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Medium: Plain weave: linen (126)
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400CCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73CCCC0
Duvor (Doves)
Lisbet Jobs (Swedish, 1909-1961) and 1 other
1956.415©
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697CCCC0
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1956.414©
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1948.493©
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910-1994) and 1 other
1954.200©
Bonad (Hanging Tapestry): copy of “Carl Hanson, Leksand, 1801”
Leksands Hemslöjdsforening (Swedish, est. 1904) and 1 other
1954.254©
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.202©
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1947.212©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1953.78©
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Gobelin
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1952.180©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909-2002) and 1 other
1953.79©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.201©
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Textile with Two Sisters
Sweden, 1900s
1953.80©
Vertebrates
Elenhank (American)
1952.398©
Mirakel (Miracle)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.183©
Kirschzweige (Cherry Branches)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1934.20©
Hellbrunn
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.182©
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
Antscha - Yellow and Green
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.180©
Antscha - Pink and Blue
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.181©
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272CCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1026©
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1025©
Mummy Linen
Egypt, Dynasty 18
1922.511CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Dynasty 18
1922.511.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Dynasty 18
1922.511.bCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Dynasty 18
1922.511.cCCCC0
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1023©
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1024©
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1027©
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.bCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77CCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274CCCC0
World of Space
Morton-Sundour & Co
1965.604CCCC0
Embroidered Annunciation Scene
Unassigned, 20th century
1938.252©
Sherwood Forest (Pattern No. 2519)
Liebhold Wallach Inc.
1952.313©
Flight and Escape
L. Anton Maix Fabrics (American) and 1 other
1952.410©
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Textile Fragment
America, 20th century
1951.16©
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140CCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.bCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cCCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
Fish
America, New York, 20th century
1953.38©
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262CCCC0
Grape Leaf from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.bCCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187CCCC0
Signs in the Sand: Blue Horizon
Egils Rozenbergs (Latvian, 1948-)
2011.41©
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1941.95CCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201CCCC0
Tiraz with dense guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1983.148CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109CCCC0
Peasant Blouse
Norway, Hardanger, 19th century
1924.629CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.291CCCC0
Geometric Pattern
America, 20th century
2012.85©
Elements (mustard/black)
Olga Lee Baughman (American) and 1 other
2012.82©
"Fishing Lady"
America, Massachusetts, Boston, 18th century, 1st half
1996.1003CCCC0
Plaid tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Amir or al-Hafiz
1919.27CCCC0
Fragmentary embroidered tiraz
Egypt, probably Tinnis, Abbasid period, reign of Caliph al- Muqtadir
1932.28CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Tulunid period, Emir Khumarawayh b. Ahmad under Caliph al’Mu’tamid, dated 889–90
1932.17CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–1020
1968.248CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.103CCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, 1031
1950.544CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands and fringe
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.303CCCC0
Blouse
Spain, 17th century
1919.729CCCC0
Reprisage Repertoire: Three-Part Fabric Hanging
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.a©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.b©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.c©
Collar
Madeira ?, 19th century
1928.223©
Textile Sample Pair
Maria Kipp (American, 1900-1988)
2003.85©
Textile Sample
Maria Kipp (American, 1900-1988)
2003.85.1©
Textile Sample
Maria Kipp (American, 1900-1988)
2003.85.2©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.555CCCC0
Hanging with birds in roundels
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.302CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.443CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.442CCCC0
Embroidered head scarf
Turkey
1916.1254CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeves
Yugoslavia, Kosovo, 18th-19th century
1926.224CCCC0
Ovals (black)
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.91©
Mosaic Elements (mustard, brown triangles)
Paul McCobb (American, 1917-1969) and 1 other
2012.88©
Honey Comb
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.90©
Mosaic Elements (black diamond)
Paul McCobb (American, 1917-1969) and 1 other
2012.89©
Ovals (grey)
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.92©
No image available
Egypt, 23rd century BC- 4th century AD
1922.509CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Intaglio
Alvin Lustig (American, 1915-1955) and 1 other
2012.93©
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, 23rd century BC- 4th century AD
1922.510CCCC0
Elements (mustard/green)
Olga Lee Baughman (American) and 1 other
2012.84©
Glen Plaid
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.87©
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109CCCC0
Alquimia Verde LV
Olga de Amaral (Colombian, 1932-)
2014.711©
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
2007.192©
L'Etoile
America, 20th century
2012.86©
Elements (mustard/green/black)
Olga Lee Baughman (American) and 1 other
2012.83©
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106CCCC0
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111CCCC0
No image available
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1916.1457CCCC0
No image available
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1918.42CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400Resist-dyed linen; plain weaveOverall: 104.1 x 97.8 cm (41 x 38 1/2 in.); Mounted: 111.1 x 114.3 x 2.5 cm (43 3/4 x 45 x 1 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 110.5 x 76.8 cm (43 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Mounted: 120.9 x 87 x 3.9 cm (47 5/8 x 34 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bonad (Wall Hanging): copy of “Om Jesu Christi på ena åsna (Christ on a...
Hans Prins (Swedish, 1908-1999) and 1 other
1954.255Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 96.5 x 155.6 cm (38 x 61 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Duvor (Doves)
Lisbet Jobs (Swedish, 1909-1961) and 1 other
1956.415Handprinted plain weave linenOverall: 90.2 x 73.7 cm (35 1/2 x 29 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697Plain weave linen, printedGift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1956.414Plain weave bleached linen, handprintedOverall: 90.2 x 94.3 cm (35 1/2 x 37 1/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1948.493Plain weave linen (?), loom width, block printedAverage: 321.3 x 128.3 cm (126 1/2 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
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©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910-1994) and 1 other
1954.200Plain weave linen, loom width, printedOverall: 97.2 x 130.8 cm (38 1/4 x 51 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Bonad (Hanging Tapestry): copy of “Carl Hanson, Leksand, 1801”
Leksands Hemslöjdsforening (Swedish, est. 1904) and 1 other
1954.254Plain weave linen, loom width, printedOverall: 191.1 x 135.3 cm (75 1/4 x 53 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.202Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 192.4 x 127 cm (75 3/4 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1947.212Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 94.6 x 78.1 cm (37 1/4 x 30 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. B. P. Bole, Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon S. Holden, Mrs. Windsor T. White, and the L. E. Holden Fund©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1953.78Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printOverall: 116.8 x 131.4 cm (46 x 51 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6Undyed linen and dyed wool; plain weave ground with tapestry weaveOverall: 139 x 86.4 cm (54 3/4 x 34 in.); Mounted: 153.6 x 100.4 x 3.9 cm (60 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gobelin
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1952.180Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 129.2 x 111.1 cm (50 7/8 x 43 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909-2002) and 1 other
1953.79Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 111.8 x 127 cm (44 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.201Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 198.1 x 128 cm (78 x 50 3/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 14.3 x 35.6 cm (5 5/8 x 14 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Two Sisters
Sweden, 1900s
1953.80Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 91.5 x 125 cm (36 x 49 3/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Vertebrates
Elenhank (American)
1952.398Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 90.2 x 127 cm (35 1/2 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Mirakel (Miracle)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.183Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 95.7 x 121.3 cm (37 11/16 x 47 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Kirschzweige (Cherry Branches)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1934.20Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 97.2 x 79.7 cm (38 1/4 x 31 3/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Hellbrunn
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.182Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 57.2 x 123.2 cm (22 1/2 x 48 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkMounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.); Overall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Antscha - Yellow and Green
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.180Plain weave paired cotton warp and unbleached linen weft, loom width, block printedOverall: 72.4 x 128.9 cm (28 1/2 x 50 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Antscha - Pink and Blue
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.181Plain weave paired cotton warp and unbleached linen weft, loom width, block printedOverall: 73.7 x 128.9 cm (29 x 50 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 39.4 x 22 cm (15 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 28.9 x 24.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 62.3 x 54.6 cm (24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club to commemorate its 30th AnniversaryCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412Plain weave ground with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 45.2 x 47.7 cm (17 13/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 64.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
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
Cloth with Border of Peacocks and Vegetation
Italy, 17th-18th century
1916.1884Plain weave linen with needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 80.3 x 334.3 cm (31 5/8 x 131 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Vegetal Pattern
Italy, 19th century
1933.336Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 91 x 141.7 cm (35 13/16 x 55 13/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
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
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272Plain weave and slit-tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 19.6 x 20.2 cm (7 11/16 x 7 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102Plain weave and tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 29.4 x 14 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping and plain weave headingsOverall: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1026Plain weave: linenOverall: 289.6 x 65.4 cm (114 x 25 3/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund©
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1025Plain weave: linenOverall: 78.1 x 22.2 cm (30 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund©
Mummy Linen
Egypt, Dynasty 18
1922.511Plain weave: linenOverall: 86.4 x 134.6 cm (34 x 53 in.)Gift of Brown University through Dr. H. C. BumpusCCCC0
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
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1023Plain weave: linenOverall: 279.4 x 95.9 cm (110 x 37 3/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund©
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1024Plain weave: linenOverall: 76.8 x 145.4 cm (30 1/4 x 57 1/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund©
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 23.5 x 62.3 cm (9 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.)John L. Severance 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 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
Mummy Linen
Egypt, 18th Dynasty
1921.1027Plain weave: linenOverall: 87.6 x 145.4 cm (34 1/2 x 57 1/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund©
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave sewn on plain weave groundOverall: 14.7 x 79.5 cm (5 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéMounted: 55.2 x 106.7 cm (21 3/4 x 42 in.); Overall: 42.9 x 90.8 cm (16 7/8 x 35 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragments of Egyptian Mummy Wrappings fround in Senbi Coffin
Egypt, Middle Kingdom
1914.716.fLinen; plain weaveOverall: 19 x 25.5 cm (7 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust©
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave, applied; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 13 x 18.5 cm (5 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth with Winged and Two-Tailed Animals
Italy, 17th-18th century
1933.303Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 88.3 x 137.5 cm (34 3/4 x 54 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77Plain weave: silk; tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen, dyed wool, silkOverall: 6.4 x 26.8 cm (2 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave, slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 24.5 x 22.9 cm (9 5/8 x 9 in.); Mounted: 32.1 x 29.5 x 2.5 cm (12 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
World of Space
Morton-Sundour & Co
1965.604Plain weave linen?, printedOverall: 83.8 x 125.1 cm (33 x 49 1/4 in.)Gift of Jane L. Hanson, Inc.CCCC0
Embroidered Annunciation Scene
Unassigned, 20th century
1938.252Silver filé on plain weave linenAverage: 21 x 24.8 cm (8 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Sherwood Forest (Pattern No. 2519)
Liebhold Wallach Inc.
1952.313Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 67.9 x 113 cm (26 3/4 x 44 1/2 in.)Gift of Jane L. Hanson, Inc.©
Flight and Escape
L. Anton Maix Fabrics (American) and 1 other
1952.410Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 90.8 x 132.1 cm (35 3/4 x 52 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
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
Textile Fragment
America, 20th century
1951.16Plain weave linen, block printedOverall: 145.4 x 66.7 cm (57 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Gift of Rorimer Brooks through Philip Hummel©
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140Undyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingAverage: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 13.1 x 12.8 cm (5 3/16 x 5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fish
America, New York, 20th century
1953.38Plain weave linen, block printedOverall: 87.6 x 125.7 cm (34 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251Plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadAverage: 129.5 x 55.9 cm (51 x 22 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262Weft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: wool, linen, and silkOverall: 41.9 x 68.6 cm (16 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 20.3 x 51.8 cm (8 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
Signs in the Sand: Blue Horizon
Egils Rozenbergs (Latvian, 1948-)
2011.41Linen, wool, copper wire, weft dominant plain weave with supplementary weft patterningOverall: 217.2 x 235.6 cm (85 1/2 x 92 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Art Alliance©
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéMounted: 50.8 x 89.5 cm (20 x 35 1/4 in.); Overall: 38.1 x 78.8 cm (15 x 31 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund and the Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by ExchangeCCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 41.6 x 44.5 cm (16 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.); Mounted: 57.1 x 57.1 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1941.95Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 43.9 x 47.6 cm (17 5/16 x 18 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201Tapestry weave (with plain tabby borders): wool and linenOverall: 122.6 x 158.1 cm (48 1/4 x 62 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with dense guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1983.148Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 56.5 x 22 cm (22 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 21.6 x 55.6 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 16.9 x 9.7 cm (6 5/8 x 3 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragmentary roundel with eagle in gold ground
Egypt, Fatimid period
1946.258Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 11.2 x 14 cm (4 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
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
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.291Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 27 x 63.2 cm (10 5/8 x 24 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Geometric Pattern
America, 20th century
2012.85Plain weave bleached linen printed with a black, gray, and pale blue geometric patternOverall: 89.5 x 129.5 cm (35 1/4 x 51 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Elements (mustard/black)
Olga Lee Baughman (American) and 1 other
2012.82Belgian linen; plain weave natural linen printed with a mustard compressed diamond pattern with black outlined hexagons and crossed linesOverall: 87 x 128.3 cm (34 1/4 x 50 1/2 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
"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
Plaid tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Amir or al-Hafiz
1919.27Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 12.5 x 51.8 cm (4 15/16 x 20 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragmentary embroidered tiraz
Egypt, probably Tinnis, Abbasid period, reign of Caliph al- Muqtadir
1932.28Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 20.7 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Tulunid period, Emir Khumarawayh b. Ahmad under Caliph al’Mu’tamid, dated 889–90
1932.17Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 21 x 30.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–1020
1968.248Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 25 x 57.8 cm (9 13/16 x 22 3/4 in.)Gift of Ayyub RabenouCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.103Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 29 x 14.8 cm (11 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave and supplementary weft: wool and linenOverall: 15 x 15.5 cm (5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, 1031
1950.544Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 29.1 x 54.6 cm (11 7/16 x 21 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands and fringe
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.303Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 55 x 17.5 cm (21 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Cyprus ?, 18th century
1933.311Plain weave wool with needle lace, burato insertion (twined ground and darned in two directions), filet/lacis border and edging (knotted ground and darned in one direction), drawn work, and embroidery; bleached linen (est.), wool (est.), and cotton (est.)Overall: 72.6 x 233.6 cm (28 9/16 x 91 15/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
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
Reprisage Repertoire: Three-Part Fabric Hanging
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81Three-part fabric hanging: plain weave; linen, embroidered with silk running stitches and embellished with pigmentsOverall: 850 x 500 cm (334 5/8 x 196 7/8 in.)Gift of Sheila Hicks©
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©
Textile Sample Pair
Maria Kipp (American, 1900-1988)
2003.85Plain weave; rayon, wool, cotton, linenOverall: 147.3 x 135.9 cm (58 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Charles L. Venable and Martin K. Webb©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.555Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéMounted: 52.1 x 74.9 cm (20 1/2 x 29 1/2 in.); overall (both pieces): 38.7 x 70.5 cm (15 1/4 x 27 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hanging with birds in roundels
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.302Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave and supplementary wefts: linen and woolOverall: 17 x 31 cm (6 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.443Plain-weave linen with silk and metal thread embroidery; or nué techniqueOverall: 24.7 x 62 cm (9 3/4 x 24 7/16 in.)Gift of Max Littwitz in memory of Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.442Plain-weave linen with silk and metal thread embroidery; or nué techniqueOverall: 24.6 x 60.6 cm (9 11/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Gift of Max Littwitz in memory of Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Embroidered head scarf
Turkey
1916.1254Plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadOverall: 92 x 92.5 cm (36 1/4 x 36 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered cushion cover
Turkey
1918.37Plain weave: linen; embroidery, self-couching and herringbone stitches: silkAverage: 127 x 59.7 cm (50 x 23 1/2 in.)Gift of 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
Ovals (black)
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.91Belgian linen; plain weave bleached linen printed with solid and hollow black ovalsOverall: 86.4 x 127 cm (34 x 50 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Mosaic Elements (mustard, brown triangles)
Paul McCobb (American, 1917-1969) and 1 other
2012.88Belgian linen; plain weave natural linen printed with mustard, brown triangles forming squares outlined in blackOverall: 88.3 x 127.6 cm (34 3/4 x 50 1/4 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Honey Comb
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.90Belgian linen; plain weave, natural linen printed with a black and red diamond and hexagon patternOverall: 92.7 x 127 cm (36 1/2 x 50 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Mosaic Elements (black diamond)
Paul McCobb (American, 1917-1969) and 1 other
2012.89Belgian linen; plain weave, bleached white linen printed with a black diamond and stylized cross patternOverall: 89 x 127.6 cm (35 1/16 x 50 1/4 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Ovals (grey)
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.92Belgian linen; plain weave bleached linen printed with solid grey ovals alternating with hollow black ovalsOverall: 86.4 x 127 cm (34 x 50 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
No image available
Egypt, 23rd century BC- 4th century AD
1922.509Plain weave: linenOverall: 157.5 x 132.1 cm (62 x 52 in.)Gift of Dr. H. C. Bumpus, Brown UniversityCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132Plain weave linen (est.) with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 38 x 43 cm (14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Intaglio
Alvin Lustig (American, 1915-1955) and 1 other
2012.93Belgian linen; plain weave bleached linen printed with a mustard, rust, and black geometric patternOverall: 91.4 x 135.9 cm (36 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133Plain weave linen (est.) ground with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 37 x 43 cm (14 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, 23rd century BC- 4th century AD
1922.510Plain weave: linenOverall: 356.8 x 134.6 cm (140 1/2 x 53 in.)Gift of Dr. H. C. Bumpus, Brown UniversityCCCC0
Elements (mustard/green)
Olga Lee Baughman (American) and 1 other
2012.84Belgian linen; plain weave natural linen printed with a mustard and green compressed diamond patternOverall: 86.4 x 128.3 cm (34 x 50 1/2 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Glen Plaid
A. Joel Robinson (American) and 1 other
2012.87Belgian linen; plain weave natural linen printed with a black, yellow, and red, lined and geometric patternOverall: 87 x 126.4 cm (34 1/4 x 49 3/4 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with metal thread; applied silk (est.) ribbonsOverall: 32.5 x 48.5 cm (12 13/16 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alquimia Verde LV
Olga de Amaral (Colombian, 1932-)
2014.711Plain weave with supplementary weft: cotton, linen, gold leaf, gesso, oxide pigmentsOverall: 153.7 x 102.9 cm (60 1/2 x 40 1/2 in.)Gift of Camille and Alex Cook©
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
2007.192Warp-dominant plain weave, attachments; linen, beads possibly pre-Columbian, wooden sticksOverall: 24.1 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of John Paul Miller©
L'Etoile
America, 20th century
2012.86Belgian linen; plain weave bleached linen printed with a brown and rust pattern of stylized arched structures (Arc de Triomphe, Paris)Overall: 135.3 x 61.6 cm (53 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
Elements (mustard/green/black)
Olga Lee Baughman (American) and 1 other
2012.83Belgian linen; plain weave natural linen printed with a mustard and green compressed diamond pattern with black outlined hexagons and crossed linesOverall: 88.3 x 128.3 cm (34 3/4 x 50 1/2 in.)Gift of Eric Baer©
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with gimp (heavy cord); applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 30 x 39 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace; ground with interspersed motifs of plant and animal forms in plain weave outlined with gimp (heavy cord); applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 26.5 x 41 cm (10 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1916.1457Plain weave linen? with embroidery, shells, glass beads and metal paillettesAverage: 142.2 x 33 cm (56 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1918.42Plain weave linen? with silk and metal thread embroidery, shells and glass and metal beadsAverage: 76.2 x 25.4 cm (30 x 10 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0