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Medium: Embroidery: linen (1990)
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
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
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
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
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
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
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
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
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
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746CCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Study for the Ford Foundation Installation
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1999.165©
Forty Five Divided by Nine
Dorothy Ceruti (American, 1932-)
1984.72©
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293CCCC0
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941)
1926.561©
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.aCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.bCCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102©
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201©
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
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 Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216CCCC0
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
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372CCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17CCCC0
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
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38CCCC0
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
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.5 x 42 cm (36 x 16 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a 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
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
Chasuble
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
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
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, 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
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©
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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©
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©
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
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941)
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©
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
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©
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©
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
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
Bonad (Wall Hanging): copy of “Om Jesu Christi på ena åsna (Christ on a...
Hans Prins (Swedish, 1908-1999)
1954.255Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 96.5 x 155.6 cm (38 x 61 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
#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©
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
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
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
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
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
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
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 23.5 x 20.4 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment 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