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Medium: Silk, cotton: embroidery (89)
Medium: Silk, cotton: embroidery (89)
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Chyrpy (cloak)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1916.1468CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18CCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18CCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208CCCC0
Bedspread
India, Goa, 17th-18th century
1969.295CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Sampler
Netherlands, late 19th century
1943.98CCCC0
Part of a Curtain (Two Widths)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.20CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1942.533CCCC0
Bag
Turkey
1957.7©
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, late 19th century
1943.116CCCC0
Bag
Turkey, 20th century
1957.6©
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, early 20th century
1930.139©
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, 19th century
1933.422CCCC0
Rumal Decorated with Scenes of Krishna's Life
India, Himachal Pradesh, 18th century
1996.349CCCC0
Skirt Panel (?)
India, Cutch, early 20th century
1925.510©
Cushion or Divan Cover
Azerbaijan, 17th-18th century
1916.1310CCCC0
Cover
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1314©
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.452CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, early 20th century
1916.1473©
Skirt Border and Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11CCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11.1CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11.2CCCC0
Sampler
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1929.842CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.27CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Iran or Iraq, Eastern Caliphate, Baghdad or Bishapur, Abbasid period during the caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311
1932.21CCCC0
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.451CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1262CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century
1925.496CCCC0
Shawl
India, Punjab, 19th century
1956.594CCCC0
Shawl
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1458CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.19CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.19CCCC0
Band for Edge of Mattress
Morocco, Fez, 18th-19th century
1920.1282CCCC0
Head Shawl ("Phulkari")
India, Punjab, 19th century
1940.595CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe, late 19th-early 20th century
2010.192CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, early 20th century
1916.1210©
Part of a Woman's Dress
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1950.144CCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, 20th century
1916.1211©
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.682CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.676CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, mid 18th century
1956.681CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1239CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.685CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey ?, 18th century
1916.1306CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1246CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Turkey, 19th century
1940.590CCCC0
Hanging (Phulkari work)
India, Punjab, Late 19th century
1942.367CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1940.358CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1265CCCC0
Embroidered Divan Cover (?)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1305CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1290CCCC0
Embroidered Sari
India, Patna, 19th - early 20th century
1916.1215CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293CCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.678CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.675CCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1354CCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188CCCC0
Sampler
Norway
1943.95CCCC0
Suzani:divan cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1700s
1940.598CCCC0
Ceremonial or summer floor cover
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1313CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Woman's robe with crimson flora
Uzbekistan, Karakapak Republic, Khorezm
2016.50CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Embroidery sampler
Morocco, Salé
1929.841CCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303CCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89CCCC0
Embroidery and Lace Collar
America, mid 19th century
1926.164CCCC0
No image available
Netherlands, late 18th century
1942.526CCCC0
No image available
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1916.1277CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235Silk, cotton, embroideryAverage: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288Silk, gilt-metal, silver-metal, paper, cotton padding; satin weave, embroideryAverage: 194.3 x 157.5 cm (76 1/2 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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: 29.2 x 41.9 cm (11 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 51.4 cm (15 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215Tabby weave, warp ikat; cotton / embroidery; silkOverall: 130.2 x 117.8 cm (51 1/4 x 46 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 216.5 x 188.6 cm (85 1/4 x 74 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Chyrpy (cloak)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1916.1468Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 112.4 x 58.4 cm (44 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 53.4 x 49 cm (21 x 19 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 35.3 x 54 cm (13 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 62.2 x 63.5 cm (24 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bedspread
India, Goa, 17th-18th century
1969.295Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 271.7 x 223.5 cm (106 15/16 x 88 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364Embroidery: cotton, linen, silk and wool on linenOverall: 33 x 35.6 x 4.5 cm (13 x 14 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Sampler
Netherlands, late 19th century
1943.98Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 48.6 x 41.3 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Part of a Curtain (Two Widths)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.20Silk embroidery on cottonAverage: 231.1 x 73.7 cm (91 x 29 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602Silk, cotton; plain weave, embroidery, tambour chain stitchAverage: 248.5 x 161.3 cm (97 13/16 x 63 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1942.533Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 73.7 x 73.7 cm (29 x 29 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Bag
Turkey
1957.7Silk embroidery on cottonOverall: 19.7 x 32.1 cm (7 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 116.8 x 264.2 cm (46 x 104 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Bag
Turkey, 20th century
1957.6Silk embroidery on cottonOverall: 28.3 x 18.4 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, early 20th century
1930.139Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 35.6 x 44.5 cm (14 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. John W. Seaver©
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, 19th century
1933.422Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 45.1 x 22.9 cm (17 3/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rumal Decorated with Scenes of Krishna's Life
India, Himachal Pradesh, 18th century
1996.349Embroidery, silk, and silver wire on cottonOverall: 64.5 x 114 cm (25 3/8 x 44 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Skirt Panel (?)
India, Cutch, early 20th century
1925.510Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 72.4 x 85.1 cm (28 1/2 x 33 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Cushion or Divan Cover
Azerbaijan, 17th-18th century
1916.1310Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 113.4 x 63.6 cm (44 5/8 x 25 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cover
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1314Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 122.6 x 85.1 cm (48 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503Embroidery; cotton and silk on linenOverall: 40 x 38.8 cm (15 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Fragment 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 Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.452Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 54 x 39.4 cm (21 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Morris A. BlackCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, early 20th century
1916.1473Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 178.4 x 44.5 cm (70 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Skirt Border and Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1929.842Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 104.1 x 81.3 cm (41 x 32 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.27Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 51.1 x 176.5 cm (20 1/8 x 69 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Iran or Iraq, Eastern Caliphate, Baghdad or Bishapur, Abbasid period during the caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311
1932.21Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 20.8 x 48.2 cm (8 3/16 x 19 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.451Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 86.4 x 45.1 cm (34 x 17 3/4 in.)Gift of Selma V. SullivanCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1262Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 121 x 63.5 cm (47 5/8 x 25 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century
1925.496Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 14.6 x 3.8 cm (5 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Shawl
India, Punjab, 19th century
1956.594Embroidery (phulkari); silk on cotton groundOverall: 231 x 118.8 cm (90 15/16 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter UpsonCCCC0
Shawl
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1458Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 104.1 x 76.2 cm (41 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.19Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 181.6 x 50.2 cm (71 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.19Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 51.5 x 27.3 cm (20 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Band for Edge of Mattress
Morocco, Fez, 18th-19th century
1920.1282Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 29.2 x 13.7 cm (11 1/2 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Head Shawl ("Phulkari")
India, Punjab, 19th century
1940.595Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 273.7 x 136.5 cm (107 3/4 x 53 3/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe, late 19th-early 20th century
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
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©
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
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
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©
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 (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
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 (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
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
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
1956.685Embroidery; 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
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 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
Hanging (Phulkari work)
India, Punjab, Late 19th century
1942.367Embroidered silk on cottonOverall: 254 x 147.3 cm (100 x 58 in.)Gift of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
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
Royal Tent Made for Muhammad Shah (ruled 1834-48)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ringOverall: 360 x 400 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 in.); Panel: 165 cm (64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1940.358Embroidery: gold filé, twisted around silk core, on cotton tabby groundOverall: 114 x 111 cm (44 7/8 x 43 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
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
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 Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1290Embroidery: gold filé laid over cotton thread, couched at edges by cotton, on silk groundAverage: 94.6 x 98.5 cm (37 1/4 x 38 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 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 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
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1354Silk, cotton: embroideryOverall: 197 x 104.2 cm (77 9/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, chain and self-couching stitches: silkOverall: 17 x 53 cm (6 11/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
Sampler
Norway
1943.95Linen, silk, and cotton; embroideryAverage: 24.1 x 22.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Suzani:divan cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1700s
1940.598Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 166.4 x 101.6 cm (65 1/2 x 40 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Ceremonial or summer floor cover
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1313Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkOverall: 175.2 x 118.1 cm (69 x 46 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched, split, running, and outline stitches: silk and gold threadOverall: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman's trouser fabric
Iran
1916.1307Embroidery, outline stitch: silk on cottonOverall: 65.1 x 50.5 cm (25 5/8 x 19 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woman's robe with crimson flora
Uzbekistan, Karakapak Republic, Khorezm
2016.50Plain weave: cotton (hand-spun, indigo dyed), embroidery: silk, cotton; tablet-woven (edges)Neck edge to hem: 119.4 cm (47 in.); width across shoulders: 158.1 cm (62 1/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk and metallic threadOverall: 7.3 x 21.6 cm (2 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidery sampler
Morocco, Salé
1929.841Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, reversible cross-stitch: silkAverage: 81.9 x 79.4 cm (32 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89Plain weave: cotton, 6 strips; embroidery: silk Filling stitch: kanda xajol, occasionally bosma, outlining stitch: ilmoqOverall: 227.3 x 177.8 cm (89 1/2 x 70 in.)Gift of John and Fausta Eskenazi in honor of Louise W. Mackie and in celebration of the museum’s centennialCCCC0
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
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
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Netherlands, late 18th century
1942.526Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 49.5 x 49 cm (19 1/2 x 19 5/16 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1916.1277Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 257.9 x 157.5 cm (101 9/16 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0