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Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499CCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.bCCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263CCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293CCCC0
Lampas with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.35CCCC0
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, 17th Century
1926.533CCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780CCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292CCCC0
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan, 20th century
1978.76.a©
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century
1953.434CCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq, 10th century
1955.52CCCC0
Lampas with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Silk fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada, Nasrid period,
1952.105CCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51CCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38CCCC0
Textile
Iran, Buyid period, 11th century
1962.264CCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140CCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76CCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609CCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128CCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255CCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, early 11th century
1961.34CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, 11th-12th century
1939.47CCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42CCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Woman’s robe
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267CCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741CCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.23CCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abassid, 8th century
1947.193CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380CCCC0
No image available
Iraq, Basrah, Abbasid Period, 9th Century
1982.17CCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558CCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533CCCC0
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.190CCCC0
Silk fragment
Iran, Seljuk period, 1100s
1982.20CCCC0
Caftan
probably Iran
1985.59©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1981.22CCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, late Buyid -Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1986.89CCCC0
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30.aCCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuk period
1952.257CCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, Modern
1988.98CCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters and Ibexes
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.21CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Lampas: silkOverall: 83.5 x 37.5 cm (32 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a...
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499Velvet, pile-warp substitution: silkAverage: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aSilk; velvet, cut, pile-warp substitutionOverall: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.bSilk; velvet, cut, pile-warp substitutionOverall: 21.7 x 15.7 cm (8 9/16 x 6 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 20.7 x 25.2 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263Senna knot: wool and cottonAverage: 771.7 x 307.3 cm (303 13/16 x 121 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 157.5 x 73.7 cm (62 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205Velvet, cut, voided, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal stripsOverall: 69.9 x 54.6 cm (27 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17Lampas, brocaded: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 87.7 x 52.1 cm (34 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 80 x 83.2 cm (31 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.); Mounted: 93.3 x 95.9 cm (36 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Samite fragments with double-headed eagles, from the tomb of Saint...
probably Byzantium
1951.92Samite: silkOverall: 118 x 165 cm (46 7/16 x 64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 6.1 x 26.1 cm (2 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel, Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Umayyad period, mid 7th - mid 8th century
1941.293Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 7.7 x 7.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with eagles in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria, Almoravid period
1952.15Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 36.5 x 39.6 cm (14 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes amid undulating vines
Eastern Iran, Ilkhanid period
1985.4Lampas: silk, cotton, and gold threadOverall: 43.5 x 39.5 cm (17 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.35Silk, gilt-metal thread; lampas weaveOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, 17th Century
1926.533Brocaded gilt- and silver-metal thread; cotton warp, cotton and silk wefts; silk pile, asymmetrical knot, 295 per sq. in.Average: 205.7 x 142.3 cm (81 x 56 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with felines and eagles
Northeast Iran
1990.2Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 170.5 x 109 cm (67 1/8 x 42 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1954.780Compound tabby; silkOverall: 210.2 x 102.5 cm (82 3/4 x 40 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry with lattice of animals in medallions
Egypt
1951.89Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 14.6 x 13.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 40.3 x 30.5 cm (15 7/8 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Textile with Goatherds in a Landscape
Iran, Isfahan, 1900s
1978.76Lampas weave, silk; lining: twill tapestry, double lockedAverage: 102.2 x 37.5 cm (40 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan, 20th century
1978.76.aLampas weave, silkOverall: 101.6 x 38.7 cm (40 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Fragment with stars in stacked squares, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1942.1077Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 10 x 7.7 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq, 10th-11th century
1953.434Lampas weave, silkOverall: 47.6 x 49.5 cm (18 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with lion strangler, from a dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria, Almoravid period
1950.146Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq, 10th century
1955.52Double-face compound twill; silkOverall: 78.1 x 66 cm (30 3/4 x 26 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada, Nasrid period,
1952.105Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 17.8 x 10.7 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Fragment
Iran or Iraq, mid or 2nd half of 14th century
1943.51Tabby weave with supplementary weft; silkOverall: 11.5 x 16 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Mantle for a statue of the Virgin with lotus blossoms and medallions
Spain, Nasrid period
1939.40Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510Lampas, quilted: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria, Almoravid period
1952.152Lampas and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 23.5 x 20.4 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment FundCCCC0
Textile
Iran, Buyid period, 11th century
1962.264Lampas weave, silkOverall: 171 x 65 cm (67 5/16 x 25 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with scrolling vines and grape leaves
probably Iran
1926.509Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 21 x 22.9 cm (8 1/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Iran, Eastern, 2nd quarter to mid-13th century
1993.140Lampas, silk and gold threadOverall: 65.5 x 23.2 cm (25 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Silk fragments
Syria, 1100s
1976.76Samite: silkOverall: 97.8 x 56.5 cm (38 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with carnations
Turkey, Bursa
1984.27Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt-and-silver-metal threadOverall: 128 x 67 cm (50 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. James Albert Ford, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., The John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust, Mrs. Hermon A. Kelley, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance, Mrs. Harry Stratton, and J. H. Wade by exchangeCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 54.2 x 27.9 cm (21 5/16 x 11 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128Knotted pile: jufti knot; wool and cottonAverage: 89 x 185.5 cm (35 1/16 x 73 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundel with figure
Egypt, Fatimid period
1952.255Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen and silkOverall: 13.1 x 12.8 cm (5 3/16 x 5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment with confronted animal medallions and kufic bands
Iran
1950.84Diasper, tabby weave; silkOverall: 39.6 x 45.4 cm (15 9/16 x 17 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Twill weave with falconers amid rose bushes
Iran, Safavid period
1949.467Twill weave with complementary and discontinuous weft: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 47.7 x 47.7 cm (18 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Taffeta Fragment with Gul-u-Bulbul (Rose and Nightingale) Pattern
Iran, 1700s
1943.91Taffeta, brocaded; silk and metallic threadOverall: 37.8 x 40 cm (14 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Fred R. WhiteCCCC0
Textile with field of poppies on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
1926.22Twill weave with supplementary weft, stamped: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 82 x 66.7 cm (32 5/16 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, Buyid period, early 11th century
1961.34Lampas weave, silkOverall: 71.1 x 95 cm (28 x 37 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 180.7 x 128.3 cm (71 1/8 x 50 1/2 in.); Mounted: 185.4 x 134 cm (73 x 52 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq, 11th-12th century
1939.47Soumak, or twisted tapestry; silkOverall: 20 x 22.6 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42Lampas: silk and gold threadAverage: 33 x 22.9 cm (13 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 23.5 x 62.3 cm (9 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Woman’s robe
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267Velvet ikat: silkOverall: 132.1 x 150 cm (52 x 59 1/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741Lampas: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 104.7 x 48.3 cm (41 1/4 x 19 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with hares in ogival pattern
probably Iran
1939.44Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 32.5 cm (8 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16Lampas and taqueté: silkOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Lampas with confronting peacocks
probably Iran
1968.73Lampas weave, silkOverall: 59 x 57.4 cm (23 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century
1971.23Lampas weave, silkOverall: 103.2 x 86.4 cm (40 5/8 x 34 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk ikat wall hanging with five panels
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.150Warp-faced plain weave, warp-ikat: silk warp, cotton weftOverall: 211.8 x 142.2 cm (83 3/8 x 56 in.)Gift of Guido GoldmanCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes and palmettes
Iran, Ilkhanid period
1945.14Lampas: silk and silver threadOverall: 28.6 x 25.4 cm (11 1/4 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCloth d’areste, weft-faced lozenge twill variant: silk and gold threadAverage: 8 x 36.9 cm (3 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 78.8 x 48.6 cm (31 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abassid, 8th century
1947.193Complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 29 x 20 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hanging with foliate roundel and rider
Iran or Iraq
1951.90Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 22.3 x 17.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran
1939.38.aLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.bLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 49.5 x 14 cm (19 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.cLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 20 x 15.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, 16th century
1939.38.dLampas weave, brocaded; silk and goldOverall: 19 x 8.5 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 21.2 x 58.5 cm (8 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 51.1 x 80.7 cm (20 1/8 x 31 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with decorated bands
India, Gujarat
1951.516Plain weave: cotton, stamped resist and dyedOverall: 7.9 x 15.6 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Taqueté fragment with star and cross pattern
Spain, probably Almeria
1927.380Taqueté: silk and gold threadAverage: 14 x 41 cm (5 1/2 x 16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Lampas with areas of double cloth: silk and gold threadOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Iraq, Basrah, Abbasid Period, 9th Century
1982.17Compound twill weave, silkOverall: 66.5 x 45 cm (26 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with gold leaf lions
Iran or Iraq, Seljuk period
1950.558Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); block printed and gold leafOverall: 32.1 x 40 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered fragment with bird among vines
Iraq, Baghdad, Seljuq period
1950.533Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk and metallic threadOverall: 7.3 x 21.6 cm (2 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance 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
Shawl with boteh
India, Kashmir
1952.1902/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked: wool, possibly pashminaOverall: 325 x 136.5 cm (127 15/16 x 53 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Arthur LoesserCCCC0
Silk fragment
Iran, Seljuk period, 1100s
1982.20Lampas weave, silkOverall: 28 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Caftan
probably Iran
1985.59Lampas weave, silkWidth across shoulders: 176.5 cm (69 1/2 in.); neck edge to hem: 127.5 cm (50 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Tiraz with gold
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Musta‘lī, 1094–1101
1950.556Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 21.6 x 55.6 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1981.22Compound tabby; silkOverall: 37 x 24.6 cm (14 9/16 x 9 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Band
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300-1350
1986.240Compound tabby, double cloth, and bands of extended tabby; silk and gold filéOverall: 5.5 x 13.5 cm (2 3/16 x 5 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, late Buyid -Seljuk period, 11th - 12th century
1986.89Compound weave; silkOverall: 45.8 x 69.8 cm (18 1/16 x 27 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with confronted sphinxes in roundels, from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria, Almoravid period
1950.394Lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variant: silk and gold threadOverall: 54.3 x 64.5 cm (21 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Velvet Fragment in Two Pieces
Iran or Iraq, 14th century
1918.30.aVelvet, lancé, silk and Cyprian gold around silk coreOverall: 21.5 x 28.5 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Lampas with roundels of the image of Christ in benedictory pose
Turkey, Bursa, Ottoman period
1916.1423Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 36.7 x 33.7 cm (14 7/16 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Embroidered border and field of animals in large roundels
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
Panel with Falconers
Iran, Modern
1988.98Lampas weave, silkOverall: 136.7 x 79 cm (53 13/16 x 31 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shaped horse trapping
India
1927.376Velvet, brocaded and pile warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadAverage: 26.1 x 23.5 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters and Ibexes
Iran, Abbasid period, 9th century
1982.21Lampas weave, silkOverall: 39.5 x 44.5 cm (15 9/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0