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Open access Collection: Textiles (3421)
Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176CCCC0
The Triumph of Eternity (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.1CCCC0
Youth (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.2CCCC0
Time (From Chateau de Chaumont Set)
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176.3CCCC0
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627) and 1 other
1950.8CCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552CCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.1CCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.2CCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.3CCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.4CCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.5CCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.6CCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.7CCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.8CCCC0
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887-1968)
2020.261CCCC0
Man's Garment
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Dida-style weavers and dyers
2003.89CCCC0
Scarf
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Assiut, Egyptian maker
1974.1058CCCC0
Panel: Spring
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14CCCC0
Fragment of Round Segmentum
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Coptic-style weaver
1982.271CCCC0
Garment
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Aswan, unidentified makers
1916.1472CCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Strawberry Thief
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.696CCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124CCCC0
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57CCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544CCCC0
Spring: Fishing Scene
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.1CCCC0
Summer: Harvest Scene
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.2CCCC0
Autumn: Vintage Scene
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.3CCCC0
Winter: Skating Scene
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544.4CCCC0
Ananas (Pineapples)
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559CCCC0
Savonnerie Panel: Autumn
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1946.247CCCC0
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
attributed to Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495) and 1 other
1950.145CCCC0
Samite Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Birds and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1121CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223CCCC0
Buddhist Vestment (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1340CCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826CCCC0
Coquillages (Shells)
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)
1926.558CCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162CCCC0
Panel with Birds, Flowers, and Suns
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1160CCCC0
Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1138CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1101CCCC0
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1157CCCC0
Sumibōshi
Japan, Edo period
1916.11CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1127CCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.550CCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.549CCCC0
Tigers Chasing Deer, with Dragon
China, Eastern, 11th-12th century
1988.100CCCC0
Wall Covering, "The Pheasants" from the "Vatican Verdures" Series
Jean-Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749-1825) and 1 other
1935.237CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.782CCCC0
Band with Figures of Women and Angels
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1272CCCC0
Fragment with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.775CCCC0
Fragment with Wide Circular Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1125CCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th or early 19th century
1919.753CCCC0
Border with Battle Scene
Russia, 18th century
1921.596CCCC0
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353CCCC0
Achala, King of the Wrathful Ones (previously identified as Vighnantaka)
Mongolia, Tangut Xia, Khara Khoto (1032-1227), early 13th century
1992.72CCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 1 other
1944.133CCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.225CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Panel with Panthers, Birds, and Floral Motifs
Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, 18th-19th century
1934.193CCCC0
Band with Scroll Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1139CCCC0
Border with Floral Motifs
Italy, Sardinia, 19th century
1933.317CCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Fragment with a Floral (tendril) Motif
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1126CCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141CCCC0
Band with Leaf Motifs
Italy, Sardinia, 17th century
1936.222CCCC0
Joined Towel Ends with Floral Motifs
Russia, 19th century
1921.1135CCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, late 19th century
1943.98CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1943.110CCCC0
Border with Renaissance Motif
Italy, early 19th century
1920.526CCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.226CCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997CCCC0
Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearls
Central China, 13th century or earlier
1988.33CCCC0
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443CCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17CCCC0
Turban or shawl end with tiraz and gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Musta‘lī
1965.313CCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354CCCC0
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77CCCC0
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561CCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
A Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions and a Child's Pants
Iran or Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th century
1996.2CCCC0
Prince's trousers and lining
China, Tang dynasty
1996.2.2CCCC0
Textile with Tiny Leaves
Central Asia, Mongol period, late 13th - mid-14th century
1985.33CCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32CCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73CCCC0
Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band
Italy, 11th century
1931.444CCCC0
Silk Velvet with Gold in Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1940.596CCCC0
Two-color Velvet with Gold in a Double Curved Lattice Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1929.82CCCC0
Gold-patterned Silk with Falcons and Heraldry
Italy, last third of 14th century
1943.283CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.1CCCC0
Boot
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158.2CCCC0
Carpet
1989.473CCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, last third of the 14th century
1942.1078CCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97CCCC0
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
Box for the tapestry scroll Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.cCCCC0
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824CCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Tapestry-woven Yoke from a Tunic
Central Andes, North Central Coast, Moche-Wari Style
1925.667CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14CCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17CCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193CCCC0
Spanish Carpet with a Turkish Pattern
Spain, Alcaraz?, Mudejar, 15th century
1952.511CCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11CCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392CCCC0
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.845CCCC0
Velvet with Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1973.20CCCC0
Exotic Gold-patterned Silk
Italy, Venice, last third of 14th century
1954.69CCCC0
Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1240CCCC0
Four-color Velvet with Medici Armorial in Rosettes
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1943.67CCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147CCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1994.293CCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
Cloth of Gold: Displayed Falcons
Central Asia, mid-13th century
1996.297CCCC0
Kennet
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.698CCCC0
Tulip
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.579CCCC0
Snakeshead
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.695CCCC0
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563CCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697CCCC0
Marigold
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.699CCCC0
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136CCCC0
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.907CCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, 19th century
1925.490CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17CCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.aCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17.bCCCC0
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1CCCC0
Turkmen Bag Face
Turkmenistan, Saryk tribe of the Turkmen people (1850-1899), 19th century
2008.223CCCC0
Peacock and Dragon
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.330CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1337CCCC0
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aCCCC0
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829CCCC0
Brocade with Hares
Northern China, Yuan dynasty
1991.113CCCC0
Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period
2007.216CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe, late 19th-early 20th century
2010.192CCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th century
1928.656CCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, Indramaju ?, early 20th century
1917.27CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Half of a "Sampot" (Skirt Cloth)
Cambodia, 19th - early 20th century
1925.120CCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1981.217CCCC0
Wall Hanging or Ceiling Canopy
Cambodia, Khmer People, early 20th century
1925.118CCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.292CCCC0
Selimut (Man's Textile)
Indonesia, Savu, 20th century
1981.216CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72CCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1980.199CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71CCCC0
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70CCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145CCCC0
Loin Cloth "Pha nung" or Cloth for Wrapped Garment
India, East Coast, late 19th - early 20th century
1925.119CCCC0
Needlepoint Lace Cloth
Italy, late 16th century
1930.656CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Violet and Columbine
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1953.329CCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20CCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253CCCC0
Silk Panel with Dragon and Cloud Motif
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiangnan Imperial Factory
1976.1087CCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty
1994.27CCCC0
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139CCCC0
Fragment with jewel-like silk
Iraq, probably Baghdad
1950.526CCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty
1985.32CCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan, Yomud tribe, 19th century
2010.190CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69CCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
Japan and China, 18th-19th century
1920.1950CCCC0
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1345CCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan or Afghanistan, Saryk tribe, 19th century
2006.201CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1329CCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th - early 20th century
1917.31CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431CCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670CCCC0
Wearing Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 1st half 20th century
1955.307CCCC0
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1338CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.215CCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XVI
1952.550CCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825CCCC0
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3CCCC0
Woman's Silk Robe
China, Qing dynasty
2000.77CCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Chateau de Chaumont Set
France, Lyon(?), early 16th century
1960.176Silk and wool; tapestry weaveAverage: 321.8 x 452 cm (126 11/16 x 177 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet with Royal Arms
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627) and 1 other
1950.8Savonnerie knotted pile (symmetrical ruf knot), wool, hempOverall: 546 x 615.6 cm (214 15/16 x 242 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552Satin weave silk; silk embroidery; paper edging on neck and sleevesOverall: 114.3 x 174 cm (45 x 68 1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Story of Perseus and Andromeda
Netherlands, early 16th century
1927.487Tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 320.5 x 446.8 cm (126 3/16 x 175 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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: 63.8 x 60 cm (25 1/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Mounted: 69.8 x 67.3 cm (27 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Venus tells Aeneas and his friend Achates to go to Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.1Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411.3 x 294.5 cm (161 15/16 x 115 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Cupid disguised as Aeneas's son, presents gifts to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.2Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 418.8 x 634.6 cm (164 7/8 x 249 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido Sacrifices to Juno, the Goddess of Marriage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.3Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 464.5 cm (161 13/16 x 182 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido shows Aeneas the plans for the fortifications of Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.4Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 563.6 cm (163 15/16 x 221 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Dido and Aeneas seek shelter from a storm
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.5Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 416.4 x 418.8 cm (163 15/16 x 164 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Mercury tells Aeneas to Leave Carthage
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.6Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 411 x 337 cm (161 13/16 x 132 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
Aeneas says Farewell to Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.7Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 403 x 394 cm (158 11/16 x 155 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
The Death of Dido
Michael Wauters (Flemish, 1679) and 1 other
1915.79.8Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 414 x 466.5 cm (163 x 183 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss, in memory of Dr. Dudley P. AllenCCCC0
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887-1968)
2020.261Plain weave silk; wool embroideryObject: 86.4 x 72.4 cm (34 x 28 1/2 in.); Framed: 90.2 x 77.5 cm (35 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Man's Garment
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Dida-style weavers and dyers
2003.89Raffia palm fiber (Raphia ruffia or R. vinifera) and dyeOverall: 169.8 x 211.5 cm (66 7/8 x 83 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Scarf
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Assiut, Egyptian maker
1974.1058Probably cotton and silver-plated copper foilOverall: 221 x 82.2 cm (87 x 32 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward N. Dekker, Sr.CCCC0
Panel: Spring
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1952.14Savonnerie knotted-pile (144 symmetrical rug knots per square inch); wool, hempOverall: 274.3 x 219.7 cm (108 x 86 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of Round Segmentum
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Coptic-style weaver
1982.271Wool: tabby ground, inwoven tapestry ornamentOverall: 33 x 29.2 cm (13 x 11 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Garment
Africa, North Africa, Egypt, Aswan, unidentified makers
1916.1472Silk and mirrored glassOverall: 132.1 x 63.5 x 30.5 cm (52 x 25 x 12 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57Silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 119.4 x 302.1 cm (47 x 118 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Four Seasons
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662)
1952.544Wool, silk, and gold filé; tapestry weaveAverage: 256.5 x 264.2 cm (101 x 104 in.)Gift of Francis Ginn, Marian Ginn Jones, Barbara Ginn Griesinger, and Alexander Ginn in memory of Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root GinnCCCC0
Ananas (Pineapples)
Charles Martin (French, 1848-1934) and 1 other
1926.559Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 248.3 x 129.9 cm (97 3/4 x 51 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Savonnerie Panel: Autumn
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1946.247Knotted pile, silk and woolOverall: 297.2 x 218.5 cm (117 x 86 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Altar Frontal with the Lamentation
attributed to Cosimo Tura (Italian, c. 1430-1495) and 1 other
1950.145Wool, silk, gold and silver threadsOverall: 104.2 x 199.4 cm (41 x 78 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Samite Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284Silk: samiteOverall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Birds and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1121Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 5.4 x 23.5 cm (2 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines and Leaves
Italy, 17th century
1936.223Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 12.6 x 64.4 cm (4 15/16 x 25 3/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Textile Fragment with the Annunciation
Italy
1931.61Silk with gold thread; lampas weaveOverall: 23.2 x 47.6 cm (9 1/8 x 18 3/4 in.); Mounted: 28.6 x 53.3 cm (11 1/4 x 21 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Buddhist Vestment (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1340Silk with supplementary weft, brocaded; metal threadOverall: 119.4 x 205.7 cm (47 x 81 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Floral and Vegetal Patterns
Italy, 16th century
1923.995Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions), alternating reticella squares (open cutwork), and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Mounted: 148 x 151.1 cm (58 1/4 x 59 1/2 in.); Overall: 145.1 x 144.2 cm (57 1/8 x 56 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Cloth with Unicorns, Dragons, Other Animals, and Floral Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1936.95Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and alternating cutwork, embroidered squares, and bobbin lace edgingOverall: 113.5 x 138 cm (44 11/16 x 54 5/16 in.); Mounted: 121.9 x 146.1 cm (48 x 57 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Altar Frontal: Scenes from the Childhood of Christ
France and South Netherlands, 16th century
1942.826Wool, silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 107.3 x 240 cm (42 1/4 x 94 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Coquillages (Shells)
Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)
1926.558Patterned weave, Jacquard loom; silkOverall: 238.8 x 102.9 cm (94 x 40 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Vines and Floral Motifs
Italy, 17th century
1920.1129Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; bleached and blue dyed linen (est.)Overall: 13.5 x 17.4 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Virgin and Child with Four Saints
Germany or Switzerland, Upper Rhine
1939.162Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 79.7 x 155.8 cm (31 3/8 x 61 5/16 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Dragon, Castle, and Vegetation
Italy, 16th century
1920.1143Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 35.7 x 32.5 cm (14 1/16 x 12 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel with Birds, Flowers, and Suns
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1160Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 23.1 x 91.5 cm (9 1/8 x 36 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Stags, Fountains, and Trees
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1138Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 13.5 x 177.3 cm (5 5/16 x 69 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Venice, 16th century
1920.1101Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction)Overall: 5.1 x 25.5 cm (2 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Repeated Square Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1157Needle lace; filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached, dyed, and unbleached linen (est.)Overall: 27 x 30.3 cm (10 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sumibōshi
Japan, Edo period
1916.11Silksatin weave; metal thread weftAverage: 257.2 x 67.3 cm (101 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1127Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); unbleached and bleached linen (est.)Overall: 6.4 x 26.4 cm (2 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.550Silk and paper with silk embroideredOverall: 116.9 x 177.8 cm (46 x 70 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Bride's Robe
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.549Overall: 119.4 x 190.5 cm (47 x 75 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Crowned Double-Headed Eagles with Various Emblems,...
Italy, 19th century
1933.315Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions), bobbin lace insert and edging, and crochet insert; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 62.4 x 132.3 cm (24 9/16 x 52 1/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
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.); Mounted: 75.6 x 43.8 cm (29 3/4 x 17 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Geometric Pattern and Floral Motif
Italy, 19th century
1936.221Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); cotton (est.)Overall: 5.9 x 48 cm (2 5/16 x 18 7/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Winding Design and Tendrils
Italy, 16th century
1920.1155Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 9.5 x 42.3 cm (3 3/4 x 16 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Various Fantastic Creatures and Vegetal Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1933.343Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 24.7 x 316.5 cm (9 3/4 x 124 5/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Peacocks and Vegetation
Italy, 17th-18th century
1916.1884Plain weave linen with needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 80.3 x 334.3 cm (31 5/8 x 131 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Band with Parade of Human Figures, Stags, and Other Fantastic Animals
Italy, Sicily ?, 16th-17th century
1920.1271Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 16.2 x 210.1 cm (6 3/8 x 82 11/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.782Needle lace (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 7.6 x 20.7 cm (3 x 8 1/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Male Figure Leading Mounted Female Figure with...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1158Needle lace; filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 28.5 x 43.6 cm (11 1/4 x 17 3/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Corner Fragment with a Variety of Patterns
Italy, 19th century
1933.334Needle lace, machine-made burato (twined ground and darned in two directions), cutwork, drawnwork, and applied fringe; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 79.8 x 71.4 cm (31 7/16 x 28 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Standing and Seated Birds Amidst Vegetation
Italy, 16th century
1920.1141Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 40.1 x 46.4 cm (15 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Floral Vine and Geometric Patterns
Italy, 16th century
1920.1267Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and reticella; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 32.9 x 69.3 cm (12 15/16 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Geometric Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.784Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 5.5 x 15.8 cm (2 3/16 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Branching Vegetation
Spain, 17th century
1919.776Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.6 x 23 cm (6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Abstract Pattern
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.783Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 8.2 x 21.6 cm (3 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment (of a Band?) with Floral Pattern
Italy, 16th century
1920.1128Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 10.7 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Figures of Women and Angels
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1272Bleached linen: needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions)Overall: 42.6 x 144.3 cm (16 3/4 x 56 13/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Corner with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.777Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 12.5 x 14.1 cm (4 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Vegetal Pattern
Italy, 19th century
1933.336Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 91 x 141.7 cm (35 13/16 x 55 13/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Fragment of Band with Vegetal Motifs
Spain, 17th century
1919.778Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and cutwork insertion; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 31.5 x 55.6 cm (12 3/8 x 21 7/8 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Cloth with One Figure of a Woman Carrying a Cross Surrounded by Floral...
Italy, 18th century
1936.94Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions), alternating reticella squares (open cutwork) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 196.7 x 130.6 cm (77 7/16 x 51 7/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Fragment with Floral Motif
Spain, 17th-18th century
1919.775Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 14.6 x 15.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 15/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Repeated Pattern of Fantastic Winged Animals
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1245Bleached linen: needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions) and fringeOverall: 28.8 x 143.2 cm (11 5/16 x 56 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Three Crosses of the Crucifixion
Spain, 18th century
1919.746Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and burato (twined ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 29.2 x 26 cm (11 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment with Wide Circular Pattern
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1125Needle lace, mezza mandolina; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Winged and Two-Tailed Animals
Italy, 17th-18th century
1933.303Plain weave linen with needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 88.3 x 137.5 cm (34 3/4 x 54 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th or early 19th century
1919.753Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 20 x 23 cm (7 7/8 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th century
1919.750Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 18.5 x 15.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Floral Motif
Spain, 18th century
1919.745Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 30.1 x 37.6 cm (11 7/8 x 14 13/16 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Border with Battle Scene
Russia, 18th century
1921.596Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 61.1 x 192.5 cm (24 1/16 x 75 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Ikat tiraz
Yemen, San'a', Zaydi Imam period
1950.353Resist-dyed warp (ikat); plain weave with inscription: cotton and gold leafOverall: 60.3 x 64.5 cm (23 3/4 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 67.9 x 74.3 cm (26 3/4 x 29 1/4 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.); Mounted: 111.1 x 83.8 x 7 cm (43 3/4 x 33 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Month of May: Scene of May Day Festival
Gobelins Manufactory (France, Paris, est. 1662) and 1 other
1944.133Tapestry weave: linen warp, wool and silk weftsOverall: 312.4 x 452 cm (123 x 177 15/16 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Border with Crowned and Double-Headed Birds
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.85Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; bleached linen (est.)Overall: 35.6 x 154.3 cm (14 x 60 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. PageCCCC0
Fragment with Animal and Vegetal Motifs
Italy, 16th century
1920.1256Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in two directions); unbleached and bleached linen (est.)Overall: 29.2 x 32.2 cm (11 1/2 x 12 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Vegetal Motifs and Insertion with Bird Motifs
Cyprus ?, 18th century
1933.311Plain weave wool with needle lace, burato insertion (twined ground and darned in two directions), filet/lacis border and edging (knotted ground and darned in one direction), drawn work, and embroidery; bleached linen (est.), wool (est.), and cotton (est.)Overall: 72.6 x 233.6 cm (28 9/16 x 91 15/16 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.225Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.9 x 22.2 cm (7 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 59.4 x 17.5 cm (23 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Panel with Panthers, Birds, and Floral Motifs
Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, 18th-19th century
1934.193Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 57.4 x 90.2 cm (22 5/8 x 35 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Rollin J. StickleCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vine Scroll and Leaves
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1161Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 15 x 63.8 cm (5 7/8 x 25 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Scroll Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1921.1139Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 14.7 x 388.3 cm (5 13/16 x 152 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Double-Headed Birds and Vases with Vines and Flowers
Italy, Sardinia, 19th century
1933.344Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 23.8 x 244.2 cm (9 3/8 x 96 1/8 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Border with Floral Motifs
Italy, Sardinia, 19th century
1933.317Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 27.9 x 316.2 cm (11 x 124 1/2 in.)Bequest of Louise Tifft BrownCCCC0
Cover with Border of Abstract Floral Motifs
Italy ?, 18th century
1921.84Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); silk (est.) and unidentified ground fiberOverall: 133.4 x 114 cm (52 1/2 x 44 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. PageCCCC0
Fragment of a Border with Abstract Pattern
Italy, Sicily, 16th century
1920.1123Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction) and bobbin lace edging; brown silk (est.), unbleached and bleached linen (est.), or cotton (est.)Overall: 8 x 19.1 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 101.6 x 30.5 cm (40 x 12 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre style
France, 18th century
2006.2Needlework, tent and cross stitch embroidery on canvas; silk, woolOverall: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Fragment with a Floral (tendril) Motif
Italy, 16th-17th century
1920.1126Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached and blue dyed linen (est.)Overall: 12.5 x 7.4 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbon and embroideryOverall: 52.1 x 145.4 cm (20 1/2 x 57 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band with Leaf Motifs
Italy, Sardinia, 17th century
1936.222Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one and two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 20.2 x 68.8 cm (7 15/16 x 27 1/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Cloth with Border of Female Figures and Peacocks
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1134Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbonOverall: 89.8 x 95.2 cm (35 3/8 x 37 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Joined Towel Ends with Floral Motifs
Russia, 19th century
1921.1135Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 55.8 x 48.1 cm (21 15/16 x 18 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel with Border of Figures of Men and Animals
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1140Cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edgingOverall: 48.4 x 154.1 cm (19 1/16 x 60 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, late 19th century
1943.98Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 48.6 x 41.3 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1943.110Silk on linen, embroideryOverall: 47.3 x 47.3 cm (18 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Confronted Birds, a Formal Tree, and Smaller...
Italy, 16th century
1920.1142Needle lace, burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 39.1 x 45.6 cm (15 3/8 x 17 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border with Renaissance Motif
Italy, early 19th century
1920.526Needle lace, machine-made burato (twined ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 31.1 x 297.4 cm (12 1/4 x 117 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band with Vines Surrounding a Monkey, Lion, and an...
Italy, 16th century
1920.1159Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 20.1 x 80.5 cm (7 15/16 x 31 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cuff with Floral Vines
Unassigned, 19th century
1936.226Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in one direction); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 17.9 x 21.8 cm (7 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Border with Mounted and Standing Figures, Chariots, and Animals
Spain ?, 19th century
1939.453Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 76.2 x 219.1 cm (30 x 86 1/4 in.)Gift of Florence A. HamiltonCCCC0
Panel with a Pattern of Trees and Unidentified Animals
Spain, 19th century
1956.323Needle lace, filet/lacis (knotted ground and darned in two directions); bleached linen (est.)Overall: 92.7 x 69.6 cm (36 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry G. KellerCCCC0
Bobbin Lace Flounce: Punto di Milano
Italy, Milan ?, 18th century
1923.997Lace, bobbin: linenAverage: 33.7 x 348 cm (13 1/4 x 137 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Greene, G. G. Wade and J. H. Wade, Jr. for the Ellen Garretson Wade Memorial CollectionCCCC0
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
Man's morning coat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1936.443Tabby weave, resist-dyed (mordant resist and batik); cotton and applied gold leafOverall: 142 x 172 cm (55 7/8 x 67 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Woolen carpet with millefleurs decoration
India, Mughal, Kashmir, 17th century
1936.17Asymmetrical knot: pashmina (wool)Average: 292.7 x 248.9 cm (115 1/4 x 98 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty
1991.2Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 43.8 x 19.5 cm (17 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.); Mounted: 56.8 x 31.8 cm (22 3/8 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Turban end with tiraz
Egypt, Tinnis, Fatimid period, datable to 983-90
1950.354Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 49.5 x 151.1 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.); Mounted: 60.3 x 161.9 cm (23 3/4 x 63 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
The Mystical Grapes
Flanders, possibly Bruges, early 16th century
1973.77Wool, silk, silver thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 79 x 75.9 cm (31 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.); Framed: 102.2 x 99.7 cm (40 1/4 x 39 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Birds and Flowers Textile
Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (British, 1857-1941) and 1 other
1926.561Cretonne; wood roller printedOverall: 317.5 x 80 cm (125 x 31 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 67.3 x 79.1 cm (26 1/2 x 31 1/8 in.); Mounted: 78.7 x 90.8 cm (31 x 35 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions and a Child's Pants
Iran or Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th century
1996.2Silk; weft-faced compound twill, samitOverall: 48 x 82.5 cm (18 7/8 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryWidth across shoulders: 226.1 cm (89 in.); length back of neck to hem: 154.9 cm (61 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Phoenixes and Dragons
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.73Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 20 cm (8 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 31.4 x 31.1 cm (12 3/8 x 12 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Chasuble Orphrey Cross Band
Italy, 11th century
1931.444Tablet weave; gold metallic thread and silkOverall: 16.5 x 17.1 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. C. S. ReberCCCC0
Silk Velvet with Gold in Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1940.596Silk, gold thread; velvet: cut pile in two heights, uncut pile loops, gold-thread loopsOverall: 118.7 x 60.6 cm (46 3/4 x 23 7/8 in.); Mounted: 130.8 x 71.1 cm (51 1/2 x 28 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Two-color Velvet with Gold in a Double Curved Lattice Pattern
Italy, possibly Florence, 15th century
1929.82Silk, gold thread; polychrome velvet: cut pile, brocaded, and voidedOverall: 108.6 x 55.9 cm (42 3/4 x 22 in.); Mounted: 115.6 x 59.7 cm (45 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gold-patterned Silk with Falcons and Heraldry
Italy, last third of 14th century
1943.283Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves (lampas)Overall: 40.3 x 24.8 cm (15 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.); Mounted: 45.1 x 28.6 cm (17 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1Embroidery: silk and linen on linen ground; contours of design applied with inkOverall: 143.6 x 152.4 cm (56 9/16 x 60 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Making of Unleavened Bread and the Israelites...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.353Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Pharaoh Being Submerged in the Sea
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.352Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 43.2 cm (7 1/8 x 17 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Pair of Boots
Northern China, Liao dynasty
1993.158Silk: tapestry weave; two kinds of metal threadsOverall: 47.5 x 30.8 cm (18 11/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Silk with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt or Syria
1952.103Samite: silkOverall: 25.7 x 34 cm (10 1/8 x 13 3/8 in.); Mounted: 32.4 x 40.6 cm (12 3/4 x 16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet
1989.473Undyed wool: ground warp; dark brown wool: ground weft; dyed wool (polychrome): Ghiordes knotted pileOverall: 219.4 x 154.9 cm (86 3/8 x 61 in.)Gift of Charles and Irma Wilkinson in honor of Evan and Brenda TurnerCCCC0
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
Roundel with curvilinear palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.102Samite: silkOverall: 20.6 x 19 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Covering with Classical Figure
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805) and 1 other
1945.97Silk: llampas (satin weave and plain weave variant), brocaded, appliquéd, embroideredOverall: 210.2 x 61 cm (82 3/4 x 24 in.); Mounted: 218.4 x 71.1 cm (86 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Millefleurs Tapestry with Medici Coat of Arms
Netherlands, Hainault, early 16th century
1942.824Tapestry weave: wool and silkOverall: 274.2 x 639.7 cm (107 15/16 x 251 7/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
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
Silk fragment with scrolling vines, grape leaves, grapes and birds
Italy
1971.75Lampas: silkOverall: 24.1 x 25.4 cm (9 1/2 x 10 in.); Mounted: 32.7 x 34.3 cm (12 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
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
Tapestry-woven Yoke from a Tunic
Central Andes, North Central Coast, Moche-Wari Style
1925.667Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 64.8 x 102.8 cm (25 1/2 x 40 1/2 in.); Mounted: 69.2 x 108 cm (27 1/4 x 42 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Birds amid Vines
Italy, second half of 14th century
1977.14Silk, gold thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and plain weave (lampas)Overall: 21 x 34.9 cm (8 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.); Mounted: 29.2 x 43.2 cm (11 1/2 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment, probably from a Chasuble
Italy
1918.232Silk with cut and voided velvetOverall: 66 x 29.9 cm (26 x 11 3/4 in.); Mounted: 76.2 x 40.6 cm (30 x 16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 8.5 x 24.1 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 15.2 x 30.5 cm (6 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Striped tiraz
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of al-Mustansir
1950.528Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 41 x 24.1 cm (16 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Mounted: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Italy, second half of 14th century
1940.1193Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 40.6 cm (8 x 16 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 50.8 cm (12 x 20 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Nō Costume (Nuihaku) with  Blossoming Trees and Flowers
Japan, Edo period
1974.36Embroidery, silk and applied gold leaf on silk groundOverall: 164 x 138 cm (64 9/16 x 54 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spanish Carpet with a Turkish Pattern
Spain, Alcaraz?, Mudejar, 15th century
1952.511Wool, knotted pile: Spanish knotOverall: 418.8 x 236.1 cm (164 7/8 x 92 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on silkOverall: 114.6 x 44.5 cm (45 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk and Gold Textile
Italy, 15th century
1941.392Lampas weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 44.5 x 36.2 cm (17 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment 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
Velvet with Pomegranate Pattern
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1973.20Silk, gold thread; velvet: three heights of cut pile, gold thread loopsOverall: 300.9 x 56.5 cm (118 7/16 x 22 1/4 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: 21.6 x 31.1 cm (8 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 39.4 cm (12 x 15 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lace Collar
Italy, Genoa, 16th century
1920.1240Linen; lace, open cutwork (reticella) and bobbinOverall: 56.8 x 29.5 cm (22 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Four-color Velvet with Medici Armorial in Rosettes
Italy, Florence, 15th century
1943.67Silk, velvet: cut pile and voidedOverall: 211.5 x 40 cm (83 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.); Mounted: 222.3 x 49.5 x 7.6 cm (87 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 3 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tunic
Egypt, 5th century, Byzantine period
1950.147Tabby weave with inwoven tapestry ornament: linenOverall: 82.2 x 60 cm (32 3/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Mounted: 90.2 x 67.9 cm (35 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Brocade with Lotus Flowers
China, Northern, Mongol period, 13th - mid-14th century
1994.293Silk: tabby, brocaded; gold threadOverall: 58.4 x 67 cm (23 x 26 3/8 in.); Mounted: 68.6 x 77.5 cm (27 x 30 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109Embroidery, silkOverall: 22.3 x 53.8 cm (8 3/4 x 21 3/16 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
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
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.); Mounted: 67.9 x 29.8 cm (26 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
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
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
Abstract Design
Gregory Brown (British, 1887-1941) and 1 other
1926.563Hand block printed on linenOverall: 366.4 x 128.3 cm (144 1/4 x 50 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Honeysuckle
William Morris (British, 1834-1896)
1937.697Plain weave linen, printedOverall: 87 x 90.5 cm (34 1/4 x 35 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry ChisholmCCCC0
Brocade with Soaring Phoenixes among Clouds
China, Jin dynasty
1994.292Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 56.2 x 62.2 cm (22 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.); Mounted: 69.5 x 74 cm (27 3/8 x 29 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Roundel with Amazons, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.104Samite: silkOverall: 22.2 x 23.5 cm (8 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.); Mounted: 31.1 x 31.8 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th - early 20th century
1929.136Tabby weave, batik; silkOverall: 284.4 x 55.9 cm (111 15/16 x 22 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Fragment of a wood-block print on linen
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1200s-1300s
1929.907Block printing on linen tabby groundOverall: 11.5 x 19.1 cm (4 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, 19th century
1925.490Warp ikat; cottonOverall: 243.8 x 116.8 cm (96 x 46 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
Waist Cloth (Kain Panjeng)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th century - early 20th century
1925.488Cotton: batikOverall: 248.9 x 181.6 cm (98 x 71 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
Makaras, Phoenixes and Flowers
Central Asia or Daidu, 13th century
1991.5Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 51.3 x 75.6 cm (20 3/16 x 29 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk with Dogs and Arabic Script in Swaying Bands
Italy, last third of 14th century
1919.17Silk and silver thread; a combination of two weaves, 2/1 twill and 1/5 twill (lampas)Mounted: 46.4 x 69.2 cm (18 1/4 x 27 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Canopy with Dragon Among Flowers
China, Center: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1270) Border: Ming dynasty
1995.1Center: silk, gold; tapestry weave (kesi) Border: silk, gold; lampasOverall: 87 x 84.5 cm (34 1/4 x 33 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Turkmen Bag Face
Turkmenistan, Saryk tribe of the Turkmen people (1850-1899), 19th century
2008.223Wool, silk, cotton; 252 symmetrical rug knots per square inchOverall: 88.9 x 127 cm (35 x 50 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
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
Tapestry
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1337Tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 213.4 x 228.6 cm (84 x 90 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment from a Garment (smaller fragment, outer layer)
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125), 10th century
1992.112.2.aWeft-faced compound twill, silkOverall: 35.9 x 46 cm (14 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.); Mounted: 48.9 x 58.4 cm (19 1/4 x 23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Roundel with angular palmette tree, from a tunic
Egypt or possibly Syria
1952.101Samite: silkOverall: 18.3 x 17.8 cm (7 3/16 x 7 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Procurator’s Velvet Stole
Italy, Venice, late 16th century
1942.829Dyed silk; velvet in two heights of cut pile (pile on pile, alto e basso), woven as two stole widthsOverall: 142.2 x 71.1 cm (56 x 28 in.); Mounted: 147.3 x 77.5 cm (58 x 30 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Brocade with Hares
Northern China, Yuan dynasty
1991.113Silk: tabby, brocaded; gold threadOverall: 26 x 42.8 cm (10 1/4 x 16 7/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
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
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
Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period
2007.216Silk, gilt-metal thread of two kinds: satin weave with supplementary weft patterningWidth across shoulders: 189.9 cm (74 3/4 in.); length back of neck to hem: 152.4 cm (60 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe, late 19th-early 20th century
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, 19th century
1928.656Batik and applied gold, cottonOverall: 276.8 x 113 cm (109 x 44 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sarong
Indonesia, Java, North Coast, Indramaju ?, early 20th century
1917.27Batik; cottonOverall: 196.9 x 106.7 cm (77 1/2 x 42 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
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
Half of a "Sampot" (Skirt Cloth)
Cambodia, 19th - early 20th century
1925.120Tabby weave, weft ikat; silkOverall: 76.2 x 345.3 cm (30 x 135 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1981.217Cotton, ikat dyedOverall: 239.4 x 117.2 cm (94 1/4 x 46 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Martha G. ThomasCCCC0
Wall Hanging or Ceiling Canopy
Cambodia, Khmer People, early 20th century
1925.118Tabby weave, weft ikat; silkOverall: 90.2 x 205.7 cm (35 1/2 x 81 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree
Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.292Compound twill, silkOverall: 7.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.); Mounted: 14 x 15.2 cm (5 1/2 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Selimut (Man's Textile)
Indonesia, Savu, 20th century
1981.216Cotton, ikat dyedOverall: 189.2 x 61 cm (74 1/2 x 24 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward AltmannCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72Silk, satin weave; silk and metal thread embroideryOverall: 27.3 x 26 cm (10 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hinggi
Indonesia, Sumba, early 20th century
1980.199Cotton, ikat dyedOverall: 258.4 x 87 cm (101 3/4 x 34 1/4 in.)Mary Cunningham Memorial FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryOverall: 25.4 x 25.1 cm (10 x 9 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with Flora
Italy or Spain, 16th century
1954.321Silk, linen, silver threadOverall: 90.8 x 59.4 cm (35 3/4 x 23 3/8 in.); Mounted: 97.8 x 66.7 cm (38 1/2 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70Silk, satin weave; silk, gold metal thread, and peacock feather embroideryOverall: 31.1 x 31.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel from a Large Curtain, Overlapping Leaves
Egypt, Byzantine period, 4th-5th century
1983.145Undyed linen and dyed wool: tapestry weave sewn on plain weave groundOverall: 118.7 x 16 cm (46 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Loin Cloth "Pha nung" or Cloth for Wrapped Garment
India, East Coast, late 19th - early 20th century
1925.119Tabby weave, mordant resist and batik; cottonOverall: 97.8 x 325.1 cm (38 1/2 x 128 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Ceremonial Costume and Accessories
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.551Gilded paper, wire, black silkGeneral Income FundCCCC0
Needlepoint Lace Cloth
Italy, late 16th century
1930.656Linen; lace, needlepoint (Reticella and Cutwork)Overall: 131.4 x 184.2 cm (51 3/4 x 72 1/2 in.); Mounted: 148.9 x 202.2 cm (58 5/8 x 79 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of Mrs. Stephen V. HarknessCCCC0
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
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.550Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 36.8 x 91.4 cm (14 1/2 x 36 in.); Mounted: 55.2 x 106.7 cm (21 3/4 x 42 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20Silk and gold thread: embroidery on silk gauze ground; silk lining, silk battingOverall: 130 x 177 cm (51 3/16 x 69 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Tale of Genji Shell-Matching Game
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1319Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 85.1 x 72.4 cm (33 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95Silk and silver thread: needle-loop embroidery, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
Textile with Palmettes
Central Asia, Mongol period, 13th - 14th century
1993.253Tabby with supplementary weft; silk and gold threadOverall: 85.5 x 35 cm (33 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk Panel with Dragon and Cloud Motif
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiangnan Imperial Factory
1976.1087Silk and metal thread: Jacquard weaveOverall: 373.4 x 71.1 cm (147 x 28 in.)Gift of C. L. BurtonCCCC0
Brocade with Phoenixes
Central Asia, Jin dynasty
1994.27Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold threadOverall: 82 x 29.7 cm (32 5/16 x 11 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Textile with Diamonds
Central Asia, 11th century
1993.139Tabby with supplementary weft; silk, cotton and silver threadOverall: 51.5 x 30.3 cm (20 1/4 x 11 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with jewel-like silk
Iraq, probably Baghdad
1950.526Silk: plain weave, brocadedOverall: 17.1 x 12.7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chinese Fair
Beauvais (French) and 2 others
1944.134Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 322.6 x 312.4 cm (127 x 123 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432Embroidery; silk and metal on satinOverall: 254 x 21.6 cm (100 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Ming dynasty
1985.32Silk; slit tapestry weave (kesi)Overall: 32 x 36.1 cm (12 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan, Yomud tribe, 19th century
2010.190Wool, knotted pile, 128-136 symmetrical knots per square inchOverall: 290 x 160 cm (114 3/16 x 63 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69Silk, satin weave; silk embroideryOverall: 31.8 x 30.5 cm (12 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Album of Textile Samples
Japan and China, 18th-19th century
1920.1950SilkOverall: 30.5 x 30.5 x 10 cm (12 x 12 x 3 15/16 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1345Silk with supplementary weft, brocaded; metal threadAverage: 114.3 x 205.7 cm (45 x 81 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Turkmen Main Carpet
Turkmenistan or Afghanistan, Saryk tribe, 19th century
2006.201Wool, silk; 171 symmetrical (Turkish) knots per square inchOverall: 257.7 x 250.2 cm (101 7/16 x 98 1/2 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
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
Slendang (Shoulder Cloth)
Indonesia, Central Java, 19th - early 20th century
1917.31Tabby weave, batik; cottonOverall: 271 x 53.3 cm (106 11/16 x 21 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431Silk and silver thread on silk damask ground; embroideryOverall: 213.3 x 24.8 cm (84 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Long Shawl with Black Center and Exotic Four-Sided Gallery in...
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2010.1412/2 twill tapestry (S), double interlocked, pieced; refreshed; woolOverall: 332.8 x 139.6 cm (131 x 54 15/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670Central panel plain weave (paired weft): silk and metal thread; tapestry weave borderOverall: 58.4 x 120.7 cm (23 x 47 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wearing Cloth
Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang, 1st half 20th century
1955.307Tabby weave; silk brocaded with silk and metallic threadsOverall: 203.2 x 94.6 cm (80 x 37 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. BrownCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Carp in Waves
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1324Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 87.3 x 71.8 cm (34 3/8 x 28 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Buddhist Surplice (Kesa)
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1338Silk with supplementary weft, brocaded; metal threadAverage: 116.9 x 193 cm (46 x 76 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Noh Costume (Surihaku) with Fish-Scale Pattern
Japan, Edo period
1916.10Plain weave silk; metal threadOverall: 118.1 x 134.6 cm (46 1/2 x 53 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2152/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 325 x 104.1 cm (127 15/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Length of Brocaded Silk
France, 18th century, Period of Louis XVI
1952.550Brocade; silk and metalOverall: 105.7 x 53 cm (41 5/8 x 20 7/8 in.); Mounted: 111.8 x 59.1 cm (44 x 23 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Family Gathering on New Year's Morning
China, Qing dynasty
1942.825Tapestry weave: silk and woolOverall: 257.1 x 376 cm (101 1/4 x 148 1/16 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Tapestry Border
Italy, Lombardy, Milan ?, first half of 15th century
1950.3Tapestry weave; silk, silver and gold wireOverall: 93.5 x 7.5 cm (36 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman's Silk Robe
China, Qing dynasty
2000.77Silk: satin weave with supplementary weft patternOverall: 132.1 x 142.5 cm (52 x 56 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tapestry
China, Ming Period
1916.1334Tapestry weave, silk and gold threadOverall: 198.1 x 66 cm (78 x 26 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Italy, Sicily, Palermo, 11th-12th century
1939.46Warp face pick up twill; silk and metal threadOverall: 7.7 x 5.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0