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Medium: Silk: embroidery, cross-stitch (42)
Medium: Silk: embroidery, cross-stitch (42)
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297CCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89CCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1929.572CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388CCCC0
Royal Round Tent made for Muhammad Shah (Roof)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388.1CCCC0
Part of a Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Chasuble with Orphrey Band
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
Embroidery sampler
Morocco, Salé
1929.841CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Christening Mantle
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192CCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273CCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273.aCCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273.bCCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188CCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Woman's robe
Turkey
1916.1466CCCC0
Embroidered head scarf
Turkey
1916.1254CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412Silk: embroidery, cross-stitchOverall: 150 x 218.4 cm (59 1/16 x 86 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre style
France, 18th century
2006.2Needlework, tent and cross stitch embroidery on canvas; silk, woolOverall: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297Wool: inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitchOverall: 194.9 x 132.7 cm (76 3/4 x 52 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Christ Gathering Roses, Centerpiece of an Altar Cloth(?)
German, Unassigned
2021.238Linen: plain weave; silk: embroidery (split stitch)Overall: 85.1 x 92.1 cm (33 1/2 x 36 1/4 in.)Gift of Elizabeth and Martin David in memory of the Heidenhain familyCCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89Cotton: plain weave, 6 strips; silk: embroidery; filling stitch: kanda xajol, occasionally bosma; outlining stitch: ilmoqOverall: 227.3 x 177.8 cm (89 1/2 x 70 in.)Gift of John and Fausta Eskenazi in honor of Louise W. Mackie and in celebration of the museum’s centennialCCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1929.572Silk embroidery on wool, cross stitchOverall: 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358Plain weave: silk; embroidery, chain stitch: silkAverage: 228.6 x 172.7 cm (90 x 68 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503Silk, gold and silver thread, linen; embroidery: split and couching stitchesOverall: 85.7 x 18.1 cm (33 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.); Mounted: 109.2 x 28.6 cm (43 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered quilt with pomegranates and tulips
Turkey
1916.1300Plain weave: linen; embroidery, running stitch: silkAverage: 194.3 x 137.2 cm (76 1/2 x 54 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137Plain weave silk (est.) ground with polychrome silk (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimsOverall: 28 x 93 cm (11 x 36 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133Linen: plain weave ground; wool; metal thread: embroidery, chain stitch; silk: ribbonOverall: 37 x 43 cm (14 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Resurrection, from an 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
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600Silk and silver filé, wool: chain stitch embroideryOverall including fringe: 212.1 x 212.1 cm (83 1/2 x 83 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Embroidered Tondo from an Altar Frontal: The Coronation of the Virgin
Italy, Florence
1953.129Embroidery with gold, silver, and silk thread; split, satin, and couching stitches, or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 57.8 x 57.8 cm (22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 67.3 x 79.1 cm (26 1/2 x 31 1/8 in.); Mounted: 78.7 x 90.8 cm (31 x 35 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85Velvet: cut pile and voided; silk, gold and silver thread: embroidery; split and couching stitchesOverall: 122.2 x 73.7 cm (48 1/8 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ringOverall: 360 x 400 x 400.1 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 x 157 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Part of a Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124Silk, gold filé; appliqué, embroidery: couching stitches Velvet: solid pile, silkOverall: 101 x 52.8 cm (39 3/4 x 20 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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
Chasuble with Orphrey Band
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2Silk, gold thread, sequins; appliqué, embroidery: couching stitches Velvet: solid pile, silk; embroidery: or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 122.5 x 74 cm (48 1/4 x 29 1/8 in.)Gift of Walter C. and Alvin W. Littwitz in memory of their father, Max LittwitzCCCC0
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
Turban cover
Turkey
1916.1481Plain weave: silk; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadAverage: 109.3 x 109.3 cm (43 1/16 x 43 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Scenes of the Life of the Virgin, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1978.36Silk, gold thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, running, fishbone, and couching stitchesOverall: 16.8 x 127 cm (6 5/8 x 50 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 137.2 cm (11 x 54 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Christening Mantle
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155Silk, gold thread; embroidery: couching, stem, long, and short stitchesOverall: 50 x 204.6 cm (19 11/16 x 80 9/16 in.); Mounted: 62.2 x 216.5 cm (24 1/2 x 85 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
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
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13Twill weave: wool; embroidery, chain stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 183 x 119.4 cm (72 1/16 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51Silk, gold and silver thread; velvet, embroidery: or nué (shaded gold), split, satin, and couching stitchesOverall: 55.7 x 56.3 cm (21 15/16 x 22 3/16 in.); Mounted: 66 x 66.7 cm (26 x 26 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273Plain twine, wild rye grass with crossed openwork, patterned twined start, intersecting layered spokes, and plaited finish; silk embroidery (catalogue card)Overall: 2 x 11.5 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0
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
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
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 border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched, split, running, and outline stitches: silk and gold threadOverall: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman's robe
Turkey
1916.1466Striped fabric; plain weave: silk; embroidery, chain stitch: silkOverall: 149.9 x 157.5 cm (59 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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 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
Embroidered cushion cover
Turkey
1918.37Plain weave: linen; embroidery, self-couching and herringbone stitches: silkAverage: 127 x 59.7 cm (50 x 23 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered 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