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Medium: Silk and linen (169)
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French) and 1 other
1944.133CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
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©
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.535CCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1950.538CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 475-487
1950.530CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 440-450
1950.552CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Turkey, Asia Minor ?, 19th century
1927.371CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Fragment of Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.98CCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.78CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.99CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, late 11th century
1982.104CCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1991.327©
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-44
1919.25CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.442CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.443CCCC0
Satin Textile
Italy, late 17th century
1948.108CCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Probably Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, AH 418-427 9A.D. 1027-1036)
1950.554CCCC0
Length of Brocatelle Textile
Italy or Spain, late 17th-early 18th century
1954.319CCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487, 11th Century
1929.934CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544, 12th Century
1929.937CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.539CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 322-329
1932.16CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495, 11th-12th Century
1929.943CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328
1932.23CCCC0
Fragment of Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.286CCCC0
Fragment of Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544, 12th Century
1929.939CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.534CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.536CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Probably the End of a Turban Cloth
Egypt, Tunah, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hakim, AH 399
1950.553CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, mid-12th century
1982.290CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.942CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li or al-Amir, AH 487-524, 11th-12th Century
1929.940CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably Caliphate of al-Amir, AH 495-524, 12th Century
1929.933CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, AH 418-427, 11th Century
1929.935CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.529CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.545CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of of al-Mustansir, AH 475-487, 11th Century
1929.938CCCC0
Fragmentary Band, Probably Part of a Clavus
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 466-487
1950.527CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.531CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 442-450
1950.557CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, late 11th century
1982.285CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544, 12th Century
1929.944CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.946CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, probably Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 322-329
1932.27CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Shata, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muttaqi, AH 331
1932.15CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565
1950.559CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.542CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tulunid period, Reign of emir Harun b. Khumarawayh, under the Caliphate of al-Muktafi, AH 291
1932.22CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.950CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.546CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.293CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Reign of Caliphate al-Mustansir, c. AH 427-436
1932.24CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.287CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Textile Fragments
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.bCCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.511CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1941.95CCCC0
Length of Textile
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.317CCCC0
Length of Textile
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.320CCCC0
Tiraz with dense guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1983.148CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Italy, Florence, second half of 15th century
1951.85CCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Tulunid period, Emir Khumarawayh b. Ahmad under Caliph al’Mu’tamid, dated 889–90
1932.17CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
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
Fragmentary embroidered tiraz
Egypt, probably Tinnis, Abbasid period, reign of Caliph al- Muqtadir
1932.28CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1983.144CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503CCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.512CCCC0
Sampler
Norway, 19th century
1943.95CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 17th century
1916.1417©
Plaid tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Amir or al-Hafiz
1919.27CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Textile
Tunisia, early 20th century
1916.1223©
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.101CCCC0
Bed Cover (?)
India, Delhi ?, 19th century
1916.1475CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.291CCCC0
Coverlet
India, 19th century
1916.1474CCCC0
Silk and Linen Fragment
Spain, 17th century
1953.313CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.680CCCC0
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 guilloche bands and fringe
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.303CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1919.26CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, 1031
1950.544CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.547CCCC0
Man's Cap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1942.165CCCC0
White On White
Moik Schiele (Swiss, 1938-1993)
1996.190©
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1240CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544, 12th Century
1929.936CCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.947CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1253CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 450-52, 11th Century
1929.932CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1923.509CCCC0
Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 19th century
1916.1221CCCC0
Part of a Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1222CCCC0
Fragment Composed of Parts of Three Tiraz-Style Textiles
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably during Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.543CCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.677CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1256CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir or of al-Musta'li, AH 475-495, 11th-12th Century
1929.945CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1266CCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.679CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably during Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1930.89CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li or al'Amir, AH 487-524, 11th-12th Century
1929.941CCCC0
Embroidered head scarf
Turkey
1916.1254CCCC0
Round Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 5th century
1982.105CCCC0
Round Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 5th century
1982.106CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1258CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.548CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1255CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.555CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Fatimid Period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.555.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Fatimid Period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.555.bCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Embroidered Sash ("Uckur")
Turkey or Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros ?, 19th century
1956.317CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Tver province, 18th- 19th century
1931.109CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1956.683CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.104CCCC0
No image available
Spain, 16th century
1953.314CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110CCCC0
No image available
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.318CCCC0
No image available
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.318.aCCCC0
No image available
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.318.bCCCC0
No image available
England, early 19th century
1942.504CCCC0
No image available
India, 19th century
1916.1374CCCC0
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
1918.42CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 79.7 x 155.8 cm (31 3/8 x 61 5/16 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
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
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French) and 1 other
1944.133Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 312.4 x 452 cm (123 x 177 15/16 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.aThree-part fabric hanging: plain weave; linen, embroidered with silk running stitches and embellished with pigmentsOverall: 505.5 x 348 cm (199 x 137 in.)Gift of Sheila Hicks©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.bThree-part fabric hanging: plain weave; linen, embroidered with silk running stitches and embellished with pigmentsOverall: 760 x 360 cm (299 3/16 x 141 3/4 in.)Gift of Sheila Hicks©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.cThree-part fabric hanging: plain weave; linen, embroidered with silk running stitches and embellished with pigmentsOverall: 495.3 x 774.7 cm (195 x 305 in.)Gift of Sheila Hicks©
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.535Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 21.6 x 43.8 cm (8 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen, wool, and gold foil around gummed silkOverall: 11.5 x 21.9 cm (4 1/2 x 8 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1950.538Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 475-487
1950.530Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 20.4 x 36.9 cm (8 1/16 x 14 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 440-450
1950.552Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 17.5 x 26.1 cm (6 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1Embroidery: silk and linen on linen ground; contours of design applied with inkOverall: 143.6 x 152.4 cm (56 9/16 x 60 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Turkey, Asia Minor ?, 19th century
1927.371Silk and linenOverall: 83 x 24.5 cm (32 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment of Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.98Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 8.5 x 26 cm (3 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.78Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 20.7 x 26.1 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.99Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 23.2 x 24.5 cm (9 1/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, late 11th century
1982.104Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 10 x 20.6 cm (3 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
Cloth with Border of Female Figures and Peacocks
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1134Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 89.8 x 95.2 cm (35 3/8 x 37 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1991.327Weaving (warp-faced tabby), knotting, plaiting and wrapping: linen, silk and woolOverall: 97 x 37 cm (38 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Toshiko Takaezu in honor of Lenore Tawney©
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
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
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-44
1919.25Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 11.2 x 15.9 cm (4 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
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
Satin Textile
Italy, late 17th century
1948.108Plain compound satin; silk and linenOverall: 78.7 x 29.2 cm (31 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of Joseph F. SindelarCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Tiraz, Probably Inset from a Sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, AH 418-427 9A.D. 1027-1036)
1950.554Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 42 x 62.6 cm (16 9/16 x 24 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Length of Brocatelle Textile
Italy or Spain, late 17th-early 18th century
1954.319Plain compound satin (brocatelle): silk and linenAverage: 112.4 x 54 cm (44 1/4 x 21 1/4 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
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487, 11th Century
1929.934Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 17.8 x 28.6 cm (7 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544, 12th Century
1929.937Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 26.4 x 13.4 cm (10 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.539Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 9.6 x 12.1 cm (3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 322-329
1932.16Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry inscription; linen and silkOverall: 16.9 x 44.2 cm (6 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495, 11th-12th Century
1929.943Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 9.6 x 10.8 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328
1932.23Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry inscription; linen and silkOverall: 48.3 x 97.5 cm (19 x 38 3/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.286Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 21.2 x 50.5 cm (8 3/8 x 19 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544, 12th Century
1929.939Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 5.8 x 17.2 cm (2 5/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.534Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 9.3 x 29.9 cm (3 11/16 x 11 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.536Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 10.5 x 18.5 cm (4 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz, Probably the End of a Turban Cloth
Egypt, Tunah, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hakim, AH 399
1950.553Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 19.1 x 24.5 cm (7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, mid-12th century
1982.290Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 20.8 x 14.3 cm (8 3/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.942Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 13.4 x 21 cm (5 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li or al-Amir, AH 487-524, 11th-12th Century
1929.940Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 37.2 x 31.5 cm (14 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably Caliphate of al-Amir, AH 495-524, 12th Century
1929.933Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 3.9 x 31.8 cm (1 9/16 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, AH 418-427, 11th Century
1929.935Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 28 x 30.5 cm (11 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.529Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 13.4 x 15.9 cm (5 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.545Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 7 x 21.6 cm (2 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of of al-Mustansir, AH 475-487, 11th Century
1929.938Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 12.1 x 16.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Band, Probably Part of a Clavus
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 466-487
1950.527Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 36.3 x 40 cm (14 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 475-487
1950.531Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 14 x 26.4 cm (5 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, c. AH 442-450
1950.557Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 22.3 x 27.3 cm (8 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, late 11th century
1982.285Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 19.5 x 52.4 cm (7 11/16 x 20 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Amir or al-Hafiz, AH 495-544, 12th Century
1929.944Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 8.3 x 12.7 cm (3 1/4 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.946Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 12.1 x 12.1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, probably Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 322-329
1932.27Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry inscription; linen and silkOverall: 38.1 x 107.3 cm (15 x 42 1/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Shata, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muttaqi, AH 331
1932.15Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry inscription; linen and silkOverall: 15.3 x 30.5 cm (6 x 12 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565
1950.559Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 10.9 x 16.5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.542Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 33.6 x 49.5 cm (13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tulunid period, Reign of emir Harun b. Khumarawayh, under the Caliphate of al-Muktafi, AH 291
1932.22Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry inscription; linen and silkOverall: 17.5 x 33.7 cm (6 7/8 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.950Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 13.4 x 13.4 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.546Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 16.5 x 36.5 cm (6 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.293Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 11.5 x 21.4 cm (4 1/2 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Reign of Caliphate al-Mustansir, c. AH 427-436
1932.24Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 24.5 x 47.3 cm (9 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.287Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silkOverall: 5 x 43 cm (1 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Textile Fragments
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4Compound twill: silk, gold and linenAverage: 26.5 x 60.7 cm (10 7/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCompound twill: silk, gold and linenOverall: 26.5 x 60.7 cm (10 7/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.bCompound twill: silk, gold and linenOverall: 6.8 x 22 cm (2 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
#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©
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Length of Textile
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.317Brocade; silk, linen, and metalAverage: 43.3 x 58.1 cm (17 1/16 x 22 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Length of Textile
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.320Brocade; silk, linen, and metalAverage: 101.1 x 57.2 cm (39 13/16 x 22 1/2 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
Textile Fragment
Italy, Florence, second half of 15th century
1951.85Lampas weave; silk and linenAverage: 43.9 x 43.2 cm (17 5/16 x 17 in.)Gift of Paul O. BerlizCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1983.144Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 13.8 x 22.5 cm (5 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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 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©
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
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©
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, 12th century
1982.101Tapestry (probably originally inwoven in tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 14.7 x 16.8 cm (5 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Silk and Linen Fragment
Spain, 17th century
1953.313Fancy satin (damask): silk and linenAverage: 104.1 x 43.2 cm (41 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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 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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1919.26Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 12.4 x 30.2 cm (4 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.547Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 6.4 x 10.5 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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©
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544, 12th Century
1929.936Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 7.4 x 6.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Hafiz or later, AH 524-565, 12th Century
1929.947Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 3.5 x 13.7 cm (1 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir, AH 450-52, 11th Century
1929.932Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 8.6 x 16.3 cm (3 3/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Fragment Composed of Parts of Three Tiraz-Style Textiles
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably during Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.543Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 59.4 x 39.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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 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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, latter part of Caliphate of al-Mustansir or of al-Musta'li, AH 475-495, 11th-12th Century
1929.945Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 4.8 x 22.9 cm (1 7/8 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, probably during Caliphate of al-Hafiz, AH 524-544
1930.89Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 11.5 x 17.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Dorothea RussellCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li or al'Amir, AH 487-524, 11th-12th Century
1929.941Tapestry (originally inwoven in a tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 4.2 x 28.7 cm (1 5/8 x 11 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Round Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 5th century
1982.105Tapestry (probably inwoven in tabby ground); wool, linen, and gold foil around silk coreOverall: 4 x 4.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Round Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 5th century
1982.106Tapestry (probably inwoven in tabby ground); wool, linen, and gold foil around silk coreOverall: 4.5 x 4.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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 (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
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Mustansir or al-Musta'li, c. AH 475-495
1950.548Tapestry (probably originally inwoven in tabby ground); linen and silkOverall: 21.3 x 6.4 cm (8 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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Egypt, Fatimid Period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.555.aTabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 39.1 x 34 cm (15 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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Egypt, Fatimid Period, Caliphate of al-Musta'li, AH 487-495
1950.555.bTabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 20 x 37.2 cm (7 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Embroidered Sash ("Uckur")
Turkey or Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros ?, 19th century
1956.317Embroidery: silk thread and brass strip hooked through and pressed flat on linen tabby groundAverage: 158.8 x 20.4 cm (62 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Sarah Ann MorrisonCCCC0
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
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1956.683Embroidery: silk thread and tinsel pushed through fabric, bent and pressed into place, on linen tabby groundAverage: 129 x 49.9 cm (50 13/16 x 19 5/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
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
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Spain, 16th century
1953.314Plain compound cloth (so-called brocatelle): silk and linenAverage: 75.6 x 56.8 cm (29 3/4 x 22 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.318Brocade; silk and linenAverage: 42.5 x 59.8 cm (16 3/4 x 23 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.318.aBrocade; silk and linenOverall: 42.5 x 59.8 cm (16 3/4 x 23 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.318.bBrocade; silk and linenOverall: 28.6 x 59.6 cm (11 1/4 x 23 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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England, early 19th century
1942.504Embroidery; silk and wool on linenOverall: 43.2 x 28 cm (17 x 11 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
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India, 19th century
1916.1374Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 57.2 x 41.3 cm (22 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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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
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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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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