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Medium: Embroidery; linen (319)
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237CCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Alb
Spain or Flanders, 17th century: embroidered linen; 18th century: flounce
1920.1260CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
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 Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
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 Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
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
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722CCCC0
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
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Infant's Cap
America, first half 19th century
1922.46CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.727CCCC0
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
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.741CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.60CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.63CCCC0
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©
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1917.359CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.51CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.41CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.45CCCC0
Handkerchief
England or America, late 19th century
1936.728CCCC0
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
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66CCCC0
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, 19th century
1937.11CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.64CCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 19th century
1936.699CCCC0
Bedspread
Hungary, Kalotaszeg, 19th century
1923.513CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.42CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1940.451CCCC0
Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1930.659CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.730CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.745CCCC0
Handkerchief
England ?, 19th century
1936.717CCCC0
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728CCCC0
Sampler
Celia Kestenbaum Grossman (Austrian)
1918.333CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.57CCCC0
Handkerchief
Austria, 19th century
1940.8CCCC0
Square
France, 19th century
1936.15CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.697CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.742CCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281CCCC0
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
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.714CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113CCCC0
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 Cover or Hanging
India, Delhi, 17th century
1916.1278CCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1943.110CCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367CCCC0
Sampler
America, Pennsylvania Dutch, 19th century
1943.105CCCC0
Altar Frontal (?)
Italy, 17th century
1916.1450CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.529CCCC0
Valence
Portugal, 18th-19th century
1936.312CCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1944.281CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.513CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.510CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.101CCCC0
Woven Chest or Bed Cover
Italy, Terra di Lavoro, 18th century
1926.56CCCC0
Saddle Cloth
Italy, Abruzzi, 17th-18th century
1924.483CCCC0
Stand Cover
France, 20th century
1968.155©
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1942.535CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1943.103CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1934.331CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.511CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, late 16th century
1929.844CCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 16th-17th century
1916.1241CCCC0
Woven Bed or Chest Cover
Italy, Terra di Lavoro, 18th century
1926.55CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur ?, 18th century
1925.502CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.840CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.515CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 18th century
1943.109CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.838CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897CCCC0
Embroidered Blouse Front
Palestine, 19th century
1937.582CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269CCCC0
Strip
Denmark, late 19th century
1928.191CCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1925.470CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.839CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1944.322CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1945.79CCCC0
"Fishing Lady"
America, Massachusetts, Boston, 18th century, 1st half
1996.1003CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.509CCCC0
Untitled
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1996.203©
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.737CCCC0
Peasant Blouse
Norway, Hardanger, 19th century
1924.629CCCC0
Blouse
Spain, 17th century
1919.729CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
Madeira ?, late 19th century
1928.224CCCC0
Sampler
Norway, 19th century
1943.95CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283CCCC0
Handekrchief
France or Flanders, early 19th century
1936.266CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Textile
Tunisia, early 20th century
1916.1223©
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43CCCC0
Table Runner
Czechoslovakia, 19th century
1921.1133CCCC0
Collar
Madeira ?, 19th century
1928.223©
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.100CCCC0
Coverlet
Ireland, early 19th century
1916.1360CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muti, AH 334-358
1932.30CCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Azemmur, 19th century
1916.1244CCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.512CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41CCCC0
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.cCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.dCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.eCCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.530CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria ?, 19th century
1940.356CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.505CCCC0
Sampler
France, early 18th century
1943.122CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.14CCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 18th century
1936.696CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century
1936.62CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.508CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.104CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.26CCCC0
Bed Cover (?)
India, Delhi ?, 19th century
1916.1475CCCC0
Blouse Front with Collar
Dalmatia, 19th century
1924.1037CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.502CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Mamluke period, 1200s-1300s
1950.532CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.725CCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.49CCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359CCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Karpathos Island, 17th-18th century
1927.10CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.29CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328
1932.20CCCC0
Embroidered Bed Spread
Turkey, 18th century
1933.415CCCC0
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
"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
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.59CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 17th century
1916.1417©
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1252CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.680CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311
1932.18CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1936.54CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 310
1932.19CCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141CCCC0
Sampler
Czechoslovakia, late 19th century
1943.96CCCC0
Sampler
Czechoslovakia, late 19th century
1943.114CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1253CCCC0
Man's Cap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1942.165CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1240CCCC0
Two Fragments of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.aCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.bCCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 19th century
1916.1221CCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1258CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1923.509CCCC0
Part of a Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1222CCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.677CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1266CCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.679CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1256CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeves
Yugoslavia, Kosovo, 18th-19th century
1926.224CCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1255CCCC0
Band
France, 19th century
1920.1284CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Towel
Spain ?, early 20th century
1956.320©
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.723CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.694CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 18th century
1936.733CCCC0
Bedspread
Belinda Ellen Orr
1974.1048CCCC0
Fragment
Italy
1928.845©
Cuff
France, 19th century, Period of Louis Phillipe
1920.1278CCCC0
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
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
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 59.4 x 17.5 cm (23 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Alb
Spain or Flanders, 17th century: embroidered linen; 18th century: flounce
1920.1260Linen embroidered in gold and silverAverage: 342.9 x 61 cm (135 x 24 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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©
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
#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©
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
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
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
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
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
1936.61Embroidery: 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©
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
1936.41Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 47 cm (18 x 18 1/2 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bedspread
Hungary, Kalotaszeg, 19th century
1923.513Linen, embroidery, crochetOverall: 180.3 x 213.3 cm (71 x 84 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
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
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.42Embroidery: linenOverall: 48.2 x 48.2 cm (19 x 19 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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 Cover or Hanging
India, Delhi, 17th century
1916.1278Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 121.9 x 85.7 cm (48 x 33 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Embroidered quilt with pomegranates and tulips
Turkey
1916.1300Plain weave: linen; embroidery, running stitch: silkAverage: 194.3 x 137.2 cm (76 1/2 x 54 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 66 x 76.2 cm (26 x 30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 16.8 x 38.7 cm (6 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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©
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
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
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
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
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 21 x 42.2 cm (8 1/4 x 16 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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
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
"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
Embroidered Border: The Death of the First Born and the Israelites Sent...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.355Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 50.2 cm (7 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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©
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
Embroidered Border: The Baking of Unleavened Bread
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.354Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Pharaoh Being Submerged in the Sea
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.352Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 43.2 cm (7 1/8 x 17 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.737Embroidered linenOverall: 39.7 x 39.7 cm (15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
Blouse
Spain, 17th century
1919.729Plain weave cotton? or linen? wtih embroideryOverall: 50 x 178 cm (19 11/16 x 70 1/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Making of Unleavened Bread and the Israelites...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.353Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Scenes of the Life of the Virgin, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1978.36Silk, gold thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, running, fishbone, and couching stitchesOverall: 18 x 126 cm (7 1/16 x 49 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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©
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
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©
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
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
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
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
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41Embroidery: 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.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.cEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 12.4 x 24.1 cm (4 7/8 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
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.eEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 10.2 x 23.2 cm (4 x 9 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.530Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 46.4 cm (12 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria ?, 19th century
1940.356Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.4 x 70.5 cm (36 x 27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.505Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 44.5 x 33 cm (17 1/2 x 13 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Sampler
France, early 18th century
1943.122Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 63.5 x 21.9 cm (25 x 8 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.14Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 63.5 x 63.5 cm (25 x 25 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry White CannonCCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 18th century
1936.696Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 54 x 52.1 cm (21 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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©
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1252Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 112.4 x 101.6 cm (44 1/4 x 40 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.680Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenAverage: 155.6 x 78.8 cm (61 1/4 x 31 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311
1932.18Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 17.2 x 34.6 cm (6 3/4 x 13 5/8 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
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
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbon and embroideryOverall: 52.1 x 145.4 cm (20 1/2 x 57 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Czechoslovakia, late 19th century
1943.96Embroidery; coarse linen ground, wool cross stitchOverall: 33 x 29.6 cm (13 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
Czechoslovakia, late 19th century
1943.114Embroidery; coarse linen ground, wool cross stitchOverall: 28.6 x 25.4 cm (11 1/4 x 10 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1253Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundAverage: 80.7 x 41.9 cm (31 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Man's Cap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1942.165Embroidery; silk and silver gilt thread on linenOverall: 16 x 18 x 18 cm (6 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1240Embroidery: silk and metallic threads on linen tabby groundAverage: 41.9 x 44.2 cm (16 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Two Fragments of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396Embroidery, silk threads on silk ground, linen appliquéAverage: 28 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.aEmbroidery, silk threads on silk ground, linen appliquéAverage: 28 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.bEmbroidery, silk threads on silk ground, linen appliquéAverage: 28 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352Silk, silver thread, plaited braiding, linen; embroidery: chain and buttonhole stitchesOverall: 16.9 x 18 x 18 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 19th century
1916.1221Embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundOverall: 210.8 x 17.1 cm (83 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304Embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundAverage: 168.2 x 91.5 cm (66 1/4 x 36 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1258Embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 83.9 x 81.3 cm (33 1/16 x 32 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1923.509Embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundAverage: 76.2 x 36.2 cm (30 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Part of a Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1222Embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundOverall: 41.3 x 38.4 cm (16 1/4 x 15 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.677Embroidery: silk and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 113.3 x 23.7 cm (44 5/8 x 9 5/16 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250Embroidery: silk and metal threads on linen tabby groundAverage: 147.3 x 54.6 cm (58 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1266Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 90.2 x 48.3 cm (35 1/2 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.679Embroidery: silk and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 200 x 26.2 cm (78 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1256Embroidery: silk and gold filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 101.6 x 50.8 cm (40 x 20 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257Embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundOverall: 79.4 x 46.5 cm (31 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeves
Yugoslavia, Kosovo, 18th-19th century
1926.224Embroidery: wool, silver thread and sequins on plain weave linenAverage: 47.7 x 50.9 cm (18 3/4 x 20 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188Linen; embroidery; silkOverall: 18.2 x 117.1 cm (7 3/16 x 46 1/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1255Embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 109.2 x 54.7 cm (43 x 21 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band
France, 19th century
1920.1284Embroidered linenOverall: 207.3 x 15.2 cm (81 5/8 x 6 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276Plain weave: linen; embroidery, chain stitch: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 148.5 x 157 cm (58 7/16 x 61 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel
Spain ?, early 20th century
1956.320Embroidered linenAverage: 103.9 x 46.4 cm (40 7/8 x 18 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry G. Keller©
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.723Embroidered linenOverall: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.694Embroidery and drawn work on linen ground; machine made lace edgingOverall: 61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 18th century
1936.733Embroidered linenOverall: 48.3 x 50.8 cm (19 x 20 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Bedspread
Belinda Ellen Orr
1974.1048Embroidered linenOverall: 254 x 243.8 cm (100 x 96 in.)Gift of Irene Foster KappCCCC0
Fragment
Italy
1928.845Embroidered linenOverall: 9.5 x 13.3 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Joseph F. Sindelar©
Cuff
France, 19th century, Period of Louis Phillipe
1920.1278Embroidered linenOverall: 5.1 x 18.7 cm (2 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0