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Type: Embroidery (595)
Italy (chasuble ground); Austria, Graz
1950.85CCCC0
Italy, Florence, 14th century
1929.904CCCC0
England, 14th century
1949.503CCCC0
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115CCCC0
England, 17th century
1942.833CCCC0
Central Asia, 14th century
1987.145CCCC0
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352CCCC0
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aCCCC0
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421CCCC0
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585CCCC0
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201©
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102©
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1947.2CCCC0
England, London (embroidery) and Italy, Florence (velvet), early 16th century
1970.124CCCC0
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.206CCCC0
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10CCCC0
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aCCCC0
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1934.231CCCC0
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235CCCC0
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96CCCC0
Greece, Epirus, Yaninna, 18th century
1916.1289CCCC0
Greece, Northern Islands, Chios ?, late 19th century
1916.832CCCC0
Greece, Ionian Islands, 16th-17th century
1927.13CCCC0
England, 17th century
1973.186CCCC0
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.223CCCC0
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 16th-17th century
1927.373CCCC0
Greece, Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes, 18th century
1933.414CCCC0
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.221CCCC0
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Southern Group, Melos ?, 17th century
1929.257CCCC0
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1271CCCC0
Greece, Cyclades Islands, Naxos, 18th-19th century
1916.1234CCCC0
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aCCCC0
China, 14th century
1992.95CCCC0
England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century
1950.352CCCC0
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.218CCCC0
Greece, Sporades Islands, Skyros, 19th century
1916.1268CCCC0
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
America, 19th century
1914.1CCCC0
Greece, Crete, 18th century
1916.1267CCCC0
China, 14th century
1994.20CCCC0
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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, 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
Egypt, late 8th - early 9th centuries
1948.115Embroidery on tabby weave: silk and linenOverall: 10 x 8.2 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
England, 17th century
1942.833Stumpwork embroidery on satin groundOverall: 61 x 55.9 cm (24 x 22 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
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
Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century
1948.352Embroidery: linenOverall: 154.3 x 374.5 cm (60 3/4 x 147 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chöying Dorjé, the Tenth Black Hat Karmapa (Tibetan, 1604-1674)
1989.11.aOpaque watercolor, gold, and silver on silkOverall: 114.6 x 44.5 cm (45 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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, 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
England, James I Period, early 17th century
1933.421Silk, linen; plain weave, embroidery: couch and stem stitchesOverall: 66 x 76.2 cm (26 x 30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Evelyn Svec Ward (American, 1921-1989)
1967.201Embroidery and appliqué: cotton, cotton chenille, synthetic threads, istle and sisal twine, istle netting, onion bag fragments, wool cloth and burlap on wool groundOverall: 81.3 x 94 cm (32 x 37 in.)Wishing Well Fund©
Africa, Congo, Kuba Region, 20th century
1992.102Embroidery, raffiaOverall: 57.5 x 48.5 cm (22 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversary©
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 nuéOverall: 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
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
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
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) - early Ming dynasty
1993.10Silk and silver thread, silvered paper; needleloop embroideryOverall: 63.2 x 59.9 cm (24 7/8 x 23 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
England, Period of Charles I (1625-1649), 17th century
1919.585.aPetit-point embroidery; wool and silkOverall: 43.7 x 164.4 cm (17 3/16 x 64 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Germany, Bavaria, last quarter of 17th century
1971.235Embroidery, silk and metallic threads, on silk tabby sewn down on a linen tabby groundOverall: 116.9 x 78.1 cm (46 x 30 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
China, Tang dynasty
1994.96Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 157.5 x 25.7 cm (62 x 10 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Greece, Crete, 17th-18th century
1926.217.aEmbroidery: silk on linen tabby groundAverage: 35.5 x 77 cm (14 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
China, 14th century
1992.95Needleloop embroidery; silk and silver thread, silvered paperOverall: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)Gift of David TremayneCCCC0
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
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
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
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 75.6 x 46.4 cm (29 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
America, 19th century
1914.1Embroidery and drawn work: cottonAverage: 54.6 x 41.9 cm (21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Olin Freeman TowerCCCC0
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
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
Mariska Karasz (American, 1898-1960)
1954.287Embroidery: mohair, horsehair, wool, linen, and cotton on a natural groundAverage: 170.8 x 39.1 cm (67 1/4 x 15 3/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©