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Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Fragment
India, Surat, 19th century
1925.722CCCC0
Fragment
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.524CCCC0
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, 17th Century
1926.533CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Fragment
India, late 19th century
1925.509CCCC0
Textile Fragment
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1973.1001CCCC0
Skirt
China
1916.1354©
Patolu
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1990.92CCCC0
Jacket
India, 19th century
1968.245CCCC0
Square Shawl in Renaissance Style with Black Center and Quarter Shawl...
France, Nimes; Scotland, Paisley or England, Norwich, 19th century
2010.144CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146CCCC0
Huipil
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, late 19th or early 20th century
1945.230CCCC0
Brocade
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.527CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Austria, 20th century
1939.686©
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Fragment (Mashru: Textile made for Muslim Market)
India, Surat, 19th - early 20th century
1925.497CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with crescents
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2009.282CCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, late 19th century
1943.116CCCC0
Untitled
Daniel Graffin (French, 1938-)
1996.179©
Brocade
India, Surat, 19th century
1925.522CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Brocaded Book Cover
India, 19th century
1925.505CCCC0
Brocade
India, Warangal, 19th century
1925.517CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Brocade
India, Gulbarga, 19th century
1925.528CCCC0
Brocade
India, Surat, 18th-19th century
1925.519CCCC0
Brocade
India, Benares ?, 18th-19th century
1925.503CCCC0
Fragment
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.520CCCC0
Fragment
India, Warangal or Gulbarga, 18th or 19th century
1925.530CCCC0
Brocade
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.529CCCC0
Fragment
India, Surat, 19th century
1925.721CCCC0
Fragment
India, 17th-18th century
1916.1978CCCC0
White Maize Glove
Glen Kaufman (American, b. 1932)
1996.184©
White On White
Moik Schiele (Swiss, 1938-1993)
1996.190©
Sampler
Norway, 19th century
1943.95CCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503CCCC0
Rumal Decorated with Scenes of Krishna's Life
India, Himachal Pradesh, 18th century
1996.349CCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261CCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Sumatra, 20th century
1931.320©
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109CCCC0
Part of a Woman's Dress
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1950.144CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, 20th century
1916.1211©
Fragment with tripartite band
Iran or Iraq, Seljuq period
1950.551CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, early 20th century
1916.1210©
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1239CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.676CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.682CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686CCCC0
Fragment
India, 19th century
1925.700CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, mid 18th century
1956.681CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.685CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey ?, 18th century
1916.1306CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110CCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Turkey, 19th century
1940.590CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1246CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293CCCC0
Embroidered Divan Cover (?)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1305CCCC0
Embroidered Sari
India, Patna, 19th - early 20th century
1916.1215CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1265CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104CCCC0
No image available
Iran, 19th-20th century
1961.386CCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.678CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.675CCCC0
Embroidery and Lace Collar
America, mid 19th century
1926.164CCCC0
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th- 19th century
1931.106CCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123CCCC0
No image available
Russia, Orel province, 18th-19th century
1931.111CCCC0
No image available
India, Warangal, 18th or 19th century
1925.523CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139Tabby with supplementary weft; silk, cotton and silver threadOverall: 51.5 x 30.3 cm (20 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes amid undulating vines
Eastern Iran, Ilkhanid period
1985.4Lampas: silk, cotton, and gold threadOverall: 43.5 x 39.5 cm (17 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment
India, Surat, 19th century
1925.722Cotton and silkOverall: 31.1 x 16.5 cm (12 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.524Cotton and silkOverall: 57.2 x 38.1 cm (22 1/2 x 15 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, 17th Century
1926.533Brocaded gilt- and silver-metal thread; cotton warp, cotton and silk wefts; silk pile, asymmetrical knot, 295 per sq. in.Average: 205.7 x 142.3 cm (81 x 56 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145Embroidery; silk and gold thread over two layers of cottonOverall: 66.5 x 45 cm (26 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, late 19th century
1925.509Silk and cottonOverall: 31.8 x 78.7 cm (12 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1973.1001Silk and cottonOverall: 87.6 x 85.1 cm (34 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)Gift of Barry BradleyCCCC0
Skirt
China
1916.1354Silk and cotton with embroideryOverall: 197 x 104.2 cm (77 9/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Patolu
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1990.92Tabby weave, double ikat; silk and cottonOverall: 475 x 120 cm (187 x 47 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Jacket
India, 19th century
1968.245Woven silk and metal threads, cottonOverall: 52 x 157.5 cm (20 1/2 x 62 in.)Gift of Doris and Ed WienerCCCC0
Square Shawl in Renaissance Style with Black Center and Quarter Shawl...
France, Nimes; Scotland, Paisley or England, Norwich, 19th century
2010.144Supplementary weft pattern; silk and cotton?Overall: 193 x 177.4 cm (76 x 69 13/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 180.7 x 128.3 cm (71 1/8 x 50 1/2 in.); Mounted: 185.4 x 134 cm (73 x 52 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Huipil
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, late 19th or early 20th century
1945.230Woven wool and embroidered wool and silk on cottonOverall: 109.9 x 50.8 cm (43 1/4 x 20 in.)Gift of Natacha RambovaCCCC0
Brocade
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.527Brocade, "himru"; silk and cottonOverall: 75.6 x 41.9 cm (29 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Austria, 20th century
1939.686Plain weave cotton, air brush and silk screen printedOverall: 44.5 x 64.8 cm (17 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.)John D. Rockefeller General Education Board Grant II©
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 117 x 133 cm (46 1/16 x 52 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Fragment (Mashru: Textile made for Muslim Market)
India, Surat, 19th - early 20th century
1925.497Warp ikat, satin and complementary warp weave; silk and cottonOverall: 71.1 x 61.9 cm (28 x 24 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with crescents
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2009.282Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 138.4 x 65.4 cm (54 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.); Mounted: 134.6 x 63.5 cm (53 x 25 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); block printed and gold leafOverall: 32.1 x 40 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sampler
Germany, late 19th century
1943.116Embroidery; silk and cotton on cottonOverall: 31.5 x 34.6 cm (12 3/8 x 13 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Untitled
Daniel Graffin (French, 1938-)
1996.179Laying and knotting: cotton and silk thread, cotton flannel, and ropeOverall: 23.3 x 20.3 x 1.2 cm (9 3/16 x 8 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Brocade
India, Surat, 19th century
1925.522Brocade; silk and cottonOverall: 28.8 x 17.2 cm (11 5/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 20.5 x 43.8 cm (8 1/16 x 17 1/4 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Brocaded Book Cover
India, 19th century
1925.505Brocade; silk and cottonOverall: 21 x 29.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade
India, Warangal, 19th century
1925.517Brocade; cotton and silkOverall: 37.5 x 24.8 cm (14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
#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©
Brocaded velvet panel with Italianate pattern
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2003.3Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 173 x 241.5 cm (68 1/8 x 95 1/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Brocade
India, Gulbarga, 19th century
1925.528Brocade, "himru"; silk and cottonOverall: 16.5 x 25.4 cm (6 1/2 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade
India, Surat, 18th-19th century
1925.519Brocade, "himru"; cotton and silkOverall: 50.8 x 57.2 cm (20 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade
India, Benares ?, 18th-19th century
1925.503Brocade, Kimkhwab; silk and cottonOverall: 49.5 x 78.7 cm (19 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.520Brocade, "himru"; cotton and silkOverall: 59.7 x 41.9 cm (23 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Warangal or Gulbarga, 18th or 19th century
1925.530Brocade, "himru"; cotton and silkOverall: 83.8 x 45.7 cm (33 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade
India, Surat, 18th or 19th century
1925.529Brocade, "himru"; silk and cottonOverall: 67.3 x 81.3 cm (26 1/2 x 32 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
India, Surat, 19th century
1925.721Brocade, "himru"; cotton and silkOverall: 26.7 x 24.1 cm (10 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, 17th-18th century
1916.1978Satin weave; silk and cottonOverall: 97.8 x 57.8 cm (38 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
White Maize Glove
Glen Kaufman (American, b. 1932)
1996.184Couching: cotton, synthetic batting, silk thread, and glass beadsOverall: 25.4 x 20.3 x 3.5 cm (10 x 8 x 1 3/8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
White On White
Moik Schiele (Swiss, 1938-1993)
1996.190Tapestry weave: wool, linen, silk, cotton, mercerized cotton, synthetic and silver threadOverall: 39 x 18.7 cm (15 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
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
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
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
Rumal Decorated with Scenes of Krishna's Life
India, Himachal Pradesh, 18th century
1996.349Embroidery, silk, and silver wire on cottonOverall: 65.4 x 111.8 cm (25 3/4 x 44 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261Embroidery: silk on cotton and silk net groundOverall: 170 x 85 cm (66 15/16 x 33 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Sumatra, 20th century
1931.320Silk and cotton plain weave: ikatOverall: 294.6 x 89.5 cm (116 x 35 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
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
Part of a Woman's Dress
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1950.144Embroidery; silk and metal on silk ground, cotton backingOverall: 84.5 x 108.5 cm (33 1/4 x 42 11/16 in.)Gift of Elsa Vick ShawCCCC0
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
Embroidered Strip
India, 20th century
1916.1211Embroidery; cotton, metal and silk thread, sequinsOverall: 83.8 x 25.4 cm (33 x 10 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Fragment with tripartite band
Iran or Iraq, Seljuq period
1950.551Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); gold leaf and inkOverall: 18.4 x 30.2 cm (7 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, early 20th century
1916.1210Embroidery; cotton, metal and silk thread, sequinsOverall: 79.4 x 29.2 cm (31 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364Embroidery: silk, metal, and cotton thread on cotton ground; silk edging and velvet appliquéOverall: 125 x 88 cm (49 3/16 x 34 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1239Embroidery: silk and metallic threads on cotton tabby groundAverage: 151.1 x 86.4 cm (59 1/2 x 34 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249Embroidery: silk and metal on cotton tabby groundAverage: 116.2 x 68.6 cm (45 3/4 x 27 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.676Embroidery: silk and metal strips on cotton tabby groundAverage: 78.8 x 43.5 cm (31 x 17 1/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.682Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 81.2 x 43.5 cm (31 15/16 x 17 1/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 35.6 x 77.8 cm (14 x 30 5/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Fragment
India, 19th century
1925.700Brocade; ecru cotton ground, silk and metal threadOverall: 14.6 x 17.2 cm (5 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, mid 18th century
1956.681Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 104.8 x 54.2 cm (41 1/4 x 21 5/16 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.685Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 102.9 x 54 cm (40 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey ?, 18th century
1916.1306Embroidery: silk, and gold and silver filé on silk ground; cotton backingAverage: 113.7 x 89.5 cm (44 3/4 x 35 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plants motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 45.7 x 42.9 cm (18 x 16 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Embroidered Fragment
Turkey, 19th century
1940.590Embroidery: silk and metal filé on silk velvet ground; cotton backingAverage: 26.1 x 25.7 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1246Embroidery: silk and metallic threads on wool ground, cotton backingAverage: 124.5 x 93 cm (49 x 36 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293Embroidery: gold filé around silk core laid over cotton, couched at edges in silk, and sequins on silk groundAverage: 47.6 x 55.3 cm (18 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Divan Cover (?)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1305Embroidery: silk, and metal filé twisted around silk core, couched with silk, on velvet ground; cotton backingAverage: 163.8 x 108.6 cm (64 1/2 x 42 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sari
India, Patna, 19th - early 20th century
1916.1215Embroidery; silk and metal thread and sequins on cotton tabby groundOverall: 197.5 x 122 cm (77 3/4 x 48 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1265Embroidery: silk and gold and silver filé on cotton tabby groundOverall: 127 x 71 cm (50 x 27 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104Cotton or linen (est.) straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plant motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a monochrome plaited ground (metal thread or linen (est.) linking the tape; applied silk (est.) and metal thread ribbonOverall: 35.5 x 46 cm (14 x 18 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered envelope with closures
Turkey
1916.1294Satin weave: silk; embroidery, couched stitches: gilt-metal thread and cottonAverage: 91.5 x 95.9 cm (36 x 37 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Iran, 19th-20th century
1961.386Ghiordez knot: wool, silk and cottonAverage: 193.7 x 134 cm (76 1/4 x 52 3/4 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260Embroidery: silver filé and gold strips over cotton thread, couched at edges by silk, on silk groundAverage: 128.9 x 74.3 cm (50 3/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.678Embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé, and gold strip pushed through silk, bent and pressed into place, on cotton tabby groundAverage: 150.9 x 68.6 cm (59 7/16 x 27 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.675Embroidery: silk threads and metal strip pushed through fabric, bend and pressed on cotton tabby groundAverage: 86.7 x 43.2 cm (34 1/8 x 17 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidery and Lace Collar
America, mid 19th century
1926.164Lace: embroidery on machine-made cotton net, edged with bobbin lace and silk ribbonsAverage: 363.3 x 31.2 cm (143 1/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Florence M. KimberlyCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; brown silk (est.), unbleached and bleached linen (est.), or cotton (est.)Overall: 8 x 19.1 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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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
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India, Warangal, 18th or 19th century
1925.523Brocade, "himru"; cotton, silk and gold threadOverall: 77.5 x 40.6 cm (30 1/2 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0