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Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144CCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400CCCC0
Cloth with Procession of Figures
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530CCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
Fragmentary Chasuble with Woven Orphrey Band
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514CCCC0
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1948.493©
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378CCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Turban Band (Llauto)
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, 3rd-1st Century BC
1946.228CCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27CCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980CCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97CCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107CCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cCCCC0
Tapestry Square Panel
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495CCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.185©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909-2002) and 1 other
1953.79©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1953.78©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910-1994) and 1 other
1954.200©
Bonad (Hanging Tapestry): copy of “Carl Hanson, Leksand, 1801”
Leksands Hemslöjdsforening (Swedish, est. 1904) and 1 other
1954.254©
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.202©
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1956.414©
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Parrots and Animals
Italy, 14th century
1926.507CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12CCCC0
Hide Shirt
America, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux, 19th century
1984.1046CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825) and 1 other
1935.237CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Strawberry Thief
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.696CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517CCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.516CCCC0
Kirschzweige (Cherry Branches)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1934.20©
Gobelin
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1952.180©
Ret Hügel (Ret Hill)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.186©
Antscha - Yellow and Green
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.180©
Antscha - Pink and Blue
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.181©
Mirakel (Miracle)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.183©
Fatima
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.188©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.201©
Half Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Inca Culture, Colonial Period, 16th century
1951.393CCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293CCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412CCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84CCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292CCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104CCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458CCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73CCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58CCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124CCCC0
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1947.212©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.520CCCC0
Fruktlåda (Case of Fruit)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1952.402©
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th Century
2000.5CCCC0
Fertility Figure
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208CCCC0
Tigers Chasing Deer, with Dragon
China, Eastern, 11th-12th century
1988.100CCCC0
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541CCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16CCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33CCCC0
Border of Heads and Palmettes from a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1960.273CCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528CCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1994.293CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1947.291CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
Neck Ornament
South Africa, Northern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.207CCCC0
The Bridge
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
1938.194©
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76CCCC0
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.aCCCC0
Wrapper for the Tapestry Scroll Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.bCCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Fragment, an Ornamental Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1929.98CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193CCCC0
Fish-Shaped Applique
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38CCCC0
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1948.499CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51CCCC0
Elephants
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) and 1 other
1926.557©
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561©
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80CCCC0
Mixteca Series #12
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1984.73©
Taffeta, Brocaded
France, mid 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.117CCCC0
Complete Fragment #9
Olga de Amaral (Colombian, 1932-)
1978.29©
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39©
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474CCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
M’hamid
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1992.358©
In Blue
Jim Hodges (American, b. 1957)
2005.140©
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.1CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.2CCCC0
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297CCCC0
Brocade with Hares
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1991.113CCCC0
Kennet
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.698CCCC0
Tulip
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.579CCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330CCCC0
Hubbell Revival-style Rug with Moki (Moqui) Stripes
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1917.62CCCC0
Snakeshead
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.695CCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510CCCC0
Peacock and Dragon
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.330CCCC0
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79CCCC0
Peony
Kate Faulkner
1937.700©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172CCCC0
Samite roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284CCCC0
Bandolier (Shoulder) Bag
Northeastern Woodlands, Great Lakes Region, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) People
1982.61CCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42CCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Two Textile Fragment with Fanged Heads
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Chavín style
1985.139CCCC0
Silk fragment with falconer riding a bull
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246CCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1329CCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562©
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332CCCC0
Silk Decorative Tunic Band with a Hunter
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abbasid, 8th century
1939.505CCCC0
Ananas
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559©
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078CCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69CCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31CCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140CCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cCCCC0
Feathered Tabard or Tunic
Andes, 7th-15th century
1958.412CCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, possibly early 20th century
1998.29©
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140CCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609CCCC0
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, possibly Yombe
1997.180CCCC0
Necklace
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23©
Display Cloth (tapis)
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, born about 1941)
2016.48©
Daphne and Apollo
Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978)
1938.378©
Sand Storm
Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson (Icelandic, b. 1963)
2005.146©
Pelerine (Collar or Cape)
Northeastern Woodlands, Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River Region or Europe
1996.14CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51CCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 15th century
1929.83CCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, Inca, 15th-16th century
1957.136CCCC0
Untitled
Gérard Santoni (African, 1943-2008)
2018.307©
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353CCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.329CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556CCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741CCCC0
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.845CCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Feathered Panel
Andes, 7th-15th century
1940.495CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413CCCC0
Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca-Huari style
1957.340CCCC0
Basilisk
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1974.99CCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90CCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Lampas fragment with foliate medallions
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1927.379CCCC0
Marigold
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.699CCCC0
Fragment
China, probably 20th century
1957.138©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146CCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Pua (Ceremonial Blanket or Hanging)
Borneo, Kalimantan, Iban Tribe, 20th century
1980.198©
Mola: Medicine Man
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.193©
Mola: Figures in Boat
Panama, San Blas Islands, Yantupo, 20th century
1971.200©
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81CCCC0
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136CCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1952.551CCCC0
Waist Cloth
Indonesia, Java, Samarang, 19th century
1925.485CCCC0
Mola: Cuna Monster
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.217©
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.aCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.bCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392CCCC0
Textile Bag
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.669CCCC0
Mola: Bird Enclosed
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.206©
Mola: Serpent Attacking Animal
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.208©
Mola: The Unborn
Panama, San Blas Islands, Yantupo, 20th century
1971.216©
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dCCCC0
Length of Taffeta
France, late 18th century, Peirod of Louis XVI
1940.474CCCC0
Mola: Four Boats
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ailigandi, 20th century
1971.195©
Mola: Double Headed Monster and Serpent
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ustupo, 20th century
1971.198©
Mola: Leaf Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mamitupo, 20th century
1971.203©
Mola: Monkey
Panama, San Blas Islands, Niatupo, 20th century
1971.205©
Mola: Fisherman Spearing Fish
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Chico, 20th century
1971.218©
Mola: Sun God
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.219©
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101CCCC0
Mola: Heart Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.209©
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563©
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560©
Mola: Double Womb Theme
Panama, San Blas Islands, Nalunega, 20th century
1971.192©
Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, 8th-9th century
1982.296CCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Forty Five Divided by Nine
Dorothy Ceruti (American, 1932-)
1984.72©
Mola: Wekko Bird Killing Snake
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.194©
Mola: Seven Figures, Five Animals
Panama, San Blas Islands, Achatupo, 20th century
1971.196©
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488CCCC0
Mola: Monkey Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Rio Sidra, 20th century
1971.214©
Silk Fragments with Palmette Blossoms
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad-or Abbasid, 8th century
1951.91CCCC0
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321CCCC0
Mola: Heavenly Maze
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.191©
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.498CCCC0
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.534CCCC0
Taffeta
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.109CCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380CCCC0
Part of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37CCCC0
Mola: Iguana
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.202©
Fragment of a Galloon
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Islamic period or Mudejar, 13th century
1952.106.aCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
Feathered Tabard or Tunic
Andes, 7th-15th century
1992.104CCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Andes or Chile, Northern Andes, Tiwanaku style, 5th-10th Century
1997.150CCCC0
Study for the Ford Foundation Installation
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1999.165©
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.90CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227Plain weave with embroidery, plain weave with warp substitution; camelid fiberOverall: 94 x 83.8 cm (37 x 33 in.); Mounted: 111.8 x 101.6 cm (44 x 40 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Icon of the Virgin and Child
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1967.144Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 178.7 x 110.5 cm (70 3/8 x 43 1/2 in.); Mounted: 197.4 x 128.2 x 6.4 cm (77 11/16 x 50 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Lampas: silkOverall: 83.5 x 37.5 cm (32 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada
1939.35Lampas: silk, gilt-metal threadOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with eagles in roundels from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.15Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 36.8 x 40.6 cm (14 1/2 x 16 in.); Mount: 47 x 50.8 cm (18 1/2 x 20 in.); Framed: 49.5 x 53.3 cm (19 1/2 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Resist-Dyed Hanging with Biblical Scenes
Egypt, Byzantine period, 1st half of 6th century
1951.400Resist-dyed linen; plain weaveOverall: 104.1 x 97.8 cm (41 x 38 1/2 in.); Mounted: 111.1 x 114.3 x 2.5 cm (43 3/4 x 45 x 1 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cloth with Procession of Figures
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530Cotton and pigment (field); camelid fiber (borders and fringe)Overall: 69.8 x 280.7 cm (27 1/2 x 110 1/2 in.); Mounted: 81.3 x 6.4 cm (32 x 2 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 17.8 x 10.7 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Chasuble with Woven Orphrey Band
Italy (Chasuble) and Germany
1928.653Silk and gold thread, lampas weave; embroidered orphreyOverall: 106.7 x 68.6 cm (42 x 27 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514Looped camelid fiberAverage: 94 x 82.6 cm (37 x 32 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Markelius
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1948.493Plain weave linen (?), loom width, block printedAverage: 321.3 x 128.3 cm (126 1/2 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.152Lampas and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with lion strangler, from a dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria
1950.146Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nereid (Sea-Nymph) from a Hanging
Egypt, Byzantine period, late 4th - 5th century
1953.18Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave probably woven in a linen plain-weave ground; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 66.7 x 64.5 cm (26 1/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 76.8 x 75.6 x 2.9 cm (30 1/4 x 29 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with roundels of ducks
Iran
1951.88Samite: silkOverall: 8.3 x 11.4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378Needle network with cut pile: cotton and wool; reseau for top: cottonOverall: 14.3 x 15 x 15.5 cm (5 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226Plain weave with embroidery; camelid fiberAverage: 160 x 297.2 cm (63 x 117 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Turban Band (Llauto)
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, 3rd-1st Century BC
1946.228Needle reseau (netting): wool and cottonOverall: 426.5 x 7 cm (167 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mantle for a Statue of the Virgin with Lotus Blossoms and Medallions
Egypt and Spain
1939.40Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Satyr and Maenad
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th century
1975.6Undyed linen and dyed wool; plain weave ground with tapestry weaveOverall: 139 x 86.4 cm (54 3/4 x 34 in.); Mounted: 153.6 x 100.4 x 3.9 cm (60 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Galloping Horse
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1948.27Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven slit-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1916.1980Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolAverage: 20.5 x 20 cm (8 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 20.7 x 25.2 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97Lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, appliquéd, embroidered; silkOverall: 203.2 x 57.2 cm (80 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 21.2 x 58.5 cm (8 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment with the Annunciation
Italy
1931.61Silk with gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 46.4 x 22.9 cm (18 1/4 x 9 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveAverage: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 80.6 x 19.9 cm (31 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cWool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 31.7 x 34.2 cm (12 1/2 x 13 7/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Tapestry Square Panel
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495Tapestry with interlocked wefts: wool and cottonAverage: 39.4 x 38.1 cm (15 1/2 x 15 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Flora [II]
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.185Plain weave cotton, loom width, printedOverall: 50.7 x 127 cm (19 15/16 x 50 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Textile with Fall Leaves
possibly by Astrid Sampe (Swedish, 1909-2002) and 1 other
1953.79Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 111.8 x 127 cm (44 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Vågorna (Waves)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1953.78Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printOverall: 116.8 x 131.4 cm (46 x 51 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Raff
Viola Gråsten (Swedish, born Finland, 1910-1994) and 1 other
1954.200Plain weave linen, loom width, printedOverall: 97.2 x 130.8 cm (38 1/4 x 51 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Bonad (Hanging Tapestry): copy of “Carl Hanson, Leksand, 1801”
Leksands Hemslöjdsforening (Swedish, est. 1904) and 1 other
1954.254Plain weave linen, loom width, printedOverall: 191.1 x 135.3 cm (75 1/4 x 53 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Under Ekvatorn (Beneath the Equator)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.202Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 192.4 x 127 cm (75 3/4 x 50 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Ros och Lilja (Rose and Lily)
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1956.414Plain weave bleached linen, handprintedOverall: 90.2 x 94.3 cm (35 1/2 x 37 1/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 80 x 83.2 cm (31 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.); Mounted: 93.3 x 95.9 cm (36 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Parrots and Animals
Italy, 14th century
1926.507Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 81.3 x 25.4 cm (32 x 10 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 97.8 x 99.1 cm (38 1/2 x 39 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 54.3 x 64.5 cm (21 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alhambra hanging fragment with decorated bands
Spain, Granada
1927.378Lampas and taqueté: silkOverall: 37.8 x 25.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.); Mounted: 46.7 x 28.9 cm (18 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hide Shirt
America, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux, 19th century
1984.1046Hide, pigment, glass beads, human hairOverall: 97.8 x 150 cm (38 1/2 x 59 1/16 in.)Bequest of David S. McMillanCCCC0
Samite fragments with double-headed eagles, from the tomb of Saint...
probably Byzantium
1951.92Samite: silkOverall: 118 x 165 cm (46 7/16 x 64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 6.1 x 26.1 cm (2 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825) and 1 other
1935.237Lampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, embroidered (chain, satin stitches); silkOverall: 237 x 45.7 cm (93 5/16 x 18 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17Lampas, brocaded: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 87.7 x 52.1 cm (34 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Strawberry Thief
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.696Plain weave cotton, discharge printedOverall: 88.3 x 99.1 cm (34 3/4 x 39 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517Plain warp-faced cloth, paintedOverall: 71.7 x 20.9 cm (28 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.516Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 66 x 20.9 x 3.8 cm (26 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Kirschzweige (Cherry Branches)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1934.20Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 97.2 x 79.7 cm (38 1/4 x 31 3/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Gobelin
Hanna Ingrid Elisabet Jobs (Swedish, 1914-1995) and 1 other
1952.180Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 129.2 x 111.1 cm (50 7/8 x 43 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Ret Hügel (Ret Hill)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.186Plain weave cotton, loom width, printedOverall: 76.2 x 137.8 cm (30 x 54 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Antscha - Yellow and Green
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.180Plain weave paired cotton warp and unbleached linen weft, loom width, block printedOverall: 72.4 x 128.9 cm (28 1/2 x 50 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Antscha - Pink and Blue
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.181Plain weave paired cotton warp and unbleached linen weft, loom width, block printedOverall: 73.7 x 128.9 cm (29 x 50 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Mirakel (Miracle)
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.183Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, block printedOverall: 95.7 x 121.3 cm (37 11/16 x 47 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Bonad (Wall Hanging): copy of “Om Jesu Christi på ena åsna (Christ on a...
Hans Prins (Swedish, 1908-1999) and 1 other
1954.255Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 96.5 x 155.6 cm (38 x 61 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Fatima
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1937.188Plain weave cotton, loom width, block printedOverall: 76.8 x 137.8 cm (30 1/4 x 54 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Baranquilla
Josef Frank (Swedish, born Austria, 1885-1967) and 1 other
1954.201Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 198.1 x 128 cm (78 x 50 3/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Half Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Inca Culture, Colonial Period, 16th century
1951.393Interlocked tapestry; cotton and woolAverage: 95.3 x 72.4 cm (37 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 7.7 x 7.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel from a Curtain
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1946.412Plain weave ground with tapestry weave and supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 45.2 x 47.7 cm (17 13/16 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 64.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes amid undulating vines
Eastern Iran, Ilkhanid period
1985.4Lampas: silk, cotton, and gold threadOverall: 43.5 x 39.5 cm (17 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72Thangka, silk tapestryOverall: 100.6 x 74.3 cm (39 5/8 x 29 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84Tapestry; interlocked wefts and areas of eccentric weaving: wool and cottonAverage: 109.2 x 115.6 cm (43 x 45 1/2 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Tapestry with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt
1951.89Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 14.6 x 13.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 40.3 x 30.5 cm (15 7/8 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle for a statue of the Virgin
Spain, Granada
1929.975Lampas: silkAverage: 104.2 x 215.9 cm (41 x 85 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 8.2 x 24.7 cm (3 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 62.3 x 54.6 cm (24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club to commemorate its 30th AnniversaryCCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104Samite: silkOverall: 22.9 x 21 cm (9 x 8 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33Tapestry, silk and gold threadOverall: 60 x 32 cm (23 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1944.458Lampas weave, silkAverage: 20.3 x 22.9 cm (8 x 9 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Hanging with Christian Images
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1982.73Plain weave (tabby) with inwoven tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 110.5 x 76.8 cm (43 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.); Mounted: 120.9 x 87 x 3.9 cm (47 5/8 x 34 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Two Figures Framed by a Jeweled Border
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-6th century
1979.58Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping and plain weave headingsOverall: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124Samite: silkOverall: 26.5 x 25.5 cm (10 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Melodi (Melody)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1947.212Plain weave bleached linen, loom width, printedOverall: 94.6 x 78.1 cm (37 1/4 x 30 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. B. P. Bole, Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon S. Holden, Mrs. Windsor T. White, and the L. E. Holden Fund©
Mummy Bundle "Mask"
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.520Plain warp-faced cloth, painted: cottonOverall: 48.3 x 18.3 cm (19 x 7 3/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Fruktlåda (Case of Fruit)
Stig Lindberg (Swedish, 1916-1982) and 1 other
1952.402Plain weave cotton, loom width, printedOverall: 89.5 x 128.3 cm (35 1/4 x 50 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Curtain Panel with Scenes of Merrymaking
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th Century
2000.5Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 144.2 x 26.7 cm (56 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 153.7 x 66 x 3.2 cm (60 1/2 x 26 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund and Gift of the Textile Art Alliance in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Fertility Figure
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208Wood, glass beads, fiberOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with felines and eagles
Northeast Iran
1990.2Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 170.5 x 109 cm (67 1/8 x 42 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tigers Chasing Deer, with Dragon
China, Eastern, 11th-12th century
1988.100Tapestry, silk and gold threadOverall: 58 x 27.2 cm (22 13/16 x 10 11/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Fragment with stars in stacked squares, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1942.1077Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 10 x 7.7 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel with seated prince
Egypt, Fatimid period
1950.541Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16Lampas and taqueté: silkOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33Tabby with supplementary weft; silk and gold threadOverall: 14.5 x 15.5 cm (5 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Border of Heads and Palmettes from a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1960.273Dyed wool, undyed linen; slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 76.2 x 22.3 cm (30 x 8 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 20.4 x 20.4 cm (8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528Embroidery on plain wool groundAverage: 100.3 x 139.1 cm (39 1/2 x 54 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1994.293Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 58.4 x 67 cm (23 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1947.291Needle network with and without cut pile: cotton and woolAverage: 10.2 x 13.4 cm (4 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkMounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.); Overall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Neck Ornament
South Africa, Northern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.207Glass beads, sinew, brass buttonsOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
The Bridge
Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
1938.194Block printing on silkOverall: 127 x 84.5 cm (50 x 33 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76Samite: silkOverall: 97.8 x 56.5 cm (38 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Byzantium, 10th-11th century
1950.2Compound twill, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 46.4 x 54.6 cm (18 1/4 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 61.9 x 67 x 2.5 cm (24 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618Handscroll, silk: tapestry weave; ink and colors; silk: embroideryOverall: 273 x 29.6 x 34.5 cm (107 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.aHandscroll, silk: tapestry weave; ink and colors; silk: embroideryGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wrapper for the Tapestry Scroll Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.bSilk and metal thread: tapestry weave, painted with ink and colorsWarp: 76.2 cm (30 in.); weft: 93.3 cm (36 3/4 in.); Overall: 55.5 x 55 cm (21 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98Compound twill, silkOverall: 22 x 41.8 cm (8 11/16 x 16 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment, an Ornamental Band
Egypt, Byzantine period, 6th century
1929.98Tapestry (originally inwoven in tabby ground); linen and woolOverall: 14 x 51.1 cm (5 1/2 x 20 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 20 x 40.5 cm (7 7/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with scrolling vines, grape leaves, grapes and birds
Italy
1971.75Lampas: silkOverall: 24 x 25.2 cm (9 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Fish-Shaped Applique
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392Cotton and camelid fiber, tapestry weave with areas of eccentric weft floatsAverage: 25.4 x 55.3 cm (10 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 23.5 x 20.4 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Upholstery for a Chair Seat
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1948.499Lampas weave, brocaded; silkOverall: 76.2 x 77.5 cm (30 x 30 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble Fragment with Realistic Animals
Italy
1947.294Silk, gold thread; lampas weaveAverage: 113.7 x 29.2 cm (44 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51Tabby weave with supplementary weft; silkOverall: 11.5 x 16 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment with crowned lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada
1944.240Lampas: silkOverall: 54.3 x 27.5 cm (21 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Mounted: 64.5 x 37.1 cm (25 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with curving vine and palmette leaves
Spain, Granada
1918.183Lampas: silkOverall: 29.9 x 20 cm (11 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 39.1 x 28.9 cm (15 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Elephants
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953) and 1 other
1926.557Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 251.8 x 96.8 cm (99 1/8 x 38 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561Cretonne; wood roller printedOverall: 321.8 x 80 cm (126 11/16 x 31 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Ornamental Square from a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.80Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 16.5 x 16.5 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Mixteca Series #12
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1984.73Collage and couching: ixtle, amate (Mexican paper), blue acrylic paint and cotton threads on linenOverall: 36.5 x 28.7 x 3.5 cm (14 3/8 x 11 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)Wishing Well Fund©
Taffeta, Brocaded
France, mid 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.117Taffeta, brocaded; silkOverall: 40.2 x 50.8 cm (15 13/16 x 20 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Complete Fragment #9
Olga de Amaral (Colombian, 1932-)
1978.29Woven; linen, gold filé, horsehair, paintOverall: 22.9 x 19.1 x 2.6 cm (9 x 7 1/2 x 1 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and plain weave (lampas)Overall: 20.7 x 34.7 cm (8 1/8 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46Weft-faced plain weave with slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave, supplementary weft wrapping, embroidery; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 205 x 170.2 cm (80 11/16 x 67 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Lampas with scrolling vines and grape leaves
probably Iran
1926.509Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 21 x 22.9 cm (8 1/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39Linen, cotton, metal, wood; warp-faced plain weave with appliquéd blue jean fragments and buttonsOverall: 200.2 x 66.3 cm (78 13/16 x 26 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Tent Hanging (Part of a Larger Piece)
India, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, 16th-early 17th century
1953.474Lampas weave, silkOverall: 94 x 172.4 cm (37 x 67 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 13.1 x 12.8 cm (5 3/16 x 5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
M’hamid
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1992.358Tapestry weaving: silk, vicuna, razor clam shellOverall: 23.5 x 17.8 cm (9 1/4 x 7 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
In Blue
Jim Hodges (American, b. 1957)
2005.140Silk flowers and threadOverall: 396 x 259 cm (155 7/8 x 101 15/16 in.)Gift of Agnes Gund in honor of Katharine Lee Reid©
Brocade with Djeiran Gazing at the Moon
China, Jin dynasty
1991.4Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 109.8 x 38.5 cm (43 1/4 x 15 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.1Silk: tapestry weave; two kinds of metal threadsOverall: 47.5 x 30.8 cm (18 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.2Silk: tapestry weave; two kinds of metal threadsOverall: 47.5 x 30.8 cm (18 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocade with Soaring Phoenixes among Clouds
China, Jin dynasty
1994.292Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 56.2 x 62.1 cm (22 1/8 x 24 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 57.5 x 18.4 cm (22 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Brocade with Hares
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1991.113Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 26 x 42.8 cm (10 1/4 x 16 7/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
Kennet
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.698Plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 90.2 x 97.8 cm (35 1/2 x 38 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Tulip
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.579Roller printed cottonOverall: 76.1 x 95.3 cm (29 15/16 x 37 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Samite with roundels of rosettes
Iran
1950.514Samite: silkOverall: 17.7 x 17.7 cm (6 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Decorated ends of a shawl
Egypt, Fayyum, Tulunid or Ikshīdid period
1956.330Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: wool, linen, and silkOverall: 41.9 x 68.6 cm (16 1/2 x 27 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Hubbell Revival-style Rug with Moki (Moqui) Stripes
America, Native North American, Southwest, Navajo, Post-Contact, Early Period
1917.62Tapestry weave: wool (Germantown)Overall: 194.8 x 138.4 cm (76 11/16 x 54 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. L. E. HoldenCCCC0
Silk with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt or Syria
1952.103Samite: silkOverall: 24.8 x 34.3 cm (9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hanging with foliate roundel and rider
Iran or Iraq
1951.90Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 22.3 x 17.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Snakeshead
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.695Plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 85.1 x 100.3 cm (33 1/2 x 39 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510Lampas, quilted: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Peacock and Dragon
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.330Weft-faced compound twill; woolOverall: 206.6 x 174.7 cm (81 5/16 x 68 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Fragment, Probably a Scarf
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1982.79Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen, wool, and gold foil around gummed silkOverall: 11.5 x 21.9 cm (4 1/2 x 8 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Roundel with angular palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.101Samite: silkOverall: 18.3 x 17.7 cm (7 3/16 x 6 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peony
Kate Faulkner
1937.700Plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 86 x 99.4 cm (33 7/8 x 39 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry Chisholm©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1971.172Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéMounted: 50.8 x 89.5 cm (20 x 35 1/4 in.); Overall: 38.1 x 78.8 cm (15 x 31 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund and the Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by ExchangeCCCC0
Samite roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284Samite: silkOverall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bandolier (Shoulder) Bag
Northeastern Woodlands, Great Lakes Region, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) People
1982.61Plain weave cotton, twill weave wool, velvet, plaited wool binding, wool tassels, glass beadsAverage: 107.3 x 33 cm (42 1/4 x 13 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42Lampas: silk and gold threadAverage: 33 x 22.9 cm (13 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 23.5 x 62.3 cm (9 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Two Textile Fragment with Fanged Heads
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Chavín style
1985.139Cotton, plain weave patterned by fiber-wrapped warps and supplementary weftsOverall: 112 x 61.2 cm (44 1/8 x 24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with falconer riding a bull
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246Double cloth: silkOverall: 28 x 25.4 cm (11 x 10 in.)Gift of Ayyub RabenouCCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCloth d’areste, weft-faced lozenge twill variant: silk and gold threadAverage: 8 x 36.9 cm (3 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1329Silk and metal thread; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 29.5 x 31.3 cm (11 5/8 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Textile with field of poppies on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
1926.22Twill weave with supplementary weft, stamped: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 82 x 66.7 cm (32 5/16 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Silhouette Bird
Take Sato (British) and 1 other
1926.562Hand block printed on linenOverall: 361.6 x 127.5 cm (142 3/8 x 50 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Decorative Tunic Band with a Hunter
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abbasid, 8th century
1939.505Complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 27 x 6.4 cm (10 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ananas
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 249.2 x 129.9 cm (98 1/8 x 51 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aWeft-faced compound twill, silkOverall: 37.1 x 46.6 cm (14 5/8 x 18 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 26.7 x 33.2 cm (10 1/2 x 13 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/3 twill (lampas)Overall: 22 x 31.3 cm (8 11/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Curtain Fragment with Panthers
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, late 6th century
1980.31Slit-tapestry weave; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 76.2 x 54.6 cm (30 x 21 1/2 in.); Mounted: 87.6 x 66 x 2.5 cm (34 1/2 x 26 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Gold Foil
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140Undyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingAverage: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil, from a Furnishing Fabric
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.aUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 40.8 x 48.4 cm (16 1/16 x 19 1/16 in.); Mounted: 47.9 x 53.3 x 7 cm (18 7/8 x 21 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Gold Foil and Apotropaic Interlacing Knots
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.140.cUndyed linen, dyed wool, and gold foil; plain weave with supplementary weft-loops, slit-tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrappingOverall: 20.4 x 18.5 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Feathered Tabard or Tunic
Andes, 7th-15th century
1958.412Feather mosaic on cottonAverage: 102.9 x 101.6 cm (40 1/2 x 40 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 8.5 x 24.1 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215Tabby weave, warp ikat; cotton / embroidery; silkOverall: 130.2 x 117.8 cm (51 1/4 x 46 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 78.8 x 48.6 cm (31 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, possibly early 20th century
1998.29Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, clothOverall: 29 x 23 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 65.5 x 23.2 cm (25 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 54.2 x 27.9 cm (21 5/16 x 11 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, possibly Yombe
1997.180Raffia palm fiber, leopard clawsOverall: 42 x 19.3 x 19 cm (16 9/16 x 7 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23Cloth, glass beads, cardboard, woodOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Bag: 21.5 x 19.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Display Cloth (tapis)
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, born about 1941)
2016.48Cotton, earthen pigments (mud-dye)Overall: 155.6 x 170.8 cm (61 1/4 x 67 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara G. Hoffman and Michael R. Short©
Daphne and Apollo
Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978)
1938.378Silkscreen printed rayonOverall: 296.8 x 122.6 cm (116 7/8 x 48 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
Sand Storm
Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson (Icelandic, b. 1963)
2005.146Warp-faced plain weave; painted with dye before weaving; silkUnframed: 197.2 x 102 cm (77 5/8 x 40 3/16 in.); Mounted: 201.3 x 106.5 cm (79 1/4 x 41 15/16 in.)Robert A. Mann Fund©
Pelerine (Collar or Cape)
Northeastern Woodlands, Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River Region or Europe
1996.14Cotton, peacock feathers, guinea fowl feathers?, Gadwalls duck feathersOverall (display): 78.7 x 63.5 x 22.9 cm (31 x 25 x 9 in.); Overall: 92.7 x 166.4 cm (36 1/2 x 65 1/2 in.)Gift of the Textile Art Alliance in honor of their 60th AnniversaryCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51Silk, gold and silver thread; velvet, embroidery: or nué, split, satin, and couching stitchesOverall: 55.7 x 56.3 cm (21 15/16 x 22 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 39.4 x 22 cm (15 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Textile Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1950.4.aCompound twill: silk, gold and linenOverall: 26.5 x 60.7 cm (10 7/16 x 23 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Mudejar, 15th century
1929.83Lampas weave, silkAverage: 57.8 x 14.6 cm (22 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Large Hanging
Egypt, Antinoë, Byzantine period, 6th century
1961.201Tapestry weave (with plain tabby borders): wool and linenOverall: 122.6 x 158.1 cm (48 1/4 x 62 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic
Peru, Inca, 15th-16th century
1957.136Tapestry; cotton and camelid fiberAverage: 85.1 x 76.2 cm (33 1/2 x 30 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Untitled
Gérard Santoni (African, 1943-2008)
2018.307Tapestry weave; warp: commercial white cotton (?) yarn; weft: commercial cotton (?) yarn in various colors and weights and narrow strips of dyed (indigo or Kola nut) or bleached barkclothOverall: 89.5 x 125.7 cm (35 1/4 x 49 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert and Elizabeth Soppelsa, in memory of the artist Gérard Santoni©
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353Resist-dyed warp (ikat); plain weave with inscription: cotton and gold leafOverall: 60 x 63.4 cm (23 5/8 x 24 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.329Jacquard loom woven weft-faced twill, double cloth; wool and mohairOverall: 122.6 x 180.7 cm (48 1/4 x 71 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Philip WhiteCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 21.6 x 55.6 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741Lampas: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 104.7 x 48.3 cm (41 1/4 x 19 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.845Block printing on linen tabby groundOverall: 15.3 x 17.2 cm (6 x 6 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with hares in ogival pattern
probably Iran
1939.44Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 32.5 cm (8 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched, split, running, and outline stitches: silk and gold threadOverall: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Feathered Panel
Andes, 7th-15th century
1940.495Feather "mosaic": feathers sewed on coarse cotton clothAverage: 40.7 x 122 cm (16 x 48 1/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th-7th century
1946.413Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament, linen and woolOverall: 38.8 x 64.2 cm (15 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Fragment
Peru, South Coast, Nasca-Huari style
1957.340Interlocking warp and weft: woolAverage: 45.1 x 89.6 cm (17 3/4 x 35 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Basilisk
Byzantium, Byzantine period, 12th century
1974.99Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 34.6 x 25.8 cm (13 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with animated band
Egypt, Abbasid period
1982.90Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave and supplementary weft: wool and linenOverall: 15 x 15.5 cm (5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697Plain weave linen, printedGift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Roundel with curvilinear palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.102Samite: silkOverall: 20.5 x 19 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 28.9 x 24.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Lampas fragment with foliate medallions
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1927.379Lampas: silkAverage: 36.8 x 21.6 cm (14 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with decorated and inscribed bands, from the tomb of Don...
Spain, probably Almeria
1929.906Plain weave with supplementary weft: silk and silver threadAverage: 25.4 x 20 cm (10 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary roundel with eagle in gold ground
Egypt, Fatimid period
1946.258Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 11.2 x 14 cm (4 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
Marigold
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.699Plain weave cotton, printedOverall: 91.4 x 92.7 cm (36 x 36 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Fragment
China, probably 20th century
1957.138Lampas weave, silkOverall: 44 x 15.6 cm (17 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)The Norweb Collection©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Zahir, 1020–1035
1982.109Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 16.9 x 9.7 cm (6 5/8 x 3 13/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 180.7 x 128.3 cm (71 1/8 x 50 1/2 in.); Mounted: 185.4 x 134 cm (73 x 52 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); block printed and gold leafOverall: 32.1 x 40 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk and metallic threadOverall: 7.3 x 21.6 cm (2 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pua (Ceremonial Blanket or Hanging)
Borneo, Kalimantan, Iban Tribe, 20th century
1980.198Tabby weave, warp ikat; cottonOverall: 217.1 x 105.1 cm (85 1/2 x 41 3/8 in.)The Mary Frances Fenton Bequest by exchange©
Mola: Medicine Man
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.193Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41 x 49.5 cm (16 1/8 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Figures in Boat
Panama, San Blas Islands, Yantupo, 20th century
1971.200Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 42 x 48 cm (16 9/16 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Neck Ornament of a Tunic
Egypt, Byzantine period, 5th century
1982.81Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 28 x 18.5 cm (11 x 7 5/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Syria, Akhmim, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1951.87Compound twill, silkOverall: 13.2 x 12.4 cm (5 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136Tabby weave, batik; silkOverall: 284.4 x 55.9 cm (111 15/16 x 22 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1952.551Taffeta, warp-patterned and brocaded; silkOverall: 88 x 54.3 cm (34 5/8 x 21 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Waist Cloth
Indonesia, Java, Samarang, 19th century
1925.485Batik; cottonOverall: 247.6 x 104.1 cm (97 1/2 x 41 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Cuna Monster
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.217Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 43.8 x 55.3 cm (17 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.aSilk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Overall: 30.2 x 31.1 cm (11 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.bSilk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Overall: 22.2 x 30.5 cm (8 3/4 x 12 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 44.5 x 36.2 cm (17 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile Bag
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.669Tabby weave, warp patterned; woolAverage: 24.2 x 38.8 cm (9 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Bird Enclosed
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.206Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 43.2 x 57.2 cm (17 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Serpent Attacking Animal
Panama, San Blas Islands, Sugtupo, 20th century
1971.208Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 40 x 48 cm (15 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: The Unborn
Panama, San Blas Islands, Yantupo, 20th century
1971.216Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 40.5 x 44.5 cm (15 15/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran
1939.38.aLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 49.5 x 14 cm (19 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 20 x 15.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 19 x 8.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Length of Taffeta
France, late 18th century, Peirod of Louis XVI
1940.474Taffeta, warp-patterned and brocaded; silkOverall: 58 x 56.2 cm (22 13/16 x 22 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Mola: Four Boats
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ailigandi, 20th century
1971.195Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 37.5 x 49.5 cm (14 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Double Headed Monster and Serpent
Panama, San Blas Islands, Ustupo, 20th century
1971.198Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 46.4 x 58.4 cm (18 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Leaf Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mamitupo, 20th century
1971.203Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41 x 57.5 cm (16 1/8 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Monkey
Panama, San Blas Islands, Niatupo, 20th century
1971.205Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41.3 x 53.3 cm (16 1/4 x 21 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Fisherman Spearing Fish
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Chico, 20th century
1971.218Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 55.5 x 46.5 cm (21 7/8 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Mola: Sun God
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.219Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41.5 x 49.5 cm (16 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Reliquary Bag
Spain, Mudejar, 13th century
1974.101Compound twill weave: silkOverall: 34 x 35.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Heart Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.209Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 45.5 x 53.5 cm (17 15/16 x 21 1/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563Hand block printed on linenOverall: 366.9 x 127.7 cm (144 7/16 x 50 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Floral Textile
Constance Irving (British) and 1 other
1926.560Cretonne; machine roller printedOverall: 352.2 x 79.2 cm (138 11/16 x 31 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Mola: Double Womb Theme
Panama, San Blas Islands, Nalunega, 20th century
1971.192Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 47.3 x 65.4 cm (18 5/8 x 25 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, 8th-9th century
1982.296Compound twill, silkOverall: 18 x 18.4 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Several Fragments (Some Sewn Together)
Syria, 8th-9th century
1983.139Compound twill, silkOverall: 33 x 28 cm (13 x 11 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 51.1 x 80.7 cm (20 1/8 x 31 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Draped Garment worn by Members of Court for Festive Occasions
India, late 18th or early 19th century
1925.677Block printed and painted with pigments and gold leaf on cottonOverall: 28.3 x 27.3 cm (11 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Forty Five Divided by Nine
Dorothy Ceruti (American, 1932-)
1984.72Dyed, wrapped and twined construction: linen and gold filéOverall: 21 x 31.2 x 31.2 cm (8 1/4 x 12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Wishing Well Fund©
Mola: Wekko Bird Killing Snake
Panama, San Blas Islands, Wichubuala, 20th century
1971.194Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 41.5 x 49.5 cm (16 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Fragment with decorated bands
India, Gujarat
1951.516Plain weave: cotton, stamped resist and dyedOverall: 7.9 x 15.6 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Seven Figures, Five Animals
Panama, San Blas Islands, Achatupo, 20th century
1971.196Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 38.5 x 48 cm (15 3/16 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488Batik; cottonOverall: 248.9 x 181.6 cm (98 x 71 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Monkey Motif
Panama, San Blas Islands, Rio Sidra, 20th century
1971.214Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 38.5 x 47 cm (15 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Silk Fragments with Palmette Blossoms
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad-or Abbasid, 8th century
1951.91Complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 22.5 x 29 cm (8 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321Silk, linen, silver threadAverage: 91 x 59.4 cm (35 13/16 x 23 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Heavenly Maze
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mandinga Niranjo Grande, 20th century
1971.191Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 43.5 x 62 cm (17 1/8 x 24 7/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.498Stamped resist, dyed; cottonOverall: 10.2 x 15 cm (4 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, 15th century
1951.534Stamped and painted (?) mordants, dyed; cottonOverall: 17.2 x 12.7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Taffeta
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XV
1919.109Taffeta, brocaded; silkOverall: 44.6 x 55.6 cm (17 9/16 x 21 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380Taqueté: silk and gold threadAverage: 14 x 41 cm (5 1/2 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Part of a Reliquary Bag
France, last half 13th century
1939.37Tapestry; silkOverall: 12.1 x 18.4 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mola: Iguana
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mulatupo, 20th century
1971.202Reverse applique; cottonOverall: 37.1 x 42.2 cm (14 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover©
Fragment of a Galloon
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46Tablet weave; silk and metalAverage: 7.7 x 5.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Spain, Islamic period or Mudejar, 13th century
1952.106.aLampas weave, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 68.6 x 64.4 cm (27 x 25 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks in ogival pattern
Iran or Iraq
1939.506Plain weave with supplementary weft: silkAverage: 23.5 x 22.9 cm (9 1/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéMounted: 55.2 x 106.7 cm (21 3/4 x 42 in.); Overall: 42.9 x 90.8 cm (16 7/8 x 35 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Feathered Tabard or Tunic
Andes, 7th-15th century
1992.104Black and white feathers sewn to cotton tabby groundOverall: 94.3 x 63.7 cm (37 1/8 x 25 1/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric MarksCCCC0
Four-Cornered Hat
Peru, South Andes or Chile, Northern Andes, Tiwanaku style, 5th-10th Century
1997.150AlpacaOverall: 14.6 x 16 x 20 cm (5 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Study for the Ford Foundation Installation
Sheila Hicks (American, b. 1934)
1999.165Linen ground with inset linen threadOverall: 46 x 38.1 x 3.8 cm (18 1/8 x 15 x 1 1/2 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.90Raffia palm fiber, European tradeclothOverall: 413.2 x 63.6 cm (162 11/16 x 25 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0