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Medium: Embroidery, silk (548)
Medium: Embroidery, silk (548)
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, b. 1871)
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
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.72CCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1453CCCC0
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887-1968)
2020.261CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329
1932.31CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72CCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.552CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Willemijntje Elisabeth Wakker (Dutch, b. 1875)
1943.110CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78.1CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2019.78.2CCCC0
Embroidered Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901CCCC0
Mandarin Coat
China, late 18th century
1916.1331CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.69CCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297CCCC0
Embroidered Welcoming Descent of Amida Triad
Japan, Muromachi period
1966.513CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
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 Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
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
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.aCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.cCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.eCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.fCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.gCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.hCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.iCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.jCCCC0
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
Portion of a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
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
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
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
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
Sleeve Bands
China, early 19th century
1926.537CCCC0
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
Embroidered Square
China, late 19th century
1956.312CCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32CCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618.aCCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.71CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Woman's cloak (chyrpy)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1916.1468CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Kesi Panel: Rocks and Narcissus
China, Qing dynasty
1915.654CCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558CCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Ancient Chinese Bronzes
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2020.86CCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
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 Panel
China, Qing dynasty
1960.276CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467CCCC0
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50CCCC0
Banner with Royal Coat of Arms of Great Britain
Great Britain, probably England, 18th century
1916.1548.aCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Chalice Veil
Italy, 18th century
1916.1449CCCC0
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 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
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.18CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1926.216CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th-19th century
1918.35CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18CCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349CCCC0
Skirt (Part 1)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349.aCCCC0
Skirt (Part 2)
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1349.bCCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Skirt
China, 19th century
1956.307CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136CCCC0
Sleeve Bands
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1943.92CCCC0
Sleeve Band
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1943.92.aCCCC0
Sleeve Band
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1943.92.bCCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty
1916.1245CCCC0
Blouse
China, late 19th century
1928.776CCCC0
Title Robe
China, late 19th century
1940.4CCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.594CCCC0
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
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
Part of a Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
Shoe
China, Qing dynasty
1918.828CCCC0
Sampler
Italy ?, late 19th century
1942.531CCCC0
Fragment
China, 20th century
1954.67CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.530CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Italy, 17th-18th century
1920.1470CCCC0
Front Half of a Vest
England, late 18th century
1929.836CCCC0
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.593CCCC0
Cover (or Hanging)
India, late 19th century
1916.1362CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 19th century
1940.606CCCC0
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29CCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
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
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925-)
1992.364©
Chasuble with Orphrey Band
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1948.70CCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Moghrebin, 17th-18th century
1916.1236CCCC0
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245CCCC0
Sampler
France, 19th century
1942.532CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.529CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Banner
Spain, 18th century
1916.1783.aCCCC0
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1916.1316CCCC0
Embroidered Bag
America, first half 19th Century
1922.47CCCC0
Han Woman's Jacket
China, 19th century
1956.306CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.528CCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Book Cover (Jain ?)
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Embroidered Shawl (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1263CCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281CCCC0
Five Embroidered Fragments
Morocco, Azemmur, 18th-19th century
1918.41CCCC0
Embroidered Back and Seat for Chair
France, back: late 17th century; seat: 18th century
1944.112CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.510CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.513CCCC0
Part of a Curtain (Two Widths)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.20CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.838CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897CCCC0
Embroidered Blouse Front
Palestine, 19th century
1937.582CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1942.535CCCC0
Saddle Cloth
Italy, Abruzzi, 17th-18th century
1924.483CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1934.331CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1943.103CCCC0
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.111CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.107CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.529CCCC0
Altar Frontal (?)
Italy, 17th century
1916.1450CCCC0
Valence
Portugal, 18th-19th century
1936.312CCCC0
Embroidered Border
China, 14th century
1989.51CCCC0
Embroidered Robe
Turkey, 19th century
1920.742CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.118CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, late 16th century
1929.844CCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1942.533CCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.124CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.97CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.509CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Embroidery Picture
America, 19th century
1926.237CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.101CCCC0
Bag
Turkey
1957.7CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.515CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 18th century
1943.109CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 16th-17th century
1916.1241CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.840CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur ?, 18th century
1925.502CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress: Dragon Jacket, Pleated Skirt, Tabard
China, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century
2005.135CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress, Tabard
China, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century
2005.135.3CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.120CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1302CCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, mid 18th century
1942.514CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.839CCCC0
Bag
Turkey, 20th century
1957.6©
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1925.470CCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920CCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1228CCCC0
Prayer Mat
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1275CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 18th century
1916.1451CCCC0
Wedding Cap
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1950.347CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.117CCCC0
Lobed Square Table Cover
China, 19th century
1939.144CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th century
1916.1421CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 18th century
1916.1454CCCC0
Mandala or Iconographic Panel
Tibet, 18th century
1940.610CCCC0
Sampler
England, late 18th century
1943.112CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th-18th century
1916.1422CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.115CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.123CCCC0
Embroidered Fragments Mounted as One
China or Japan, 8th century
1954.70.zzCCCC0
Sampler
Scotland
1943.106CCCC0
Apron
England, 18th century
1942.164CCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1363CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1Embroidery: silk and linen on linen ground; contours of design applied with inkOverall: 143.6 x 152.4 cm (56 9/16 x 60 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 Bed Tent
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 212.4 x 38.8 cm (83 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sleeve Bands
China, early 19th century
1926.537Embroidery, silkOverall: 50.8 x 28 cm (20 x 11 in.)Gift of Dr. Henry L. SanfordCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period
1983.32Silk: satin weave; silk and metal thread: embroideryWidth across shoulders: 226.1 cm (89 in.); length back of neck to hem: 154.9 cm (61 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235Silk, cotton, embroideryAverage: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 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
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1915.618Handscroll, silk: tapestry weave; ink and colors; silk: embroideryOverall: 273 x 29.6 x 34.5 cm (107 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
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
Woman's cloak (chyrpy)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1916.1468Cotton; silk: embroideryOverall: 112.4 x 58.4 cm (44 1/4 x 23 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16Embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 38.8 x 52.1 cm (15 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kesi Panel: Rocks and Narcissus
China, Qing dynasty
1915.654Silk, embroideredOverall: 101 x 59.4 cm (39 3/4 x 23 3/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558Copper alloy; satin weave silk; silk and metal thread embroidery; and paperDiameter: 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Christ Gathering Roses, Centerpiece of an Altar Cloth(?)
German, Unassigned
2021.238Linen: plain weave; silk: embroidery (split stitch)Overall: 85.1 x 92.1 cm (33 1/2 x 36 1/4 in.)Gift of Elizabeth and Martin David in memory of the Heidenhain familyCCCC0
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
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
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
Ancient Chinese Bronzes
Korea, Joseon dynasty
2020.86Ten-panel folding screen; embroidery, gold silk threads on black silkEach panel: 147.3 x 34.5 cm (58 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall framed: 224.9 x 493.2 cm (88 9/16 x 194 3/16 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Banner with Royal Coat of Arms of Great Britain
Great Britain, probably England, 18th century
1916.1548.aGreen silk ground with embroidery; crimson cords and tasselsOverall: 127 x 118.1 cm (50 x 46 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311Plain weave: cotton; embroidery: silkAverage: 216.5 x 188.6 cm (85 1/4 x 74 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215Tabby weave, warp ikat; cotton / embroidery; silkOverall: 130.2 x 117.8 cm (51 1/4 x 46 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.530Embroidery, silkOverall: 93.1 x 66 cm (36 5/8 x 26 in.)Gift of 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
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.593Embroidery, silkAverage: 215.9 x 138.5 cm (85 x 54 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
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 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, early 20th century
1918.29Embroidery, silkOverall: 569 x 116.1 cm (224 x 45 11/16 in.)Gift of 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
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, 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
#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©
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 nué (shaded gold)Overall: 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
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
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
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
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245Embroidery, silkOverall: 40.7 x 33.8 cm (16 x 13 5/16 in.)Gift of Ruth BlumkaCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Banner
Spain, 18th century
1916.1783.aCrimson silk brocade, with applied embroidery; scalloped border with fringe and tasselsOverall: 114.2 x 107.9 cm (44 15/16 x 42 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Book Cover (Jain ?)
Western India, Gujarat
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
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
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
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
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
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
Embroidered Shawl (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1263Embroidery: silk on silk nettingOverall: 127 x 75.5 cm (50 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.510Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 49.5 x 16.5 cm (19 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.513Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 43.5 x 26.4 cm (17 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Part of a Curtain (Two Widths)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.20Silk embroidery on cottonAverage: 231.1 x 73.7 cm (91 x 29 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857Silk, gold thread; embroidery: or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 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
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.838Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 7.6 x 35.6 cm (3 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897Silk embroidery on linenOverall: 52.1 x 27.9 cm (20 1/2 x 11 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Embroidered Blouse Front
Palestine, 19th century
1937.582Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 36.2 x 35.6 cm (14 1/4 x 14 in.)Gift of Marion A. ParsonsCCCC0
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
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1942.535Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 68.6 x 71.1 cm (27 x 28 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Saddle Cloth
Italy, Abruzzi, 17th-18th century
1924.483Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 288.3 x 26.7 cm (113 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1934.331Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 24.2 x 44.8 cm (9 1/2 x 17 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Laverne D. Baxter and A. C. DustinCCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1943.103Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 38.1 x 38.4 cm (15 x 15 1/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 116.8 x 264.2 cm (46 x 104 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.111Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 42.3 x 34 cm (16 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.107Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 48.3 x 48 cm (19 x 18 7/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.529Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 38.5 x 45.8 cm (15 3/16 x 18 1/16 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Altar Frontal (?)
Italy, 17th century
1916.1450Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 160.8 x 36 cm (63 5/16 x 14 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Valence
Portugal, 18th-19th century
1936.312Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 28.6 x 161.3 cm (11 1/4 x 63 1/2 in.)The Frances McIntosh Sherwin CollectionCCCC0
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 Robe
Turkey, 19th century
1920.742Embroidery; silk on woolOverall: 142.3 x 236.3 cm (56 x 93 1/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Guthrie McConnell and Christie McConnell in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.118Embroidery, silk on homespunAverage: 46.1 x 27.3 cm (18 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, late 16th century
1929.844Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 29.2 x 175.2 cm (11 1/2 x 69 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 133 x 93.5 cm (52 3/8 x 36 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1942.533Embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 73.7 x 73.7 cm (29 x 29 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20Silk and gold thread: embroidery on silk gauze ground; silk lining, silk battingOverall: 130 x 177 cm (51 3/16 x 69 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.124Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 44.2 x 33.7 cm (17 3/8 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.97Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 43.2 x 30.8 cm (17 x 12 1/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.509Embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 60.1 x 18.1 cm (23 11/16 x 7 1/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Lord Chancellor's Burse (Purse) with Royal Cypher and Coat of Arms of...
England, 18th century
1916.1366.aRed silk velvet, silk embroidery, goldwork, pearls, black beads, sequins, pendant tasselsOverall: 78 x 50 x 5 cm (30 11/16 x 19 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.101Embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 12.4 x 12.7 cm (4 7/8 x 5 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Bag
Turkey
1957.7Silk embroidery on cottonOverall: 19.7 x 32.1 cm (7 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.515Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 18th century
1943.109Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 21 x 51.8 cm (8 1/4 x 20 3/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 16th-17th century
1916.1241Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 11.5 x 34.3 cm (4 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.840Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 12.7 x 53.3 cm (5 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur ?, 18th century
1925.502Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 50.2 x 52.7 cm (19 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Woman's Bridal Dress: Dragon Jacket, Pleated Skirt, Tabard
China, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century
2005.135Embroidery: silk, gilt-metal threadOverall: 104.2 x 153 cm (41 x 60 1/4 in.)Gift of Elizabeth Wade SedgwickCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.120Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 44.5 x 32.8 cm (17 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1302Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 127 x 94 cm (50 x 37 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, mid 18th century
1942.514Embroidery; silk on woolOverall: 48.9 x 47 cm (19 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.839Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 14 x 39.4 cm (5 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bag
Turkey, 20th century
1957.6Silk embroidery on cottonOverall: 28.3 x 18.4 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1925.470Embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 48.9 x 19.7 cm (19 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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 Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1228Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundAverage: 108.6 x 48.3 cm (42 3/4 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Prayer Mat
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1275Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 47.6 x 32.7 cm (18 3/4 x 12 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 18th century
1916.1451Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 288.3 x 26.7 cm (113 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wedding Cap
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period
1950.347Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 28 x 40.6 cm (11 x 16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Sara Mattsson AnliotCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.117Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 39.4 x 33.4 cm (15 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Lobed Square Table Cover
China, 19th century
1939.144Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 112.4 x 117.5 cm (44 1/4 x 46 1/4 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
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
Embroidered Band
Italy, 18th century
1916.1454Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 89.6 x 221.2 cm (35 1/4 x 87 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Mandala or Iconographic Panel
Tibet, 18th century
1940.610Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsAverage: 52.4 x 46.4 cm (20 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Sampler
England, late 18th century
1943.112Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 32.2 x 30.5 cm (12 11/16 x 12 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
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
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.115Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.123Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 34.3 x 33.4 cm (13 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Fragments Mounted as One
China or Japan, 8th century
1954.70.zzEmbroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 24.2 x 15.9 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
Scotland
1943.106Embroidery; silk on woolen canvasAverage: 38.8 x 31.8 cm (15 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Apron
England, 18th century
1942.164Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 62.2 x 89.5 cm (24 1/2 x 35 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1363Embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 157.5 x 88.3 cm (62 x 34 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0