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Medium: Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silk (16)
Medium: Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silk (16)
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192CCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Suzani: Curtain or Bed Cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1918.22CCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188CCCC0
Suzani: Divan Cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1940.598CCCC0
Ceremonial or summer floor cover
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1313CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Woman's robe with crimson flora
Uzbekistan, Karakapak Republic, Khorezm
2016.50CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89CCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303CCCC0
Embroidery sampler
Morocco, Salé
1929.841CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 216.5 x 188.6 cm (85 1/4 x 74 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602Silk, cotton; plain weave, embroidery, tambour chain stitchAverage: 248.5 x 161.3 cm (97 13/16 x 63 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ringOverall: 360 x 400 x 400.1 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 x 157 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk, gilt and silver threadOverall: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Suzani: Curtain or Bed Cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1918.22Cotton: plain weave; silk: embroideryAverage: 237.5 x 163.2 cm (93 1/2 x 64 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, chain and self-couching stitches: silkOverall: 17 x 53 cm (6 11/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
Suzani: Divan Cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1940.598Cotton: plain weave; silk: embroideryAverage: 166.4 x 101.6 cm (65 1/2 x 40 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Ceremonial or summer floor cover
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1313Cotton: plain weave; silk: embroideryOverall: 175.2 x 118.1 cm (69 x 46 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched, split, running, and outline stitches: silk and gold threadOverall: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman's robe with crimson flora
Uzbekistan, Karakapak Republic, Khorezm
2016.50Plain weave: cotton (hand-spun, indigo dyed), embroidery: silk, cotton; tablet-woven (edges)Neck edge to hem: 119.4 cm (47 in.); width across shoulders: 158.1 cm (62 1/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk and metallic threadOverall: 7.3 x 21.6 cm (2 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89Cotton: plain weave, 6 strips; silk: embroidery; filling stitch: kanda xajol, occasionally bosma; outlining stitch: ilmoqOverall: 227.3 x 177.8 cm (89 1/2 x 70 in.)Gift of John and Fausta Eskenazi in honor of Louise W. Mackie and in celebration of the museum’s centennialCCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, surface darning and running stitch: silkOverall: 100.6 x 101.9 cm (39 5/8 x 40 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery sampler
Morocco, Salé
1929.841Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, reversible cross-stitch: silkAverage: 81.9 x 79.4 cm (32 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0