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Type: Embroidery (598)
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Part of a Chasuble Back
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834CCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72CCCC0
Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Embroidered Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901CCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Christening Mantle (?)
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.eCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.fCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.hCCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237CCCC0
Mantle Border Fragment with Oculate Being
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193CCCC0
Prayer Rug
Iran, Rasht, 19th century
1916.1297CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857CCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11CCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201©
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Embroidered Curtain
Tunisia, Djerba, 17th-18th century
1916.1361CCCC0
Embroidered Curtain
Tunisia, Djerba, 17th-18th century
1916.1361.aCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274CCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273CCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.cCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.dCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.fCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217CCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aCCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.bCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220CCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102©
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
Descent of Amida (Amida Raigō)
Japan, Muromachi period
1966.513CCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.aCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.bCCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585CCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Ahasuerus and Esther, The Pope Chiding...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aCCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Rebecca Meeting Isaac, Abigail Meeting...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.bCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24CCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24.1CCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24.2CCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372CCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
India, Cutch, 18th-19th century
1925.794CCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239CCCC0
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18CCCC0
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Suzani: curtain or bed cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, about 1800
1918.22CCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89CCCC0
Head Veil
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1952.189CCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.737CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722CCCC0
Book Cover (Jain ?)
India, Gujarat, 18th-19th century
1925.494CCCC0
Fragment of a Cap Band
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1925.797CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.482CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Embroidered head scarf
Turkey
1916.1254CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.480CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.479CCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 7th-1st Century BC
1962.240CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746CCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.213CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.12CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17CCCC0
Embroidered Border
China, 14th century
1989.51CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729CCCC0
Panel for a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, late 19th or early 20th century
1925.682CCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Hanging
India, Delhi, 17th century
1916.1278CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481CCCC0
Bedspread
India, Goa, 17th-18th century
1969.295CCCC0
Fragment
India, Cutch, 19th century
1917.999CCCC0
Skirt (?)
India, Cutch, 19th century
1917.1073CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1322CCCC0
Fragmentary embroidered tiraz
Egypt, probably Tinnis, Abbasid period, reign of Caliph al- Muqtadir
1932.28CCCC0
Armchair seat cover
England, period of James II, 17th Century
1942.574.bCCCC0
Embroidered Back and Seat for Chair
France, back: late 17th century; seat: 18th century
1944.112CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Tulunid period, Emir Khumarawayh b. Ahmad under Caliph al’Mu’tamid, dated 889–90
1932.17CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1302CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1344CCCC0
Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 19th century
1916.1221CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.cCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 17th century
1915.669CCCC0
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361CCCC0
Handkerchief
Madeira, 19th century
1934.197CCCC0
Embroidered Annunciation Scene
Unassigned, 20th century
1938.252©
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria ?, 19th century
1940.356CCCC0
Sleeve
Philippines, late 19th century
1955.417CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12 century A.D.
1950.560CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Philippines, 19th century
1928.11CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
India, 18th or 19th century
1916.1369CCCC0
Stand Cover
France, 20th century
1968.155©
Blouse in Four Pieces (Sleeve)
Philippines, 19th century
1943.380.cCCCC0
Cap
Dalmatia, 19th century
1926.430CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.14CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66CCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.263CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 18th century
1936.733CCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 18th century
1936.696CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve
America, 19th century
1946.442.aCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve
America, 19th century
1946.442.bCCCC0
Ceremonial or summer floor cover
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1313CCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303CCCC0
Prayer Mat
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1275CCCC0
Hanging
China, late 19th - early 20th Century
1916.1245CCCC0
Cuff
France, 19th century, Period of Louis Phillipe
1920.1278CCCC0
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeves
Yugoslavia, Kosovo, 18th-19th century
1926.224CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century
1936.62CCCC0
Border Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.478CCCC0
Shawl
India, Punjab, 19th century
1956.594CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1956.683CCCC0
Embroidered Floral Panel
Queen Mary (British, 1867-1953)
1949.162©
Wedding Cap
China, late 19th - early 20th century
1950.347CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.26CCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 18th century
1916.1451CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1317CCCC0
Embroidered and Resist-Dyed Fabric
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1325.bCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1321CCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1231CCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1228CCCC0
Bolster Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1242CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1227CCCC0
Embroidered Band for Curtain
Morocco, Chechauen, 19th century
1916.1247CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1290CCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269CCCC0
Embroidery: Yama and Consort
Tibet, 18th-19th century
1918.548CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Spain, Period of Isabella II (1833-1868), 19th Century
1919.791CCCC0
Runner
Russia, 19th century
1919.553CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.19CCCC0
Shawl (?)
India, 18th-19th century
1925.495CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, first half of the 16th century
1931.442CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48CCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357CCCC0
Suzani:divan cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1700s
1940.598CCCC0
Mandala or Iconographic Panel
Tibet, 18th century
1940.610CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352Embroidery: linenOverall: 154.3 x 374.5 cm (60 3/4 x 147 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Tondo from an Altar Frontal: The Coronation of the Virgin
Italy, Florence
1953.129Embroidery with gold, silver, and silk thread; split, satin, and couching stitches, or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 57.8 x 57.8 cm (22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85Polychrome velvet: cut pile and voided; Embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread; split and couching stitchesOverall: 119.4 x 74.9 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503Silk, gold and silver thread, linen; embroidery: split and couching stitchesOverall: 99.1 x 16.9 cm (39 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904Silk, gold and cotton thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, and couching stitchesOverall: 28.9 x 41.9 cm (11 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600Silk and silver filé, wool: chain stitch embroideryOverall including fringe: 212.1 x 212.1 cm (83 1/2 x 83 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Tale of Genji Shell-Matching Game
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1319Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 85.1 x 72.4 cm (33 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Carp in Waves
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1324Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 87.3 x 71.8 cm (34 3/8 x 28 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre style
France, 18th century
2006.2Needlework, tent and cross stitch embroidery on canvas; silk, woolOverall: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Left Half of a Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre style
France, 18th century
2006.2.1Needlework, tent and cross stitch embroidery on canvas; silk, woolOverall: 83.2 cm (32 3/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Right Half of a Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre style
France, 18th century
2006.2.2Needlework, tent and cross stitch embroidery on canvas; silk, woolOverall: 182.6 x 83.2 cm (71 7/8 x 32 3/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Scenes of the Life of the Virgin, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1978.36Silk, gold thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, running, fishbone, and couching stitchesOverall: 18 x 126 cm (7 1/16 x 49 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty
1991.2Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 44 x 21.5 cm (17 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145Embroidery; silk and gold thread over two layers of cottonOverall: 66.5 x 45 cm (26 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Making of Unleavened Bread and the Israelites...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.353Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Pharaoh Being Submerged in the Sea
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.352Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 43.2 cm (7 1/8 x 17 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Part of a Chasuble Back
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124Silk, gold filé; appliqué, embroidery: couching stitches Velvet: solid pile, silkOverall: 101 x 52.8 cm (39 3/4 x 20 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Baking of Unleavened Bread
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.354Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Death of the First Born and the Israelites Sent...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.355Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 50.2 cm (7 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby sewn down on a linen tabby groundOverall: 116.9 x 78.1 cm (46 x 30 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109Embroidery, silkOverall: 22.3 x 53.8 cm (8 3/4 x 21 3/16 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1Embroidery, silkOverall: 22.3 x 53.8 cm (8 3/4 x 21 3/16 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2Embroidery, silkOverall: 21.8 x 34.9 cm (8 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1Embroidery: silk and linen on linen ground; contours of design applied with inkOverall: 143.6 x 152.4 cm (56 9/16 x 60 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834Silk; metal thread embroidery on silkOverall: 92.5 x 30.8 cm (36 7/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Floral Embroidery
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 66 x 76.2 cm (26 x 30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 21 x 42.2 cm (8 1/4 x 16 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 16.8 x 38.7 cm (6 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10Silk and silver thread, silvered paper; needleloop embroideryOverall: 63.2 x 59.9 cm (24 7/8 x 23 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2Silk, gold thread, sequins; appliqué, embroidery: couching stitches Velvet: solid pile, silk; embroidery: or nuéOverall: 122.5 x 74 cm (48 1/4 x 29 1/8 in.)Gift of Walter C. and Alvin W. Littwitz in memory of their father, Max LittwitzCCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352Silk, silver thread, plaited braiding, linen; embroidery: chain and buttonhole stitchesOverall: 16.9 x 18 x 18 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20Needleloop embroidery and knotting; silk, silvered paper, gilded paper and gold threadOverall: 84.5 x 21.7 cm (33 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 157.5 x 25.7 cm (62 x 10 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358Plain weave: silk; embroidery, chain stitch: silkAverage: 228.6 x 172.7 cm (90 x 68 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901Embroidered satin and silkOverall: 108 x 209.5 cm (42 1/2 x 82 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95Silk and silver thread: needle-loop embroidery, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
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
Christening Mantle (?)
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155Silk, gold thread; embroidery: couching, stem, long, and short stitchesOverall: 204.5 x 50 cm (80 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.eEmbroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 3.7 x 66.4 cm (1 7/16 x 26 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsAverage: 42.3 x 55 cm (16 5/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bSilk, gold and silver thread; embroideryOverall: 41.9 x 54.6 cm (16 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.fEmbroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 3.4 x 66 cm (1 5/16 x 26 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.hEmbroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 3.4 x 65.6 cm (1 5/16 x 25 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
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
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1229Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 295.3 x 135.9 cm (116 1/4 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria, 18th century
1916.1237Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 260.4 x 40.6 cm (102 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Mantle Border Fragment with Oculate Being
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193Camelid fiber, embroidery over foundation clothOverall: 116.2 x 16.5 cm (45 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Prayer Rug
Iran, Rasht, 19th century
1916.1297Wool, inlaid work and silk embroidery, chain stitchOverall: 194.9 x 132.7 cm (76 3/4 x 52 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered quilt with pomegranates and tulips
Turkey
1916.1300Plain weave: linen; embroidery, running stitch: silkAverage: 194.3 x 137.2 cm (76 1/2 x 54 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 201.3 x 140.3 cm (79 1/4 x 55 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431Silk and silver thread on silk damask ground; embroideryOverall: 213.3 x 24.8 cm (84 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 241.9 x 39.4 cm (95 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602Silk, cotton; plain weave, embroidery, tambour chain stitchAverage: 248.5 x 161.3 cm (97 13/16 x 63 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Turban cover
Turkey
1916.1481Plain weave: silk; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadAverage: 109.3 x 109.3 cm (43 1/16 x 43 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857Silk, gold thread; embroidery: or nuéOverall: 25.3 x 33 cm (9 15/16 x 13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251Plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadAverage: 129.5 x 55.9 cm (51 x 22 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276Plain weave: linen; embroidery, chain stitch: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 148.5 x 157 cm (58 7/16 x 61 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on silkOverall: 114.6 x 44.5 cm (45 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and silver on silkOverall: 114.6 x 44.5 cm (45 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk, gilt and silver threadOverall: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201Embroidery and appliqué: cotton, cotton chenille, synthetic threads, istle and sisal twine, istle netting, onion bag fragments, wool cloth and burlap on wool groundOverall: 81.3 x 94 cm (32 x 37 in.)Wishing Well Fund©
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432Embroidery; silk and metal on satinOverall: 254 x 21.6 cm (100 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Curtain
Tunisia, Djerba, 17th-18th century
1916.1361Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 281 x 157.7 cm (110 5/8 x 62 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Curtain
Tunisia, Djerba, 17th-18th century
1916.1361.aEmbroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 281 x 157.7 cm (110 5/8 x 62 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441Embroidery, silkOverall: 114 x 69.7 cm (44 7/8 x 27 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 104.8 x 66.6 cm (41 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 113.6 x 75.7 cm (44 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10 x 8.2 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186Stumpwork embroidery with silk and metallic threads, pearls and wooden appendagesOverall: 43.2 x 53.3 cm (17 x 21 in.)Bequest of Florence LaGanke HarrisCCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287Embroidery: mohair, horsehair, wool, linen, and cotton on a natural groundAverage: 170.8 x 39.1 cm (67 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833Stumpwork embroidery on satin groundOverall: 61 x 55.9 cm (24 x 22 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274Embroidery: cotton thread on cotton tabby groundOverall: 184.8 x 118.7 cm (72 3/4 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 120.5 cm (7 5/16 x 47 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.cEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.9 x 54 cm (7 7/16 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.dEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 17 x 50 cm (6 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.fEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 90.2 x 61.6 cm (35 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 102.9 x 33 cm (40 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundOverall: 43.8 x 35.9 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 191.8 x 22.9 cm (75 1/2 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 212.4 x 38.8 cm (83 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 54.6 x 42 cm (21 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49 x 35 cm (19 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 43.9 x 68.9 cm (17 5/16 x 27 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 11.5 x 78.8 cm (4 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 105.4 x 48.3 cm (41 1/2 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 35.5 x 77 cm (14 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.bEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 36.2 x 26.8 cm (14 1/4 x 10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.5 x 42 cm (36 x 16 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 78.7 x 69.3 cm (31 x 27 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.9 x 40 cm (19 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 97.8 x 32.1 cm (38 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Ellen LuckCCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 117 x 133 cm (46 1/16 x 52 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 54.6 x 42 cm (21 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 109.2 x 87.7 cm (43 x 34 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundOverall: 43.2 x 37.5 cm (17 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684Embroidery in silk, gold and silver threads on natural linen groundOverall: 214.6 x 49.5 cm (84 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 42 x 39.7 cm (16 9/16 x 15 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102Raffia and dyeOverall: 57.5 x 48.5 cm (22 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 75.6 x 46.4 cm (29 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Descent of Amida (Amida Raigō)
Japan, Muromachi period
1966.513Hanging scroll; silk and human hair embroideryEmbroidery: 109.1 x 37.2 cm (42 15/16 x 14 5/8 in.)Gift of the American Foundation for the Maud E. and Warren H. Corning Botanical CollectionCCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393Petit-point embroideryOverall: 53.7 x 40.7 cm (21 1/8 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49.2 x 51.5 cm (19 3/8 x 20 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 227.3 x 118.2 cm (89 1/2 x 46 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 38.8 x 52.1 cm (15 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chakla: Cloth used to Wrap Articles of Bride's Dowry, or as a Hanging
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1460Embroidery; cottonOverall: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 241.3 x 57.1 cm (95 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 210.2 x 119.4 cm (82 3/4 x 47 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1Embroidery and drawn work: cottonAverage: 54.6 x 41.9 cm (21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Olin Freeman TowerCCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, chain and self-couching stitches: silkOverall: 17 x 53 cm (6 11/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundOverall: 29.5 x 22 cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 13.7 x 69.8 cm (5 3/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.8 x 29.2 cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.aEmbroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.8 x 29.2 cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.bEmbroidery; silk on linenOverall: 12.2 x 28.1 cm (4 13/16 x 11 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188Linen; embroidery; silkOverall: 18.2 x 117.1 cm (7 3/16 x 46 1/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundOverall: 11.4 x 10.2 x 7 cm (4 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494Embroidery, silkOverall: 42.6 x 102.2 cm (16 3/4 x 40 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 118.7 x 76.2 cm (46 3/4 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 41.6 x 44.5 cm (16 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.); Mounted: 57.1 x 57.1 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364Embroidery: cotton, linen, silk and wool on linenOverall: 33 x 35.6 x 4.5 cm (13 x 14 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plants motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 45.7 x 42.9 cm (18 x 16 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132Plain weave linen (est.) with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 38 x 43 cm (14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133Plain weave linen (est.) ground with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 37 x 43 cm (14 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137Plain weave silk (est.) ground with polychrome silk (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimsOverall: 28 x 93 cm (11 x 36 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585Petit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.7 x 164.4 cm (17 3/16 x 64 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Ahasuerus and Esther, The Pope Chiding...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aPetit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.7 x 164.4 cm (17 3/16 x 64 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Rebecca Meeting Isaac, Abigail Meeting...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.bPetit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.2 x 164.8 cm (17 x 64 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467Embroidery; silk on silk tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 13.1 cm (7 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712Embroidery: linenOverall: 31.2 x 31.2 cm (12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24Petit point embroidery; silk and woolOverall: 344.2 x 89.7 cm (135 1/2 x 35 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24.1Petit point embroidery; silk and woolOverall: 344.2 x 89.7 cm (135 1/2 x 35 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24.2Petit point embroidery; silk and woolOverall: 340.9 x 93.3 cm (134 3/16 x 36 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 82.5 cm (12 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 40.4 cm (18 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.8 x 54.6 cm (20 13/16 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
India, Cutch, 18th-19th century
1925.794Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 83.8 x 35.9 cm (33 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239Embroidery, large pieced areas: woolOverall: 182.9 x 177.8 cm (72 x 70 in.)Gift of the Burridge FamilyCCCC0
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 207.7 x 177.8 cm (81 3/4 x 70 in.)Gift of Phyllis Peckham in memory of Elizabeth and George G. G. PeckhamCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.9 x 43.2 cm (16 1/2 x 17 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.3 x 41.9 cm (16 1/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.3 x 69.3 cm (19 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 111.8 x 45.1 cm (44 x 17 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 53.4 x 49 cm (21 x 19 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577Embroidery on satin; silk and beadsOverall: 96.2 x 156.2 cm (37 7/8 x 61 1/2 in.)Gift of Frederick Sheffield in memory of Edith Tod SheffieldCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 57.2 x 55.9 cm (22 1/2 x 22 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 55 x 77.5 cm (21 5/8 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. Emil DelmarCCCC0
Suzani: curtain or bed cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, about 1800
1918.22Average: 237.5 x 163.2 cm (93 1/2 x 64 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89Plain weave: cotton, 6 strips; embroidery: silk Filling stitch: kanda xajol, occasionally bosma, outlining stitch: ilmoqOverall: 227.3 x 177.8 cm (89 1/2 x 70 in.)Gift of John and Fausta Eskenazi in honor of Louise W. Mackie and in celebration of the museum’s centennialCCCC0
Head Veil
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1952.189Embroidery (chikan) and drawnwork; cottonOverall: 232.4 x 41.9 cm (91 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Lewis H. CowlesCCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 46.4 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.1 x 52.1 cm (20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.737Embroidered linenOverall: 39.7 x 39.7 cm (15 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722Embroidery: linenAverage: 48.3 x 48.3 cm (19 x 19 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Book Cover (Jain ?)
India, Gujarat, 18th-19th century
1925.494Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 26.4 x 13.7 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Cap Band
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1925.797Embroidery ("chikan" type)Overall: 7.6 x 19.1 cm (3 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.482Camelid fiber, cross-knit looping (reversible)Overall: 5.4 x 8.9 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 16.2 x 62.2 cm (6 3/8 x 24 1/2 in.)Gift of Charles F. IkleCCCC0
Embroidered head scarf
Turkey
1916.1254Plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadOverall: 92 x 92.5 cm (36 1/4 x 36 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 45.1 x 45.7 cm (17 3/4 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.480Camelid fiber, cross-knit looping (reversible)Overall: 5.8 x 14 cm (2 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.479Camelid fiber, cross-knit looping (reversible)Overall: 6.3 x 14.1 cm (2 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 35.3 x 54 cm (13 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 8.5 x 6.6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 20.5 x 43.8 cm (8 1/16 x 17 1/4 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698Embroidery: linenAverage: 31.8 x 31.8 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 7th-1st Century BC
1962.240Wool embroidery on wool tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 20.4 cm (7 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Bequest of Jane Taft IngallsCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734Embroidery: linenAverage: 35.6 x 35.6 cm (14 x 14 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746Embroidery: linenAverage: 34.3 x 33 cm (13 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146Embroidery, silkOverall: 89.5 x 91.4 cm (35 1/4 x 36 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6Embroidery; silk and gold on silk over linenOverall: 13.9 x 30.5 cm (5 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.213Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 26.1 cm (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 36.5 x 40 cm (14 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.12Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 110.5 x 42 cm (43 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 105.8 x 46.4 cm (41 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Border
China, 14th century
1989.51Needle-looped embroidery, silk, gold thread, silver paperOverall: 14.6 x 88.3 cm (5 3/4 x 34 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729Embroidery: linenAverage: 49.5 x 49.5 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Panel for a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, late 19th or early 20th century
1925.682Embroidered satinOverall: 76.2 x 186.7 cm (30 x 73 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 62.2 x 63.5 cm (24 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Hanging
India, Delhi, 17th century
1916.1278Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 121.9 x 85.7 cm (48 x 33 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481Embroidery of polychrome wools on cotton foundationOverall: 5.7 x 8.3 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Bedspread
India, Goa, 17th-18th century
1969.295Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 271.7 x 223.5 cm (106 15/16 x 88 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Fragment
India, Cutch, 19th century
1917.999Embroidery with mirror insertsOverall: 54.6 x 256.5 cm (21 1/2 x 101 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Skirt (?)
India, Cutch, 19th century
1917.1073Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 222.3 x 57.2 cm (87 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1322Embroidered silkAverage: 90.1 x 69.8 cm (35 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragmentary embroidered tiraz
Egypt, probably Tinnis, Abbasid period, reign of Caliph al- Muqtadir
1932.28Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 20.7 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Armchair seat cover
England, period of James II, 17th Century
1942.574.bNeedlepointOverall: 69.9 x 67.3 cm (27 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Embroidered Back and Seat for Chair
France, back: late 17th century; seat: 18th century
1944.112Petit-point embroidery; wool and silkBack: 61 x 55.9 cm (24 x 22 in.); Seat: 71.1 x 71.1 cm (28 x 28 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Tulunid period, Emir Khumarawayh b. Ahmad under Caliph al’Mu’tamid, dated 889–90
1932.17Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 21 x 30.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1302Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 127 x 94 cm (50 x 37 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1344Embroidered silkAverage: 97.8 x 127.6 cm (38 1/2 x 50 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cap (Benika)
Algeria, 19th century
1916.1221Embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundOverall: 210.8 x 17.1 cm (83 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257Embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundOverall: 79.4 x 46.5 cm (31 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249Embroidery: silk and metal on cotton tabby groundAverage: 116.2 x 68.6 cm (45 3/4 x 27 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.cEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 12.4 x 24.1 cm (4 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 17th century
1915.669EmbroideryOverall: 100.3 x 181 cm (39 1/2 x 71 1/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361Embroidery: linenOverall: 11 x 12 x 12 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Miss Clara A. UrannCCCC0
Handkerchief
Madeira, 19th century
1934.197Plain weave cotton? with cotton? embroideryAverage: 45.8 x 41.3 cm (18 1/16 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Isabel Jane CrawfordCCCC0
Embroidered Annunciation Scene
Unassigned, 20th century
1938.252Silver filé on plain weave linenAverage: 21 x 24.8 cm (8 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43Embroidery: linenOverall: 34.2 x 34.2 cm (13 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria ?, 19th century
1940.356Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.4 x 70.5 cm (36 x 27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Sleeve
Philippines, late 19th century
1955.417Plain weave piña cloth with embroideryOverall: 48.3 x 101.6 cm (19 x 40 in.)Gift of Marian A. ParsonsCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9Embroidery: linenAverage: 29.6 x 29.6 cm (11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louis RorimerCCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12 century A.D.
1950.560Embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 6 x 19.7 cm (2 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Philippines, 19th century
1928.11Embroidery in ecru thread on pina clothOverall: 44 x 89 cm (17 5/16 x 35 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. O. E. KelseyCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
India, 18th or 19th century
1916.1369Embroidery; gold on velvetOverall: 111.8 x 94 cm (44 x 37 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Stand Cover
France, 20th century
1968.155Cotton, linen, embroidery, laceOverall: 64.8 x 55.3 cm (25 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. F. E. Norris©
Blouse in Four Pieces (Sleeve)
Philippines, 19th century
1943.380.cEmbroidery in white cotton on piña clothOverall: 45.8 x 92.1 cm (18 1/16 x 36 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. O. E. KelseyCCCC0
Cap
Dalmatia, 19th century
1926.430Plain weave silk with metal thread embroideryAverage: 38.1 x 40.7 cm (15 x 16 in.)Gift of Mrs. F. O. SpencerCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.14Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 63.5 x 63.5 cm (25 x 25 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry White CannonCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.8 x 38.8 cm (15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.263Embroidery; cottonOverall: 55.9 x 6.7 cm (22 x 2 5/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 18th century
1936.733Embroidered linenOverall: 48.3 x 50.8 cm (19 x 20 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 18th century
1936.696Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 54 x 52.1 cm (21 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve
America, 19th century
1946.442.aOverall: 42.7 x 39.1 cm (16 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Ely RossiterCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve
America, 19th century
1946.442.bOverall: 41.6 x 39.6 cm (16 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Ely RossiterCCCC0
Ceremonial or summer floor cover
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1313Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkOverall: 175.2 x 118.1 cm (69 x 46 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cover with geometric design
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1303Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, surface darning and running stitch: silkOverall: 100.6 x 101.9 cm (39 5/8 x 40 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Prayer Mat
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1275Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 47.6 x 32.7 cm (18 3/4 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hanging
China, late 19th - early 20th Century
1916.1245Silk, embroideryOverall: 132 x 127.7 cm (51 15/16 x 50 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cuff
France, 19th century, Period of Louis Phillipe
1920.1278Embroidered linenOverall: 5.1 x 18.7 cm (2 x 7 3/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 116.8 x 264.2 cm (46 x 104 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52Embroidery: linenAverage: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56Embroidery: linenOverall: 40.6 x 40.6 cm (16 x 16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeves
Yugoslavia, Kosovo, 18th-19th century
1926.224Embroidery: wool, silver thread and sequins on plain weave linenAverage: 47.7 x 50.9 cm (18 3/4 x 20 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.3 x 42 cm (16 1/4 x 16 9/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 18th century
1936.62Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 46.3 x 46.3 cm (18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Border Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.478Embroidery in polychrome wools on cotton foundationAverage: 6.4 x 6.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Shawl
India, Punjab, 19th century
1956.594Embroidery (phulkari); silk on cotton groundOverall: 231 x 118.8 cm (90 15/16 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter UpsonCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 35.6 x 77.8 cm (14 x 30 5/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1956.683Embroidery: silk thread and tinsel pushed through fabric, bent and pressed into place, on linen tabby groundAverage: 129 x 49.9 cm (50 13/16 x 19 5/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Floral Panel
Queen Mary (British, 1867-1953)
1949.162Embroidery; wool on cottonOverall: 45.8 x 40.7 cm (18 1/16 x 16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. Harkness©
Wedding Cap
China, late 19th - early 20th century
1950.347Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 28 x 40.6 cm (11 x 16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Sara Mattsson AnliotCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364Embroidery: silk, metal, and cotton thread on cotton ground; silk edging and velvet appliquéOverall: 125 x 88 cm (49 3/16 x 34 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
"Tensifa" (Ceremonial Scarf used to Decorate the Mirror of Bride's Chamber)
Morocco, Tétouan, 18th century
1916.830Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 333.9 x 56.6 cm (131 7/16 x 22 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320
1932.26Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 16 x 40.9 cm (6 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136Embroidery, silkOverall: 49.9 x 48.3 cm (19 5/8 x 19 in.)Gift of Mrs. Isabel Rogers BurtonCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11Embroidery: linenAverage: 31.1 x 31.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Wason in memory of Ione Bevier BreckinridgeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 18th century
1916.1451Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 288.3 x 26.7 cm (113 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1317Embroidery; silk and gold thread on silk groundAverage: 168.9 x 33.7 cm (66 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered and Resist-Dyed Fabric
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1325.bEmbroidered silkOverall: 94 x 82 cm (37 x 32 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1321Embroidered silk with metal threadAverage: 86.3 x 68.6 cm (34 x 27 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 181 x 31.8 cm (71 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1231Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundAverage: 99.3 x 102.2 cm (39 1/8 x 40 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1228Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundAverage: 108.6 x 48.3 cm (42 3/4 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bolster Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1242Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 154.9 x 50.8 cm (61 x 20 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1227Embroidered twill weave silkAverage: 100.6 x 49 cm (39 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Band for Curtain
Morocco, Chechauen, 19th century
1916.1247Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 98 x 31 cm (38 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250Embroidery: silk and metal threads on linen tabby groundAverage: 147.3 x 54.6 cm (58 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293Embroidery: gold filé around silk core laid over cotton, couched at edges in silk, and sequins on silk groundAverage: 47.6 x 55.3 cm (18 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1290Embroidery: gold filé laid over cotton thread, couched at edges by cotton, on silk groundAverage: 94.6 x 98.5 cm (37 1/4 x 38 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261Embroidery: silk on cotton and silk net groundOverall: 170 x 85 cm (66 15/16 x 33 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 133 x 93.5 cm (52 3/8 x 36 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered cushion cover
Turkey
1918.37Plain weave: linen; embroidery, self-couching and herringbone stitches: silkAverage: 127 x 59.7 cm (50 x 23 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery: Yama and Consort
Tibet, 18th-19th century
1918.548Embroidery, silkOverall: 90.2 x 66 cm (35 1/2 x 26 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Spain, Period of Isabella II (1833-1868), 19th Century
1919.791Embroidered cottonAverage: 11.5 x 21 cm (4 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Runner
Russia, 19th century
1919.553Embroidered linen, ribbon appliqueOverall: 54.6 x 188 cm (21 1/2 x 74 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.19Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 181.6 x 50.2 cm (71 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Shawl (?)
India, 18th-19th century
1925.495Embroidery on wool groundOverall: 189.9 x 111.8 cm (74 3/4 x 44 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48Embroidery: linenOverall: 46.3 x 46.3 cm (18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 179.7 x 144.8 cm (70 3/4 x 57 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Suzani:divan cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 1700s
1940.598Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 166.4 x 101.6 cm (65 1/2 x 40 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Mandala or Iconographic Panel
Tibet, 18th century
1940.610Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsAverage: 52.4 x 46.4 cm (20 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0