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Medium: Woven silk (722)
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
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487CCCC0
Parrots and Animals
Italy, 14th century
1926.507CCCC0
Chrysanthemums
Maison Henry Bertrand (French)
2003.42©
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.aCCCC0
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.bCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609CCCC0
Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band
Italy, 11th century
1931.444CCCC0
Gold-patterned Silk with Falcons and Heraldry
Italy, last third of 14th century
1943.283CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72CCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14CCCC0
Shawl with Genre Scenes
France, Paris or Lyon, 3rd quarter 19th century
1928.627CCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332CCCC0
Border with Peacock Design
India, Northern, 17th century
1925.798CCCC0
Rare Silk Tunic Fragment with Ornamental Sleeve Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th - 6th century
1982.77CCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824CCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69CCCC0
Chasuble
France, Louis 14th style, 18th century
1916.1438CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.aCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.bCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.1CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.3CCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.4CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.5CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.6CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.8CCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1329CCCC0
Palmettes and Birds from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt or Syria, Byzantine or Islamic periods, 6th-7th Century
1951.535CCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552CCCC0
Printed Silk Turnover Shawl
France, 19th century
2012.447CCCC0
Brocaded Silk Cushion Cover & Iranian Striped Silk Surround
Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, Ottoman period
2007.13CCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78.1CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78.2CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134CCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, Genoa, 17th century
1916.1443.1CCCC0
Shepherds in a Round Dance
Netherlands, early 16th century
1939.158CCCC0
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe, late 19th-early 20th century
2010.192CCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078CCCC0
Jacket
India, 19th century
1968.245CCCC0
Relic of St. Adelaide
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.eCCCC0
Relic of St. Vincent
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.fCCCC0
Relic of St. Gertrude
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.gCCCC0
Relic of St. Marcian
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.hCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193CCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825CCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392CCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28CCCC0
Fragment of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37CCCC0
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297CCCC0
Sand Storm
Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson (Icelandic, b. 1963)
2005.146©
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97CCCC0
Huipil
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, late 19th or early 20th century
1945.230CCCC0
Silk with Art Nouveau Design
Georges de Feure (French, 1868-1943)
1946.409CCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5CCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825) and 1 other
1935.237CCCC0
Ananas (Pineapples)
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559CCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558CCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
François Boucher (French, 1703-1770) and 1 other
1942.822CCCC0
Copy of a Zandaniji Silk
France, Lyon, early 20th century
1974.190©
Silk Fragment
Spain, Islamic period, 14th century
1939.36CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458CCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140CCCC0
Coquillages (Shells)
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)
1926.558©
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004CCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.292CCCC0
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
Ribbon: "Allegories of Harvest"
England, early-mid-19th century
1927.53CCCC0
Ribbon: "Allegories of Harvest"
England, early-mid-19th century
1927.53.aCCCC0
Ribbon: "Allegories of Harvest"
England, early-mid-19th century
1927.53.bCCCC0
Ribbon: "Allegories of Harvest"
England, early-mid-19th century
1927.53.cCCCC0
Sari
India, 20th century
1957.363©
Reprisage Repertoire: Three-Part Fabric Hanging
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.a©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.b©
Reprisage Repertoire
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81.c©
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.224CCCC0
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1948.499CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101CCCC0
Noh Robe
Japan, Edo period
1916.10CCCC0
Liberty Printed Silk
England, late 19th century
1933.166CCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32CCCC0
Rhapsody (Americana Series No. 700)
John Held (1889-1958) and 1 other
1928.583©
Fragments
China, 18th century
1920.1489CCCC0
Fragment
China, 18th century
1920.1489.aCCCC0
Fragment
China, 18th century
1920.1489.bCCCC0
Noh Costume (Kariginu)
Japan, Edo period
1916.14CCCC0
Kyoto Rooftop: Kita-Ku
Glen Kaufman (American, b. 1932)
1996.185©
Fragmentary Chasuble with Woven Orphrey Band
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653CCCC0
Noh Robe (Kariginu)
Japan, Edo period
1916.13CCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820CCCC0
Buddhist Vestment (Kesa)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) or Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th century
1967.9CCCC0
Textile
Iran, Buyid period, 11th century
1962.264CCCC0
Design 103
F. Schumacher and Co. (American) and 1 other
1955.615©
Noh Robe (Kariginu)
Japan, Edo period
1916.3CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136CCCC0
Fire Screen Panel and Frame
Gobelins (French) and 2 others
1942.821CCCC0
Fire Screen Panel
Jacques Neilson and 3 others
1942.821.aCCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780CCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century
1953.434CCCC0
Children Playing: The Bath
after a design by François Boucher (French, 1703-1770) and 1 other
1942.819CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 15th century
1982.130CCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 11th century
1973.241CCCC0
Woman's Silk Robe
China, Qing dynasty
2000.77CCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 15th century
1929.83CCCC0
Caftan
probably Iran
1985.59©
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1991.327©
Good Things Come in Pairs 8
Peng Wei (Chinese, b. 1974)
2017.64©
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
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
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.23CCCC0
Souvenir of the Liberty Bell
France, Lyons, 20th century
1970.599©
View of Coventry
England (?), 20th century
1988.1054©
HRH Prince Albert
England (?), early 20th century
1988.1048©
Queen Victoria
England (?), early 20th century
1988.1049©
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76.a©
The Great President: 1932-1945
Belgium, 20th century
1988.1051©
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1953.479CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, 16th century
1953.482CCCC0
Betsy Ross Making the First United States Flag
America, New Jersey, 20th century
1988.1052©
Eugenie and Napoleon
France, 20th century
1988.1053©
Louisiana Purchase Exposition St. Louis 1904
England (?), Early 20th century
1988.1050©
Basilisk
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1974.99CCCC0
Mandarin Robe
China, 18th-19th century
1916.1335CCCC0
Brocaded Taffeta with Lily of the Valley Design
France, late 19th century
1937.578CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt, Mamluke period, 14th century
1930.87CCCC0
Heraldic Tapestry
France, 18th century
1940.612CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71CCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, Modern
1988.98CCCC0
Textile
A & F Silk Company, Inc. (American)
1967.298©
Silk Fragment
Spain, 18th century
1953.297CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid - early Buyid period, early 10th century
1982.24CCCC0
Fragment
China, 18th century
1920.1548CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.18CCCC0
Fragment from Book of Textiles
China, early 18th century
1920.1950.4CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.443CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.442CCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French) and 1 other
1944.133CCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century
1982.19CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dCCCC0
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, early 11th century
1961.34CCCC0
Fragment
China, early 18th century
1920.1553CCCC0
Silk fragment
Iran, Seljuk period, 1100s
1982.20CCCC0
Fungus Fold #5
Kiyomi Iwata (American, 1941-)
2001.249©
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120CCCC0
Silk Panel
Italy, 18th century
1921.131CCCC0
Fragment
China, early 18th century
1920.1480CCCC0
Wall Hanging or Ceiling Canopy
Cambodia, Khmer People, early 20th century
1925.118©
Je T'aime: No. 632
Kneeland (Ruzzie) Green (1892-1956) and 1 other
1928.269©
Half of a "Sampot" (Skirt Cloth)
Cambodia, 19th - early 20th century
1925.120CCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters and Ibexes
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.21CCCC0
Fragment
China, 18th century
1920.1560CCCC0
Cherry Blossom
A & F Silk Company, Inc. (American)
1967.299©
Woman's robe with crimson flora
Uzbekistan, Karakapak Republic, Khorezm
2016.50CCCC0
Fragment with Small-Scale Design
Italy, 14th century
1981.61CCCC0
Fragment with Mounted Hunter Spearing Animals
Iran, Late Abbasid or early Buyid period, 10th century
1982.22CCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.25CCCC0
Tablecloth
China, early 20th century
1944.314©
Gold Brocade
Turkey, last quarter of the 16th century
1918.206CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1337CCCC0
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, late Buyid to Seljuk period, mid-late 11th century
1975.38CCCC0
Wearing Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 1st half 20th century
1955.307©
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2CCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Woven Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.306CCCC0
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
Strip of Border of Sari
India, Aurangabad ?, 19th century
1925.674CCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty
1985.32CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Granada, Hispano-Islamic, 14th century
1946.417CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.16CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Still Trees
William Pahlman and 1 other
1955.390©
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.24CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic with Ornamental Inscription
Iran or Iraq ?, 14th-20th century
1968.230CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Safavid perod, 17th century
1953.478CCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1968.223CCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Mongol period, 14th century
1945.34CCCC0
Front of a Tunic
Iran or Iraq ?, 20th century
1982.23.a©
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, 15th-20th century
1968.225CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 14th century
1977.18CCCC0
Roundel with a Palmette Tree
Syria, 7th-8th century
1983.248CCCC0
Reliquary (?) Bag
Italy or Spain, 13th century
1974.102CCCC0
Ogives with Winged Quadrupeds and Peacocks
Iran ?, 16th-20th century
1966.134CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Austria, 20th century
1939.686©
Silk Panel with Dragon and Cloud Motif
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiangnan Imperial Factory
1976.1087CCCC0
Silk Portiere
Morocco, Tetouan, 19th century
2003.86CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th-17th century
1918.313CCCC0
Headcloth
Philippines, 20th century
1917.746©
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Fragment from a Garment: Sleeve
Iran or Iraq, 20th century
1986.176.a©
Panel with Hunters and Camel
Iran, 20th century
1988.99©
Headdress (Dzu-Kin)
Japan, Edo period
1916.11CCCC0
Textile with Senmurvs
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century ?
1971.22CCCC0
Length of Textile
France, mid 18th century, period of Louis XV
1954.300CCCC0
Orphrey Band
Italy, Florence, second half of 15th century
1918.45CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Italy, 16th century
1918.290CCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th-11th Century
1982.43.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Buyid period, mid-10th to mid-11th century
1968.233CCCC0
Two Large Damask Cloths
Italy, 17th century
1952.254CCCC0
Fragment with Birds and Floral Motif
Italy or Spain ?, 17th century
1991.114CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, 12th-early 13th century
1968.226CCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century
1966.136CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Chasuble Fragment with Realistic Animals
Italy
1947.294Silk, gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 115.6 x 33.7 cm (45 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.); Mounted: 120.7 x 36.8 cm (47 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Parrots and Animals
Italy, 14th century
1926.507Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 84.8 x 26.7 cm (33 3/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 90.2 x 33 cm (35 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chrysanthemums
Maison Henry Bertrand (French)
2003.42Silk, artificial gold thread; twill-based jacquard weaveOverall: 310.1 x 108 cm (122 1/16 x 42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.aSilk; lampas weaveOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.bSilk; lampas weaveOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 54.2 x 27.6 cm (21 5/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Mounted: 61.6 x 27.6 cm (24 1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band
Italy, 11th century
1931.444Tablet weave; gold metallic thread and silkOverall: 16.5 x 17.1 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. C. S. ReberCCCC0
Gold-patterned Silk with Falcons and Heraldry
Italy, last third of 14th century
1943.283Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 40.3 x 24.8 cm (15 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 45.1 x 28.6 cm (17 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72Silk, satin weave; silk and metal thread embroideryOverall: 27.3 x 26 cm (10 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 8.5 x 24.1 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 15.2 x 30.5 cm (6 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and plain weave (lampas)Overall: 21 x 34.9 cm (8 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.); Mounted: 29.2 x 43.2 cm (11 1/2 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shawl with Genre Scenes
France, Paris or Lyon, 3rd quarter 19th century
1928.627Woven silkOverall: 356.6 x 168.9 cm (140 3/8 x 66 1/2 in.)Gift of William T. HigbeeCCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 21.6 x 14 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border with Peacock Design
India, Northern, 17th century
1925.798Woven silkOverall: 13.4 x 20.3 cm (5 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/3 twill (lampas)Overall: 21.6 x 31.1 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 39.4 cm (12 x 15 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble
France, Louis 14th style, 18th century
1916.1438Diasper, tabby weave; silkOverall: 115.6 x 73.1 cm (45 1/2 x 28 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Silk Curtain Fabric Depicting Tropical Vegetation
Paul Rodier (French)
1998.419Silk, compound weave, reversibleOverall: 401.3 x 114.3 cm (158 x 45 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Derek Ostergard©
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17Silk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Overall: 30.2 x 31.1 cm (11 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) 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
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Palmettes and Birds from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt or Syria, Byzantine or Islamic periods, 6th-7th Century
1951.535Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 31.1 x 14 cm (12 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 36.2 x 20.3 cm (14 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552Satin weave silk; silk embroidery; paper edging on neck and sleevesOverall: 114.3 x 174 cm (45 x 68 1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Printed Silk Turnover Shawl
France, 19th century
2012.447Silk; woven and printedOverall: 179.1 x 179.1 cm (70 1/2 x 70 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arlene M. HoldenCCCC0
Brocaded Silk Cushion Cover & Iranian Striped Silk Surround
Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, Ottoman period
2007.13Silk, gilt-metal thread; lampas weaveOverall: 141 x 68.4 cm (55 1/2 x 26 15/16 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
A Pair of Rank Badges with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78Silk, satin damask weave; silk thread embroideryObject: 25.4 x 25.4 cm (10 x 10 in.); Mounted: 43.2 x 78.1 cm (17 x 30 3/4 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288Silk, gilt-metal, silver-metal, paper, cotton padding; satin weave, embroideryAverage: 194.3 x 157.5 cm (76 1/2 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 322.6 x 312.4 cm (127 x 123 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Alhambra hanging fragment with decorated bands
Spain, Granada
1927.378Silk: lampas and taqueté weaveOverall: 37.8 x 25.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.); Mounted: 46.7 x 28.9 cm (18 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 20.4 x 20.4 cm (8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51Tabby weave with supplementary weft; silkOverall: 11.5 x 16 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Silk fragment with confronted animal medallions and kufic bands
Iran
1950.84Diasper, tabby weave; silkOverall: 39.6 x 45.4 cm (15 9/16 x 17 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble, Stole, Burse(Corporal Case), and Maniple
Italy, Genoa, 17th century
1916.1443Woven polychrome silk and gilt metal threads, cut and uncut velvetOverall: 106 x 68.3 cm (41 3/4 x 26 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829Dyed silk; velvet in two heights of cut pile (pile on pile, alto e basso), woven as two stole widthsOverall: 142.2 x 71.1 cm (56 x 28 in.); Mounted: 147.3 x 77.5 cm (58 x 30 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe, late 19th-early 20th century
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 26.7 x 33.2 cm (10 1/2 x 13 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jacket
India, 19th century
1968.245Woven silk and metal threads, cottonOverall: 52 x 157.5 cm (20 1/2 x 62 in.)Gift of Doris and Ed WienerCCCC0
Relic of St. Adelaide
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.eBone, plain weave blue silkGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Relic of St. Vincent
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.fBone, plain weave undyed silkGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Relic of St. Gertrude
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.gPlain weave variant rose colored silk with an extant selvageGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Relic of St. Marcian
Germany, Lower Saxony?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1931.462.hPlain weave green silk with an extant selvageGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Mantle for a statue of the Virgin
Spain, Granada
1929.975Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 104.2 x 215.9 cm (41 x 85 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 40.6 cm (8 x 16 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 50.8 cm (12 x 20 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98Compound twill, silkOverall: 22 x 41.8 cm (8 11/16 x 16 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 257.1 x 376 cm (101 1/4 x 148 1/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment with curving vine and palmette leaves
Spain, Granada
1918.183Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 29.9 x 20 cm (11 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 39.1 x 28.9 cm (15 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 44.5 x 36.2 cm (17 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with eagles in roundels from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.15Silk and gold thread: lampas weaveOverall: 36.8 x 40.6 cm (14 1/2 x 16 in.); Mount: 47 x 50.8 cm (18 1/2 x 20 in.); Framed: 49.5 x 53.3 cm (19 1/2 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1919.28Tabby and fancy weave; silk and goldOverall: 20.4 x 24.2 cm (8 1/16 x 9 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 57.5 x 18.4 cm (22 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Sand Storm
Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson (Icelandic, b. 1963)
2005.146Warp-faced plain weave; painted with dye before weaving; silkUnframed: 197.2 x 102 cm (77 5/8 x 40 3/16 in.); Mounted: 201.3 x 106.5 cm (79 1/4 x 41 15/16 in.)Robert A. Mann Fund©
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
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97Lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, appliquéd, embroidered; silkOverall: 210.2 x 61 cm (82 3/4 x 24 in.); Mounted: 218.4 x 71.1 cm (86 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Huipil
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, late 19th or early 20th century
1945.230Woven wool and embroidered wool and silk on cottonOverall: 109.9 x 50.8 cm (43 1/4 x 20 in.)Gift of Natacha RambovaCCCC0
Silk with Art Nouveau Design
Georges de Feure (French, 1868-1943)
1946.409Patterned weave; silkOverall: 58.1 x 123.5 cm (22 7/8 x 48 5/8 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 51.3 x 75.6 cm (20 3/16 x 29 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825) and 1 other
1935.237Lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, embroidered (chain, satin stitches); silkOverall: 237 x 45.7 cm (93 5/16 x 18 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Ananas (Pineapples)
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 248.3 x 129.9 cm (97 3/4 x 51 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558Copper alloy; satin weave silk; silk and metal thread embroidery; and paperDiameter: 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
The Flute Player from Set Les Beaux Pastorales
François Boucher (French, 1703-1770) 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
Copy of a Zandaniji Silk
France, Lyon, early 20th century
1974.190Compound twill weave woven on Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 40.7 x 57.7 cm (16 x 22 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Robertson©
Fragment with crowned lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada
1944.240Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 54.3 x 27.5 cm (21 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Mounted: 64.5 x 37.1 cm (25 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle for a Statue of the Virgin with Lotus Blossoms and Medallions
Egypt and Spain
1939.40Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada
1939.35Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Islamic period, 14th century
1939.36Diasper weave; silkAverage: 36.9 x 70.8 cm (14 1/2 x 27 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Inner Coat for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
1918.551.aBlue silk, gauze weave; black silk, gauze weave; white silk, gauze weaveNeck edge to hem: 119.4 cm (47 in.); Across shoulders: 179.1 cm (70 1/2 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Overcoat for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.bRed silk, gauze weave; black silk, gauze weave; white silk, gauze weaveNeck edge to hem: 94 cm (37 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Skirt for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
1918.551.cRed and black silk, gauze weave, with white silk satin waistband and tiesOverall: 81.9 x 88.9 cm (32 1/4 x 35 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Back Apron for the Royal Ceremonial Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.dRed pile weave, wool or silk, embroidered with silk (polychromatic); red silk, gauze weave; white silk, gauze weave; green silk fringe; metal ring embellishmentsOverall: 73 x 69.2 cm (28 3/4 x 27 1/4 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Jade String Pendant (left) for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
1918.551.fBlue silk, gauze weave and plain weave; jade and beads (2 sizes)General Income FundCCCC0
Jade String Pendant (right) for the Royal Ceremonial Costume
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551.gBlue silk, gauze weave and plain weave; jade and beads (2 sizes)General Income FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458Lampas weave, silkAverage: 20.3 x 22.9 cm (8 x 9 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 65.5 x 23.2 cm (25 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Coquillages (Shells)
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)
1926.558Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 238.8 x 102.9 cm (94 x 40 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Striped fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1919.1004Tabby and fancy weave; silk and goldOverall: 23.2 x 18.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.292Compound twill, silkOverall: 7.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.); Mounted: 14 x 15.2 cm (5 1/2 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.152Silk and gold thread: lampas and plain-weave variantOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ribbon: "Allegories of Harvest"
England, early-mid-19th century
1927.53Patterned tabby weave; silkOverall: 43.3 x 5 cm (17 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Frederic Allen WhitingCCCC0
Sari
India, 20th century
1957.363Printed silk, tabby weaveOverall: 106.7 x 548.4 cm (42 x 215 7/8 in.)Gift of Nancy Serage©
Reprisage Repertoire: Three-Part Fabric Hanging
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
2004.81Three-part fabric hanging: plain weave; linen, embroidered with silk running stitches and embellished with pigmentsOverall: 850 x 500 cm (334 5/8 x 196 7/8 in.)Gift of Sheila Hicks©
Textile with Paired Ducks in Roundels (Copy of a Medieval Silk)
France, early 20th century
1974.189Compound twill weave woven on Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 30.5 x 19.5 cm (12 x 7 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Robertson©
Textile Fragment with the Annunciation
Italy
1931.61Silk with gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 23.2 x 47.6 cm (9 1/8 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 53.3 cm (11 1/4 x 21 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Length of Textile with Classical Ruin in a Landscape Design
France, early 19th century
1952.552Silk lampas patterned weaveOverall: 103.8 x 53.5 cm (40 7/8 x 21 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.224Twill weave; silkOverall: 72.5 x 68.5 cm (28 9/16 x 26 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1948.499Lampas weave, brocaded; silkOverall: 76.2 x 77.5 cm (30 x 30 1/2 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
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101Compound twill weave: silkOverall: 34 x 35.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Noh Robe
Japan, Edo period
1916.10Plain weave silk; metal threadOverall: 118.1 x 134.6 cm (46 1/2 x 53 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Liberty Printed Silk
England, late 19th century
1933.166Gold leaf printed on hand-woven silkOverall: 53.7 x 53.5 cm (21 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe and Mrs. Henry C. OsbornCCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryWidth across shoulders: 226.1 cm (89 in.); length back of neck to hem: 154.9 cm (61 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rhapsody (Americana Series No. 700)
John Held (1889-1958) and 1 other
1928.583Plain weave silk crepe, printedOverall: 47.6 x 53.3 cm (18 3/4 x 21 in.)Gift of the Stehli Silks Corporation©
Fragments
China, 18th century
1920.1489Twill ground; silk diasper weaveOverall: 19 x 23 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Noh Costume (Kariginu)
Japan, Edo period
1916.14Silk, compound weave; metal threadOverall: 168.3 x 195.6 cm (66 1/4 x 77 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Kyoto Rooftop: Kita-Ku
Glen Kaufman (American, b. 1932)
1996.185Twill weaving and burnishing: silk thread and silverOverall: 36 x 28 x 2.3 cm (14 3/16 x 11 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Fragmentary Chasuble with Woven Orphrey Band
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653Silk and gold thread, lampas weave; embroidered orphreyOverall: 106.7 x 68.6 cm (42 x 27 in.); Mounted: 123.2 x 82.5 cm (48 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Noh Robe (Kariginu)
Japan, Edo period
1916.13Silk, twill weave; metal threadOverall: 142.2 x 193 cm (56 x 76 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Fragment with Lion Strangler from a Dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria
1950.146Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Romans Admiring the Sabine Women
Belgium, Brussels, 16th century
1942.820Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 209.9 x 482.6 cm (82 5/8 x 190 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Buddhist Vestment (Kesa)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) or Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th century
1967.9Silk, gold coated flat paper, lampas weaveOverall: 96.5 x 200.7 cm (38 x 79 in.)Gift of Howard Eells in memory of Miss Harriet S. EellsCCCC0
Textile
Iran, Buyid period, 11th century
1962.264Lampas weave, silkOverall: 171 x 65 cm (67 5/16 x 25 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with confronting peacocks
probably Iran
1968.73Lampas weave, silkOverall: 59 x 57.4 cm (23 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Design 103
F. Schumacher and Co. (American) and 1 other
1955.615Tabby weave, silk screen printed: rayonAverage: 282 x 124.5 cm (111 x 49 in.)Gift of F. Schumacher and Co.©
Noh Robe (Kariginu)
Japan, Edo period
1916.3Silk, satin weave (?) with supplementary metal thread weftOverall: 162.6 x 190.5 cm (64 x 75 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69Silk, satin weave; silk embroideryOverall: 31.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136Tabby weave, batik; silkOverall: 284.4 x 55.9 cm (111 15/16 x 22 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Fire Screen Panel and Frame
Gobelins (French) and 2 others
1942.821Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 79.1 cm (31 1/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780Compound tabby; silkOverall: 210.2 x 102.5 cm (82 3/4 x 40 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century
1953.434Lampas weave, silkOverall: 47.6 x 49.5 cm (18 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Children Playing: The Bath
after a design by François Boucher (French, 1703-1770) 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
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 54.6 x 65.4 cm (21 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.); Mount: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.); Framed: 69.2 x 79.4 cm (27 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 15th century
1982.130Lampas weave, silkOverall: 38 x 43.5 cm (14 15/16 x 17 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club and James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
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
Fragment
Iran, 11th century
1973.241Silk weaveOverall: 16.4 x 15.6 cm (6 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Woman's Silk Robe
China, Qing dynasty
2000.77Silk, satin weave with supplementary weft patternOverall: 132.1 x 142.5 cm (52 x 56 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Silk and gold thread: lampas weave with areas of double clothOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Silk and gold thread: lampas weave with areas of double clothOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 15th century
1929.83Lampas weave, silkAverage: 57.8 x 14.6 cm (22 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Caftan
probably Iran
1985.59Lampas weave, silkWidth across shoulders: 176.5 cm (69 1/2 in.); neck edge to hem: 127.5 cm (50 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Mask
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1991.327Weaving (warp-faced tabby), knotting, plaiting and wrapping: linen, silk and woolOverall: 97 x 37 cm (38 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Toshiko Takaezu in honor of Lenore Tawney©
Good Things Come in Pairs 8
Peng Wei (Chinese, b. 1974)
2017.64Silk: plain weave, painted with ink and colors28 x 18 x 5 cm (11 x 7 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
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
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
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.23Lampas weave, silkOverall: 103.2 x 86.4 cm (40 5/8 x 34 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Souvenir of the Liberty Bell
France, Lyons, 20th century
1970.599Weaving; silk jacquardOverall: 18.6 x 24 cm (7 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ernst Payer©
View of Coventry
England (?), 20th century
1988.1054Jacquard weave silkOverall: 6.5 x 13.8 cm (2 9/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Franklin Roosevelt: President of the United States
France, Lyons, 20th century
1970.598Weaving; silk jacquardOverall: 25.1 x 17.5 cm (9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ernst Payer©
HRH Prince Albert
England (?), early 20th century
1988.1048Jacquard weave; silkOverall: 36.8 x 28.6 cm (14 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Queen Victoria
England (?), early 20th century
1988.1049Jacquard weave; silkOverall: 36.8 x 28.6 cm (14 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474Lampas weave, silkOverall: 94 x 172.4 cm (37 x 67 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358Plain weave: silk; embroidery, chain stitch: silkAverage: 228.6 x 172.7 cm (90 x 68 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76.aSilk: lampas weaveOverall: 101.6 x 38.7 cm (40 x 15 1/4 in.); Mounted: 113.7 x 49.5 cm (44 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
The Great President: 1932-1945
Belgium, 20th century
1988.1051Jacquard weave silkOverall: 38 x 29.3 cm (14 15/16 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1953.479Tabby weave: silkOverall: 26.3 x 9.5 cm (10 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, 16th century
1953.482Fancy satin weave: silkAverage: 99.1 x 26.7 cm (39 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Modern Reproduction of the Bahram Gur silk in Berlin
Germany, Krefeld ?
1957.137Diasper weave; silkAverage: 36.9 x 34.3 cm (14 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Betsy Ross Making the First United States Flag
America, New Jersey, 20th century
1988.1052Jacquard weave silkOverall: 13 x 20.8 cm (5 1/8 x 8 3/16 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Eugenie and Napoleon
France, 20th century
1988.1053Jacquard weave silkOverall: 19 x 22.5 cm (7 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Silk Fragment, Probably from a Tunic
Syria ?, 8th century
1930.91Patterned tabby weave; silkAverage: 11.5 x 12.1 cm (4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Dorothea RussellCCCC0
Louisiana Purchase Exposition St. Louis 1904
England (?), Early 20th century
1988.1050Jacquard weave; silkOverall: 25.5 x 13.2 cm (10 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of Rose Robbins©
Basilisk
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1974.99Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 34.6 x 26.4 cm (13 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.); Mounted: 44.5 x 35.6 cm (17 1/2 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mandarin Robe
China, 18th-19th century
1916.1335Gauze weave, silk; embroideryOverall: 133.4 x 208.3 cm (52 1/2 x 82 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Brocaded Taffeta with Lily of the Valley Design
France, late 19th century
1937.578Patterned tabby weave; silkOverall: 65.6 x 35.1 cm (25 13/16 x 13 13/16 in.)Gift of Sybil MayCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt, Mamluke period, 14th century
1930.87Tabby weave; silkOverall: 9 x 17.2 cm (3 9/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Dorothea RussellCCCC0
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
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryOverall: 25.4 x 25.1 cm (10 x 9 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks in ogival pattern
Iran or Iraq
1939.506Plain weave with supplementary weft: silkAverage: 23.5 x 22.9 cm (9 1/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, Modern
1988.98Lampas weave, silkOverall: 136.7 x 79 cm (53 13/16 x 31 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Textile
A & F Silk Company, Inc. (American)
1967.298Twill weave silk, screen printedOverall: 113 x 162.5 cm (44 1/2 x 64 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Silk Fragment
Spain, 18th century
1953.297Fancy compound satin weave: silkAverage: 100.4 x 57.8 cm (39 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid - early Buyid period, early 10th century
1982.24Lampas weave, silkOverall: 78.7 x 90.2 cm (31 x 35 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
China, 18th century
1920.1548Twill ground; silk diasper weaveOverall: 37.5 x 52.1 cm (14 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkMounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.); Overall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.18Lampas weave, silkOverall: 34.5 x 28.5 cm (13 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from Book of Textiles
China, early 18th century
1920.1950.4Twill ground; silk diasper weaveOverall: 14.2 x 14 cm (5 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.443Plain-weave linen with silk and metal thread embroidery; or nué techniqueOverall: 24.7 x 62 cm (9 3/4 x 24 7/16 in.)Gift of Max Littwitz in memory of Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.442Plain-weave linen with silk and metal thread embroidery; or nué techniqueOverall: 24.6 x 60.6 cm (9 11/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Gift of Max Littwitz in memory of Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins (French) and 1 other
1944.133Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 312.4 x 452 cm (123 x 177 15/16 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century
1982.19Lampas weave, silkOverall: 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran
1939.38.aLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 49.5 x 14 cm (19 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 20 x 15.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 19 x 8.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions
Probably Sogdia
1996.2.1Silk: weft-faced compound twill weave (samite)Width across shoulders: 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.); length back of neck to hem: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, early 11th century
1961.34Lampas weave, silkOverall: 71.1 x 95 cm (28 x 37 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
China, early 18th century
1920.1553Twill ground; silk diasper weaveOverall: 31.8 x 50.8 cm (12 1/2 x 20 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Iran, Seljuk period, 1100s
1982.20Lampas weave, silkOverall: 28 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fungus Fold #5
Kiyomi Iwata (American, 1941-)
2001.249Plain weave silk, adhesive or paintOverall: 23 x 22 x 28 cm (9 1/16 x 8 11/16 x 11 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1983.120Lampas weave, silkOverall: 15 x 16.7 cm (5 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Panel
Italy, 18th century
1921.131Plain compound satin weave; silkOverall: 51.3 x 50.8 cm (20 3/16 x 20 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Fragment
China, early 18th century
1920.1480Twill ground; silk diasper weaveOverall: 17.2 x 14.6 cm (6 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Wall Hanging or Ceiling Canopy
Cambodia, Khmer People, early 20th century
1925.118Tabby weave, weft ikat; silkOverall: 90.2 x 205.7 cm (35 1/2 x 81 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Je T'aime: No. 632
Kneeland (Ruzzie) Green (1892-1956) and 1 other
1928.269Plain weave silk crepe, printedOverall: 51.4 x 95.9 cm (20 1/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Gift of the Stehli Silks Corporation©
Half of a "Sampot" (Skirt Cloth)
Cambodia, 19th - early 20th century
1925.120Tabby weave, weft ikat; silkOverall: 76.2 x 345.3 cm (30 x 135 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters and Ibexes
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.21Lampas weave, silkOverall: 39.5 x 44.5 cm (15 9/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
China, 18th century
1920.1560Twill ground; silk diasper weaveOverall: 50.2 x 21 cm (19 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Cherry Blossom
A & F Silk Company, Inc. (American)
1967.299Twill weave silk, screen printedOverall: 162.5 cm (64 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Woman's robe with crimson flora
Uzbekistan, Karakapak Republic, Khorezm
2016.50Plain weave: cotton (hand-spun, indigo dyed), embroidery: silk, cotton; tablet-woven (edges)Neck edge to hem: 119.4 cm (47 in.); width across shoulders: 158.1 cm (62 1/4 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Fragment with Small-Scale Design
Italy, 14th century
1981.61Lampas weave, silkOverall: 12.3 x 21.6 cm (4 13/16 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Estate of Mary F. Fenton, Estate of Charles Abel and S. M. HexterCCCC0
Fragment with Mounted Hunter Spearing Animals
Iran, Late Abbasid or early Buyid period, 10th century
1982.22Lampas weave, silkOverall: 39 x 22 cm (15 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.25Lampas weave, silkOverall: 74.2 x 85.7 cm (29 3/16 x 33 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tablecloth
China, early 20th century
1944.314Silk satin weave ground with silk and metallic thread embroideryOverall: 152.4 x 154.9 cm (60 x 61 in.)Gift of the Oscar Trapp Estate©
Gold Brocade
Turkey, last quarter of the 16th century
1918.206Silk: compound weave, metal thread weft, brocadingAverage: 46.4 x 43.8 cm (18 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Brocade with Design of Fruit Sprays and Leafy Scrolls
France, 19th century
1927.58Patterned tabby weave; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 35.2 x 38.5 cm (13 7/8 x 15 3/16 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
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
Fragment with lions and griffins in combat
probably Iran
1968.221Lampas weave, silkOverall: 71.1 x 50.8 cm (28 x 20 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, late Buyid to Seljuk period, mid-late 11th century
1975.38Lampas weave, silkOverall: 38.5 x 67 cm (15 3/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club and Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment from a funeral garment or pall
probably Iran
1968.227Lampas weave, silkOverall: 21 x 23.5 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wearing Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 1st half 20th century
1955.307Tabby weave; silk brocaded with silk and metallic threadsOverall: 203.2 x 94.6 cm (80 x 37 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Brown©
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2Compound twill, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 46.4 x 54.6 cm (18 1/4 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 61.9 x 67 x 2.5 cm (24 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 1 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
Woven Band
Germany, Cologne, 14th-15th century
1918.306Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 40.7 x 11.5 cm (16 x 4 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Strip of Border of Sari
India, Aurangabad ?, 19th century
1925.674Plain weave and tapestry weave: silk and metal threadOverall: 6.4 x 52.1 cm (2 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 216.5 x 188.6 cm (85 1/4 x 74 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Silk Fragment
Spain, Granada, Hispano-Islamic, 14th century
1946.417Lampas weave, silkOverall: 78.2 x 39 cm (30 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.16Lampas weave, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 25 x 35.5 cm (9 13/16 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215Tabby weave, warp ikat; cotton / embroidery; silkOverall: 130.2 x 117.8 cm (51 1/4 x 46 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Still Trees
William Pahlman and 1 other
1955.390Plain weave silk and rayon, hand block printedOverall: 95.3 x 125.7 cm (37 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.24Lampas weave, silkOverall: 46 x 78.7 cm (18 1/8 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic with Ornamental Inscription
Iran or Iraq ?, 14th-20th century
1968.230Lampas weave, silkOverall: 127 x 149.8 cm (50 x 59 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Safavid perod, 17th century
1953.478Twill weave with areas of double cloth; silk and metalOverall: 27 x 31.8 cm (10 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1968.223Lampas weave, silkAverage: 49 x 33 cm (19 5/16 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 78.8 x 48.6 cm (31 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, Mongol period, 14th century
1945.34Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 26.7 x 14 cm (10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Front of a Tunic
Iran or Iraq ?, 20th century
1982.23.aLampas weave, silkOverall: 113.7 x 86.7 cm (44 3/4 x 34 1/8 in.)Gift of the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art©
Fragments
Iran or Iraq ?, 15th-20th century
1968.225Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 71 x 77 cm (27 15/16 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70Silk, satin weave; silk, gold metal thread, and peacock feather embroideryOverall: 31.1 x 31.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 14th century
1977.18Lampas weave, silkOverall: 14.7 x 12.4 cm (5 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Roundel with a Palmette Tree
Syria, 7th-8th century
1983.248Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 16.5 x 15.3 cm (6 1/2 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Reliquary (?) Bag
Italy or Spain, 13th century
1974.102Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 11.5 x 10.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ogives with Winged Quadrupeds and Peacocks
Iran ?, 16th-20th century
1966.134Lampas weave, silkOverall: 69.8 x 49.8 cm (27 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Austria, 20th century
1939.686Plain weave cotton, air brush and silk screen printedOverall: 44.5 x 64.8 cm (17 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.)John D. Rockefeller General Education Board Grant II©
Silk Panel with Dragon and Cloud Motif
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiangnan Imperial Factory
1976.1087Silk and metal thread: Jacquard weaveOverall: 373.4 x 71.1 cm (147 x 28 in.)Gift of C. L. BurtonCCCC0
Silk Portiere
Morocco, Tetouan, 19th century
2003.86Complementary warp-faced plain weave with areas of double cloth; silkOverall: 314.9 x 62.5 cm (124 x 24 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th-17th century
1918.313Damask, silkOverall: 47.6 x 45.7 cm (18 3/4 x 18 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Headcloth
Philippines, 20th century
1917.746Plain weave with paired weft: cotton; supplementary weft: silkOverall: 97.5 x 95 cm (38 3/8 x 37 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. G. Field Adams©
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 62.3 x 54.6 cm (24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club to commemorate its 30th AnniversaryCCCC0
Fragment from a Garment: Sleeve
Iran or Iraq, 20th century
1986.176.aLampas weave, brocaded; silkOverall: 26.5 x 48.7 cm (10 7/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. G. Kay Robertson in memory of William J. Robertson©
Panel with Hunters and Camel
Iran, 20th century
1988.99Lampas weave, silkOverall: 101.5 x 43 cm (39 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Headdress (Dzu-Kin)
Japan, Edo period
1916.11Silksatin weave; metal thread weftAverage: 257.2 x 67.3 cm (101 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Textile with Senmurvs
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century ?
1971.22Lampas weave, silkOverall: 101.4 x 45.7 cm (39 15/16 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Length of Textile
France, mid 18th century, period of Louis XV
1954.300Lampas weave, silkOverall: 101 x 54.6 cm (39 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Orphrey Band
Italy, Florence, second half of 15th century
1918.45Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 74.3 x 16.5 cm (29 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Italy, 16th century
1918.290Damask, silkOverall: 72 x 37.5 cm (28 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, 10th-11th Century
1982.43.bLampas weave, silkOverall: 50.5 x 49.2 cm (19 7/8 x 19 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Buyid period, mid-10th to mid-11th century
1968.233Lampas weave, silkOverall: 41.6 x 51.7 cm (16 3/8 x 20 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment:  David (or Samson) killing the Lion
Byzantium, 7th - 8th century
1974.97Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 8.6 x 4.8 cm (3 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Eight-Pointed Star (Two Pieces)
Iran ?, 12th century
1966.137Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 70.2 x 54.6 cm (27 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Two Large Damask Cloths
Italy, 17th century
1952.254Damask, silkAverage: 300 x 65.5 cm (118 1/8 x 25 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. J. O. EatonCCCC0
Fragment with Birds and Floral Motif
Italy or Spain ?, 17th century
1991.114Damask, silkOverall: 35.5 x 26.3 cm (14 x 10 3/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mrs. William J. (Kay) RobertsonCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCompound twill: silk, gold and linenOverall: 26.5 x 60.7 cm (10 7/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq ?, 12th-early 13th century
1968.226Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 29.2 x 35.5 cm (11 1/2 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century
1966.136Lampas weave, silkAverage: 41 x 32.8 cm (16 1/8 x 12 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0