or Flanders, early 19th century
1936.266Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 64.7 x 64.7 cm (25 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.510Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49.5 x 16.5 cm (19 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Azemmur, 19th century
1916.1244Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 79.4 x 28 cm (31 1/4 x 11 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Coverlet
Ireland, early 19th century
1916.1360Embroidery; silk thread on linen groundOverall: 152.4 x 152.4 cm (60 x 60 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muti, AH 334-358
1932.30Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 13.7 x 25.4 cm (5 3/8 x 10 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.100Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 13.1 x 12.4 cm (5 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 48.6 x 33.7 cm (19 1/8 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Table Runner
Czechoslovakia, 19th century
1921.1133Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 185.4 x 39.7 cm (73 x 15 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Linen Textile
Tunisia, early 20th century
1916.1223Embroidery; silk and metallic threads on linenAverage: 132.7 x 54 cm (52 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Collar
Madeira ?, 19th century
1928.223Plain weave linen? or cotton? with embroideryOverall: 30 x 49.5 cm (11 13/16 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charlotte C. Clark©
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
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.aEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 21.3 x 74.5 cm (8 3/8 x 29 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.bEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 13.4 x 24.1 cm (5 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.dEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 10.8 x 23.5 cm (4 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Coverlet
India, 19th century
1916.1474Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 289.6 x 182.3 cm (114 x 71 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment of a Mattress or Curtain Trimming
Morocco, Azemmur, 19th century
1929.843Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 20.3 x 41.3 cm (8 x 16 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two fragments of a scarf or headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1300s
1929.846Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 10.5 x 27.4 cm (4 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two Fragments of a Scarf or Headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 14th century
1929.846.aSilk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 10.5 x 27.4 cm (4 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two Fragments of a Scarf or Headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 14th century
1929.846.bSilk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 11.2 x 27.7 cm (4 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.502Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 44.2 cm (18 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.509Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 60.1 x 18.1 cm (23 11/16 x 7 1/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Bed Cover (?)
India, Delhi ?, 19th century
1916.1475Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 306.7 x 245.8 cm (120 3/4 x 96 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Blouse Front with Collar
Dalmatia, 19th century
1924.1037Cottonand metal thread embroidery on linenAverage: 24.8 x 21.6 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Miss Caroline E. CoitCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Mamluke period, 1200s-1300s
1950.532Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 9 x 13.4 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.725Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 58.4 x 59.7 cm (23 x 23 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328
1932.20Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 12.7 x 31.5 cm (5 x 12 3/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered Bed Spread
Turkey, 18th century
1933.415Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 269.3 x 153.7 cm (106 x 60 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.29Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 23.9 x 39.7 cm (9 7/16 x 15 5/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.49Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 57.7 x 57.2 cm (22 11/16 x 22 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Karpathos Island, 17th-18th century
1927.10Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 53.4 x 42.6 cm (21 x 16 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 42.2 x 205.8 cm (16 5/8 x 81 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 173.4 x 46 cm (68 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
"Tensifa" (Ceremonial Scarf used to Decorate the Mirror of Bride's Chamber)
Morocco, Tétouan, 18th century
1916.830Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 333.9 x 56.6 cm (131 7/16 x 22 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century
1936.62Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 46.3 x 46.3 cm (18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.26Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 16 x 40.9 cm (6 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.508Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 24.1 x 50.8 cm (9 1/2 x 20 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.104Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 45.4 x 37.2 cm (17 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 310
1932.19Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 9.6 x 25.2 cm (3 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 33 x 46.4 cm (13 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1936.54Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 57.2 x 57.2 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Mat or a Paños de Ofrenda
Spain, 19th century
1938.256Embroidery; wool on linen, wool fringeOverall: 81.3 x 172.7 cm (32 x 68 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 181 x 31.8 cm (71 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bolster Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1242Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 154.9 x 50.8 cm (61 x 20 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Band for Curtain
Morocco, Chechauen, 19th century
1916.1247Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 98 x 31 cm (38 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 17th century
1916.1417Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 327.7 x 28 cm (129 x 11 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 179.7 x 144.8 cm (70 3/4 x 57 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.59Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 47.6 x 47.6 cm (18 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0