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Medium: Silk and gold thread; embroidery (41)
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57CCCC0
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276CCCC0
China, late 19th century
1916.1352CCCC0
India, 18th-19th century
1916.1275CCCC0
Italy, 18th century
1916.1451CCCC0
China, early 20th century
1916.1355©
China
1916.1350©
China, 19th century
1939.144CCCC0
China, late 19th century
1916.1357CCCC0
China, late 19th century
1916.1356CCCC0
England, 18th century
1942.164CCCC0
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
China, 18th century
1916.1336CCCC0
Italy, 18th century
1916.1449CCCC0
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Armenia or Greece, 18th century
1916.1420CCCC0
Japan, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1317CCCC0
India, Gujarat, 18th-19th century
1925.494CCCC0
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
China, 14th century
1992.91CCCC0
India, Rajasthan, late 19th century
1916.829CCCC0
Spain, 16th century
1939.153CCCC0
France, 19th century
1976.50CCCC0
China, late 19th - early 20th century
1950.347CCCC0
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Turkey, 18th-19th century
1916.1260CCCC0
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155CCCC0
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20CCCC0
Prizrend, Serbia, or Scutari, Albani, late 19th century
1943.381CCCC0
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51CCCC0
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 18th century
1956.684CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
China, Ming dynasty
1987.57Silk and gold thread; embroideryOverall: 119.4 x 302.1 cm (47 x 118 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
China, Qing Dynasty
1960.276Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 118.7 x 76.2 cm (46 3/4 x 30 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
China, late 19th century
1916.1352Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 101 x 129.6 cm (39 3/4 x 51 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
China, Ming dynasty
1991.2Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 44 x 21.5 cm (17 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
China, early 20th century
1916.1355Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 141.1 x 205.7 cm (55 9/16 x 81 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
China
1916.1350Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 78.8 x 113.1 cm (31 x 44 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
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
China, late 19th century
1916.1357Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 94 x 177.8 cm (37 x 70 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
China, late 19th century
1916.1356Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 110.5 x 132.1 cm (43 1/2 x 52 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85Polychrome velvet: cut pile and voided; Embroidery: silk, gold and silver thread; split and couching stitchesOverall: 119.4 x 74.9 cm (47 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
India, Gujarat, 18th-19th century
1925.494Embroidery, silk and gold thread on silk satin groundOverall: 26.4 x 13.7 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
China, 14th century
1992.91Embroidery, needlelooping; silk and gold thread, silvered and gilded paperOverall: 8.5 x 9.1 cm (3 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
India, Rajasthan, late 19th century
1916.829Embroidery; silk, gold and silver thread on satinOverall: 15.3 x 25 cm (6 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
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
China, late 19th - early 20th century
1950.347Embroidery, silk and gold threadOverall: 28 x 40.6 cm (11 x 16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Sara Mattsson AnliotCCCC0
England, 14th century
1949.503Silk, gold and silver thread, linen; embroidery: split and couching stitchesOverall: 99.1 x 16.9 cm (39 x 6 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904Silk, gold and cotton thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, and couching stitchesOverall: 28.9 x 41.9 cm (11 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
Italy, late 16th century
1994.155Silk, gold thread; embroidery: couching, stem, long, and short stitchesOverall: 204.5 x 50 cm (80 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
China, Liao dynasty
1995.20Embroidery, silk and gold thread 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
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
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
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
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1978.36Silk, gold thread, linen; raised work, embroidery: split, stem, running, fishbone, and couching stitchesOverall: 18 x 126 cm (7 1/16 x 49 5/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Italy, Florence, 16th century
1998.51Silk, gold and silver thread; velvet, embroidery: or nué, split, satin, and couching stitchesOverall: 55.7 x 56.3 cm (21 15/16 x 22 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched, split, running, and outline stitches: silk and gold threadOverall: 40 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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