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Medium: Tapestry weave (301)
Medium: Tapestry weave (301)
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Set of Ovid's Metamorphoses
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1956.325CCCC0
Diana's Return from the Chase (from Set of Ovid's Metamorphoses)
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1956.325.1CCCC0
Flora and Zephyrus (from Set of Ovid's  Metamorphoses)
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1956.325.2CCCC0
Apollo and the Serpent Python (from Set of Ovid's Metamorphoses)
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 1 other
1956.325.3CCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
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
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 1 other
1944.133CCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73CCCC0
Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144CCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487CCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1337CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.1CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.3CCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.4CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.5CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.6CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
1915.79.8CCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83CCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.bCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158CCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158.bCCCC0
Human Head from a Large Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th Century
1982.301CCCC0
Four Seasons
possibly by Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544CCCC0
Spring: Fishing Scene
possibly by Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.1CCCC0
Summer: Harvest Scene
possibly by Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.2CCCC0
Autumn: Vintage Scene
possibly by Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.3CCCC0
Winter: Skating Scene
possibly by Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.4CCCC0
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334CCCC0
Looped Roundel from a Blanket or Cover
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1926.141CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.215CCCC0
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
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.107CCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.107.aCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.107.bCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.107.cCCCC0
Fragment of a Band or Border
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.110CCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Band from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, first half of the 7th century
1919.24CCCC0
Saltillo Sarape
Mexico, Coahuila state, Saltillo Region
1921.569CCCC0
Tunic with Profile Animal and Human Heads
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12CCCC0
Saltillo Sarape
Mexico, Coahuila state, Saltillo Region
1973.1062CCCC0
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period
2000.5CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty
1985.32CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84CCCC0
Hubbell Revival-style Rug with Moki (Moqui) Stripes
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1917.62CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Band (Headband?)
Central Andes, Moche-Wari Style, mid-7th to mid-9th century
2014.389CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Diamond Network Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.857CCCC0
Banded Eyedazzler Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.900CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz (?)
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.97©
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824CCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
1983.129CCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
1983.129.aCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
1983.129.bCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
1983.129.cCCCC0
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
1983.129.dCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145.bCCCC0
Elements: Air, Juno
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1942.495CCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Tapestry
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1944.132CCCC0
Old Glory
James Bassler (American, 1933-)
2005.131©
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
Saltillo Sarape
Mexico, Coahuila state, Saltillo Region
1921.568CCCC0
Tunic with Sacrificer
South America, Peru, Central Andes, Middle Horizon, Wari people, 7th-11th century
2007.179CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
Tunic Fragments with Bird-Headed Creature
Central Andes, Middle Horizon, Wari, 6th-11th century
2005.53CCCC0
Neck and Shoulder Decoration from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 5th - 6th century
1926.148CCCC0
Rug Banded with "diamond stripes"
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.761CCCC0
Part of a Gammadion Border
Syria ?, 5th-6th century
1977.90CCCC0
Falling Man/Canto T
Ernest Trova (American, 1927-2009) and 1 other
1999.207©
Poppies
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2010.186©
Eyedazzler Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.855CCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201CCCC0
Segmentum with Musicians
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period (750–1258)?
1983.124CCCC0
Unfinished Cloth
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.660CCCC0
Fragment of an Ornamental Border of a Tunic
Egypt, late Abbasid or Tulunic period, 9th century
1916.1678CCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Fragmentary Ornament from a Tunic with Lozenges and Medallions
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid-8th to mid-9th century
1929.99CCCC0
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77CCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.75CCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.75.aCCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.75.bCCCC0
Carpet (Kilim)
Turkey, Anatolia, late 19th-early 20th century
1961.388CCCC0
Tapestry-woven Yoke from a Tunic
Central Andes, North Central Coast, Moche-Wari Style
1925.667CCCC0
Tapestry with Birds and Greek Letters
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1983.127CCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period (750–1258)?
1983.125CCCC0
Border of Heads and Palmettes from a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1960.273CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1330CCCC0
Seasons: Autumn, Bacchus
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1942.496CCCC0
Tunic with Frontal Figures
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
2016.267CCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Two Tapestry-woven Panel Fragments
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimú people
1985.7CCCC0
Bluebonnets
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2010.185©
Tapestry Panel
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay-Chimú style, 11th-15th century
1992.103CCCC0
Textile
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, 12th-15th century
1992.231.1CCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1962.127CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th - 8th century
1914.563CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th - 7th century
1914.565CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Duck's Head from a Large Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th Century
1950.512CCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.1CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.2CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1959.123CCCC0
Tapestry Fragment
Peru, North Coast, Lambayeque (Sicán) people
1991.223CCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1916.908CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late Abbasid or Tulunid period, 9th century
1919.22CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.aCCCC0
Wrapper for the Tapestry Scroll Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.bCCCC0
Germantown Eyedazzler Saddle Throw
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1929.922CCCC0
Shepherds in a Round Dance
Netherlands, early 16th century
1939.158CCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Classic Period
1916.907CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period
1916.1980CCCC0
White On White
Moik Schiele (Swiss, 1938-1993)
1996.190©
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147CCCC0
Fragment, Part of an Ornament from a Garment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1950.615CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, late Abbasid period, first half of the 9th century
1926.151CCCC0
Blanket/ Sarape (banded style)
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.948CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1329CCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102CCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272CCCC0
Rug (Woman's Wearing Blanket Style)
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1921.557CCCC0
Fragment, Part of an Ornament from a Garment
Egypt, late Abbasid period, first half of 9th century
1914.548CCCC0
Fragmentary Ornament from a Tunic with Lozenges and Medallions
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid-8th to mid-9th century
1929.102CCCC0
Fish-Shaped Applique
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392CCCC0
Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.563CCCC0
Woman's Dress
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1929.921CCCC0
Blanket/ Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Rio Grande Hispanic, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.562CCCC0
Square, Probably a Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid or Tulunid period, 9th century
1914.562CCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1479CCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.567CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Tunic (Shirt) with Tapestry-woven Yoke
Central Andes, Northern Central Coast
1925.668CCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
Beauvais (French) and 1 other
1942.822CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109CCCC0
White Reflections
Jagoda Buic (Yugoslavian, 1930-)
2011.191©
Pair of Boots
China, Northern, Liao dynasty
1992.349CCCC0
No image available
China, Northern, Liao dynasty
1992.349.1CCCC0
No image available
China, Northern, Liao dynasty
1992.349.2CCCC0
Wearing Blanket with Moki (Moqui) Stripes
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo or Pueblo (Zuni), Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1921.564CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
Rug or Saddle Blanket
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1927.490CCCC0
Hearts of Gold, Male #3 and Hearts of Gold, Female #3
Jon Eric Riis (American, 1945-)
2006.123©
Hearts of Gold, Male #3
Jon Eric Riis (American, 1945-)
2006.123.1©
Hearts of Gold, Female #3
Jon Eric Riis (American, 1945-)
2006.123.2©
Dress
Peru, South Highlands or South Coast, Chuquibamba style, 12th-16th century
1940.498CCCC0
Fragment of Two-Sectioned Tapestry Border
England ?, 16th century
1940.611CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.216CCCC0
Long Shawl Fragment
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.221CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
Ornament with Symbolic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th period
1919.21CCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77CCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1921.566CCCC0
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1CCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140CCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.bCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.103CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.219CCCC0
Study for Poppies Tapestry
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2009.266©
Fragmentary Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th - 7th century
1926.154CCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274CCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.147CCCC0
Lower Section of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1993.177CCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Untitled
Desirée Scholten (Dutch, 1920-1987)
1996.192©
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670CCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820CCCC0
Fragment, probably from a large hanging
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century ?
1959.122CCCC0
Shard
Ramona Sakiestewa (American, 1948-)
1996.195©
Fire Screen Panel and Frame
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 2 others
1942.821CCCC0
Fire Screen Panel
Jacques Neilson and 3 others
1942.821.aCCCC0
Children Playing: The Bath
workshop of Charron (French) and 1 other
1942.819CCCC0
Cubes for M.C. 2004
James Bassler (American, 1933-)
2004.144©
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262CCCC0
Grape Leaf from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.aCCCC0
No image available
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262.bCCCC0
Four Fragments from a Hanging: Athena Partheneon
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1983.136CCCC0
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541CCCC0
Tiraz with foliate band
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.95CCCC0
Tapestry with beheaded bird
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.265CCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 7th century
1983.130CCCC0
Sleeve with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Mustansir, 1045-58
1974.187CCCC0
Fragment of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37CCCC0
Fragment of an Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 8th - 9th century
1983.132CCCC0
Heraldic Tapestry
France, 18th century
1940.612CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.291CCCC0
Fragment from a Child's Tunic: Clavus
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1982.93CCCC0
Fourth-Phase Chief Blanket Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1937.903CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1941.95CCCC0
Gideon Selecting his Army
Flanders, late 16th century
1949.230CCCC0
M’hamid
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1992.358©
Moses and Jethro's Daughter
Flanders, 17th century
1921.934CCCC0
Tiraz with dense guilloche bands
Egypt, Fatimid period
1983.148CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556CCCC0
Fragment of a Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1925.472CCCC0
Fragment of a Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1925.472.aCCCC0
Fragment of a Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1925.472.bCCCC0
Rug (banded pound blanket style)
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, post- Contact, Early Period
1921.561CCCC0
Ornament, Probably from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1983.254CCCC0
Ornamental Square
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1926.566CCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298CCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298.aCCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298.bCCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298.cCCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298.dCCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298.eCCCC0
Saltillo Style Blanket/ Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico or Rio Grande Hispanic, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1921.559CCCC0
Fragment, with a Sleeve Band, from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th -7th period
1914.529CCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Tulunid period, 9th century
1982.266CCCC0
Belt
Guatemala
1946.88CCCC0
Saltillo Style Blanket/Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Rio Grande Hispanic, Post-Contact, Classic Period
1921.558CCCC0
Fragment, Probably Part of an Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1914.552CCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, 3rd century
1938.405CCCC0
Fragment with Two Animals (?)
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1983.260CCCC0
Pendant of a Clavus (?)
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1983.258CCCC0
Wool Tapestry Fragment
Syria, 3rd century
1938.409CCCC0
Music
Vera De Kosenko (American, 1890–1970)
1940.26©
Wool Fragment
Syria, 3rd century
1938.408CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413CCCC0
Plaid tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Amir or al-Hafiz
1919.27CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1982.297CCCC0
Shawl
India, Kashmir, early 19th century
1961.452CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Abbasid period ?, 9th-11th century AD ?
1930.88CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.288CCCC0
Fragmentary Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1950.519CCCC0
Fragments from a Child's Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1983.152CCCC0
Fragment of a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, early 5th century
1982.74CCCC0
Fragments from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1983.143CCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90CCCC0
Loincloth with Feather(?) Motifs
Peru, Central Andes, Chimú or Chimú-Inka, 11th-16th century
2008.58CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, Caliphate of al-Zahir, 1031
1950.544CCCC0
Tiraz with guilloche bands and fringe
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.303CCCC0
Table Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1962.128CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Set of Ovid's Metamorphoses
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1956.325Tapestry weaveAverage: 327.7 x 322.6 cm (129 x 127 in.)Gift of Mrs. Matthias PlumCCCC0
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
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
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) 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
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 110.5 x 76.8 cm (43 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Mounted: 120.9 x 87 x 3.9 cm (47 5/8 x 34 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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.); Mounted: 14.6 x 30.5 cm (5 3/4 x 12 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1337Tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 213.4 x 228.6 cm (84 x 90 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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 16.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.); Mounted: 24.1 x 23.8 cm (9 1/2 x 9 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven slit-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 45.4 x 31.4 cm (17 7/8 x 12 3/8 in.); Mounted: 54 x 41.3 cm (21 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Giovanni Francesco Romanelli (Italian, 1610-1662) and 1 other
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
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Mounted: 29.2 x 29.2 cm (11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Three Figures from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
1926.158Tapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed woolMounted: 29.2 x 29.2 cm (11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Human Head from a Large Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th Century
1982.301Tapestry weave, woolOverall: 17 x 31 cm (6 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.); Mounted: 73.7 x 45.7 cm (29 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Seasons
possibly by Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544Wool, silk, and gold filé; tapestry weaveAverage: 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
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3Tapestry weave; silk, silver and gold wireOverall: 93.5 x 7.5 cm (36 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334Tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 198.1 x 66 cm (78 x 26 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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.); Mounted: 59.7 x 65.4 cm (23 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2152/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 325 x 104.1 cm (127 15/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
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
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.107Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveAndrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band or Border
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.110Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 12.7 x 21.8 cm (5 x 8 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Ornamental Shoulder Band from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, first half of the 7th century
1919.24Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 60.3 x 5.7 cm (23 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.); Mounted: 67.3 x 16.5 cm (26 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Saltillo Sarape
Mexico, Coahuila state, Saltillo Region
1921.569Wool, cotton; tapestry weaveOverall: 258 x 130.8 cm (101 9/16 x 51 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tunic with Profile Animal and Human Heads
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 97.8 x 99.1 cm (38 1/2 x 39 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Saltillo Sarape
Mexico, Coahuila state, Saltillo Region
1973.1062Wool, cotton; tapestry weaveOverall: 245.5 x 151.2 cm (96 5/8 x 59 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. John A. HaddenCCCC0
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period
2000.5Linen, undyed; wool: dyed; tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 144.2 x 57.1 cm (56 3/4 x 22 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
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty
1985.32Silk; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 32 x 36.1 cm (12 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 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
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 21 x 25.2 cm (8 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Hubbell Revival-style Rug with Moki (Moqui) Stripes
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1917.62Tapestry weave: wool (Germantown)Overall: 194.8 x 138.4 cm (76 11/16 x 54 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. L. E. HoldenCCCC0
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 65.4 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/4 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
Band (Headband?)
Central Andes, Moche-Wari Style, mid-7th to mid-9th century
2014.389Camelid fiber (alpaca; weft) and cotton (warp); tapestry weaveOverall: 59.4 x 10.8 x 8.3 cm (23 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 6.1 x 26.1 cm (2 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Diamond Network Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.857Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 182.8 x 130.8 cm (71 15/16 x 51 1/2 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
Banded Eyedazzler Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.900Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 225 x 139.7 cm (88 9/16 x 55 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz (?)
Egypt, Fatimid period
1982.97Tapestry weaveOverall: 10.5 x 36.5 cm (4 1/8 x 14 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
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
Four Segmenta from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period
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
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave sewn on plain weave groundOverall: 118.7 x 16 cm (46 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Elements: Air, Juno
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1942.495Tapestry weave; silk, wool, cottonOverall: 358 x 269.3 cm (140 15/16 x 106 in.)Gift of Flora Whitney Miller, Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Harry Payne WhitneyCCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826Wool, silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 107.3 x 240 cm (42 1/4 x 94 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tapestry
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1944.132Tapestry weave: silkOverall: 54.6 x 44.5 cm (21 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Old Glory
James Bassler (American, 1933-)
2005.131Linen, waxed; tapestry weave with eccentric weftsOverall: 180.4 x 317.5 cm (71 x 125 in.)Gift of The Textile Art Alliance©
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Silk and gold thread: tapestry weaveOverall: 17.8 x 10.8 cm (7 x 4 1/4 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Saltillo Sarape
Mexico, Coahuila state, Saltillo Region
1921.568Wool, cotton; tapestry weave, macramé fringeOverall: 200.7 x 106.7 cm (79 x 42 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tunic with Sacrificer
South America, Peru, Central Andes, Middle Horizon, Wari people, 7th-11th century
2007.179Camelid-fiber, cotton; tapestry weaveOverall: 202.6 x 112 cm (79 3/4 x 44 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.); Mounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic Fragments with Bird-Headed Creature
Central Andes, Middle Horizon, Wari, 6th-11th century
2005.53Camelid fiber, cotton; tapestry weaveOverall: 88.6 x 101.9 cm (34 7/8 x 40 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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.); Mounted: 22.9 x 43.2 cm (9 x 17 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Silk and gold thread: plain weave with inwoven tapestry weaveOverall: 21.2 x 58.4 cm (8 3/8 x 23 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rug Banded with "diamond stripes"
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.761Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 211 x 142.5 cm (83 1/16 x 56 1/8 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
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
Falling Man/Canto T
Ernest Trova (American, 1927-2009) and 1 other
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©
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©
Eyedazzler Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1937.855Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 184 x 138.5 cm (72 7/16 x 54 1/2 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
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
Segmentum with Musicians
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period (750–1258)?
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
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
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
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 53.3 x 80.7 cm (21 x 31 3/4 in.); Mounted: 63.5 x 90.2 cm (25 x 35 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Ornament from a Tunic with Lozenges and Medallions
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid-8th to mid-9th century
1929.99Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 33 x 12.1 cm (13 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77Wool, silk, silver thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 79 x 75.9 cm (31 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.); Framed: 102.2 x 99.7 cm (40 1/4 x 39 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
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-woven Yoke from a Tunic
Central Andes, North Central Coast, Moche-Wari Style
1925.667Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 64.8 x 102.8 cm (25 1/2 x 40 1/2 in.); Mounted: 69.2 x 108 cm (27 1/4 x 42 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 257.8 x 377.8 cm (101 1/2 x 148 3/4 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Segmentum
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period (750–1258)?
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
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 26 cm (30 x 10 1/4 in.); Mounted: 89.2 x 34.3 cm (35 1/8 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1330Silk; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 29.5 x 32 cm (11 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Seasons: Autumn, Bacchus
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1942.496Tapestry weave; silk, wool, cottonOverall: 358 x 246.4 cm (140 15/16 x 97 in.)Gift of Flora Whitney Miller, Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Harry Payne WhitneyCCCC0
Tunic with Frontal Figures
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
2016.267Cotton; slit tapestry weaveNeck edge to hem: 46.7 cm (18 3/8 in.); width across shoulders: 81.9 cm (32 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Silk Textile with Goatherds in a Landscape
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76Silk: lampas weave; lining: twill tapestry, double lockedOverall: 101.6 x 38.1 cm (40 x 15 in.); Mounted: 113.7 x 49.5 cm (44 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 41 x 24.1 cm (16 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Two Tapestry-woven Panel Fragments
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimú people
1985.7Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 88 x 51 cm (34 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.); Mounted: 99.1 x 63.5 cm (39 x 25 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©
Tapestry Panel
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay-Chimú style, 11th-15th century
1992.103Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 115 x 54.3 cm (45 1/4 x 21 3/8 in.); Mounted: 124.5 x 64.8 cm (49 x 25 1/2 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric MarksCCCC0
Textile
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, 12th-15th century
1992.231.1Tapestry weaveOverall: 11 x 26 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)The Jane B. Tripp Charitable Lead Annuity TrustCCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1962.127Tapestry weave, slit joins; silk and gold filéOverall: 165.7 x 51.4 cm (65 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.)Gift of Howard HollisCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th - 8th century
1914.563Tapestry weaveOverall: 15.9 x 18.5 cm (6 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31Dyed wool, undyed linen: slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 76.2 x 54.9 cm (30 x 21 5/8 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
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 308 x 293.1 cm (121 1/4 x 115 3/8 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th - 7th century
1914.565Tapestry weaveOverall: 21 x 82 cm (8 1/4 x 32 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
Duck's Head from a Large Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th Century
1950.512Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 15.9 x 23.5 cm (6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158Silk: tapestry weave; two kinds of metal threadsOverall: 47.5 x 30.8 cm (18 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Madonna with Christ Child and Saint John the Baptist
Belgium, 16th century
1974.18Tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 55.6 x 41 cm (21 7/8 x 16 1/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 30.5 x 24.8 cm (12 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 41.9 x 36.8 cm (16 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tapestry Fragment
Peru, North Coast, Lambayeque (Sicán) people
1991.223Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 40 x 16.2 cm (15 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.); Mounted: 49.5 x 16.2 cm (19 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1916.908Tapestry weave: cotton and woolOverall: 243.9 x 133.3 cm (96 x 52 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Andrew SquireCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late Abbasid or Tulunid period, 9th century
1919.22Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 5.8 x 21.3 cm (2 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618Handscroll, silk: tapestry weave; ink and colors; silk: embroideryOverall: 273 x 29.6 x 34.5 cm (107 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Germantown Eyedazzler Saddle Throw
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1929.922Tapestry weave: cotton and wool (handspun and bayeta)Overall: 68.6 x 86.4 cm (27 x 34 in.)Gift of Mrs. Stephen A. BaileyCCCC0
Shepherds in a Round Dance
Netherlands, early 16th century
1939.158Tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 360.5 x 401.1 cm (141 15/16 x 157 15/16 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Classic Period
1916.907Tapestry weave: cotton and woolOverall: 210.9 x 124.5 cm (83 1/16 x 49 in.)Gift of Mrs. Andrew SquireCCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period
1916.1980Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 21 x 20 cm (8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 27.6 cm (11 1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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©
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament: linenOverall: 82.2 x 60 cm (32 3/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Mounted: 90.2 x 67.9 cm (35 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment, Part of an Ornament from a Garment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1950.615Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 47.6 x 6.2 cm (18 3/4 x 2 7/16 in.); Mounted: 53.3 x 12.1 cm (21 x 4 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, late Abbasid period, first half of the 9th century
1926.151Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 18.3 x 19.1 cm (7 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Blanket/ Sarape (banded style)
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.948Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 193 x 145 cm (76 x 57 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Harriet E. McBrideCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1329Silk and metal thread; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 29.5 x 31.3 cm (11 5/8 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Hunters on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, late 8th to 9th century
1982.102Plain weave and tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 29.4 x 14 cm (11 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tapestry with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt
1951.89Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 14.6 x 14.3 cm (5 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.); Mounted: 21.3 x 20 cm (8 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Busts and Animals Under Tree of Life
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1982.272Plain weave and slit-tapestry weave; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 20.3 x 20.3 cm (8 x 8 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 28.6 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rug (Woman's Wearing Blanket Style)
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1921.557Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 125 x 146.5 cm (49 3/16 x 57 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment, Part of an Ornament from a Garment
Egypt, late Abbasid period, first half of 9th century
1914.548Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 10.5 x 10.7 cm (4 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragmentary Ornament from a Tunic with Lozenges and Medallions
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid-8th to mid-9th century
1929.102Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 16.5 x 12.7 cm (6 1/2 x 5 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fish-Shaped Applique
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392Cotton and camelid fiber, tapestry weave with areas of eccentric weft floatsOverall: 26 x 56.5 cm (10 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.); Mounted: 32.4 x 62.9 cm (12 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.563Tapestry weave: wool (handspun)Overall: 231.1 x 153.7 cm (91 x 60 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Blanket/ Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Rio Grande Hispanic, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.562Tapestry weave: cotton and woolOverall: 198 x 114.5 cm (77 15/16 x 45 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hanging with foliate roundel and rider
Iran or Iraq
1951.90Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 22.3 x 17.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Three Fragments from a Border
Egypt
1982.273Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 18.5 x 4.1 cm (7 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Square, Probably a Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid or Tulunid period, 9th century
1914.562Tapestry weave; wool and linenOverall: 16.5 x 18.8 cm (6 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1479Tapestry weave: silk, metal threadOverall: 177.8 x 144.8 cm (70 x 57 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Transitional Period
1921.567Tapestry weave: cotton and woolOverall: 207 x 105.4 cm (81 1/2 x 41 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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: 24.1 x 28.6 cm (9 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.); Mounted: 33 x 37.5 cm (13 x 14 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tunic (Shirt) with Tapestry-woven Yoke
Central Andes, Northern Central Coast
1925.668Camelid fiber and cotton; tapestry-weave yoke and chest plaque, plain-weave bodyOverall: 71.1 x 100 cm (28 x 39 3/8 in.); Mounted: 86.4 x 116.8 cm (34 x 46 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
Beauvais (French) and 1 other
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
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
White Reflections
Jagoda Buic (Yugoslavian, 1930-)
2011.191Tapestry weave, three dimensional; wool, cotton, silkOverall: 249.6 x 228.6 cm (98 1/4 x 90 in.)Gift of Alan Kennedy©
Pair of Boots
China, Northern, Liao dynasty
1992.349Compound twill, silk; tapestry, silk and gold; tabby, silk; gauze, silk; silk batting; leatherOverall: 34.9 x 25 cm (13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wearing Blanket with Moki (Moqui) Stripes
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo or Pueblo (Zuni), Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1921.564Tapestry weave: wool (handspun, Germantown, and bayeta)Overall: 181 x 131.5 cm (71 1/4 x 51 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Umayyad period
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
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: 14 x 18.7 cm (5 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.); Mounted: 22.2 x 29.5 cm (8 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rug or Saddle Blanket
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1927.490Tapestry weave: cotton and wool (handspun)Overall: 127 x 92 cm (50 x 36 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Hearts of Gold, Male #3 and Hearts of Gold, Female #3
Jon Eric Riis (American, 1945-)
2006.123Tapestry weave; silk and gold metallic threadOverall: 160.6 x 177.1 cm (63 1/4 x 69 3/4 in.); Display: 80 x 177.1 cm (31 1/2 x 69 3/4 in.)Gift of the Textile Art Alliance and Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Dress
Peru, South Highlands or South Coast, Chuquibamba style, 12th-16th century
1940.498Camelid fiber; tapestry and complementary-weft weaveOverall: 148 x 163.5 cm (58 1/4 x 64 3/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of Two-Sectioned Tapestry Border
England ?, 16th century
1940.611Tapestry weave: wool, silk, and gold filéOverall: 31.8 x 61 cm (12 1/2 x 24 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2162/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 311.2 x 135.9 cm (122 1/2 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Long Shawl Fragment
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2212/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 33 x 28.5 cm (13 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
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 filéOverall: 36.8 x 91.4 cm (14 1/2 x 36 in.); Mounted: 55.2 x 106.7 cm (21 3/4 x 42 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ornament with Symbolic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th period
1919.21Tapestry weave with supplementary weftwrapping; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 25.4 x 24.8 cm (10 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77Plain weave: silk; tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen, dyed wool, silkOverall: 27 x 7 cm (10 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.); Mounted: 33 x 12.1 cm (13 x 4 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico, Saltillo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1921.566Tapestry weave: cotton and wool and metal threadOverall: 228 x 111.8 cm (89 3/4 x 44 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1Center: silk, gold; tapestry weave (kesi) Border: silk, gold; lampasOverall: 87 x 84.5 cm (34 1/4 x 33 1/4 in.)John L. Severance 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
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
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.1902/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked: wool, possibly pashminaOverall: 325 x 136.5 cm (127 15/16 x 53 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arthur LoesserCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2192/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; embroidery; woolOverall: 312.4 x 131.5 cm (123 x 51 3/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Study for Poppies Tapestry
Helena Hernmarck (Swedish, 1941-)
2009.266Tapestry weave with weft floats; wool, silk(?), metal threadOverall: 50.8 x 85.1 cm (20 x 33 1/2 in.)Gift of Vicki S. McDaniel in honor of her mother, Mildred Constantine©
Fragmentary Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th - 7th century
1926.154Tapestry weave (originally inwoven in a tabby ground ?): wool and linenOverall: 15 x 18.5 cm (5 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Tunic or Shawl Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.274Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave, slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 24.5 x 22.9 cm (9 5/8 x 9 in.); Mounted: 32.1 x 29.5 x 2.5 cm (12 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 18.4 x 28.9 cm (7 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.); Mounted: 26.7 x 37.1 cm (10 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1926.147Tapestry weave (originally inwoven in a tabby ground ?): wool and linenOverall: 12.1 x 12.1 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Lower Section of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1993.177Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 54.9 x 106.7 cm (21 5/8 x 42 in.); Mounted: 67.3 x 118.1 cm (26 1/2 x 46 1/2 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330Wool, linen, and silk: plain weave with inwoven tapestry weaveOverall: 41.9 x 68.6 cm (16 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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©
Roundel Fragment: Speckled-Breasted Bird
Egypt ?, 8th century
1982.108Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 14.5 x 15.7 cm (5 11/16 x 6 3/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670Central panel plain weave (paired weft): silk and metal thread; tapestry weave borderOverall: 58.4 x 120.7 cm (23 x 47 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 205 x 485 cm (80 11/16 x 190 15/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment, probably from a large hanging
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century ?
1959.122Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 17.5 x 16 cm (6 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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©
Fire Screen Panel and Frame
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 2 others
1942.821Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 79.1 cm (31 1/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Children Playing: The Bath
workshop of Charron (French) and 1 other
1942.819Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 101 x 114.3 cm (39 3/4 x 45 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cubes for M.C. 2004
James Bassler (American, 1933-)
2004.144Tapestry and scaffold weaves; waxed linen; woodOverall: 9.5 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm (3 3/4 x 8 x 8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Grape Leaves from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th Century
1983.262Weft-faced plain weave with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 19 x 31.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Four Fragments from a Hanging: Athena Partheneon
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1983.136Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 26 x 42.5 cm (10 1/4 x 16 3/4 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
Tiraz with foliate band
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1982.95Tapestry weave: linen and woolOverall: 12.5 x 37.6 cm (4 15/16 x 14 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tapestry with beheaded bird
Egypt, al-Bahnasa, Tulunid period
1982.265Tapestry weave: linen and woolOverall: 38.5 x 35.3 cm (15 3/16 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Egypt, Byzantine period, 7th century
1983.130Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 11 x 12 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37Tapestry weave fragment with tablet woven band along top edge; silk and metal threadOverall: 12.1 x 18.4 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of an Ornament
Egypt, Byzantine period, 8th - 9th century
1983.132Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 12 x 10.3 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Long shawl with woven figures and animals
India, Kashmir
2006.2002/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked and pieced: wool (possibly pashmina)Overall: 354.3 x 141.6 cm (139 1/2 x 55 3/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Fragment from a Child's Tunic: Clavus
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1982.93Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 28.7 x 4 cm (11 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fourth-Phase Chief Blanket Style Rug
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1937.903Tapestry weave: wool (handspun, Germantown, and bayeta)Overall: 178.4 x 151.1 cm (70 1/4 x 59 1/2 in.)Gift of Amelia Elizabeth WhiteCCCC0
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
Gideon Selecting his Army
Flanders, late 16th century
1949.230Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 340.4 x 386.8 cm (134 x 152 5/16 in.)Gift of the French Committee for the Train de la ReconnaissanceCCCC0
M’hamid
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1992.358Tapestry weaving: silk, vicuna, razor clam shellOverall: 23.5 x 17.8 cm (9 1/4 x 7 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Moses and Jethro's Daughter
Flanders, 17th century
1921.934Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 209.8 x 106 cm (82 5/8 x 41 3/4 in.)Gift of the family of Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. HitchcockCCCC0
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
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
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
Fragment of a Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1925.472Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 19 x 55.2 cm (7 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rug (banded pound blanket style)
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, post- Contact, Early Period
1921.561Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 220 x 138.8 cm (86 5/8 x 54 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Ornament, Probably from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1983.254Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 6.5 x 12.7 cm (2 9/16 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ornamental Square
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1926.566Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 10.2 x 12.1 cm (4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Five Round Segmenta
Egypt, Umayyad period
1982.298Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 12.5 x 9.4 cm (4 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Saltillo Style Blanket/ Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Mexico or Rio Grande Hispanic, Post-Contact, Late Classic Period
1921.559Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 221 x 127.5 cm (87 x 50 3/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment, with a Sleeve Band, from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th -7th period
1914.529Tabby with inwoven tapestry ornamentOverall: 9.1 x 31.1 cm (3 9/16 x 12 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Tulunid period, 9th century
1982.266Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Belt
Guatemala
1946.88Cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 185.4 x 7 cm (73 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Malcolm L. McBrideCCCC0
Saltillo Style Blanket/Sarape
America, Native North American, Southwest, Rio Grande Hispanic, Post-Contact, Classic Period
1921.558Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 207 x 119.5 cm (81 1/2 x 47 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment, Probably Part of an Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1914.552Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 5.6 x 13.1 cm (2 3/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wool Fragment
Syria, 3rd century
1938.405Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 7.7 x 2.6 cm (3 1/16 x 1 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Fragment with Two Animals (?)
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1983.260Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 7.8 x 7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant of a Clavus (?)
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th - 6th century
1983.258Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 5.5 x 3.3 cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wool Tapestry Fragment
Syria, 3rd century
1938.409Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 21.7 x 14 cm (8 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Music
Vera De Kosenko (American, 1890–1970)
1940.26Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 231.1 x 178.4 cm (91 x 70 1/4 in.)Anonymous Gift©
Wool Fragment
Syria, 3rd century
1938.408Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 9.6 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Yale University, Gallery of Fine ArtsCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 64.1 x 38.7 cm (25 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.); Mounted: 71.1 x 45.7 cm (28 x 18 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Band
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1982.297Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 15.7 x 25.2 cm (6 3/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shawl
India, Kashmir, early 19th century
1961.4522/2 twill tapestry weave [S], double interlocking; woolOverall: 318.7 x 137.2 cm (125 1/2 x 54 in.)Museum AppropriationCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Abbasid period ?, 9th-11th century AD ?
1930.88Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 14.6 x 13 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift of Dorothea RussellCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 7th century
1982.288Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 25.5 x 39.2 cm (10 1/16 x 15 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750) or Abbasid period
1950.519Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 17.8 x 29.9 cm (7 x 11 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragments from a Child's Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1983.152Wool and linen: tabby weave, inwoven tapestry ornamentPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragments from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period (661–750)?
1983.143Tabby weave, inwoven tapestry ornament; wool and linenOverall: 53.9 x 11 cm (21 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave and supplementary weft: wool and linenOverall: 15 x 15.5 cm (5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Loincloth with Feather(?) Motifs
Peru, Central Andes, Chimú or Chimú-Inka, 11th-16th century
2008.58Plain weave, tapestry weave; cotton, camelid fiberOverall: 204.5 x 91.4 cm (80 1/2 x 36 in.)The Charlotte Ekker and Charlotte Van der Veer Memorial 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
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
Table Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1962.128Silk and gold filé; tapestry weave, slit joinsOverall: 88.3 x 102.2 cm (34 3/4 x 40 1/4 in.)Gift of Howard HollisCCCC0