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Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French)
1944.134CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.1CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.3CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.5CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.6CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.8CCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825CCCC0
Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176CCCC0
The Triumph of Eternity (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1CCCC0
Youth (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2CCCC0
Time (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487CCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107CCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cCCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
François Boucher (French, 1703-1770)
1942.822CCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980CCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins (French)
1952.544CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824CCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820CCCC0
Shard
Ramona Sakiestewa (American, 1948-)
1996.195©
Untitled
Desirée Scholten (Dutch, 1920-1987)
1996.192©
Border of Heads and Palmettes from a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1960.273CCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84CCCC0
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th Century
2000.5CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Fragment, Part of an Ornament from a Garment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1950.615CCCC0
Part of a Gammadion Border
Syria ?, 5th-6th century
1977.90CCCC0
Children Playing: The Bath
after a design by François Boucher (French, 1703-1770)
1942.819CCCC0
Fire Screen Panel and Frame
Gobelins (French)
1942.821CCCC0
Fire Screen Panel
Jacques Neilson
1942.821.aCCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201CCCC0
Fragment of a Band or Border
Egypt, Umayyad or Abbasid period (?), 8th - 9th century
1982.110CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
Woman's Dress
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1929.921CCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Falling Man/Canto T
Ernest Trova (American, 1927-2009)
1999.207©
Heraldic Tapestry
France, 18th century
1940.612CCCC0
Fragment of an Ornament
Egypt, Abbasid period (?), 8th - 9th century
1983.131CCCC0
Unfinished Cloth
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.660CCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129CCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.aCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.bCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.cCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.dCCCC0
Segmentum with Musicians
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), mid-7th to 9th century
1983.124CCCC0
Poppies
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2010.186©
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 8th - 9th century
1983.125CCCC0
Bluebonnets
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2010.185©
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81CCCC0
Fragment with Two Roundels and a Band
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th-8th century
1982.92CCCC0
Fragment of an Ornamental Border of a Tunic
Egypt, late Abbasid or Tulunic period, 9th century
1916.1678CCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad to Abbasid periods, 8th - 10th century
1982.75CCCC0
Carpet (Kilim)
Turkey, Anatolia, late 19th-early 20th century
1961.388CCCC0
Tapestry with Birds and Greek Letters
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1983.127CCCC0
Fragment from a Child's Tunic: Clavus
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th - 8th century
1982.93CCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140CCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145CCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.aCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.bCCCC0
Lower Section of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1993.177CCCC0
Fragments from a Child's Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th - 8th century
1983.152CCCC0
Fragment of a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1983.151CCCC0
Looped Roundel from a Blanket or Cover
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1926.141CCCC0
Sleeve Bands and Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th - 8th century
1982.94CCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aCCCC0
Fragment of a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, early 5th century
1982.74CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 178.7 x 110.5 cm (70 3/8 x 43 1/2 in.); Mounted: 197.4 x 128.2 x 6.4 cm (77 11/16 x 50 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 51.1 x 80.7 cm (20 1/8 x 31 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46Weft-faced plain weave with slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave, supplementary weft wrapping, embroidery; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 205 x 170.2 cm (80 11/16 x 67 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven slit-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French)
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 322.6 x 312.4 cm (127 x 123 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Dido and Aeneas
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79Tapestry weave: silk and woolGift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.1Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411.3 x 294.5 cm (161 15/16 x 115 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.2Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 418.8 x 634.6 cm (164 7/8 x 249 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.3Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 464.5 cm (161 13/16 x 182 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.4Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 563.6 cm (163 15/16 x 221 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.5Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 418.8 cm (163 15/16 x 164 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.6Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 337 cm (161 13/16 x 132 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.7Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 403 x 394 cm (158 11/16 x 155 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679)
1915.79.8Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 414 x 466.5 cm (163 x 183 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 257.1 x 376 cm (101 1/4 x 148 1/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French)
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
Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176Silk and wool; tapestry weaveAverage: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Triumph of Eternity (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 319.3 x 377.6 cm (125 11/16 x 148 11/16 in.)Gift from various donors by exchangeCCCC0
Youth (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Time (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3Silk and wool; tapestry weaveOverall: 326.6 x 434.1 cm (128 9/16 x 170 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412Plain weave ground with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 45.2 x 47.7 cm (17 13/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 64.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487Tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 320.5 x 446.8 cm (126 3/16 x 175 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveAverage: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 80.6 x 19.9 cm (31 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 31.7 x 34.2 cm (12 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
François Boucher (French, 1703-1770)
1942.822Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 363.1 x 375.7 cm (142 15/16 x 147 15/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 20.5 x 20 cm (8 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins (French)
1952.544Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéAverage: 256.5 x 264.2 cm (101 x 104 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Spring: Fishing Scene (From Set of Four Seasons)
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.1Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéGift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Summer: Harvest Scene
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.2Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 257.8 x 256.5 cm (101 1/2 x 101 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Autumn: Vintage Scene (From Set of Four Seasons)
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.3Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 264.2 x 368.3 cm (104 x 145 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Winter: Skating Scene (From Set of Four Seasons)
Gobelins (French)
1952.544.4Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 246.4 x 387.7 cm (97 x 152 5/8 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 20.7 x 25.2 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31Slit-tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 76.2 x 54.6 cm (30 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 87.6 x 66 x 2.5 cm (34 1/2 x 26 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 80 x 83.2 cm (31 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.); Mounted: 93.3 x 95.9 cm (36 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824Tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 274.2 x 639.7 cm (107 15/16 x 251 7/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 209.9 x 484.5 cm (82 5/8 x 190 3/4 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Shard
Ramona Sakiestewa (American, 1948-)
1996.195Slit-tapestry weave: woolOverall: 23.6 x 31.8 cm (9 5/16 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Untitled
Desirée Scholten (Dutch, 1920-1987)
1996.192Slit-tapestry weave: woolOverall: 22 x 21.8 cm (8 11/16 x 8 9/16 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Border of Heads and Palmettes from a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1960.273Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 76.2 x 22.3 cm (30 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 8.2 x 24.7 cm (3 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 38.8 x 64.2 cm (15 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Tapestry with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt
1951.89Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 14.6 x 13.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84Tapestry; interlocked wefts and areas of eccentric weaving: wool and cottonAverage: 109.2 x 115.6 cm (43 x 45 1/2 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th Century
2000.5Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 144.2 x 26.7 cm (56 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 153.7 x 66 x 3.2 cm (60 1/2 x 26 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund and Gift of the Textile Art Alliance in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 16.5 x 16.5 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping and plain weave headingsOverall: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment, Part of an Ornament from a Garment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1950.615Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 47 x 6.1 cm (18 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Part of a Gammadion Border
Syria ?, 5th-6th century
1977.90Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 34.3 x 59.5 cm (13 1/2 x 23 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Children Playing: The Bath
after a design by François Boucher (French, 1703-1770)
1942.819Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 101 x 114.3 cm (39 3/4 x 45 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fire Screen Panel and Frame
Gobelins (French)
1942.821Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 79.1 cm (31 1/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fire Screen Panel
Jacques Neilson
1942.821.aTapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 79.1 x 56.2 cm (31 1/8 x 22 1/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201Tapestry weave (with plain tabby borders): wool and linenOverall: 122.6 x 158.1 cm (48 1/4 x 62 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band or Border
Egypt, Umayyad or Abbasid period (?), 8th - 9th century
1982.110Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 12.3 x 21.8 cm (4 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6Undyed linen and dyed wool; plain weave ground with tapestry weaveOverall: 139 x 86.4 cm (54 3/4 x 34 in.); Mounted: 153.6 x 100.4 x 3.9 cm (60 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 28.9 x 24.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave, applied; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 13 x 18.5 cm (5 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman's Dress
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1929.921Tapestry weave: wool (handspun and bayeta)Overall: 145 x 99 cm (57 1/16 x 39 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 14.3 x 35.6 cm (5 5/8 x 14 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Falling Man/Canto T
Ernest Trova (American, 1927-2009)
1999.207Tapestry weave; wool warp, wool and metal foil weftOverall: 213.3 x 208.9 cm (84 x 82 1/4 in.)Gift from the Estate of Gloria F. Ross©
Heraldic Tapestry
France, 18th century
1940.612Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 114.3 x 130.8 cm (45 x 51 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Fragment of an Ornament
Egypt, Abbasid period (?), 8th - 9th century
1983.131Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 24.2 x 11.7 cm (9 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Unfinished Cloth
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.660Tapestry weave; cotton and woolAverage: 58.4 x 43.2 cm (23 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129Tapestry weave; wool and linenAverage: 8 x 8.3 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.aTapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 8 x 8.3 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.bTapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 7.6 x 8.3 cm (3 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.cTapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 6.9 x 7.5 cm (2 11/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid-7th to mid-8th century
1983.129.dTapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 7.7 x 6.8 cm (3 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Segmentum with Musicians
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), mid-7th to 9th century
1983.124Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 9.8 x 9.3 cm (3 7/8 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Poppies
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2010.186Tapestry weave with weft-bundle floats; wool, silk and metal threadOverall: 343 x 598 cm (135 1/16 x 235 7/16 in.)Gift of the Trammell Crow Family©
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 8th - 9th century
1983.125Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 8.7 x 8.1 cm (3 7/16 x 3 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bluebonnets
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2010.185Tapestry weave with weft-bundle floats; wool, linen, cotton and novelty yarnsOverall: 345 x 585 cm (135 13/16 x 230 5/16 in.)Gift of the Trammell Crow Family©
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 28 x 18.5 cm (11 x 7 5/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment with Two Roundels and a Band
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th-8th century
1982.92Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 10 x 41 cm (3 15/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment of an Ornamental Border of a Tunic
Egypt, late Abbasid or Tulunic period, 9th century
1916.1678Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 21.3 x 12.4 cm (8 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad to Abbasid periods, 8th - 10th century
1982.75Tapestry weave; wool and linenAverage: 12.1 x 11.6 cm (4 3/4 x 4 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Carpet (Kilim)
Turkey, Anatolia, late 19th-early 20th century
1961.388Tapestry weave: wool and cottonAverage: 197 x 137.2 cm (77 9/16 x 54 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug CollectionCCCC0
Tapestry with Birds and Greek Letters
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1983.127Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 10.8 x 21 cm (4 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from a Child's Tunic: Clavus
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th - 8th century
1982.93Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 28.7 x 4 cm (11 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140Undyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingAverage: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 20.4 x 18.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Tapestry weave sewn on plain weave ground; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 14.7 x 79.5 cm (5 13/16 x 31 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 7 x 43.5 cm (2 3/4 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.aTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 7 x 43.5 cm (2 3/4 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Bands from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.145.bTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 7 x 43.5 cm (2 3/4 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Lower Section of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1993.177Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 107 x 55 cm (42 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Fragments from a Child's Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th - 8th century
1983.152Tabby weave, inwoven tapestry ornament; wool and linenPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1983.151Tabby weave, inwoven tapestry ornament; wool and linenOverall: 11.5 x 39.8 cm (4 1/2 x 15 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Looped Roundel from a Blanket or Cover
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1926.141Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 49.5 x 55.3 cm (19 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Sleeve Bands and Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (?), 7th - 8th century
1982.94Tabby weave, inwoven tapestry ornament; wool and linenOverall: 10.7 x 11.7 cm (4 3/16 x 4 5/8 in.); Sleeves: 10.2 x 21.2 cm (4 x 8 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aTapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 18.2 x 20.4 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, early 5th century
1982.74Tabby weave, inwoven tapestry ornament; wool and linenOverall: 23.2 x 22.9 cm (9 1/8 x 9 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0