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Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Part of a Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887-1968)
2020.261CCCC0
Chasuble with Orphrey Band
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75CCCC0
Decorative Band
Africa, North Africa, Morocco, Azemmour, Moroccan embroiderer
1916.1244CCCC0
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
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.bCCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.cCCCC0
Vajrapani
Embroidered Mount with Garuda
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.dCCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72CCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Embroidered Welcoming Descent of Amida Triad
Japan, Muromachi period
1966.513CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Moghrebin, 17th-18th century
1916.1236CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442CCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361CCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361CCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361.aCCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361.bCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110CCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304CCCC0
Embroidered Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Headdress (beniqa)
Africa, North Africa, Algeria, Algerian embroiderer
1916.1221CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69CCCC0
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201©
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297CCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245CCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72CCCC0
Embroidery Picture
America, 19th century
1926.237CCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136CCCC0
Two Pieces of Embroidery
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1940.483CCCC0
Two Pieces of Embroidery
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1940.483.aCCCC0
Two Pieces of Embroidery
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1940.483.bCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing dynasty
1960.276CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Christening Mantle
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155CCCC0
Flower Embroidery Design for Silk Manufactory of Lyon
Jean Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728-1808)
2019.67CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Mantle Border Fragment with Oculate Being
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Two Fragments of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.aCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.bCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12 century A.D.
1950.560CCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th-18th century
1916.1422CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.562CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epimanikion)
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, early 20th century
1930.139CCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, 19th century
1933.422CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.561CCCC0
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287CCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220CCCC0
Wool Embroidery
Egypt, early Islamic period, 8th-9th century
1929.949CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th century
1916.1421CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273CCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.cCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.dCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.fCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217CCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aCCCC0
Border Strip of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.bCCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Abigail Parkman Embroidery
America, 18th century
1920.1293CCCC0
Metal Embroidery
India, early 20th century
1916.1480CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, b. 1871)
1943.98CCCC0
Headcloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Middle Period, c. 600-400 BC
1940.529CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.aCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357.bCCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24CCCC0
Needlework Bed Hanging (1 of 2)
France, late 17th century
1990.24.1CCCC0
Needlework Bed Hanging (2 of 2)
France, late 17th century
1990.24.2CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746CCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146CCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585CCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Ahasuerus and Esther, The Pope Chiding...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aCCCC0
Section of an Embroidered Frieze: Rebecca Meeting Isaac, Abigail Meeting...
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.bCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
India, Cutch, 18th-19th century
1925.794CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695CCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14CCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372CCCC0
Embroidered Bed Rug
America, late 18th Century
1954.778CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722CCCC0
Embroidered Square
China, late 19th century
1956.312CCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Hanging
India, Delhi, 17th century
1916.1278CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.213CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.12CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467CCCC0
Fragment of Burial Clothing
Egypt, Egypto-Arabic, c. 10th - 11th century
1914.525CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Head Veil
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1952.189CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Embroidered Border
China, 14th century
1989.51CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Chalice Veil
Italy, 18th century
1916.1449CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 17th century
1915.669CCCC0
Embroidered Scarf
Madeira, early 19th century
1923.1086CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693CCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Bedspread
India, Goa, 17th-18th century
1969.295CCCC0
Book Cover (Jain ?)
India, Gujarat, 18th-19th century
1925.494CCCC0
Embroidered Dress Front
Madeira, 19th century
1923.1091CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41CCCC0
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728CCCC0
Embroidered Back and Seat for Chair
France, back: late 17th century; seat: 18th century
1944.112CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 2nd half 19th century
1923.1093CCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 18th century
1936.696CCCC0
Fragment
India, Cutch, 19th century
1917.999CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.55CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.65CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.703CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.741CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1939.57CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 18th century
1940.450CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.60CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.63CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 20th century
1936.720CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
France, 18th century
1942.168.cCCCC0
Towel End with Beaded Borders
Mexico, early 19th century
1945.81CCCC0
Cap
Germany, Hesse, 19th century
1953.328CCCC0
Altar Frontal
Italy, 17th-18th century
1951.84CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11CCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1245CCCC0
Infant's Cap
America, first half 19th century
1922.46CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.727CCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.594CCCC0
Panel for a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, late 19th or early 20th century
1925.682CCCC0
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29CCCC0
Square
France, 19th century
1936.15CCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.57CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.742CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.697CCCC0
Handkerchief
Austria, 19th century
1940.8CCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920CCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281CCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188CCCC0
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361CCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.263CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352Embroidery: linenOverall: 154.3 x 374.5 cm (60 3/4 x 147 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Part of a Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124Silk, gold filé; appliqué, embroidery: couching stitches Velvet: solid pile, silkOverall: 101 x 52.8 cm (39 3/4 x 20 13/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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
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
Chasuble with Orphrey Band
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2Silk, gold thread, sequins; appliqué, embroidery: couching stitches Velvet: solid pile, silk; embroidery: or nuéOverall: 122.5 x 74 cm (48 1/4 x 29 1/8 in.)Gift of Walter C. and Alvin W. Littwitz in memory of their father, Max LittwitzCCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75Linen: plain weave; silk: embroideryOverall: 10.5 x 16.2 cm (4 1/8 x 6 3/8 in.)Gift of Charla CoatoamCCCC0
Decorative Band
Africa, North Africa, Morocco, Azemmour, Moroccan embroiderer
1916.1244Linen, silk, and dyeAverage: 79.4 x 28 cm (31 1/4 x 11 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Tondo from an Altar Frontal: The Coronation of the Virgin
Italy, Florence
1953.129Embroidery with gold, silver, and silk thread; split, satin, and couching stitches, or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 57.8 x 57.8 cm (22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71Linen: plain weave; silk: embroideryOverall: 13.3 x 41.2 cm (5 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Jane HammondCCCC0
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
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72Linen: plain weave; silk; embroideryOverall: 14.6 x 46 cm (5 3/4 x 18 1/8 in.)Gift of Kathleen Van MeterCCCC0
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
The Resurrection, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904Silk, gold and cotton thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, and couching stitchesOverall: 29.2 x 41.9 cm (11 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 51.4 cm (15 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503Silk, gold and silver thread, linen; embroidery: split and couching stitchesOverall: 85.7 x 18.1 cm (33 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.); Mounted: 109.2 x 28.6 cm (43 x 11 1/4 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 fiberOverall: 154.9 x 292.1 cm (61 x 115 in.); Mounted: 162.6 x 299.7 cm (64 x 118 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby sewn down on a linen tabby groundOverall: 116.9 x 78.1 cm (46 x 30 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85Polychrome velvet: cut pile and voided; Embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread; split and couching stitchesOverall: 122.2 x 73.7 cm (48 1/8 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Scenes of the Life of the Virgin, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1978.36Silk, gold thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, running, fishbone, and couching stitchesOverall: 16.8 x 127 cm (6 5/8 x 50 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 137.2 cm (11 x 54 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137Plain weave silk (est.) ground with polychrome silk (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimsOverall: 28 x 93 cm (11 x 36 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Welcoming Descent of Amida Triad
Japan, Muromachi period
1966.513Hanging scroll; silk and plant fiber embroideryEmbroidery: 109.1 x 37.2 cm (42 15/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Mounted: 173.1 x 49.4 cm (68 1/8 x 19 7/16 in.)Gift of the American Foundation for the Maud E. and Warren H. Corning Botanical CollectionCCCC0
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
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133Linen: plain weave ground; wool; metal thread: embroidery, chain stitch; silk: ribbonOverall: 37 x 43 cm (14 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132Plain weave linen (est.) with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 38 x 43 cm (14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441Embroidery, silkOverall: 114 x 69.7 cm (44 7/8 x 27 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238Embroidery: silk, gold, and silver on linenOverall: 241.9 x 39.4 cm (95 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393Petit-point embroideryOverall: 53.7 x 40.7 cm (21 1/8 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10 x 8.2 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Moghrebin, 17th-18th century
1916.1236Embroidery, silkAverage: 97.8 x 42.6 cm (38 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 113.6 x 75.7 cm (44 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 104.8 x 66.6 cm (41 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryOverall: 25.4 x 25.1 cm (10 x 9 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 201.3 x 140.3 cm (79 1/4 x 55 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 255.3 x 63.5 cm (100 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Curtain
Africa, North Africa, Tunisia, Djerba, Tunisian weaver(s) and embroiderer
1916.1361Silk, linen, metal, and dyeOverall: 281 x 157.7 cm (110 5/8 x 62 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.110Cotton or linen (est.); straight (continuous) bobbin lace (Vologda tape lace). The tape forms figural or plants motifs outlined with gimp (heavy cord) with a polychrome plaited ground linking the tape; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 45.7 x 42.9 cm (18 x 16 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304Embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundAverage: 168.2 x 91.5 cm (66 1/4 x 36 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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 Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901Embroidered satin and silkOverall: 108 x 209.5 cm (42 1/2 x 82 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
Headdress (beniqa)
Africa, North Africa, Algeria, Algerian embroiderer
1916.1221Linen, silk, and metalOverall: 210.8 x 17.1 cm (83 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31Silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 33 x 46.4 cm (13 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
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 hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358Plain weave: silk; embroidery, chain stitch: silkAverage: 228.6 x 172.7 cm (90 x 68 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsAverage: 42.3 x 55 cm (16 5/8 x 21 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
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
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
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201Embroidery and appliqué: cotton, cotton chenille, synthetic threads, istle and sisal twine, istle netting, onion bag fragments, wool cloth and burlap on wool groundOverall: 81.3 x 94 cm (32 x 37 in.)Wishing Well Fund©
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297Wool: inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitchOverall: 194.9 x 132.7 cm (76 3/4 x 52 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834Silk; metal thread embroidery on silkOverall: 92.5 x 30.8 cm (36 7/16 x 12 1/8 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857Silk, gold thread; embroidery: or nuéOverall: 25.4 x 33 cm (10 x 13 in.); Mounted: 35.9 x 44.5 cm (14 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245Embroidery, silkOverall: 40.7 x 33.8 cm (16 x 13 5/16 in.)Gift of Ruth BlumkaCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 216.5 x 188.6 cm (85 1/4 x 74 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, 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
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359Plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery Picture
America, 19th century
1926.237Embroidery: wool and silkAverage: 28 x 34.3 cm (11 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of E. F. BrownCCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136Embroidery, silkOverall: 49.9 x 48.3 cm (19 5/8 x 19 in.)Gift of Mrs. Isabel Rogers BurtonCCCC0
Two Pieces of Embroidery
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723-1805)
1940.483Embroidery, silkOverall: 24.8 x 41.3 cm (9 3/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing dynasty
1960.276Silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 118.7 x 76.2 cm (46 3/4 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237Silk on linen tabby ground; embroideryOverall: 260.4 x 40.6 cm (102 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk, gilt and silver threadOverall: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Panel, Probably from a Christening Mantle
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155Silk, gold thread; embroidery: couching, stem, long, and short stitchesOverall: 50 x 204.6 cm (19 11/16 x 80 9/16 in.); Mounted: 62.2 x 216.5 cm (24 1/2 x 85 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Flower Embroidery Design for Silk Manufactory of Lyon
Jean Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728-1808)
2019.67Black and colored crayon on wove paperSheet: 22.2 x 24.4 cm (8 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)Bequest of Muriel ButkinCCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833Stumpwork embroidery on satin groundOverall: 61 x 55.9 cm (24 x 22 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Mantle Border Fragment with Oculate Being
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193Camelid fiber, embroidery over foundation clothOverall: 116.2 x 16.5 cm (45 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.); Mounted: 127 x 25.4 cm (50 x 10 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276Plain weave: linen; embroidery, chain stitch: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 148.5 x 157 cm (58 7/16 x 61 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251Plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadAverage: 129.5 x 55.9 cm (51 x 22 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Turban cover
Turkey
1916.1481Plain weave: silk; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadAverage: 109.3 x 109.3 cm (43 1/16 x 43 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602Silk, cotton; plain weave, embroidery, tambour chain stitchAverage: 248.5 x 161.3 cm (97 13/16 x 63 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Embroidered quilt with pomegranates and tulips
Turkey
1916.1300Plain weave: linen; embroidery, running stitch: silkAverage: 194.3 x 137.2 cm (76 1/2 x 54 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Two Fragments of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396Embroidery, silk threads on silk ground, linen appliquéAverage: 28 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 15.6 x 15.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
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
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12 century A.D.
1950.560Embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 6 x 19.7 cm (2 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287Embroidery: mohair, horsehair, wool, linen, and cotton on a natural groundAverage: 170.8 x 39.1 cm (67 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th-18th century
1916.1422Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 48.2 x 49 cm (19 x 19 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229Silk, gold, and silver on linen; embroideryOverall: 295.3 x 135.9 cm (116 1/4 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 11.5 x 78.8 cm (4 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288Silk, gilt-metal, silver-metal, paper, cotton padding; satin weave, embroideryAverage: 194.3 x 157.5 cm (76 1/2 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.562Embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 7 x 23.5 cm (2 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epimanikion)
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420Embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread, pearlsOverall: 16.5 x 30 cm (6 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 212.4 x 38.8 cm (83 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 54.6 x 42 cm (21 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49 x 35 cm (19 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 102.9 x 33 cm (40 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, early 20th century
1930.139Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 35.6 x 44.5 cm (14 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. John W. SeaverCCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, 19th century
1933.422Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 45.1 x 22.9 cm (17 3/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 54.6 x 42 cm (21 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.561Embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 14.6 x 8 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 109.2 x 87.7 cm (43 x 34 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 42 x 39.7 cm (16 9/16 x 15 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wool Embroidery
Egypt, early Islamic period, 8th-9th century
1929.949Wool embroidery on wool tabby groundOverall: 4.8 x 26.9 cm (1 7/8 x 10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th century
1916.1421Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 57 x 49 cm (22 7/16 x 19 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chakla: Cloth used to Wrap Articles of Bride's Dowry, or as a Hanging
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1460Embroidery; cottonOverall: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 117 x 133 cm (46 1/16 x 52 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 97.8 x 32.1 cm (38 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Ellen LuckCCCC0
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 120.5 cm (7 5/16 x 47 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 90.2 x 61.6 cm (35 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 43.9 x 68.9 cm (17 5/16 x 27 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundOverall: 43.2 x 37.5 cm (17 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.9 x 40 cm (19 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684Embroidery in silk, gold and silver threads on natural linen groundOverall: 214.6 x 49.5 cm (84 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 105.4 x 48.3 cm (41 1/2 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 191.8 x 22.9 cm (75 1/2 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 78.7 x 69.3 cm (31 x 27 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.5 x 42 cm (36 x 16 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidery: Yama and Consort
Tibet
1918.548Silk: embroideryOverall: 90.2 x 66 cm (35 1/2 x 26 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundOverall: 43.8 x 35.9 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Abigail Parkman Embroidery
America, 18th century
1920.1293Wool embroidery on canvas, tent stitch, petit pointOverall: 52.1 x 56.5 cm (20 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)Gift of Mary BarlowCCCC0
Metal Embroidery
India, early 20th century
1916.1480Silk net with metal thread, embroidery and sequinsOverall: 228.6 x 109.2 cm (90 x 43 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 227.3 x 118.2 cm (89 1/2 x 46 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, b. 1871)
1943.98Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 48.6 x 41.3 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Headcloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Middle Period, c. 600-400 BC
1940.529Embroidery on tabby cloth; needle reseau and fringe at borderOverall: 40.7 x 182.9 cm (16 x 72 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 75.6 x 46.4 cm (29 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481Embroidery of polychrome wools on cotton foundationOverall: 5.7 x 8.3 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1Embroidery and drawn work: cottonAverage: 54.6 x 41.9 cm (21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Olin Freeman TowerCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49.2 x 51.5 cm (19 3/8 x 20 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.8 x 29.2 cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 210.2 x 119.4 cm (82 3/4 x 47 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Gift Cover (Fukusa) with Carp in Waves
Japan, Meiji period
1916.1324Silk: embroidered; metallic threadOverall: 87.3 x 71.8 cm (34 3/8 x 28 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings
France, late 17th century
1990.24Petit point embroidery; silk and woolOverall: 344.2 x 89.7 cm (135 1/2 x 35 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734Embroidery: linenAverage: 35.6 x 35.6 cm (14 x 14 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746Embroidery: linenAverage: 34.3 x 33 cm (13 1/2 x 13 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146Embroidery, silkOverall: 89.5 x 91.4 cm (35 1/4 x 36 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Sections of an Embroidered Frieze
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585Petit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.7 x 164.4 cm (17 3/16 x 64 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 38.8 x 52.1 cm (15 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 13.7 x 69.8 cm (5 3/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494Embroidery, silkOverall: 42.6 x 102.2 cm (16 3/4 x 40 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 241.3 x 57.1 cm (95 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729Embroidery: linenAverage: 49.5 x 49.5 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712Embroidery: linenOverall: 31.2 x 31.2 cm (12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698Embroidery: linenAverage: 31.8 x 31.8 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364Embroidery: cotton, linen, silk and wool on linenOverall: 33 x 35.6 x 4.5 cm (13 x 14 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 207.7 x 177.8 cm (81 3/4 x 70 in.)Gift of Phyllis Peckham in memory of Elizabeth and George G. G. PeckhamCCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186Stumpwork embroidery with silk and metallic threads, pearls and wooden appendagesOverall: 43.2 x 53.3 cm (17 x 21 in.)Bequest of Florence LaGanke HarrisCCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundOverall: 29.5 x 22 cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239Embroidery, large pieced areas: woolOverall: 182.9 x 177.8 cm (72 x 70 in.)Gift of the Burridge FamilyCCCC0
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
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577Embroidery on satin; silk and beadsOverall: 96.2 x 156.2 cm (37 7/8 x 61 1/2 in.)Gift of Frederick Sheffield in memory of Edith Tod SheffieldCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.9 x 43.2 cm (16 1/2 x 17 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.3 x 41.9 cm (16 1/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.3 x 69.3 cm (19 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 53.4 x 49 cm (21 x 19 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 111.8 x 45.1 cm (44 x 17 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghaghara)
India, Cutch, 18th-19th century
1925.794Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 83.8 x 35.9 cm (33 x 14 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.8 x 54.6 cm (20 13/16 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of Pillow Cover  or Panel of Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1927.14Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 40.4 cm (18 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel, Fragment of Bedsheet
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1927.372Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 82.5 cm (12 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Bed Rug
America, late 18th Century
1954.778Embroidery: wool on woolAverage: 235.6 x 207.6 cm (92 3/4 x 81 3/4 in.)Gift of Gardner Abbott, Jr., Luther Allen Abbott, Willard Abbott and Julian Bingham AbbottCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722Embroidery: linenAverage: 48.3 x 48.3 cm (19 x 19 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Square
China, late 19th century
1956.312Embroidery, silkOverall: 75 x 105.4 cm (29 1/2 x 41 1/2 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of William Wentworth StevensCCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274Embroidery: cotton thread on cotton tabby groundOverall: 184.8 x 118.7 cm (72 3/4 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 62.2 x 63.5 cm (24 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Hanging
India, Delhi, 17th century
1916.1278Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 121.9 x 85.7 cm (48 x 33 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.213Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 31.8 x 26.1 cm (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1926.215Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 36.5 x 40 cm (14 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.12Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 110.5 x 42 cm (43 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.17Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 105.8 x 46.4 cm (41 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283Embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundOverall: 11.4 x 10.2 x 7 cm (4 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6Embroidery; silk and gold on silk over linenOverall: 13.9 x 30.5 cm (5 1/2 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 8.5 x 6.6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 35.3 x 54 cm (13 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467Embroidery; silk on silk tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 13.1 cm (7 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Burial Clothing
Egypt, Egypto-Arabic, c. 10th - 11th century
1914.525EmbroideryOverall: 18.5 x 6.4 cm (7 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 57.2 x 55.9 cm (22 1/2 x 22 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 55 x 77.5 cm (21 5/8 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. Emil DelmarCCCC0
Head Veil
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1952.189Embroidery (chikan) and drawnwork; cottonOverall: 232.4 x 41.9 cm (91 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Lewis H. CowlesCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 45.1 x 45.7 cm (17 3/4 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 16.2 x 62.2 cm (6 3/8 x 24 1/2 in.)Gift of Charles F. IkleCCCC0
Embroidered Border
China, 14th century
1989.51Needle-looped embroidery, silk, gold thread, silver paperOverall: 14.6 x 88.3 cm (5 3/4 x 34 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223Embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyOverall: 20.5 x 43.8 cm (8 1/16 x 17 1/4 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Chalice Veil
Italy, 18th century
1916.1449Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 64.8 x 64.8 cm (25 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10.2 x 7.4 cm (4 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 17th century
1915.669EmbroideryOverall: 100.3 x 181 cm (39 1/2 x 71 1/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Embroidered Scarf
Madeira, early 19th century
1923.1086EmbroideryAverage: 274.3 x 91.5 cm (108 x 36 in.)Gift of Mrs. George O. S. CoaleCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.1 x 52.1 cm (20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 46.4 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bedspread
India, Goa, 17th-18th century
1969.295Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 271.7 x 223.5 cm (106 15/16 x 88 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Book Cover (Jain ?)
India, Gujarat, 18th-19th century
1925.494Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 26.4 x 13.7 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Dress Front
Madeira, 19th century
1923.1091EmbroideryAverage: 101.6 x 107.3 cm (40 x 42 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Frank J. PoolCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 21.3 x 74.5 cm (8 3/8 x 29 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 8.9 x 57.8 cm (3 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Embroidered Back and Seat for Chair
France, back: late 17th century; seat: 18th century
1944.112Petit-point embroidery; wool and silkBack: 61 x 55.9 cm (24 x 22 in.); Seat: 71.1 x 71.1 cm (28 x 28 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 2nd half 19th century
1923.1093EmbroideryOverall: 45.1 x 45.1 cm (17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. James H. DempseyCCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 18th century
1936.696Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 54 x 52.1 cm (21 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Fragment
India, Cutch, 19th century
1917.999Embroidery with mirror insertsOverall: 54.6 x 256.5 cm (21 1/2 x 101 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Umayyad period
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
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.55Embroidery: linenOverall: 48.2 x 48.8 cm (19 x 19 3/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Linen Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.65Embroidery: linenAverage: 37.5 x 36.2 cm (14 3/4 x 14 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.703Embroidery: linenAverage: 44.5 x 44.5 cm (17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.741Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.1 x 38.1 cm (15 x 15 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1939.57Embroidery: linenOverall: 20.3 x 20.3 cm (8 x 8 in.)Gift of Selma V. SullivanCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 18th century
1940.450Embroidery: linenAverage: 43.8 x 43.2 cm (17 1/4 x 17 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.60Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.9 x 41.9 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.63Embroidery: linenAverage: 48.9 x 47.4 cm (19 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland
1936.61Embroidery: linenAverage: 34 x 34 cm (13 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 20th century
1936.720Embroidery: linenAverage: 30.5 x 31.1 cm (12 x 12 1/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
France, 18th century
1942.168.cEmbroidery, silkOverall: 54.5 x 8.2 cm (21 7/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End with Beaded Borders
Mexico, early 19th century
1945.81Embroidery; cottonOverall: 47.2 x 42.9 cm (18 9/16 x 16 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Nadine S. PopeCCCC0
Cap
Germany, Hesse, 19th century
1953.328Embroidery: linenOverall: 20 x 14 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Walter LittwitzCCCC0
Altar Frontal
Italy, 17th-18th century
1951.84Embroidery: linenOverall: 47 x 165.4 cm (18 1/2 x 65 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Herbert D. KingCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40Embroidery: linenAverage: 41.3 x 42 cm (16 1/4 x 16 9/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52Embroidery: linenAverage: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56Embroidery: linenOverall: 40.6 x 40.6 cm (16 x 16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11Embroidery: linenAverage: 31.1 x 31.1 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Wason in memory of Ione Bevier BreckinridgeCCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1245Silk, embroideryOverall: 132 x 127.7 cm (51 15/16 x 50 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Infant's Cap
America, first half 19th century
1922.46Embroidery: linenAverage: 62.2 x 21.6 cm (24 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. C. H. KochCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50Embroidery: linenAverage: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.727Embroidery: linenOverall: 42.5 x 42.5 cm (16 3/4 x 16 3/4 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.594Embroidery, silkOverall: 597.8 x 113.4 cm (235 3/8 x 44 5/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Panel for a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, late 19th or early 20th century
1925.682Embroidered satinOverall: 76.2 x 186.7 cm (30 x 73 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29Embroidery, silkOverall: 569 x 116.1 cm (224 x 45 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Square
France, 19th century
1936.15Embroidery: linenOverall: 35.5 x 36.8 cm (14 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Henry White CannonCCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281Embroidery: linenOverall: 208.3 x 12.7 cm (82 x 5 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.57Embroidery: linenOverall: 34.9 x 34.9 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.742Embroidery: linenOverall: 38.8 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.697Embroidery: linenOverall: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
Austria, 19th century
1940.8Embroidery: linenOverall: 29.8 x 29.8 cm (11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louis RorimerCCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 173.4 x 46 cm (68 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 254 x 193.1 cm (100 x 76 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 4.8 x 108.6 cm (1 7/8 x 42 3/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Embroidered cotton tiraz
Iraq, Baghdad, Abbasid period, reign of al-Qadir 991–1031
1974.188Plain weave: cotton; embroidery, chain and self-couching stitches: silkOverall: 17 x 53 cm (6 11/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold BlumkaCCCC0
Embroidered Cap
America, 19th century
1917.361Embroidery: linenOverall: 11 x 12 x 12 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Miss Clara A. UrannCCCC0
Collar
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1936.263Embroidery; cottonOverall: 55.9 x 6.7 cm (22 x 2 5/8 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.43Embroidery: linenOverall: 34.2 x 34.2 cm (13 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.66Embroidery: linenAverage: 38.8 x 38.8 cm (15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
France or Switzerland, 19th century
1940.9Embroidery: linenAverage: 29.6 x 29.6 cm (11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louis RorimerCCCC0