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Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Embroidered Altar Frontal:
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201©
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Part of a Chasuble Back
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aCCCC0
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
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71CCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102©
Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Descent of Amida (Amida Raigō)
Japan, Muromachi Period
1966.513CCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
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
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
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
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
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
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287CCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
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
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Christening Mantle (?)
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bCCCC0
Mantle Border Fragment with Oculate Being
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193CCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274CCCC0
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
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba or Almeria, Spanish Umayyad period, 941–42
1977.188CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276CCCC0
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.fCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
India, Cutch, 18th-19th century
1925.794CCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239CCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14CCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
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
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
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©
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102Embroidery, raffiaOverall: 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©
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
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
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
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
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©
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95Needleloop embroidery; silk and silver thread, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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