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Medium: Silk: embroidery (525)
Medium: Silk: embroidery (525)
Sampler
Anna Wakker (Dutch, 1871–1917)
1943.98CCCC0
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.109CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.109.1CCCC0
Headpiece
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.109.2CCCC0
Long Sampler
Germany, late 18th century
1942.500CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.506CCCC0
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty (618-906)
1994.96CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1441CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1735-95)
1948.72CCCC0
Embroidered Miter
Italy, 18th century
1942.834CCCC0
Celestial Musician
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Embroidered Panel: Holy Kinship
Germany or Switzerland, 16th century
1979.1CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1440CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1442CCCC0
Kerchief (Tensifa)
Algeria, 18th-19th century
1916.1238CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy or Spain, 18th century
1916.1432CCCC0
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1987.57CCCC0
Pendant
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Embroidered Cover or Curtain
Turkey, 17th-18th century
1916.1301CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.72CCCC0
Panel for a Headdress
Russia, Tambov province
1931.75CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329 (A.D. 932-940)
1932.31CCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.552CCCC0
The Family (In Memory of a Summer in the White Mountains)
Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887–1968)
2020.261CCCC0
Panel
Russia, Tambov province
1931.71CCCC0
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1991.2CCCC0
Darning Sampler
Willemijntje Elisabeth Wakker (Dutch, b. 1875)
1943.110CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries (Abbasid period)
1948.115CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Cover
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1288CCCC0
A Pair of Rank Badges with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
2019.78CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
2019.78.1CCCC0
Rank Badge with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
2019.78.2CCCC0
Embroidered Taffeta Apron
England, 18th century
1942.494CCCC0
Man's surcoat (khalat)
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
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.dCCCC0
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
Band
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Embroidered Front of an Altar
Italy or Spain, 17th-18th century
1916.901CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1735-95)
1948.69CCCC0
Embroidered Welcoming Descent of Amida Triad
Japan, Muromachi period (1392–1573)
1966.513CCCC0
Mandarin Coat
China, late 18th century
1916.1331CCCC0
Portion of a Bed Tent
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Pholegandros, 17th-18th century
1922.42CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Ionian Islands, 19th century
1927.15CCCC0
Part of a Bed Curtain or Pillow Case
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1926.220CCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779-1925)
1916.1297CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
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
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
Woman's Bridal Dress: Dragon Jacket, Pleated Skirt, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress, Dragon Jacket
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135.1CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress, Pleated Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135.2CCCC0
Woman's Bridal Dress, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135.3CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.222CCCC0
Border
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
General Guo Ziyi’s Birthday Banquet
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
2020.87CCCC0
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
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356CCCC0
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1993.10CCCC0
Woman's Dress
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Tilos ?, 18th century
1933.439CCCC0
Rainbow Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1353CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
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
Front and Back of a Bolster Case
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1287CCCC0
Kerchief
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.833CCCC0
Fragment of a Garment
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1943.50CCCC0
Fragment of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Table Cover
China, late 19th century
1939.146CCCC0
Sleeve Bands
China, early 19th century
1926.537CCCC0
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
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
Fragment of a Bed Curtain
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.355CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Amorgos, 18th century
1927.16CCCC0
Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Skirt
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
Embroidered Square
China, late 19th century
1956.312CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-95)
1948.71CCCC0
Towel
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period (1796-1820)
1983.32CCCC0
Embroidered Skirt Panel
France, 19th century
1956.577CCCC0
Four Borders from a Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1298CCCC0
Bed Curtain
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1916.1315CCCC0
Woman's cloak (chyrpy)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
1916.1468CCCC0
Stumpwork Panel: Story of David and Bathsheba
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235CCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.558CCCC0
#17
Dorothy Ruddick (American, 1925–2010)
1992.364©
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-95)
1915.618CCCC0
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-95)
1915.618.aCCCC0
Ancient Chinese Bronzes
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
2020.86CCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 19th century
1916.1296CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1960.276CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1946.416CCCC0
Kesi Panel: Rocks and Narcissus
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1915.654CCCC0
Banner with Royal Coat of Arms of Great Britain
Great Britain, probably England, 18th century
1916.1548CCCC0
Banner with Royal Coat of Arms of Great Britain
Great Britain, probably England, 18th century
1916.1548.aCCCC0
Side Panel of a Bedspread
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1916.1272CCCC0
Silk hanging with embroidered tree of life
Turkey, Ottoman period
1916.1358CCCC0
Purse
England, early 17th century
1944.283CCCC0
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494CCCC0
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
Canopy (?)
France, 19th century
1976.50CCCC0
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1453CCCC0
Part of a Chasuble
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1923.467CCCC0
Curtain or bedcover
Tajikistan, Ura Tube
1916.1311CCCC0
Orphrey Band: The Tree of Jesse
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Sampler
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1929.842CCCC0
Chasuble with Orphrey Band
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
The Resurrection, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
Chalice Veil
Italy, 18th century
1916.1449CCCC0
Banner
Spain, 18th century
1916.1783CCCC0
Banner
Spain, 18th century
1916.1783.aCCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1349CCCC0
Skirt (Part 1)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1349.aCCCC0
Skirt (Part 2)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1349.bCCCC0
No image available
China, 19th century
1924.129CCCC0
Part of a Bedspread
Greece, Ionian Islands, 18th century
1926.219CCCC0
Tapis (Garment)
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century
1983.215CCCC0
Blouse
China, late 19th century
1928.776CCCC0
Title Robe
China, late 19th century
1940.4CCCC0
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
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.594CCCC0
Sleeve (?)
Greece, Thrace, Sarakatsani People, 19th century
1937.18CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.112CCCC0
Floral Panel, Probably from a Curtain
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.114CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.529CCCC0
Sampler
France, 19th century
1942.532CCCC0
Sleeve Bands
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period (1912-49)
1943.92CCCC0
Sleeve Band
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period (1912-49)
1943.92.aCCCC0
Sleeve Band
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period (1912-49)
1943.92.bCCCC0
Hanging
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1245CCCC0
Embroidery for Fire Screen
England, early 19th century
1932.136CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Germany, Lower Saxony, mid to 3rd quarter of 14th century
1985.6CCCC0
Part of a Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 19th century
1934.187CCCC0
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29CCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229CCCC0
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
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
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43CCCC0
Embroidery
Morocco, Moghrebin, 17th-18th century
1916.1236CCCC0
No image available
China, 19th century
1933.95CCCC0
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
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245CCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1354CCCC0
Chalice Cover (?)
Italy, 16th century
1951.86CCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1352CCCC0
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
Band from Towel
Italy, Perugia, 16th century
1919.728CCCC0
Coif
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
Skirt
China, 19th century
1956.307CCCC0
Han Woman's Jacket
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1956.311CCCC0
Border
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.137CCCC0
Shoe
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.828CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.530CCCC0
No image available
China, mid 19th century
1934.200CCCC0
Sampler
Italy ?, late 19th century
1942.531CCCC0
Fragment
China, 20th century
1954.67CCCC0
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-1795)
1948.70CCCC0
Apparel from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1919.857CCCC0
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237CCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries (Abbasid period)
1948.113CCCC0
Han Woman's Coat
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1356CCCC0
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
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.593CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
Italy, 19th century
1940.606CCCC0
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226CCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.20CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1916.1316CCCC0
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.528CCCC0
No image available
China
1921.385CCCC0
Embroidered Bag
America, first half 19th Century
1922.47CCCC0
Han Woman's Jacket
China, 19th century
1956.306CCCC0
Fragment of a Pillow Cover
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 17th-18th century
1926.214CCCC0
Chasuble Back with Embroidered Orphrey Band
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz (orphrey)
1950.85CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Greece, 18th century
1972.223CCCC0
Embroidered Fragments Mounted as One
China or Japan, 8th century
1954.70.zzCCCC0
Forehead Cloth
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Embroidered Shawl (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1263CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, early 19th century
1931.133CCCC0
Square Shawl
India, Kashmir
1940.600CCCC0
Embroidered Table Cover
Italy, 17th century (or later copy)
1916.1285CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.838CCCC0
Embroidered Blouse Front
Palestine, 19th century
1937.582CCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 17th-18th century
1916.1367CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 17th century
1920.1281CCCC0
Altar Frontal (?)
Italy, 17th century
1916.1450CCCC0
Valence
Portugal, 18th-19th century
1936.312CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.529CCCC0
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1943.108CCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89CCCC0
Embroidered Border
China, 14th century
1989.51CCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, early 20th century
1930.139CCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, 19th century
1933.422CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.510CCCC0
Embroidered Back and Seat for Chair
France, back: late 17th century; seat: 18th century
1944.112CCCC0
Embroidery Picture
America, 19th century
1926.237CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.101CCCC0
Bag
Turkey
1957.7CCCC0
Head Shawl (Phulkari)
India, Punjab, 19th century
1925.475CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1934.331CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1943.103CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 19th century
1942.533CCCC0
Embroidered Stola
Italy, 18th century
1916.1431CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 16th-17th century
1916.1241CCCC0
Embroidered Bedspread
Portugal, 18th century
1916.1365CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur ?, 18th century
1925.502CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.840CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.515CCCC0
Sampler
Italy, 18th century
1943.109CCCC0
Part of a Curtain (Two Widths)
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.20CCCC0
Sampler Fragment
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.513CCCC0
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.107CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.111CCCC0
Scarf
Algeria or Morocco, 19th century
1921.920CCCC0
Saddle Cloth
Italy, Abruzzi, 17th-18th century
1924.483CCCC0
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1942.535CCCC0
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.452CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.117CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Italy, 17th century or later
1916.1269CCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, late 18th century
1942.526CCCC0
Apron
England, 18th century
1942.164CCCC0
Sampler
Scotland
1943.106CCCC0
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 (1912-49)
1950.347CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.115CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.123CCCC0
Embroidered Robe
Turkey, 19th century
1920.742CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, late 16th century
1929.844CCCC0
Embroidery
Switzerland, 17th century
1940.361CCCC0
Sampler
America, 19th century
1943.118CCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1363CCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.527CCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1925.470CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 16th century
1929.839CCCC0
Sampler
Netherlands, mid 18th century
1942.514CCCC0
Bag
Turkey, 20th century
1957.6©
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.124CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1943.97CCCC0
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602CCCC0
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.451CCCC0
Long Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.509CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Christening Mantle
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155CCCC0
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1228CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1302CCCC0
Embroidery
Spain, 18th century
1930.334CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.120CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th-18th century
1916.1422CCCC0
Embroidered Band
Italy, 18th century
1916.1454CCCC0
Mandala or Iconographic Panel
Tibet, 18th century
1940.610CCCC0
Sampler
England, late 18th century
1943.112CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1220CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.511CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epigonation)
Armenia and Greece, 17th century
1916.1421CCCC0
Lobed Square Table Cover
China, 19th century
1939.144CCCC0
Stomacher (Devant de Corsage)
Italy, 18th century
1916.1430CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1292CCCC0
Fragment of a Mandarin Robe
China, 18th century
1916.1336CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.99CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283CCCC0
Rumal Decorated with Scenes of Krishna's Life
India, Himachal Pradesh, 18th century
1996.349CCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779-1925)
2014.388CCCC0
Royal Round Tent made for Muhammad Shah (Roof)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779-1925)
2014.388.1CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, early 20th century
1916.1473CCCC0
Coverlet
India, 19th century
1916.1474CCCC0
Skirt Border and Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11CCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11.1CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11.2CCCC0
Two fragments of a scarf or headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1300s
1929.846CCCC0
Two Fragments of a Scarf or Headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 14th century
1929.846.aCCCC0
Two Fragments of a Scarf or Headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 14th century
1929.846.bCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1232CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1233CCCC0
Embroidered Linen Textile
Tunisia, early 20th century
1916.1223CCCC0
Cushion or Divan Cover
Azerbaijan, 17th-18th century
1916.1310CCCC0
Cover
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1314CCCC0
Table Runner
Czechoslovakia, 19th century
1921.1133CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.504CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1291CCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th century
1916.1274CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.27CCCC0
Parasol Top
France, 18th century
1941.574CCCC0
Sampler
Germany, late 19th century
1943.116CCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1916.1312CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320 (A.D. 908-932)
1932.26CCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.508CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.104CCCC0
Shawl
India, Punjab, 19th century
1956.594CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1252CCCC0
Embroidered Velvet Rectangle
India, 19th century
1916.1374CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311 (A.D. 918-923)
1932.18CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.680CCCC0
Embroidered Table Cover
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1230CCCC0
Two Fragments of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396CCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.aCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396.bCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1270CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur, 19th century
1925.681CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1262CCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century
1925.496CCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Karpathos Island, 17th-18th century
1927.10CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328 (A.D. 934-940)
1932.20CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320 (A.D. 908-932)
1932.29CCCC0
Embroidered Bed Spread
Turkey, 18th century
1933.415CCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359CCCC0
Orphrey Band
Netherlands, 19th century
1955.306CCCC0
Coverlet
Ireland, early 19th century
1916.1360CCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1929.572CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muti, AH 334-358 (A.D. 946-969)
1932.30CCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.100CCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Philippines, late 19th century
1936.739CCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.512CCCC0
Fez
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1224CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1916.1277CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria ?, 19th century
1940.356CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.505CCCC0
Sampler
France, early 18th century
1943.122CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, early 20th century
1916.1210CCCC0
Bolster Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1242CCCC0
Embroidered Band for Curtain
Morocco, Chechauen, 19th century
1916.1247CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 17th century (copy of)
1916.1417©
Shawl
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1458CCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.19CCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.19CCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357CCCC0
Woman's Costume (Skirt)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.bCCCC0
Woman's Costume (Head Square)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.cCCCC0
Woman's Costume (White Silk Band)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.dCCCC0
Woman's Costume (Blue Silk Band)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.eCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1231CCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1317CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1925.516CCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epimanikion)
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria or Morocco ?, 19th century
1916.1225CCCC0
Bed Cover (?)
India, Delhi ?, 19th century
1916.1475CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Iran or Iraq, Eastern Caliphate, Baghdad or Bishapur, Abbasid period during the caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311 (AD 918-924)
1932.21CCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.502CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Mamluke period, 1200s-1300s
1950.532CCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273.aCCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273.bCCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132CCCC0
Band for Edge of Mattress
Morocco, Fez, 18th-19th century
1920.1282CCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 310 (A.D. 922-923)
1932.19CCCC0
Head Shawl ("Phulkari")
India, Punjab, 19th century
1940.595CCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1992.95CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1253CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.562CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.682CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.676CCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.677CCCC0
Man's Cap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1942.165CCCC0
Tablecloth
China, early 20th century
1944.314CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1240CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1266CCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.679CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, mid 18th century
1956.681CCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, 20th century
1916.1211CCCC0
Scarf
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1219CCCC0
Jacket
India, Kashmir, Late 19th century
1961.120CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1239CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1923.509CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey ?, 18th century
1916.1306CCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba, Spanish Umayyad period (756–1031)
1977.188CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1258CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1255CCCC0
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141CCCC0
Embroidered Sleeve from a Dalmatic
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51CCCC0
Hanging
Japan, mid-18th century
1921.918CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12 century A.D.
1950.560CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250CCCC0
Embroidered Divan Cover (?)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1305CCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Turkey, 19th century
1940.590CCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304CCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.561CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1243CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1256CCCC0
Embroidered Strip of Velvet
Spain, 16th century
1939.153CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.685CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1246CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1322CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364CCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1940.358CCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293CCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276CCCC0
Embroidered Coat
China
1917.37CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1265CCCC0
No image available
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1328CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1327CCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192CCCC0
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13CCCC0
Embroidered and Resist-Dyed Fabric
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1325CCCC0
Embroidered and Resist-Dyed Fabric
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1325.aCCCC0
Embroidered and Resist-Dyed Fabric
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1325.bCCCC0
Embroidered Sash ("Uckur")
Turkey or Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros ?, 19th century
1956.317CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.675CCCC0
Gold-Thread Embroidered Garment for a Woman
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381CCCC0
Fringed Panel
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1918.42CCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25CCCC0
Embroidered Cover (?)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260CCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1344CCCC0
Embroidered Sari
India, Patna, 19th - early 20th century
1916.1215CCCC0
Noh Robe (Karaori)
Japan, Momoyama period (1573-1615)
1916.7CCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.678CCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1956.683CCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1290CCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.eCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.hCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.jCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.oCCCC0
Uncut Robe: Proper Right Front and Back Panel
China, late 19th century
1976.1088.bCCCC0
Uncut Robe: Proper Left Front and Back Panel
China, late 19th century
1976.1088.cCCCC0
Pouch for the Chalice Cover
Italy, 18th century or later
1916.1426CCCC0
Embroidered Stole
Italy, 19th century
1940.1191CCCC0
"Aba": Woman's Dress
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1917.1068CCCC0
Woman's Costume
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1916.1469CCCC0
Hanging (Phulkari work)
India, Punjab, Late 19th century
1942.367CCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Pair of Headpieces
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
1995.109embroidery, silkOverall: 22.3 x 53.8 cm (8 3/4 x 21 3/16 in.)Gift of Lisbet HolmesCCCC0
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
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
Embroidery with Birds
China, Tang dynasty (618-906)
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
Nō Costume (Nuihaku) with  Blossoming Trees and Flowers
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
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
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
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1735-95)
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
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
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
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, 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 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
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 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
Buddhist Priest's Ceremonial Robe
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
1987.57silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 119.4 x 302.1 cm (47 x 118 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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 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
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
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
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Tunah, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Qahir or al-Radi, AH 320-329 (A.D. 932-940)
1932.31silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 33 x 46.4 cm (13 x 18 1/4 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Wedding Gown
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
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
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
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
Thangka with the Seventh Bodhisattva
China, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
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
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries (Abbasid period)
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
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
A Pair of Rank Badges with Single Crane Motif
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
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 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
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
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
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
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
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1735-95)
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 Welcoming Descent of Amida Triad
Japan, Muromachi period (1392–1573)
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
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
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
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
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
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779-1925)
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
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
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
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
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
Woman's Bridal Dress: Dragon Jacket, Pleated Skirt, Tabard
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
2005.135Silk, gilt-metal thread; embroideryOverall: 104.2 x 153 cm (41 x 60 1/4 in.)Gift of Elizabeth Wade SedgwickCCCC0
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
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
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
General Guo Ziyi’s Birthday Banquet
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
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
Border Strips of a Skirt
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Border
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.356embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 13.7 x 69.8 cm (5 3/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
Embroidery from a Cloud Collar: Ocean, Rocks, and Peonies
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
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
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
Rainbow Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Sleeve Bands
China, early 19th century
1926.537embroidery, silkOverall: 50.8 x 28 cm (20 x 11 in.)Gift of Dr. Henry L. SanfordCCCC0
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
Fragments from an Embroidered Border
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, 16th century
1916.1273embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 18.5 x 120.5 cm (7 5/16 x 47 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a 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
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
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
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
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-95)
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
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
Semi-formal Court Robe (Jifu)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Jiaqing period (1796-1820)
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
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
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
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
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
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
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
1918.558Copper alloy; satin weave silk; silk and metal thread embroidery; and paperDiameter: 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
#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©
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
Mingling of Clear and Muddy Water at the Junction of the Jing and Wei...
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-95)
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
Ancient Chinese Bronzes
Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
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
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
Embroidered Panel
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
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
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
Kesi Panel: Rocks and Narcissus
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
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
Banner with Royal Coat of Arms of Great Britain
Great Britain, probably England, 18th century
1916.1548green 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
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
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
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
Cover for a Jain Manuscript
Western India, Gujarat
1925.494Silk: satin weave; embroidery, polychrome silk, gold filé, flat metal stripOverall: 26.4 x 13.7 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Chasuble
Italy, 18th century
1916.1453Silk and metallic threads; embroideryOverall: 114.6 x 70.5 cm (45 1/8 x 27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Tondo from an Altar Frontal: The Coronation of the Virgin
Italy, Florence
1953.129Embroidery with gold, silver, and silk thread; split, satin, and couching stitches, or nué (shaded gold)Overall: 57.8 x 57.8 cm (22 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
Banner
Spain, 18th century
1916.1783crimson 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
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
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
No image available
China, 19th century
1924.129embroidery, silkOverall: 182.9 x 182.9 cm (72 x 72 in.)Bequest of Georgia Leighton NortonCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sleeve Bands
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) or Republican period (1912-49)
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 (1644-1911)
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 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
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
Shawl
China, early 20th century
1918.29embroidery, silkOverall: 569 x 116.1 cm (224 x 45 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Two Parts of a Curtain
Algeria
1916.1229Silk, gold, and silver on linen; embroideryOverall: 295.3 x 135.9 cm (116 1/4 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
 Pair of Needlework Bed Hangings in the Bizarre style
France, 18th century
2006.2needlework, tent and cross stitch embroidery on canvas; silk, woolOverall: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Fragment 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
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
Embroidered Cushion Cover
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1918.43embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 48.9 x 33 cm (19 1/4 x 13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
No image available
China, 19th century
1933.95embroidery, silkOverall: 152.4 x 152.4 cm (60 x 60 in.)Gift of Phebe Blauvelt ChipmanCCCC0
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
Silk Embroidery
Austria ?, 19th century
1983.245embroidery, silkOverall: 40.7 x 33.8 cm (16 x 13 5/16 in.)Gift of Ruth BlumkaCCCC0
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1354Silk, cotton: embroideryOverall: 197 x 104.2 cm (77 9/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Skirt
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1352Silk and gold thread: embroideryOverall: 101 x 129.6 cm (39 3/4 x 51 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
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 (1644-1911)
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
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
Shoe
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
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
Cushion Cover
Dagestan, 18th century
1920.530embroidery, silkOverall: 93.1 x 66 cm (36 5/8 x 26 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
China, mid 19th century
1934.200embroidery, silkOverall: 213 x 203 cm (83 7/8 x 79 15/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edna D. GrenamyreCCCC0
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
Rank Badge (buzi)
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign (1736-1795)
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
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
Headkerchief
Algeria
1916.1237Silk on linen tabby ground; embroideryOverall: 260.4 x 40.6 cm (102 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Clavus
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries (Abbasid period)
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
Han Woman's Coat
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1916.1356Silk and gold thread: embroideryOverall: 110.5 x 132.1 cm (43 1/2 x 52 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Shawl
China, 19th century
1940.593embroidery, silkAverage: 215.9 x 138.5 cm (85 x 54 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
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
"Arid" (Band to Decorate Edge of Mattress)
Morocco, Chechauen, 17th-18th century
1916.1226embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 181.3 x 32.1 cm (71 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woman's Robe
China, Liao dynasty (907-1125)
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
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
No image available
China
1921.385Silk, embroideryOverall: 152.4 x 152.4 cm (60 x 60 in.)Gift of Mrs. Edward A. CongerCCCC0
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Embroidered Table Cover
Italy, 17th century (or later copy)
1916.1285embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 207 x 147.3 cm (81 1/2 x 58 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
Germany, Mid 18th century
1923.897silk embroidery on linen Overall: 52.1 x 27.9 cm (20 1/2 x 11 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Lord Chancellor's Burse (Purse) with Royal Cypher and Coat of Arms of...
England, 18th century
1916.1366Red 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
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
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
Sampler
Spain, 19th century
1943.108embroidery; silk on linenAverage: 57.2 x 57.2 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Suzani with floral sprays
Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Shakhrisyabz
2016.89Cotton: plain weave, 6 strips; silk: embroidery; filling stitch: kanda xajol, occasionally bosma; outlining stitch: ilmoqOverall: 227.3 x 177.8 cm (89 1/2 x 70 in.)Gift of John and Fausta Eskenazi in honor of Louise W. Mackie and in celebration of the museum’s centennialCCCC0
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
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, early 20th century
1930.139embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 36.2 x 45.7 cm (14 1/4 x 18 in.)Gift of Mrs. John W. SeaverCCCC0
Fragment of "Aleuj" Embroidery
Morocco, Fez, 19th century
1933.422embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 22.2 x 45.1 cm (8 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Bedspread
Portugal, 18th century
1916.1365embroidery; silk on linenOverall: 287 x 203.2 cm (113 x 80 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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 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
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 Border: The Death of the First Born and the Israelites Sent...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.355Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 50.2 cm (7 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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
Chasuble
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235Silk and metallic threads on silk tabby sewn down on a linen tabby ground; embroideryOverall: 116.9 x 78.1 cm (46 x 30 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Scenes of the Life of the Virgin, from an Altar Frontal
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1978.36Silk, gold thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, running, fishbone, and couching stitchesOverall: 16.8 x 127 cm (6 5/8 x 50 in.); Mounted: 27.9 x 137.2 cm (11 x 54 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.452embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 39.5 x 54.6 cm (15 9/16 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Morris A. BlackCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Making of Unleavened Bread and the Israelites...
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.353Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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
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
Netherlands, late 18th century
1942.526embroidery; silk on cottonOverall: 49.5 x 49 cm (19 1/2 x 19 5/16 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
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
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 (1912-49)
1950.347embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 28 x 40.6 cm (11 x 16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Sara Mattsson AnliotCCCC0
Embroidered Border: The Baking of Unleavened Bread
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.354Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 45.4 cm (7 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
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 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
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
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 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
Sampler
Netherlands, early 19th century
1942.527embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 55.3 x 67.3 cm (21 3/4 x 26 1/2 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy Collection, Gift of Gladys McNairy White and Elisabeth McNairy Monroe in memory of their motherCCCC0
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
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
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
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©
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
Wall Hanging
Uzbekistan, Bukhara or Shahr-i Sabz, 19th century
1940.602Silk, cotton; plain weave, embroidery, tambour chain stitchAverage: 248.5 x 161.3 cm (97 13/16 x 63 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Embroidered Pillow Case
Morocco, Salé, 19th century
1939.451embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 46.7 x 88.9 cm (18 3/8 x 35 in.)Gift of Selma V. SullivanCCCC0
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
Panel, Probably from a Christening Mantle
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155Silk, gold thread; embroidery: couching, stem, long, and short stitchesOverall: 50 x 204.6 cm (19 11/16 x 80 9/16 in.); Mounted: 62.2 x 216.5 cm (24 1/2 x 85 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
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
Embroidery
Spain, 18th century
1930.334embroidery; wool and silk threadAverage: 44.5 x 75 cm (17 1/2 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1220embroidery, silk thread on silk groundAverage: 37.2 x 31.8 cm (14 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.511embroidery; linen and silk on linenOverall: 31.1 x 21.3 cm (12 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy 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
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
Embroidered Border: The Pharaoh Being Submerged in the Sea
Italy, 16th-17th century
1939.352Plain weave linen; embroidery in silk; attached border of needle laceOverall: 18.1 x 43.2 cm (7 1/8 x 17 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Stomacher (Devant de Corsage)
Italy, 18th century
1916.1430embroidery; silk and metal on satinOverall: 41.5 x 25.8 cm (16 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1292embroidery; silk and metallic threadsOverall: 81.9 x 78.7 cm (32 1/4 x 31 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Mandarin Robe
China, 18th century
1916.1336embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 114.5 x 84.2 cm (45 1/16 x 33 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.99embroidery; silk on woolen canvasOverall: 7.4 x 4.8 cm (2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Fragment of Embroidery
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1920.1283embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 15.6 x 15.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Rumal Decorated with Scenes of Krishna's Life
India, Himachal Pradesh, 18th century
1996.349embroidery, silk, and silver wire on cottonOverall: 64.5 x 114 cm (25 3/8 x 44 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779-1925)
2014.388Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ring Overall: 360 x 400 x 400.1 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 x 157 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, early 20th century
1916.1473embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 178.4 x 44.5 cm (70 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Coverlet
India, 19th century
1916.1474embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 289.6 x 182.3 cm (114 x 71 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Skirt Border and Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.11embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Two fragments of a scarf or headdress
Egypt, Mamluk period, 1300s
1929.846silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 10.5 x 27.4 cm (4 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1232embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundAverage: 103.2 x 98.5 cm (40 5/8 x 38 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1233embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundAverage: 63.5 x 54 cm (25 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Linen Textile
Tunisia, early 20th century
1916.1223embroidery; silk and metallic threads on linenAverage: 132.7 x 54 cm (52 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cushion or Divan Cover
Azerbaijan, 17th-18th century
1916.1310embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 113.4 x 63.6 cm (44 5/8 x 25 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cover
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1314embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 122.6 x 85.1 cm (48 1/4 x 33 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Table Runner
Czechoslovakia, 19th century
1921.1133silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 185.4 x 39.7 cm (73 x 15 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.504embroidery; silk and wool on linenOverall: 43.2 x 28 cm (17 x 11 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1291embroidery: silk and gold and silver filé on silk groundAverage: 107.3 x 105.4 cm (42 1/4 x 41 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Panel
India, 18th century
1916.1274embroidery; silk and gold and silver filéOverall: 28 x 18.4 cm (11 x 7 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.27embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 51.1 x 176.5 cm (20 1/8 x 69 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Parasol Top
France, 18th century
1941.574embroidery; silver metallic thread and silkOverall: 152.4 x 152.4 cm (60 x 60 in.)Gift of Mrs. Otto MillerCCCC0
Sampler
Germany, late 19th century
1943.116embroidery; silk and cotton on cottonOverall: 31.5 x 34.6 cm (12 3/8 x 13 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 19th century
1916.1312embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 170.2 x 115.6 cm (67 x 45 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Abbasid period, during Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320 (A.D. 908-932)
1932.26silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 16 x 40.9 cm (6 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Sampler
England, 17th century
1942.508embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 24.1 x 50.8 cm (9 1/2 x 20 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.104embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 45.4 x 37.2 cm (17 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Shawl
India, Punjab, 19th century
1956.594embroidery (phulkari); silk on cotton groundOverall: 231 x 118.8 cm (90 15/16 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter UpsonCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1252embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 112.4 x 101.6 cm (44 1/4 x 40 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Velvet Rectangle
India, 19th century
1916.1374embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 57.2 x 41.3 cm (22 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311 (A.D. 918-923)
1932.18silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 17.2 x 34.6 cm (6 3/4 x 13 5/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.680embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenAverage: 155.6 x 78.8 cm (61 1/4 x 31 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Table Cover
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1230embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundAverage: 102.2 x 97.2 cm (40 1/4 x 38 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Two Fragments of Embroidery
Spain, Southern, 18th century
1916.1396embroidery, silk threads on silk ground, linen appliquéAverage: 28 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1270embroidery; silk and gold filé on silk groundAverage: 107.3 x 109.9 cm (42 1/4 x 43 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur, 19th century
1925.681embroidery; silk and gold filé on silk velvet groundOverall: 64.8 x 14.9 cm (25 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1942.503embroidery; cotton and silk on linenOverall: 40 x 38.8 cm (15 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1262embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 121 x 63.5 cm (47 5/8 x 25 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century
1925.496embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 14.6 x 3.8 cm (5 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Skirt Border
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Karpathos Island, 17th-18th century
1927.10embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 53.4 x 42.6 cm (21 x 16 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Radi, AH 323-328 (A.D. 934-940)
1932.20silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 12.7 x 31.5 cm (5 x 12 3/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 295-320 (A.D. 908-932)
1932.29silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 23.9 x 39.7 cm (9 7/16 x 15 5/8 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Embroidered Bed Spread
Turkey, 18th century
1933.415embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 269.3 x 153.7 cm (106 x 60 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Complete Skirt Border
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1940.359embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 42.2 x 205.8 cm (16 5/8 x 81 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Orphrey Band
Netherlands, 19th century
1955.306embroidery; silk and gold and silver filéOverall: 115.6 x 62.2 cm (45 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)Gift of Albert H. Swetland in memory of his brother, Raymond H. SwetlandCCCC0
Coverlet
Ireland, early 19th century
1916.1360embroidery; silk thread on linen groundOverall: 152.4 x 152.4 cm (60 x 60 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1929.572silk embroidery on wool, cross stitchOverall: 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Ikhshidid period, Caliphate of al-Muti, AH 334-358 (A.D. 946-969)
1932.30silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 13.7 x 25.4 cm (5 3/8 x 10 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Sampler
England, 19th century
1943.100embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 13.1 x 12.4 cm (5 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Handkerchief
Philippines, late 19th century
1936.739embroidery in silk on pineapple clothAverage: 32.4 x 33 cm (12 3/4 x 13 in.)Gift of Robert Livingston Ireland, Jr. in memory of his mother, Mrs. P. W. HarveyCCCC0
Sampler
England, 18th century
1942.512embroidery; silk and wool on linenOverall: 33 x 20.4 cm (13 x 8 1/16 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Fez
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1224embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundOverall: 78.7 x 38.4 cm (31 x 15 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1916.1277embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 257.9 x 157.5 cm (101 9/16 x 62 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria ?, 19th century
1940.356embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 91.4 x 70.5 cm (36 x 27 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.505embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 44.5 x 33 cm (17 1/2 x 13 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Sampler
France, early 18th century
1943.122embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 63.5 x 21.9 cm (25 x 8 5/8 in.)Gift of George W. BierceCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, early 20th century
1916.1210embroidery; cotton, metal and silk thread, sequinsOverall: 79.4 x 29.2 cm (31 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bolster Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1242embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 154.9 x 50.8 cm (61 x 20 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Band for Curtain
Morocco, Chechauen, 19th century
1916.1247embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 109.2 x 30.2 cm (43 x 11 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Italy, 17th century (copy of)
1916.1417embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 327.7 x 28 cm (129 x 11 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Shawl
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1458embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 104.1 x 76.2 cm (41 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Panel, Probably from a Curtain
Uzbekistan, Bukhara, 19th century
1918.19embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundAverage: 181.6 x 50.2 cm (71 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sleeve
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, 18th century
1927.19embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 51.5 x 27.3 cm (20 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bedspread
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th century
1940.357embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 179.7 x 144.8 cm (70 3/4 x 57 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Woman's Costume (Skirt)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.bplain weave silk (purple) with metal thread embroideryOverall: 96.5 x 330.1 cm (38 x 129 15/16 in.)Presented by Mrs. Grace Studebaker FishCCCC0
Woman's Costume (Head Square)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.csilk (blue) with metal thread embroideryOverall: 92.7 x 144.8 cm (36 1/2 x 57 in.)Presented by Mrs. Grace Studebaker FishCCCC0
Woman's Costume (White Silk Band)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.dsilk (white) with metal thread embroidery and sequinsOverall: 37.5 x 7.7 cm (14 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)Presented by Mrs. Grace Studebaker FishCCCC0
Woman's Costume (Blue Silk Band)
Italy, Sicily, 19th century
1931.445.esilk (blue) with metal thread embroidery and sequinsOverall: 48.3 x 7.7 cm (19 x 3 1/16 in.)Presented by Mrs. Grace Studebaker FishCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1231embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby groundAverage: 99.3 x 102.2 cm (39 1/8 x 40 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Shawl
Turkey, 18th century
1916.1261embroidery: silk on cotton and silk net groundOverall: 170 x 85 cm (66 15/16 x 33 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1317embroidery; silk and gold thread on silk groundAverage: 168.9 x 33.7 cm (66 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1925.516silk thread on silk ground, embroideryOverall: 75.6 x 46.4 cm (29 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ecclesiastical Embroidery (Epimanikion)
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread, pearlsOverall: 16.5 x 30 cm (6 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Algeria or Morocco ?, 19th century
1916.1225embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 100.3 x 83.2 cm (39 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bed Cover (?)
India, Delhi ?, 19th century
1916.1475embroidery; silk and gold filé on linenOverall: 306.7 x 245.8 cm (120 3/4 x 96 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Iran or Iraq, Eastern Caliphate, Baghdad or Bishapur, Abbasid period during the caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 306-311 (AD 918-924)
1932.21embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 20.8 x 48.2 cm (8 3/16 x 19 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Sampler
England, early 19th century
1942.502embroidery: silk on linen tabby groundOverall: 47 x 44.2 cm (18 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.)The Mary Pack McNairy CollectionCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz-Style Textile
Egypt, Mamluke period, 1200s-1300s
1950.532silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 9 x 13.4 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273.aplain twine, wild rye grass with crossed openwork, patterned twined start, intersecting layered spokes, and plaited finish; silk embroidery (catalogue card)Overall: 2 x 11.5 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0
Cigarette or Needle Case
Arctic, Aleut, Attu, Post-Contact
1917.273.bplain-twined rye grass with crossed openwork, patterned twined start, intersecting layered spokes, and plaited finish; silk embroidery decorations (catalogue card)Overall: 1.5 x 11.5 cm (9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0
Man's Nightcap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352Silk, silver thread, plaited braiding, linen; embroidery: chain and buttonhole stitchesOverall: 16.9 x 18 x 18 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Towel End
Russia, Nizhny-Novgorod province, 18th-19th century
1931.132plain weave linen (est.) with polychrome wool (est.) and metal thread chain stitch embroidery; applied silk (est.) ribbon and metal thread trimOverall: 38 x 43 cm (14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Band for Edge of Mattress
Morocco, Fez, 18th-19th century
1920.1282embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 12.7 x 28.6 cm (5 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift of Myrta Leonora JonesCCCC0
Fragment of a Tiraz
Egypt, Misr, Second Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Muqtadir, AH 310 (A.D. 922-923)
1932.19silk embroidery on linen tabby groundOverall: 9.6 x 25.2 cm (3 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
Head Shawl ("Phulkari")
India, Punjab, 19th century
1940.595embroidery: silk on cotton tabby groundOverall: 273.7 x 136.5 cm (107 3/4 x 53 3/4 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Phoenix and Tree Peony
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
1992.95Silk and silver thread: needle-loop embroidery, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1253embroidery; silk and silver filé on linen groundAverage: 80.7 x 41.9 cm (31 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.562embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 7 x 23.5 cm (2 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.682embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 81.2 x 43.5 cm (31 15/16 x 17 1/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.676embroidery: silk and metal strips on cotton tabby groundAverage: 78.8 x 43.5 cm (31 x 17 1/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.677embroidery: silk and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 113.3 x 23.7 cm (44 5/8 x 9 5/16 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Man's Cap
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1942.165embroidery; silk and silver gilt thread on linenOverall: 16 x 18 x 18 cm (6 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tablecloth
China, early 20th century
1944.314silk satin weave ground with silk and metallic thread embroideryOverall: 152.4 x 154.9 cm (60 x 61 in.)Gift of the Oscar Trapp EstateCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1240embroidery: silk and metallic threads on linen tabby groundAverage: 41.9 x 44.2 cm (16 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey ?, 19th century
1956.686embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 35.6 x 77.8 cm (14 x 30 5/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1266embroidery; silk and gold filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 90.2 x 48.3 cm (35 1/2 x 19 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sash (Uckur)
Turkey, 18th century
1956.679embroidery: silk and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 200 x 26.2 cm (78 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, mid 18th century
1956.681embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 104.8 x 54.2 cm (41 1/4 x 21 5/16 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Turban cover
Turkey
1916.1481plain weave: silk; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadAverage: 109.3 x 109.3 cm (43 1/16 x 43 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip
India, 20th century
1916.1211embroidery; cotton, metal and silk thread, sequinsOverall: 83.8 x 25.4 cm (33 x 10 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scarf
Algeria, early 20th century
1916.1219embroidery: silver strips on silk tabby groundOverall: 242.5 x 60.4 cm (95 1/2 x 23 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Jacket
India, Kashmir, Late 19th century
1961.120black wool with embroidery, green silk liningOverall: 99.7 x 163.8 cm (39 1/4 x 64 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ruth Field RugglesCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1239embroidery: silk and metallic threads on cotton tabby groundAverage: 151.1 x 86.4 cm (59 1/2 x 34 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1923.509embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundAverage: 76.2 x 36.2 cm (30 x 14 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey ?, 18th century
1916.1306embroidery: silk, and gold and silver filé on silk ground; cotton backingAverage: 113.7 x 89.5 cm (44 3/4 x 35 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tiraz of Caliph ‘Abd al-Rahman III, from the reliquary of Santa Librada,...
Spain, Cordoba, Spanish Umayyad period (756–1031)
1977.188Linen; silk: embroideryOverall: 18.2 x 117.1 cm (7 3/16 x 46 1/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1258embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 83.9 x 81.3 cm (33 1/16 x 32 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1255embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 109.2 x 54.7 cm (43 x 21 9/16 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
Border with Peacock Motif
Russia, 18th-19th century
1921.1141cutwork and drawnwork: linen; straight (continuous) bobbin lace (tape lace) edging; applied silk (est.) ribbon and embroideryOverall: 52.1 x 145.4 cm (20 1/2 x 57 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Hanging
Japan, mid-18th century
1921.918silk, embroideredAverage: 152.4 x 165.1 cm (60 x 65 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles William WasonCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1249embroidery: silk and metal on cotton tabby groundAverage: 116.2 x 68.6 cm (45 3/4 x 27 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12 century A.D.
1950.560embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 6 x 19.7 cm (2 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1250embroidery: silk and metal threads on linen tabby groundAverage: 147.3 x 54.6 cm (58 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Divan Cover (?)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1305embroidery: silk, and metal filé twisted around silk core, couched with silk, on velvet ground; cotton backingAverage: 163.8 x 108.6 cm (64 1/2 x 42 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fragment
Turkey, 19th century
1940.590embroidery: silk and metal filé on silk velvet ground; cotton backingAverage: 26.1 x 25.7 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Embroidery
Turkey ?, 19th century
1916.1304embroidery: silk and metal strips on linen tabby groundAverage: 168.2 x 91.5 cm (66 1/4 x 36 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of an Embroidery
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period, 12th century A.D.
1950.561embroidery in silk and gold filé on mulham tabby groundOverall: 14.6 x 8 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1243embroidery: silk and metallic thread on wool groundAverage: 93.1 x 79.4 cm (36 5/8 x 31 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1256embroidery: silk and gold filé on linen tabby groundAverage: 101.6 x 50.8 cm (40 x 20 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Strip of Velvet
Spain, 16th century
1939.153embroidery: silk and gold thread on velvet, fringe borderAverage: 285.8 x 52.7 cm (112 1/2 x 20 3/4 in.)Gift of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., for the Coralie Walker Hanna Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.685embroidery; silk and gold filé on cotton tabbyAverage: 102.9 x 54 cm (40 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1246embroidery: silk and metallic threads on wool ground, cotton backingAverage: 124.5 x 93 cm (49 x 36 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1322embroidered silkAverage: 90.1 x 69.8 cm (35 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk, gilt and silver threadOverall: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1257embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé on linen tabby groundOverall: 79.4 x 46.5 cm (31 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Cover
India, 19th century
1916.1364embroidery: silk, metal, and cotton thread on cotton ground; silk edging and velvet appliquéOverall: 125 x 88 cm (49 3/16 x 34 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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, 19th century
1940.358embroidery: gold filé, twisted around silk core, on cotton tabby groundOverall: 114 x 111 cm (44 7/8 x 43 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Chester C. BoltonCCCC0
Embroidered Textile
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1293embroidery: gold filé around silk core laid over cotton, couched at edges in silk, and sequins on silk ground Average: 47.6 x 55.3 cm (18 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered tray cover
Turkey
1916.1276plain weave: linen; embroidery, chain stitch: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 148.5 x 157 cm (58 7/16 x 61 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Coat
China
1917.37embroidered silkOverall: 65 x 107 cm (25 9/16 x 42 1/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. James J. TracyCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1916.1265embroidery: silk and gold and silver filé on cotton tabby groundOverall: 127 x 71 cm (50 x 27 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
1918.560satin weave silk with gold metal thread embroidery; supplementary weft; black velvet; metal (brass?); lined in blue silkGeneral Income FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1328embroidered silkAverage: 97.2 x 79.4 cm (38 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1327embroidered silkAverage: 67.3 x 73.6 cm (26 1/2 x 29 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Woman’s Mantle (Chyrpy)
Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tekke tribe
2010.192Exterior: silk; plain weave; embroidery: chain stitch Trim: silk; tablet-woven with fringe Lining: cotton; plain weave, block printedOverall: 119.4 x 75 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Gift of E.B. and Joan C. LongCCCC0
Embroidered Armenian liturgical curtain
Turkey, Constantinople/Istanbul, Ottoman period
2014.13twill weave: wool; embroidery, chain stitch: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 183 x 119.4 cm (72 1/16 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bed cover with floral medallion pattern
India, Deccan
1916.1359plain weave, quilted: cotton; embroidery, couched laid work: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 251.5 x 330.2 cm (99 x 130 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered and Resist-Dyed Fabric
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1325embroidered silkOverall: 78 x 67.5 cm (30 11/16 x 26 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sash ("Uckur")
Turkey or Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros ?, 19th century
1956.317embroidery: silk thread and brass strip hooked through and pressed flat on linen tabby groundAverage: 158.8 x 20.4 cm (62 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)Anonymous gift in memory of Sarah Ann MorrisonCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Peshkir)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.675embroidery: silk threads and metal strip pushed through fabric, bend and pressed on cotton tabby groundAverage: 86.7 x 43.2 cm (34 1/8 x 17 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
Fringed Panel
Morocco, Berber ?, 19th century
1918.42plain weave linen? with silk and metal thread embroidery, shells and glass and metal beadsAverage: 76.2 x 25.4 cm (30 x 10 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
1932.25plain weave with embroidery: linen and silkOverall: 41.6 x 44.5 cm (16 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.); Mounted: 57.1 x 57.1 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of George D. PrattCCCC0
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 Fukusa
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1344embroidered silkAverage: 97.8 x 127.6 cm (38 1/2 x 50 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Sari
India, Patna, 19th - early 20th century
1916.1215embroidery; silk and metal thread and sequins on cotton tabby groundOverall: 197.5 x 122 cm (77 3/4 x 48 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Noh Robe (Karaori)
Japan, Momoyama period (1573-1615)
1916.7embroidered silkOverall: 137.2 x 119.4 cm (54 x 47 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel (Havlu)
Turkey, 19th century
1956.678embroidery: silk, gold and silver filé, and gold strip pushed through silk, bent and pressed into place, on cotton tabby groundAverage: 150.9 x 68.6 cm (59 7/16 x 27 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Towel
Turkey, 19th century
1956.683embroidery: silk thread and tinsel pushed through fabric, bent and pressed into place, on linen tabby groundAverage: 129 x 49.9 cm (50 13/16 x 19 5/8 in.)Harold North Fowler CollectionCCCC0
Embroidered Square
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1290embroidery: gold filé laid over cotton thread, couched at edges by cotton, on silk groundAverage: 94.6 x 98.5 cm (37 1/4 x 38 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.eembroidered satin and silkOverall: 64.1 x 89.9 cm (25 1/4 x 35 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.hembroidered satin and silkOverall: 21.6 x 50.8 cm (8 1/2 x 20 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.jembroidered satin and silkOverall: 21 x 27.9 cm (8 1/4 x 11 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Coverlet Fragment
Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)
1954.152.oembroidered satin and silkOverall: 19.1 x 10.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Uncut Robe: Proper Right Front and Back Panel
China, late 19th century
1976.1088.bembroidered silk, gauze weaveOverall: 279.4 x 77.5 cm (110 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of C. L. BurtonCCCC0
Uncut Robe: Proper Left Front and Back Panel
China, late 19th century
1976.1088.cembroidered silk, gauze weaveOverall: 279.4 x 77.5 cm (110 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of C. L. BurtonCCCC0
Pouch for the Chalice Cover
Italy, 18th century or later
1916.1426embroidered satin and silkOverall: 26.1 x 26.1 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered Stole
Italy, 19th century
1940.1191bargello, silk on linenOverall: 242.6 x 9.6 cm (95 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. S. Prentiss BaldwinCCCC0
"Aba": Woman's Dress
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1917.1068silk on silk satin with mirror-glass inserts, embroideryOverall: 117.5 x 111.7 cm (46 1/4 x 44 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Woman's Costume
Western India, Gujarat, Kachchh
1916.1469embroidery, silk, embroideryOverall: 114.3 x 101.6 cm (45 x 40 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hanging (Phulkari work)
India, Punjab, Late 19th century
1942.367embroidered silk on cottonOverall: 254 x 147.3 cm (100 x 58 in.)Gift of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Embroidered towel
Turkey
1916.1251plain weave: linen; embroidery, double-running stitch: silk, gilt-metal strips and threadAverage: 129.5 x 55.9 cm (51 x 22 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0