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Medium: Embroidery (861)
Medium: Embroidery (861)
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Altar Cloth
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Tunic
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528CCCC0
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, 1871–1917)
1943.98CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty
1995.109.2CCCC0
Headcloth
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Middle Period, c. 600-400 BC
1940.529CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442CCCC0
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, c. 600-400 BC
1940.515CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1453CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31CCCC0
Sampler
America, 18th century
1956.318CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Mirror Frame
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Gray Morning
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921–1989)
1967.201©
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887–1968)
2020.261CCCC0
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57CCCC0
Mandarin Coat
China, late 18th century
1916.1331CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
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
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
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
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
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.aCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.bCCCC0
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.eCCCC0
Fragment from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273.fCCCC0
All Whites
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898–1960)
1954.287©
Embroidered Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901CCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169CCCC0
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
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Embroidered Bed Rug
America, late 18th Century
1954.778CCCC0
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494CCCC0
Embroidery au Petit Point
England, 17th century, Charles I Period
1916.1393CCCC0
Fragment of a Garment
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1943.50CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72CCCC0
Fragment of Burial Clothing
Egypt, Egypto-Arabic, c. 10th - 11th century
1914.525CCCC0
Sampler
America, 18th century
1956.319CCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.517CCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75CCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.521CCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.516CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.734CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.746CCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 17th century
1915.669CCCC0
Embroidered Scarf
Madeira, early 19th century
1923.1086CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Mexico, 19th century
1942.519CCCC0
Embroidered Dress Front
Madeira, 19th century
1923.1091CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Mexico, 19th century
1942.518CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.707CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.698CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712CCCC0
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
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71CCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.520CCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.524CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.736CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.738CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.735CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1936.729CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, late 18th century
1942.528CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 2nd half 19th century
1923.1093CCCC0
Long Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.523CCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.522CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Willemijntje Elisabeth Wakker (Dutch, b. 1875)
1943.110CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.722CCCC0
Embroidered Square
China, late 19th century
1956.312CCCC0
Sleeve Bands
China, early 19th century
1926.537CCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 19th century
1916.1296CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Border Fragment with Birds and Flowers
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1948.481CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
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
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.aCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.bCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.cCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.dCCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41.eCCCC0
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50CCCC0
Embroidered Welcoming Descent of Amida Triad
Japan, Muromachi period
1966.513CCCC0
Head Veil
India, Lucknow, late 19th century
1952.189CCCC0
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577CCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239CCCC0
Chalice Veil
Italy, 18th century
1916.1449CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty
2005.135.3CCCC0
Part of a Bedspread
Greece, Ionian Islands, 18th century
1926.219CCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297CCCC0
Birds and Fish Mola Panels (Pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.155CCCC0
Sampler
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1929.842CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
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
Handkerchief
Flanders, early 19th century
1936.695CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925–2010)
1992.364©
Flower, Birds, and Profile Animal Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.154CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18CCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467CCCC0
Rainbow Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1353CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.113CCCC0
Rumal (Handkerchief)
India, Punjab, Chamba, 18th century
1916.1208CCCC0
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
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693CCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Italy, 19th century
1936.726CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Handkerchief
France or Flanders, 19th century
1936.719CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78.1CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78.2CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.55CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.703CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.65CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1939.57CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 18th century
1940.450CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, late 19th century
1936.741CCCC0
Towel End with Beaded Borders
Mexico, early 19th century
1945.81CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Spain, Teneriffe, 19th century
1936.63CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.60CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 20th century
1936.720CCCC0
Embroidered Covers
France, 18th century
1942.168CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
France, 18th century
1942.168.aCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
France, 18th century
1942.168.bCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
France, 18th century
1942.168.cCCCC0
Altar Frontal
Italy, 17th-18th century
1951.84CCCC0
Cap
Germany, Hesse, 19th century
1953.328CCCC0
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
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50CCCC0
Title Robe
China, late 19th century
1940.4CCCC0
Blouse
China, late 19th century
1928.776CCCC0
Infant's Cap
America, first half 19th century
1922.46CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.727CCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.594CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56CCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1245CCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, second half of 19th century
1936.52CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.40CCCC0
Sleeve Bands
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1943.92CCCC0
Sleeve Band
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1943.92.bCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1937.11CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir, late 19th century
1917.40CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.730CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.745CCCC0
Handkerchief
England ?, 19th century
1936.717CCCC0
Portion of a Flounce
Italy, 19th century
1950.143CCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349CCCC0
Skirt (Part 1)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349.aCCCC0
Skirt (Part 2)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349.bCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.64CCCC0
Cover (or Hanging)
India, late 19th century
1916.1362CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Italy, 17th-18th century
1920.1470CCCC0
Front Half of a Vest
England, late 18th century
1929.836CCCC0
Flounce
France, early 19th century
1936.69CCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 19th century
1936.699CCCC0
Embroidered Flounce
Unassigned, 18th century
1936.67CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 19th century
1940.606CCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.593CCCC0
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
Skirt
China, 19th century
1956.307CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.530CCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48CCCC0
Sampler
Italy ?, late 19th century
1942.531CCCC0
Fragment
China, 20th century
1954.67CCCC0
Shoe
China, Qing dynasty
1918.828CCCC0
Untitled
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925–2010)
1996.203©
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29CCCC0
Sampler
Celia Kestenbaum Grossman (Austrian)
1918.333CCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281CCCC0
Square
France, 19th century
1936.15CCCC0
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
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.42CCCC0
Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1930.659CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
England or Ireland, 18th century
1936.91CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1940.451CCCC0
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245CCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Moghrebin, 17th-18th century
1916.1236CCCC0
Embroidered Bag
America, first half 19th Century
1922.47CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1916.1316CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.528CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.714CCCC0
Han Woman's Jacket
China, 19th century
1956.306CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.113CCCC0
Dress (Choli)
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1917.1070CCCC0
Fragment
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1917.999CCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1917.359CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.529CCCC0
Handkerchief
England or America, late 19th century
1936.728CCCC0
Sampler
France, 19th century
1942.532CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 18th century
1936.41CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, 1871–1917)
1943.98Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 48.6 x 41.3 cm (19 1/8 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mantle
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, c. 600-400 BC
1940.515Embroidery on wool groundAverage: 137.2 x 195.6 cm (54 x 77 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 104.8 x 66.6 cm (41 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1453Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 114.6 x 70.5 cm (45 1/8 x 27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
Banner with a Quartered Royal Arms of Spain and the Madonna and Child
Spain, 16th century
1916.1885Red and dark brown velvet, embroidered; fringeOverall: 109.2 x 138.4 cm (43 x 54 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Sampler
America, 18th century
1956.318EmbroideryAverage: 48.3 x 30.3 cm (19 x 11 15/16 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Sarah Ann MorrisonCCCC0
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
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
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
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©
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
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
Mandarin Coat
China, late 18th century
1916.1331Embroidery, silkOverall: 142.5 x 218.4 cm (56 1/8 x 86 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
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 Bed Sheet or Valance
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 54.6 x 42 cm (21 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 212.4 x 38.8 cm (83 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 105.4 x 48.3 cm (41 1/2 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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©
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
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
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
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
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.5 x 42 cm (36 x 16 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 78.7 x 69.3 cm (31 x 27 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271Embroidery: 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
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
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 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
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 Garment
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1943.50Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 50.8 x 50.8 cm (20 x 20 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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
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
Sampler
America, 18th century
1956.319EmbroideryAverage: 37.8 x 31.8 cm (14 7/8 x 12 1/2 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Sarah Ann MorrisonCCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.517EmbroideryAverage: 26 x 38.1 cm (10 1/4 x 15 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.521EmbroideryAverage: 38.1 x 41.9 cm (15 x 16 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.516EmbroideryAverage: 35.5 x 37.5 cm (14 x 14 3/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Sampler Fragment
Mexico, 19th century
1942.519EmbroideryAverage: 12.4 x 30.8 cm (4 7/8 x 12 1/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
Sampler Fragment
Mexico, 19th century
1942.518EmbroideryAverage: 12.7 x 28.5 cm (5 x 11 1/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1914.1Embroidery and drawn work: cottonAverage: 54.6 x 41.9 cm (21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Olin Freeman TowerCCCC0
Embroidered 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
Handkerchief
Flanders, 19th century
1936.712Embroidery: linenOverall: 31.2 x 31.2 cm (12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.357Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.8 x 29.2 cm (4 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.520EmbroideryAverage: 36.9 x 37.5 cm (14 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.524EmbroideryAverage: 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
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
Darning Sampler
Netherlands, late 18th century
1942.528EmbroideryOverall: 26.7 x 26.4 cm (10 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
Long Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.523EmbroideryAverage: 61 x 36.9 cm (24 x 14 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
Mexico, 19th century
1942.522EmbroideryAverage: 17.8 x 80 cm (7 x 31 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Darning Sampler
Willemijntje Elisabeth Wakker (Dutch, b. 1875)
1943.110Silk on linen, embroideryOverall: 47.3 x 47.3 cm (18 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
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
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
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
Sleeve Bands
China, early 19th century
1926.537Embroidery, silkOverall: 50.8 x 28 cm (20 x 11 in.)Gift of Dr. Henry L. SanfordCCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 19th century
1916.1296Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 226.7 x 176.5 cm (89 1/4 x 69 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49.2 x 51.5 cm (19 3/8 x 20 1/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412Silk: embroidery, cross-stitchOverall: 150 x 218.4 cm (59 1/16 x 86 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty
1991.2Silk and gold thread on silk satin ground, embroideryOverall: 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
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
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
"Tensifa" (Ceremonial Scarf used to Decorate the Mirror of Bride's Chamber)
Morocco, Tétouan, 18th century
1916.830Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 333.9 x 56.6 cm (131 7/16 x 22 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Woman's Bridal Dress, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty
2005.135.3Silk, gilt-metal thread; embroideryOverall: 111.8 x 73.7 cm (44 x 29 in.)Gift of Elizabeth Wade SedgwickCCCC0
Part of a Bedspread
Greece, Ionian Islands, 18th century
1926.219Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 181.6 x 148.6 cm (71 1/2 x 58 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
General Guo Ziyi’s Birthday Banquet
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2020.87Eight-panel folding screen, embroidery on silkPainting: 60.9 x 30 cm (24 x 11 13/16 in.); Overall framed: 195.2 x 332.4 cm (76 7/8 x 130 7/8 in.)Gift of the honorable Joseph P. Carroll, KM, and Roberta Carroll, M.D., in recognition of the contribution of Marjorie Williams to the development of The Cleveland Museum of ArtCCCC0
Birds and Fish Mola Panels (Pair)
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.155Cotton; reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 46.4 x 34.3 cm (18 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of Cathy LincolnCCCC0
Sampler
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1929.842Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 104.1 x 81.3 cm (41 x 32 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.3 x 69.3 cm (19 x 27 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 111.8 x 45.1 cm (44 x 17 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18Embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 53.4 x 49 cm (21 x 19 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925–2010)
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©
Flower, Birds, and Profile Animal Mola Panel
Republic of Panamá, Gunayala Comarca, Guna people
2021.154Cotton; reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroideryOverall: 34.3 x 43.2 cm (13 1/2 x 17 in.)Gift of Cathy LincolnCCCC0
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 Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 33 x 48.9 cm (13 x 19 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
Rainbow Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1353Silk: embroideryOverall: 74.3 x 85.1 cm (29 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. 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
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
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
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 46.4 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Handkerchief
Flanders, 18th century, Louis XVI Period
1936.693Embroidery on linen ground; lace edgingOverall: 52.1 x 52.1 cm (20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 181 x 31.8 cm (71 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
A Pair of Rank Badges with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78Silk, satin damask weave; silk thread embroideryObject: 25.4 x 25.4 cm (10 x 10 in.); Mounted: 43.2 x 78.1 cm (17 x 30 3/4 in.)Alma Kroeger 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 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 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
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, 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
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
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, 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
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 Covers
France, 18th century
1942.168Embroidery, silkOverall: 119.4 x 133.4 cm (47 x 52 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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 Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.50Embroidery: linenAverage: 47 x 47 cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Title Robe
China, late 19th century
1940.4Embroidery, silkOverall: 134.6 x 114.3 cm (53 x 45 in.)Gift of Mrs. J. Cox MorrillCCCC0
Blouse
China, late 19th century
1928.776Embroidery, silkOverall: 52.6 x 50.8 cm (20 11/16 x 20 in.)Gift of Mrs. Andrew SquireCCCC0
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
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
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.56Embroidery: linenOverall: 40.6 x 40.6 cm (16 x 16 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136Embroidery, silkOverall: 49.9 x 48.3 cm (19 5/8 x 19 in.)Gift of Mrs. Isabel Rogers BurtonCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 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
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
Sleeve Bands
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1943.92Embroidery, silkAverage: 82.3 x 9.5 cm (32 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Fred R. WhiteCCCC0
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
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir, late 19th century
1917.40Twill tapestry and embroidery; large pieced areas: woolOverall: 189.9 x 189.9 cm (74 3/4 x 74 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
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
Embroidered Handkerchief
Italy, 19th century
1936.730Embroidery: linenOverall: 39.4 x 40 cm (15 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.745Embroidery: linenOverall: 37.5 x 37.5 cm (14 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Handkerchief
England ?, 19th century
1936.717Embroidery; linenOverall: 15.6 x 20.7 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Portion of a Flounce
Italy, 19th century
1950.143Embroidery; cottonOverall: 50.2 x 193.1 cm (19 3/4 x 76 in.)Gift of Henry Hunt ClarkCCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349Embroidery, silkOverall: 100.5 x 80.7 cm (39 9/16 x 31 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.64Embroidery: linenOverall: 39.3 x 39.3 cm (15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Cover (or Hanging)
India, late 19th century
1916.1362Embroidery, silkOverall: 223.5 x 165.1 cm (88 x 65 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Italy, 17th-18th century
1920.1470Embroidery, silkOverall: 55.9 x 53.3 cm (22 x 21 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Front Half of a Vest
England, late 18th century
1929.836Embroidery, silkOverall: 58.4 x 25.4 cm (23 x 10 in.)Gift of A. L. B. AshtonCCCC0
Flounce
France, early 19th century
1936.69Embroidery; cottonOverall: 43.2 x 326.4 cm (17 x 128 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
France ?, 19th century
1936.699Embroidery: linenOverall: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Embroidered Flounce
Unassigned, 18th century
1936.67Embroidery: linenAverage: 270.5 x 91.5 cm (106 1/2 x 36 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 19th century
1940.606Embroidery, silkOverall: 62.9 x 93.4 cm (24 3/4 x 36 3/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.593Embroidery, silkAverage: 215.9 x 138.5 cm (85 x 54 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
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
Skirt
China, 19th century
1956.307Embroidery, silkAverage: 95.9 x 133.3 cm (37 3/4 x 52 1/2 in.)Gift of Emma G. BrassingtonCCCC0
Han Woman's Jacket
China, Qing dynasty
1956.311Embroidery, silkOverall: 117.2 x 168.8 cm (46 1/8 x 66 7/16 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of William Wentworth StevensCCCC0
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 Fragment of a Mattress or Curtain Trimming
Morocco, Azemmur, 19th century
1929.843Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 21.3 x 41.6 cm (8 3/8 x 16 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.530Embroidery, silkOverall: 93.1 x 66 cm (36 5/8 x 26 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
France, 19th century
1936.48Embroidery: linenOverall: 46.3 x 46.3 cm (18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Sampler
Italy ?, late 19th century
1942.531Embroidery, silkOverall: 51.5 x 43.8 cm (20 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Fragment
China, 20th century
1954.67Embroidery, silkOverall: 7.7 x 56.2 cm (3 1/16 x 22 1/8 in.)Gift of Emma G. BrassingtonCCCC0
Shoe
China, Qing dynasty
1918.828Embroidery, silkOverall: 9 x 5.5 x 13 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
Untitled
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925–2010)
1996.203Needle weaving, couched embroidery, painting, and drawing: cotton thread, india ink, and gesso on linenOverall: 28 x 35.3 x 2.3 cm (11 x 13 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Mildred Constantine©
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29Embroidery, silkOverall: 569 x 116.1 cm (224 x 45 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Celia Kestenbaum Grossman (Austrian)
1918.333Embroidery: linenOverall: 31.8 x 65.4 cm (12 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Jacob KleinCCCC0
Band
France ?, 18th century
1936.281Embroidery: linenOverall: 208.3 x 12.7 cm (82 x 5 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Handkerchief
France, early 19th century
1936.42Embroidery: linenOverall: 48.2 x 48.2 cm (19 x 19 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1930.659Embroidery: linenAverage: 43.8 x 43.8 cm (17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)Gift of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidered Cloth
England or Ireland, 18th century
1936.91Embroidery; cottonOverall: 86.4 x 113 cm (34 x 44 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, early 19th century
1940.451Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245Embroidery, silkOverall: 40.7 x 33.8 cm (16 x 13 5/16 in.)Gift of Ruth BlumkaCCCC0
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
Embroidered Bag
America, first half 19th Century
1922.47Embroidery, silkAverage: 19.1 x 17.2 cm (7 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. C. H. KochCCCC0
Fragment of a "Nakshe" (Woman's Trousering)
Iran, 18th century
1916.1308Embroidery, silkOverall: 50.8 x 51.2 cm (20 x 20 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1916.1316Embroidery, silkAverage: 137.2 x 137.2 cm (54 x 54 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.528Embroidery, silkOverall: 92.1 x 69.9 cm (36 1/4 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Switzerland, 19th century
1936.714Embroidery: linenAverage: 39.4 x 39.4 cm (15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of Elisabeth Ireland in memory of her mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Han Woman's Jacket
China, 19th century
1956.306Embroidery, silkOverall: 111 x 167.6 cm (43 11/16 x 66 in.)Gift of Emma G. BrassingtonCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.113Embroidery; cotton on cottonOverall: 30.5 x 26.1 cm (12 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Dress (Choli)
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1917.1070Embroidery with mirror insertsOverall: 119.5 x 102.9 cm (47 1/16 x 40 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
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
Embroidered Collar
America, 19th century
1917.359Embroidery: linenAverage: 122 x 21.6 cm (48 1/16 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of Miss Clara A. UrannCCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.529Embroidery, silkOverall: 104.5 x 63.2 cm (41 1/8 x 24 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Handkerchief
England or America, late 19th century
1936.728Embroidery; linenOverall: 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
Sampler
France, 19th century
1942.532Embroidery, silkOverall: 41.3 x 52 cm (16 1/4 x 20 1/2 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
1936.41Embroidery: linenAverage: 45.7 x 47 cm (18 x 18 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0