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Medium: Silk, gold and silver thread; embroidery (17)
Medium: Silk, gold and silver thread; embroidery (17)
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bCCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz (orphrey)
1950.85CCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Garment for a Woman
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epimanikion)
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420CCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
India, Rajasthan
1916.829CCCC0
Fragment of Lotus Flower
China, 14th century
1992.91CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, early 16th century
1977.169.bSilk, gold and silver thread; embroideryOverall: 41.9 x 54.6 cm (16 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William J. RobertsonCCCC0
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
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz (orphrey)
1950.85Velvet: cut pile and voided; silk, gold and silver thread: embroidery; split and couching stitchesOverall: 122.2 x 73.7 cm (48 1/8 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231Silk, gold and silver thread, sequins, padding, linen; embroideryOverall: 16.8 x 38.7 cm (6 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51Silk, gold and silver thread; velvet, embroidery: or nué (shaded gold), split, satin, and couching stitchesOverall: 55.7 x 56.3 cm (21 15/16 x 22 3/16 in.); Mounted: 66 x 66.7 cm (26 x 26 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Gold-Thread Embroidered Garment for a Woman
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381silk, velvet; gold- and silver-thread: bands, cords, couched embroideryOverall: 117 x 170.2 cm (46 1/16 x 67 in.)Gift of Jeannette Cox MorrillCCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epimanikion)
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread, pearlsOverall: 16.5 x 30 cm (6 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with Buddhist Jar supported by a Lotus
China, 14th century
1992.92embroidery, needlelooping; silk and gold thread, silvered and gilded paperOverall: 7.8 x 9.4 cm (3 1/16 x 3 11/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
Fragment of Lotus Flower surrounded by Leaves
China, 14th century
1992.93embroidery, needlelooping; silk and gold thread, silvered and gilded paperOverall: 10.8 x 12.3 cm (4 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
Fragment of Lotus Flower surrounded by Leaves
China, 14th century
1992.94embroidery, needlelooping; silk and gold thread, silvered and gilded paperOverall: 11 x 12.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260embroidery: silver filé and gold strips over cotton thread, couched at edges by silk, on silk groundAverage: 128.9 x 74.3 cm (50 3/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
India, Rajasthan
1916.829Silk, gold and silver thread on satin; embroideryOverall: 15.3 x 25 cm (6 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of Lotus Flower
China, 14th century
1992.91Silk and gold thread: embroidery, needlelooping; silvered and gilded paperOverall: 8.5 x 9.1 cm (3 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0