Mid 20th Century Cotton Karen Burmese Sarong From Pa-an, Karen State

Small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.9 x 36.6 in.
104 x 93 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #pa-an, karen state #karen #warp stripe #plain weave

1980 Silk Karen Burmese Sarong From Pa-an, Karen State



Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

73.2 x 44.1 in.
186 x 112 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #pa-an, karen state #karen #warp stripe #plain weave

20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Amarapura style from mon’- features the ”Jay“ pattern meaning hook or link; yellow warp, pink weft.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

74.0 x 44.1 in.
188 x 112 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

1980 Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Few loose threads; marked #9

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

72.8 x 42.5 in.
185 x 108 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Black warp, purple weft, has ”Gangaw’ signature band; features the Jay pattern meaning hook or link.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.9 x 29.9 in.
114 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Yaw Burmese Sarong From Gangaw



Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Gangaw
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.2 x 33.1 in.
102 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #gangaw #yaw #supplementary warp #plain weave

Burmese Shuttle



Country of Origin: Myanmar

9.8 x 8.7 in.
25 x 22 cm.

#myanmar #shuttle

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

’Amarapura style from mon’- features the ”Jay“ pattern meaning hook or link.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.6 x 29.1 in.
103 x 74 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary warp #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Supplementary warp threads are worn out in some places; some small stains and fading.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

43.3 x 31.9 in.
110 x 81 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary warp #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Dobby weave executes the Bangkok pattern where in two different color threads are plied - known as silk twist; slight fading.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.9 x 29.9 in.
104 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; some dark stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

38.2 x 30.7 in.
97 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colors, including white; light rust staining and a pen mark.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.9 x 34.3 in.
104 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay



Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

43.3 x 29.5 in.
110 x 75 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Tavoy Division

”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours, including white; if executed in silk, called ”po;” fabric fading.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Tavoy Division
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.5 x 35.8 in.
108 x 91 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #tavoy division #mon #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Tavoy Division

Striking ”kyutayan design“ - kyutan style that refers to the reed walls found throughout Myanmar.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Tavoy Division
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

42.9 x 38.6 in.
109 x 98 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #tavoy division #mon #jacquard

20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Plaid; one small stain; some soiling.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

43.3 x 31.9 in.
110 x 81 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

20th Century Cotton Karen Burmese Sarong From Pa-an, Karen State

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.1 x 32.3 in.
107 x 82 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #pa-an, karen state #karen #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Fragment From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good ; Some splits in fabric

40.2 x 29.9 in.
102 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #fragment #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Slight fading

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.9 x 31.1 in.
104 x 79 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

1930 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colors, including white; all handspun silk; may be from other area; light soiling.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.5 x 32.7 in.
108 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #1930 #sarong #intha #dobby

Mid 20th Century Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

’Bangkok style’-- ikat-like where in two colored threads are twisted; ’singular piece, perhaps made in another area’; one small stain.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.2 x 32.7 in.
102 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Faint stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.1 x 31.5 in.
107 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary warp #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.6 x 31.9 in.
103 x 81 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #jacquard

Early 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Characteristics of Fez embroidery are counted thread and being reversible; the back is discolored.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

21.7 x 18.1 in.
55 x 46 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Rabari Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

Notice the chain and herringbone stitches used in this type of embroidery.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

20.1 x 20.1 in.
51 x 51 cm.

#india #early 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #rabari #embroidery #plain weave

Cotton Burmese

Good condition; some white discoloration on non-embellished end; non embellished end is folded over and tacked down; selvages present on left/right edges

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Counted thread polychrome wool embroidery; applied fringe with beads and pom poms
Condition: Good

72.8 x 9.4 in.
185 x 24 cm.

#myanmar #embroidery #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Karen Burmese Bag From Pa-an, Karen State

Notice the signature on the handle and central panel; unusual motifs;

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Excellent

13.0 x 13.4 in.
33 x 34 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #bag #pa-an, karen state #karen #supplementary weft #warp faced

1970 Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

A well-esteemed piece in Myanmar; constructed in two panels.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.7 x 29.1 in.
106 x 74 cm.

#myanmar #1970 #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

More expensive than other pieces of similar style because of its heavier weight and more difficult alteration of two colors in the weft floats; features the ”Jay“ pattern meaning hook or link.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

39.8 x 33.1 in.
101 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Synthetic Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Unusual piece; combines the kyutayan (reed wall) pattern with an imitation woven Jay (hook) band pattern; slight fading below the band.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

43.7 x 30.7 in.
111 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #printed #dobby

20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

For special wear, perhaps marriage; some stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

40.9 x 28.7 in.
104 x 73 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft

Cotton Yaw Burmese Sarong From Gangaw

’Jay Tay Ya’ bird motifs; factory label confirms from Gangaw; black warp, purple weft.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Gangaw
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

70.9 x 40.9 in.
180 x 104 cm.

#myanmar #sarong #gangaw #yaw #supplementary weft #plain weave

1980 Cotton Kachin Burmese Sarong From Myitkyina, Kachin State

Ground shaded by changin warp color, w/ warp metallics thru midsection; ’Kachin’ style - colorful band of pure geometric motifs executed with a supplementary weft in cotton; one heavy band runs across the length with smaller scattered motifs

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

68.9 x 34.3 in.
175 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #kachin #warp stripe #plain weave

20th Century Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions; slight discoloration.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

43.7 x 33.5 in.
111 x 85 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #warp stripe #dobby

20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plied, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions; plaid; the damaged areas show the twisted thread technique clearly. Spacing of warp lines is more uniform than weft lines; stained along the creases.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.9 x 35.8 in.
109 x 91 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

1960 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Entire surface of the cloth speckled with white paint, and three large bouquets of flowers painted on by hand-- in vogue in mid 1960s Rangoon; Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Painted
Embellishment: Painting
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.9 x 30.3 in.
114 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #1960 #sarong #intha #painted #dobby

20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions; fading along crease and small tears in fabric; small water stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

43.7 x 29.9 in.
111 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions; fading on front.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.1 x 33.1 in.
107 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.7 x 34.3 in.
106 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

1940 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style (two yarn twisted silk) that resembles shimmer ikat; liquid stain on front.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.0 x 33.9 in.
99 x 86 cm.

#myanmar #1940 #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

20th Century Cotton Burmese Sarong From Imma

Slight variations in weft spacing; ’kyutan’ style that refers to the reed walls found throughout Myanmar; some stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Imma
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 35.4 in.
107 x 90 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #imma #jacquard

1980 Cotton Bamar Burmese Fragment From Central Myanmar, Meiktila

Four color plaid; one end finishes in the warp end.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Central Myanmar, Meiktila
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

35.0 x 41.7 in.
89 x 106 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #fragment #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

1980 Cotton Burmese Sarong From Meiktila

Loosely woven; hand spun cotton.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Meiktila
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

65.4 x 39.0 in.
166 x 99 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #meiktila #plain weave

1980 Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Central Myanmar, Meiktila

Combines the look of a Kachin design band (sup. Weft) spanning the width of the cloth w/ scattered bits of design created in sections of weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Central Myanmar, Meiktila
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

66.1 x 40.9 in.
168 x 104 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Heavy warp and weft plaid.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 36.2 in.
112 x 92 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #warp stripe #plain weave

1970 Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Central Myanmar, Near Meiktila

A supplementary white warp is used on a blue tabby ground to produce a very fine design of delicate geometric bands which encircle the wearer; small stains on lower half of sarong.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Central Myanmar, near Meiktila
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 29.1 in.
112 x 74 cm.

#myanmar #1970 #sarong #bamar #supplementary warp #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Constructed in two panels.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 34.3 in.
112 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Small stain and marking on panel.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

48.0 x 31.5 in.
122 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary warp #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Festival longyi; some small rust stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

43.3 x 35.0 in.
110 x 89 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Plaid; some fading along crease line and faint stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

43.7 x 34.6 in.
111 x 88 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

1940 Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Employs Bangkok pattern of twisted red/blue wefts; sits between a line of purple/white tabby; faded with small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

44.5 x 35.8 in.
113 x 91 cm.

#myanmar #1940 #sarong #mandalay #bamar #weft stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Unusual pattern achieved w. cinnamon and beige threads; ”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours; if executed in silk, called ”po;” large stain.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.7 x 34.3 in.
106 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #dobby

Early 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Rare and valuable piece of weaving; tear at the bottom.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.8 x 30.7 in.
101 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #early 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Fleur de lis-type motif; ink markings below band.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.1 x 32.3 in.
112 x 82 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Synthetic Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Features 7 bands of Jay pattern meaning hook or link.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

42.1 x 29.5 in.
107 x 75 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

This garment uses the most favored colors for ceremonial (festival) longyis; 6 bands of Jay pattern meaning hook or link; one small ink stain.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

38.6 x 27.6 in.
98 x 70 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Floss is woven in on back of cloth; features 6 bands of ”Jay“ pattern meaning hook or link.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

39.4 x 28.3 in.
100 x 72 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Burmese Sarong From Mingalar Taung, Ngunt Township, Yangon

Kyutayan (woven wall) pattern; small patched holes in the center.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mingalar Taung, Ngunt Township, Yangon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.1 x 30.7 in.
112 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Burmese Sarong From Imma

Kyutayan (woven wall) style; strong piece to highlight technique.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Imma
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

38.2 x 31.5 in.
97 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #imma #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Burmese Sarong From Imma

Kyutayan (woven wall) style.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Imma
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

67.3 x 42.1 in.
171 x 107 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #imma #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Shimmer on the pink v. good for festival use; this piece features the ”Jay“ pattern meaning hook or link;.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

38.2 x 28.7 in.
97 x 73 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Fading through out fabric.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

40.2 x 28.7 in.
102 x 73 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Cotton Kachin Burmese Sarong From Myitkyina, Kachin State

Black warp, brown weft, eight colors plus metallic; neat and clear execution; ’Kachin’ style - colorful bands of pure geometric motifs executed with a supplementary weft in cotton; one heavy band runs across the length with smaller scattered bands; geometrics inspired by totem poles.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 32.7 in.
112 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #sarong #kachin #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

’Kachin’ style - colorful bands of pure geometric motifs executed with a supplementary weft in cotton; one heavy band runs across the length with smaller scattered bands; geometrics inspired by totem poles.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.2 x 30.3 in.
102 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kachin Burmese Sarong From Myitkyina, Kachin State

’Kachin’ style - colorful bands of pure geometric motifs executed with a supplementary weft in cotton; one heavy band runs across the length with smaller scattered bands; geometrics inspired by totem poles; slight fading.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.9 x 34.3 in.
109 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #kachin #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kachin Burmese Sarong From Myitkyina, Kachin State

’Kachin’ style - colorful bands of pure geometric motifs executed with a supplementary weft in cotton; one heavy band runs across the length with smaller scattered bands; geometrics inspired by totem poles; very slight fading.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.6 x 30.3 in.
103 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #kachin #supplementary weft #plain weave

1980 Cotton Karen Burmese Sarong From Pa-an, Karen State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; Notice writing in supplementary weft section.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

68.9 x 41.7 in.
175 x 106 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #pa-an, karen state #karen #weft ikat #twill

1980 Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Ikat not precisely aligned; Notice writing in supplementary weft section; ”Inle style“ - weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

69.7 x 40.6 in.
177 x 103 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1980 Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; Notice writing in supplementary weft section.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

70.5 x 40.6 in.
179 x 103 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1980 Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; Notice writing in supplementary weft section.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

67.7 x 40.9 in.
172 x 104 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Cotton Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Typical checkered selvedge. black floats behind-- this technique does not stand up well to repeated washings; slight fading in areas.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.2 x 29.5 in.
102 x 75 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #jacquard #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Very loose weaving, color divisions, and bands of design make it likely that this example wasn’t actually made in the Arakan division

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 32.7 in.
104 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Burmese Sarong From Imma

’kyutan’ style that refers to the reed walls found throughout Myanmar; interplay of evenly spaced warp and weft threads

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Imma
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

37.0 x 33.1 in.
94 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #imma #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Green warp and yellow weft

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 31.5 in.
105 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #jacquard #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Soft cloth woven with green warp and blue weft; note selvedges and reverse

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.6 x 34.3 in.
103 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #jacquard #plain weave

Late 20th Century Silk Karen Burmese Sarong From Pa-an, Karen State

Pulls, holes; edges are soiled.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

36.2 x 43.7 in.
92 x 111 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #pa-an, karen state #karen #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Synthetic Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura



Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Damask
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

64.6 x 40.6 in.
164 x 103 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #damask

First Part 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

A complete pillow band with silk embroidery from Fez. The embroidery outlines are called stroke stitch while filing stitch is plait - its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good; slight staining on reverse

21.3 x 10.2 in.
54 x 26 cm.

#morocco #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Abaca Indonesian Sarong From Kalimantan

Two pieces attached at selvedges

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Kalimantan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Applique
Condition: Good ; Light soiling on orange appliqué band

40.6 x 32.7 in.
103 x 83 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #sarong #kalimantan #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz'utujíl Guatemalan Shawl From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

A vibrant piece from Santiago Atitlán, Sololá; warp-faced with some warps resist-dyed in two concentrating colors; warp ends are used for decorative knotting & become tassels; this textile was constructed in two parts, and woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Good vintage condition consistent with age and use; slight soiling

76.0 x 28.7 in.
193 x 73 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

Chinese Wall Hanging

A finely embroidered large silk wall hanging made for export; motifs include a large dimensional dragon bordered by detailed florals (chrysanthemums) and butterflies.

Country of Origin: China
Date Period: 1930s
Embellishment: Embroidery
Fiber Primary: Silk
Condition: Good; small area of loss of weft on upper portion; otherwise very good antique condition

74.0 x 53.9 in.
188 x 137 cm.

#china #wall hanging

Late 20th Century Tapa Barkcloth Wall Hanging From

Thick weight vintage Tapa Cloth.

To create Tapa, cloth is taken from the inner bark of the mulberry tree, scraped with a sea shell, then flattened (often communally) with beaters; Successive layers of bast are beaten then printed with upeti blocks using natural dyes from a range of trees, plants, and clays

Locale of Origin: Exact origin unknown, possibly
Woven Structure: Non-woven
Pattern Technique(s): Painted
Object Local Name: Tapa
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good, several small holes

68.5 x 33.1 in.
174 x 84 cm.

#late 20th century #wall hanging #painted #non-woven

Mid 20th Century Cotton Hazara Pakistani Wall Hanging From NWFP

This elaborately embroidered Pakistani wallhanging was made using silk thread Phulkari embroidery on handspun woven cotton(called khaddar). The piece is constructed in 3 sections joined on selvedges and left and right edges bound with embroidery.

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: NWFP
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Chaddar, Phulkari emb
Condition: Good; Light soiling

89.0 x 43.7 in.
226 x 111 cm.

#pakistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #nwfp #hazara #embroidery #plain weave

1980 Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Tashkent

A hand stitched Suzani embroidery. These stitches are Basra or Bukhara couching created by hand without the use of a hoop; very simple but beautiful piece with a machine stitched black cotton border.

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Tashkent
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Fair; strong vintage condition; both black and wine color has bled; slight brown discoloration at corners.

33.1 x 33.5 in.
84 x 85 cm.

#uzbekistan #1980 #wall hanging #tashkent #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Furnishing From Dhaka

Mid-20th century cotton textile with an allover running or kantha stitch. Beautiful color combination, and ideal as a wall hanging.

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Locale of Origin: Dhaka
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha
Condition: Excellent

28.7 x 28.7 in.
73 x 73 cm.

#bangladesh #mid 20th century #furnishing #dhaka #bengali #embroidery #kantha

Late 19th Century European Sampler

A spectacular example of 19th century needlework, ideal as wall hanging; Cross stitch stylized motifs in blue, peach, brown silk on homespun linen. Edged in fine metallic thread braid; fully lined in silk

Country of Origin: Europe
Embellishment: Applied metal braid
Condition: Good

19.7 x 17.7 in.
50 x 45 cm.

#europe #late 19th century #sampler

1940 Linen American Panel

A textile constructed from two fragments to restore repeat-- not one continuous piece; commemorating the triumph of Bonhomme Richard (a French Continental navy ship placed at the disposal of John Paul Jones, navel fighter in the American Revolutionary War in 1779) over the loyalist HMS Serapis in March, 1779; Yankee Clippers (featured in upper register) were merchant ships built by the US in 1840s; Vignettes of sea ports and figures in mid-19th c. costume featured throughout

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good vintage condition

44.9 x 48.4 in.
114 x 123 cm.

#usa #1940 #panel #printed #plain weave

1900 Cotton British Furnishing

An Arts & Crafts style printed cotton velveteen furnishing fabric of stylized offset pattern of roses, diagonally disposed, on trellis design; comprised of 3 panels.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Roller print
Condition: Good

53.9 x 96.1 in.
137 x 244 cm.

#uk #1900 #furnishing #roller print #plain weave

1920s Cotton Egyptian Wall Hanging

A charming 1920s Egyptian Appliqué Wall Hanging, with bird, pyramids, desert, palm tree, donkeys, gentleman -- all lovingly and carefully hand stitched onto the surface.

Country of Origin: Egypt
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Condition: Good; some very slight discoloration on verso; two very small holes on pyramid motif.

17.3 x 17.7 in.
44 x 45 cm.

#egypt #1920s #wall hanging #appliqu #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton British Wall Hanging

This Jacobean style textile features an embroidered pattern of scrolling floriated vine in 4 repeats; neatly framed with satin & cotton lining stitched by hand.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Satin bands
Condition: Good

55.1 x 80.3 in.
140 x 204 cm.

#uk #early 20th century #wall hanging #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Nahuatil Guatemalan Wall Hanging From Nahualá, Sololá

A rare multicolor cotton wallhanging from Nahualá, Sololá Guatemala, Nahuatl people. Beautifully woven peacock and bird motifs on a red warp stripe back ground, with warps ending in fringe.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Natural Dyes: Looks like dark indigo
Condition: Excellent

16.5 x 37.4 in.
42 x 95 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #wall hanging #nahual, solol #nahuatil #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Wall Hanging From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

A charming textile with vibrantly colored variations of birds

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Lightly faded and lightly stained.

39.0 x 26.8 in.
99 x 68 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #wall hanging #tz'utujl #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Silk French Document From Lyon

This symmetrical textile document features bird motifs and the repeat scenes of what looks like a king being served

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Embellishment: Applied woven band
Condition: Poor; Extremely fragile; tearing and edges are worn; very delicate piece; only suitable as document

50.0 x 40.9 in.
127 x 104 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #document #lyon #damask #warp faced

Cotton Mudcloth from Mali

A Mud cloth from West Africa; referred to as ”Bògòlanfini“ meaning earth or mud (bogo), by means of (lan) and cloth (fini); made using dye from leaves/bark and then resist dyed using bamboo sticks with fermented mud; used by men as camouflage during hunting and by women for initiation into adulthood and after childbirth; women dye and men weave bògòlanfini; design motifs included are zig-zag (one twisted road, and symbol of Mali (trident)

Country of Origin: Mali
Woven Structure: Gauze
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Object Local Name: Bògòlanfini
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

41.7 x 33.9 in.
106 x 86 cm.

#mali #early 21st century #shawl #resist #gauze #bglanfini

Late 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Pants From Tashkent

Woman’s pants with a Russian printed textile waistband. This garment has been crudely assembled on a sewing machine

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Tashkent
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Lozim
Condition: Excellent ; Pristine condition

29.1 x 28.3 in.
74 x 72 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 20th century #pants #tashkent #uzbek #warp ikat #satin #lozim

Vintage Tapa Barkcloth Wall Hanging

This vintage Tapa cloth was possibly made for tourist market

To create Tapa, cloth is taken from the inner bark of the u’a (mulberry tree), scraped with a sea shell, then flattened (often communally) with beaters; Successive layers of bast are beaten then printed with ’upeti blocks using natural dyes from a range of trees, plants, and clays

Woven Structure: Non-woven
Pattern Technique(s): Painted
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

95.3 x 23.6 in.
242 x 60 cm.

#late 20th century #wall hanging #painted #non-woven

Early 20th Century Cotton Khatri Indian Scarf From Gujarat

This is a vintage wedding scarf worn by the bridegroom.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Good

52.8 x 4.3 in.
134 x 11 cm.

#india #early 20th century #scarf #gujarat #khatri #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Tapa Barkcloth Samoan Panel

This is a fragment of large square cloth, evidenced by finely cut edge; dark lozenge motifs represent shields.

To create Tapa, cloth is taken from the inner bark of the u’a (mulberry tree), scraped with a sea shell, then flattened (often communally) with beaters; Successive layers of bast are beaten then printed with ’upeti blocks using natural dyes from a range of trees, plants, and clays

Country of Origin: Samoa
Woven Structure: Non-woven
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Object Local Name: Tapa
Condition: Good ; Large stain on one edge

32.3 x 15.0 in.
82 x 38 cm.

#samoa #mid 20th century #panel #block print #non-woven #tapa

18th Or Early 19th Century Silk French Table Mat

The floral metallic thread embroidery of this mat is remarkable

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Ground cloth is stained and frayed

24.4 x 22.8 in.
62 x 58 cm.

#france #table mat #embroidery #satin

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Suzani embroidery of fine slanting blanket stitches; consists of two joined panels; lower panel is patched; applied border beneath fringe is a Russian printed cotton; inside pocket lined with coarse, plain-woven cotton for structural support

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Woven fringe borders
Condition: Good

23.2 x 8.7 in.
59 x 22 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Sikka, Flores

This ikat sarong with floral and deer designs was constructed in two sections; patola imitation.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Sikka, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

68.5 x 24.8 in.
174 x 63 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #sikka, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

1920 Cotton Egyptian Shawl From Assuit

This type of textile made with thin metallic thread strips is called ”tulle bi telli“
for more info, see: http://textilecollection.wisc.edu/featured_textile_articles/egyptian-shawl.html.


Country of Origin: Egypt
Locale of Origin:
Assuit

Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Pounded metal strips

Object Local Name: Tulle bi Telli
Natural Dyes:


Condition: Good

80.3 x 26.8 in.
204 x 68 cm.

#egypt #1920 #shawl #assuit #embroidery #net #tulle bi telli

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel/ Tzutujil Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá

This Huipil features vertical tucks that reduce its circumference

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Applied ribbons
Condition: Good

24.4 x 23.6 in.
62 x 60 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel tzutujil #supplementary weft #plain weave

1940s Wool Mexican Sarape Shawl From Coahuila

The fringe on this shawl is formed by cotton warps. Punctuation with wide black bands, with dashes of color.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Fair; Some moth damage, with several holes throughout

55.9 x 26.4 in.
142 x 67 cm.

#mexico #1940 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Kabul

Patchwork kurok hanging of recycled Russian printed fabric panels with areas of banded embroidered talismanic triangles; Russian printed cotton lining

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Embellishment: Applied embroidered ribbons and fringe
Object Local Name: Kurok
Condition: Fair; Some soiling; 1 inch rip on the top

32.7 x 24.8 in.
83 x 63 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kabul #uzbek #patchwork #plain weave #kurok

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mahajan Indian Wall Hanging From Saurashtra, Gujarat

Embroidered by the Mahajan merchant caste in the Kathipa style of embroidery; ’chakla’ locally refers to a square hanging.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Saurashtra, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Mirrors
Object Local Name: Chakla
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

27.6 x 28.0 in.
70 x 71 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #saurashtra, gujarat #mahajan #warp ikat #plain weave #chakla

Late 20th Century Cotton Bhansali Indian Furnishing From Kutch, Gujarat

Extensive polychrome embroidery in geometric designs makes this a striking wall hanging

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent ; Notice the section on the back that has been reinforced

34.3 x 16.5 in.
87 x 42 cm.

#india #late 20th century #furnishing #kutch, gujarat #bhansali #embroidery

1960 Synthetic Han Chinese Shawl

This shawl, with scrolling foliate and butterfly designs can either be worn or displayed

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Fair; One 4 cm hole; center fading on face of the textile

32.7 x 32.3 in.
83 x 82 cm.

#china #1960 #shawl #han #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Lao Lao Sarong From Savannakhet

An elegantly patterned traditional sarong from Laos

Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Savannakhet
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Fair; Small stains and holes

19.7 x 31.9 in.
50 x 81 cm.

#laos #mid 20th century #sarong #savannakhet #lao #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Fine and tight weave with white warp and purple (silk?) weft; light soiling.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 33.1 in.
100 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #jacquard #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Yellow warp and red weft. Technique differs slightly; note black floats on reverse

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 32.7 in.
105 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #jacquard #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Synthetic Burmese Sarong From Imma

’kyutan’ style; refering to the woven reed house walls found so commonly in Myanmar.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Imma
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

66.9 x 41.3 in.
170 x 105 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #imma #jacquard

1980 Synthetic Burmese Sarong From Imma

The pattern is the regional style of one called ’kyutayan,’ referring to the woven reed house walls found so commonly in Myanmar. Effect is achieved by skillful interplay of evenly spaced warp and weft threads

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Imma
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 35.8 in.
105 x 91 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #imma #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

’Very fine and silky cotton (long fiber) worked in uniform plaid of pink and white with grey and yellow lines’; soiling throughout

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

40.9 x 34.3 in.
104 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Burmese Sarong From Yangon

’The pattern of leaves and flowers does not look very Chinese, in fact’; mends on band, hole near base; import.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Yangon
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 28.7 in.
107 x 73 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #yangon #jacquard #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Burmese Sarong From Yangon

White silk weft floats create pattern on pink satin weave ground. Certainly used for special occasions. Pattern of blossoms on bamboo leave background looks more Chinese. vertical lines of soiling

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Yangon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

38.2 x 30.3 in.
97 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #yangon #weft brocade #jacquard

1940 Wool French Bag From Paris

Slight fading.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Paris
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Buckle
Condition: Fair

6.3 x 8.7 in.
16 x 22 cm.

#france #1940 #bag #paris #supplementary weft #twill

Early 20th Century Macedonian Bag

Re-purposed from a blouse

Country of Origin: Macedonia
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Wool and metal threads

9.8 x 8.7 in.
25 x 22 cm.

#macedonia #early 20th century #bag #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Wool Shawl

Screen-printed imitation of a woven paisley; several holes in central field and along border;

Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Embellishment: Applied Fringe

47.2 x 50.4 in.
120 x 128 cm.

#mid 19th century #shawl #screen-printed #twill

First Half 20th Century Wool Romanian Serbian Apron From Banat, Vojvodina

Worn for festive occasions

Country of Origin: Serbia
Locale of Origin: Banat, Vojvodina
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Good ; Light soiling

33.5 x 15.0 in.
85 x 38 cm.

#serbia #apron #banat, vojvodina #romanian #warp stripe #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Wool Indian Shawl From Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Constructed in two panels; soiled.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Warp ends form twisted fringe
Object Local Name: Chaddar
Condition: Good

84.3 x 48.0 in.
214 x 122 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #shawl #supplementary weft #tapestry #chaddar

Wool Guatemalan Fragment

Photos are shown sideways

Country of Origin: Guatemala

16.1 x 10.2 in.
41 x 26 cm.

#guatemala #fragment

Wool Burmese Bag From Southern Shan States

See comparanda from AMNH collection catalogue #70.2/ 5173. Condition: some loss of seed beads (Job’s tears); some loss of wool fringe

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Southern Shan States
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment: Embroidery; applied bead seeds; warps end in fringe
Condition: Fair

24.8 x 10.4 in.
63 x 26.5 cm.

#myanmar #bag #southern shan states #weft brocade #warp faced

1900 Wool British Furnishing

Wool velveteen with cut-pile technique, voiding small sprays of flowers;

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Applied band with fringe
Condition: Good

53.5 x 43.3 in.
136 x 110 cm.

#uk #1900 #furnishing #jacquard #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Chichicastenango, Quiche

Garment consists of three panels that are all woven on a backstrap loom

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

24.8 x 31.9 in.
63 x 81 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #quich #tapestry #warp faced

1960 Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth

Commercially manufactured lliklla woven as single piece of woven cloth (not two pieces joined). Striped motifs called ”gusanos“. Very worn along edges with scattered holes and darned suture in central field.

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Poor

43.3 x 42.5 in.
110 x 108 cm.

#peru #1960 #carrying cloth #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #lliclla

Late 20th Century Cotton Tzutujíl Guatemalan Huipil From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

Warp stripe

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent ; Light wear around collar

28.7 x 28.3 in.
73 x 72 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #tzutujl #supplementary weft #warp faced

1930 Wool American Coat

Moth damaged button; leopard fur collar; Best & Co label; herringbone pattern on wool; shoulder - 38; bust - 46.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Alternating twill
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Embellishment: Fur
Condition: Good

44.1 x 15.4 in.
112 x 39 cm.

#usa #1930 #coat #woven #alternating twill

Late 19th Century Wool French Shawl

Warp faced also forms some areas of the ground weave; some threads are loose.


Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Gauze
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Good

68.1 x 68.1 in.
173 x 173 cm.

#france #late 19th century #shawl #warp stripe #gauze

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From Santa Caterina Palopó, Sololá

Also warp stripe

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santa Caterina Palopó, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Some dark staining/some wear in supplementary weft

29.1 x 30.3 in.
74 x 77 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Wool Yaw Burmese Sarong From Gangaw

Gangaw: famous for production of fine longyis; floral vine spiraling seems to be related to the Inle style.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Gangaw
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 29.9 in.
104 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #gangaw #yaw #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Wool Ixil Guatemalan Sash From Nebaj, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent

30.3 x 2.8 in.
77 x 7 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary warp #warp faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Wool Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Chajul, Quiche

Note the Ixil bird motif; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chajul, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

11.8 x 18.1 in.
30 x 46 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #chajul, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Wool Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Chichicastenango, Quiche

Hand sewn seams; garment consists of three seams, each woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Slightly torn back

29.1 x 37.0 in.
74 x 94 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #quich #tapestry #warp faced

1960 Wool Burmese Sarong From Yangon

Sup. weft floats in 3 alternate colors;

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Yangon
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.2 x 30.3 in.
102 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #1960 #sarong #yangon #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Wool Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

’joe gee jay’ style. This name refers to the dominant band on the skirt. In English, ’jay’ would mean hook or link; small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 28.3 in.
104 x 72 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Wool Serbian Romanian Apron From Southern Srem

Long finely woven apron edges bound with 19 c. printed fabric. similar to Metropolitan Museum
Accession Number: C.I.41.110.22. face is slightly faded

Country of Origin: Romania
Locale of Origin: Southern Srem
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Condition: Good

33.1 x 15.4 in.
84 x 39 cm.

#romania #mid 19th century #apron #southern srem #serbian #tapestry

Mid 19th Century Wool Serbian Romanian Apron From Southern Srem

Note that face of pattern is reversed near top edge
see a similar example in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum
Accession Number: C.I.41.110.22

Country of Origin: Romania
Locale of Origin: Southern Srem
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Condition: Fair; Some missing weft fiber at edges

31.5 x 15.0 in.
80 x 38 cm.

#romania #mid 19th century #apron #southern srem #serbian #tapestry #weft faced

Mid 19th Century Wool Serbian Romanian Apron From Southern Srem


cf Metropoitan Museum
Accession Number: C.I.41.110.22

Country of Origin: Romania
Locale of Origin: Southern Srem
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Crochet
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; Slight fading where sequins were removed

30.3 x 15.7 in.
77 x 40 cm.

#romania #mid 19th century #apron #southern srem #serbian #supplementary weft

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Afghan Hat From Herat

Embroidery consists of cross stitch and chain stitch; some areas are embroidered in silver passing thread - this work belongs to the Lakai tribe; some loose threads and wear at edging; fading; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Herat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Metal threadwork and mirrors
Condition: Good

5.1 x 7.1 in.
13 x 18 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #herat #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Tavoy Division

Very lovely and mysterious piece, quite unusual; made of heavy hand spun silk, weave itself textured diagonally; executed in Bangkok style with double twist silk in two colors; may be from Arakan; soiling throughout.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Tavoy Division
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 36.6 in.
107 x 93 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #tavoy division #mon #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colors, including white; small hole, light staining at base.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

41.3 x 34.3 in.
105 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colors, including white; shimmery effect created in a simple pattern;

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.5 x 35.4 in.
113 x 90 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style with green and white twist; staining throughout.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

44.5 x 35.4 in.
113 x 90 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style-- beige and olive weft twist to give an ikat-like shimmer; crossed by warp stripes; few small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

43.7 x 37.8 in.
111 x 96 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style twist where in two colored threads are twisted to give an ikat-like shimmer; uniform spacing; few small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.9 x 37.0 in.
109 x 94 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Complex weaving, combining both the Dway and Bangkok styles in alternate bands of geometric (dway) and ikat-like (bangkok) patterns along with checked lines; notice one panel is differently colored.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 33.5 in.
105 x 85 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

The weft crosses subtly changing stripes of warp color, to produce a very special effect of shading; Bangkok style-- ikat-like effect where in two threads are twisted; staining throughout; stamp at base

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.5 x 34.3 in.
108 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Dobby weave executes the Bangkok pattern where in two different color threads are plied - known as silk twist; some fading, esp. at base.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.9 x 32.7 in.
114 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Ikat bands are spaced evenly parallel to the selvedges: 2cms; ”Zinme style“ - warp ikat; faded purple; large stains;

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

38.6 x 30.7 in.
98 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Zinme style“ - warp ikat; heavily worn.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

38.6 x 30.7 in.
98 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Zinme style“ - warp ikat; some slight humidity wear; band is patched.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

41.3 x 30.3 in.
105 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; overall bold diagonal stagger.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.8 x 33.9 in.
101 x 86 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; small hole on band; small holes throughout skirt; several stains;

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.5 x 29.9 in.
108 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

The instance of solid lines without ikat throughtout (quite common); ”Zinme“ style - warp ikat

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

38.2 x 33.9 in.
97 x 86 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; few small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.0 x 31.9 in.
99 x 81 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; several small water stains, otherwise strong.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

37.8 x 34.6 in.
96 x 88 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; bands of design are formed around the wearer; many water stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

43.3 x 28.7 in.
110 x 73 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1980 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; ’well aligned and effective piece.’; unevenly cut edges

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 31.5 in.
100 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1980 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; ikat design cleverly forms small dots and curliques on the upper part, then a wide che band and another wide band at hem

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.1 x 34.6 in.
107 x 88 cm.

#myanmar #1980 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; upper 2/3 of the skire have alternating bands of wavy flowers?/crosses? and che patterns...oldest piece in the group

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

35.0 x 33.9 in.
89 x 86 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1970 Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; torn at band and at base; hole center front.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.5 x 27.2 in.
108 x 69 cm.

#myanmar #1970 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century ’nanashaw’ Pineapple Fiber Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours; note selvedges; slight staining.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.6 x 33.5 in.
103 x 85 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #dobby

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

’joe gee jay’ style. This name refers to the dominant band on the skirt. In English, ’jay’ would mean hook or link; large area of discoloration.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

36.6 x 28.3 in.
93 x 72 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

2 design bands of nearly equal size, the dominant one being a wavy adaptation of ’joe gee jay’ style. item narrowed from its original size; hence, the very small portion remaining of odd quarter; large stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

38.2 x 27.6 in.
97 x 70 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Hand constructed; classic check; many large stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.5 x 35.0 in.
108 x 89 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kachin Burmese Sarong From Myitkyina, Kachin State

Of local manufacture, probably not by Bamar people. Unusual technique for Myanmar; one large tear; small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

35.0 x 28.3 in.
89 x 72 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #kachin #supplementary warp

Mid 20th Century Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Extremely fine thread and scale; ”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours, including white; discoloration.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 33.1 in.
107 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Mix of cotton and silk; ”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours, including white; small red stain; discoloration.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

41.7 x 33.1 in.
106 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours, including white; if executed in silk, called ”po;” many stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.5 x 34.6 in.
108 x 88 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #dobby

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

’Amarapura style from mon’- features the ”Jay“ pattern meaning hook or link; slight fading.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 30.3 in.
100 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plied, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions; spray of small light stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

43.3 x 34.3 in.
110 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”dway pattern“ - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours, including white; if executed in silk, called ”po;” few mends/holes/frays.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

40.6 x 35.0 in.
103 x 89 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; the dobby weave executes the Bangkok pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.1 x 30.7 in.
107 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Cotton Yaw Burmese Sarong From Gangaw

’Jay Tay Ya’ bird motifs; factory label confirms from Gangaw; small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Gangaw
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 32.7 in.
100 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #gangaw #yaw #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Karen Burmese Sarong From Pa-an, Karen State

”Zinme style“ - warp ikat; some small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Pa-an, Karen State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

39.8 x 32.3 in.
101 x 82 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #pa-an, karen state #karen #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

’Kachin’ style - colorful bands of pure geometric motifs executed with a supplementary weft in cotton; one heavy band runs across the length with smaller scattered bands; geometrics inspired by totem poles; ”Inle style“ - weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.5 x 32.3 in.
108 x 82 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #weft ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Zinme style“ - warp ikat; water stains on band.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.0 x 30.7 in.
99 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

”Gangaw Special“ trademark woven in. Gangaw is located west of Mandalay- maybe be just a style name in this case. 2 pieces joined down selvedges

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.8 x 35.8 in.
101 x 91 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Arakanese Burmese Sarong From Arakan

Some staining; ’Arakan’ style: all over geometric pattern with dark lines.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Arakan
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 33.5 in.
100 x 85 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #arakan #arakanese #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Yellowing spots.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 34.6 in.
107 x 88 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 29.5 in.
100 x 75 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions; some soiling.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 35.4 in.
100 x 90 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake. Central Myanmar

Bangkok style pattern where in two colors of silk thread are plyed, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake. Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Dobby
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

46.5 x 35.8 in.
118 x 91 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp stripe #dobby

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Zinme style“ - warp ikat; constructed in two panels.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 31.1 in.
112 x 79 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

Excellent design layout; ”Zimme style“- warp ikat; (worn only by women); slight discoloration.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.9 x 29.9 in.
114 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Zinme“ style - warp ikat; Few tiny stains/holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

44.1 x 30.3 in.
112 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Zinme“ style - warp ikat; some stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

40.6 x 31.5 in.
103 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Zinme“ style - warp ikat; constructed in two panels; slight staining and small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

46.1 x 31.1 in.
117 x 79 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.1 x 31.1 in.
112 x 79 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #weft faced

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; hand constructed; many small stains and discoloration throughout the cloth.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

46.5 x 34.3 in.
118 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; note the subtle blue ikat patterns along the weft stripes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.9 x 30.3 in.
114 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; constructed in two panels; stains in several places and small holes.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.1 x 30.7 in.
112 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Late 20th Century Rayon Maranao Philippine Sarong From Mindanao

Woman’s ceremonial skirt. assembled from different pieces

Country of Origin: Philippines
Locale of Origin: Mindanao
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Embroidered joint
Object Local Name: Malong landap
Condition: Good ; Few minor holes

68.5 x 33.1 in.
174 x 84 cm.

#philippines #late 20th century #sarong #mindanao #maranao #tapestry #plain weave #malong landap

20th Century Abaca T’bolis Philippine From Mindanao, Bia’anor, Bogobo

Abaca cloth is locally called “t’nalak” and abaca fiber is called “krungon;” traditional t’nalak has 3 colors: red, black and white.


Country of Origin: Philippines
Locale of Origin: Mindanao, Bia’anor, Bogobo

Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: T’nalak
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

63.8 x 54.3 in.
162 x 138 cm.

#philippines #20th century #t'bolis #warp ikat #warp faced #tnalak

1970 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat.
see AMNH cat. no. 70.2/ 1356 for comparanda.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.2 x 30.7 in.
102 x 78 cm.

#myanmar #1970 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Unusual piece; ”Inle style“ - weft ikat; some small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

41.7 x 31.1 in.
106 x 79 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

Allover repeat of an angular stem with blossoms and leaves; ”Inle style“ - weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

39.4 x 28.0 in.
100 x 71 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1970 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

39.0 x 33.9 in.
99 x 86 cm.

#myanmar #1970 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1920 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

2 heddle loom used instead of usual 4; ”Inle style“ - weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.1 x 31.5 in.
107 x 80 cm.

#myanmar #1920 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; fine ikat patterns; reverse side is interesting; band loose in places; small stains.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

41.7 x 30.3 in.
106 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Late 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; constructed in two panels; staining in small spots.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 30.3 in.
107 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

1960 Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; no odd panel; ’unusually fine ikat work.’

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

44.5 x 30.3 in.
113 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #1960 #sarong #intha #weft ikat #twill

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; notice signature Burmese writing.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

42.9 x 31.9 in.
109 x 81 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #weft ikat #twill

Late 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

”Inle style“ - weft ikat; tabby weave; large mend.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

43.3 x 29.9 in.
110 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #weft ikat #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Inle style“ - weft ikat.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good

40.6 x 29.9 in.
103 x 76 cm.

#myanmar #late 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake, Central Myanmar

Plaid; ”Inle style“ - weft ikat; two widths of fabric joined, each 55 cms wide

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake, Central Myanmar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair; Some spotting

44.1 x 34.3 in.
112 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #intha #weft ikat #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Kachin Burmese Fragment From Myitkyina, Kachin State

Constructed in three panels; interesting sample. see AMNH catalog no. 70.2/ 2385 as comparanda.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Excellent

14.2 x 10.2 in.
36 x 26 cm.

#myanmar #early 20th century #fragment #kachin #warp stripe

Silk Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Interesting silk panel.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

45.7 x 29.1 in.
116 x 74 cm.

#myanmar #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

1930 Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Beige silk floss in staggered weft floats across iridescent green/red ground. 1 jay band repeated 7 times, with flame band leading to each selvedge. hand constructed

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)

39.4 x 31.1 in.
100 x 79 cm.

#myanmar #1930 #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Zahau Haka-Chin Group Burmese Fragment From Chin State

Homespun silk weaving

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Chin state
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good ; Small tears and some soiling

50.4 x 21.3 in.
128 x 54 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #fragment #chin state #supplementary weft #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Kyutan’ style that refers to the reed walls found throughout Myanmar

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good ; Some staining throughout

42.5 x 34.6 in.
108 x 88 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #jacquard

Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Kyutan’ style that refers to the reed walls found throughout Myanmar

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Fair; One small hole; some fading

40.6 x 35.4 in.
103 x 90 cm.

#myanmar #sarong #mandalay #bamar #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Dway pattern (double twisted yarn); - small, optical geometric motifs executed in soft colours, including white; if executed in silk, called ”po;” and Bangkok pattern - two colors of silk thread are plied, locally called ”po laing“ or silk twist; worn on ceremonial occasions.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Dobby
Object Local Name: Pasoe (man’s longyi)
Condition: Good

46.9 x 35.0 in.
119 x 89 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #mandalay #bamar #dobby

1970 Synthetic Bamar Burmese Sarong From Mandalay

Fabric is of recent manufacture; width is 103 cms and hemmed up on the bottom.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Mandalay
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

39.8 x 34.3 in.
101 x 87 cm.

#myanmar #1970 #sarong #mandalay #bamar #supplementary weft #plain weave

Silk Intha Burmese Sarong From Impawkhon, Shan State

”Zinme“ style - warp ikat

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Impawkhon, Shan State
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Good ; One spot

44.5 x 30.3 in.
113 x 77 cm.

#myanmar #sarong #intha #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mon Burmese Sarong From Amarapura

Two widths of fabric each 52 cm seamed horizontally; trademark "Super Inyaw"

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Amarapura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair; Several holes

42.1 x 32.7 in.
107 x 83 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #amarapura #mon #supplementary weft #plain weave

1930s Silk Han Chinese Dress From Shanghai

A snappy print -- rose motif from the West, on patterned silk jacquard ground from Interwar (1920s-30s) China. Side zipper and hooks & eyes and snaps instead of frog closures; further evidence of European clothing styles seen in the cut of the hip of the dress; an elegant garment for any occasion; would make for a great alternative bridal dress.

Condition: Very good vintage condition with a couple of super faint, tiny oxidation stains made invisible when the snaps are closed.

Overall height: 111 cm / 43.7 in
Overall width: 77 cm / 30.3 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 42 cm / 16.5 in
Waist (taken flat): 37 cm / 14.5 in
Hips (taken flat): 48 cm / 18.9 in

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Object Local Name: Cheongsam
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 13.8 in.
104 x 35 cm.

#china #1930s #dress #shanghai #han #printed #jacquard #cheongsam

1940 Hemp Mam Guatemalan Fragment From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)

Never used yardage; ceremonial strip ”Lienzo“

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Lienzo
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

67.7 x 34.6 in.
172 x 88 cm.

#guatemala #1940 #fragment #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave #lienzo

Mid 20th Century Wool French Blanket

Patchwork blanket in red, navy, black, baby blue fabrics; gray and navy patches likely cut from old suiting; scalloped border formed by continuous circular patches with squid motif appliqués; central medallion identical to border patches; lined in thin, gray denim

Country of Origin: France
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Embellishment: Applied Fringe
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Good ; Some holes

53.9 x 53.9 in.
137 x 137 cm.

#france #mid 20th century #blanket #patchwork

Early 20th Century Cotton Dayak Indonesian From Beboki, Timor

Name of weaver: Santa ak Kelut
Longhouse: Rh.Urut
River: Ketibas River, Song
warp forms twisted fringe, constructed in two pieces

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Beboki, Timor
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Morinda
Condition: Excellent

81.9 x 43.7 in.
208 x 111 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #beboki, timor #dayak #warp ikat #weft faced

Early 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Cushion Cover From Fez

Very neat, impressive patterns; a characteristic of Fez embroidery from Morocco is that it’s reversible

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidered edging
Condition: Fair; Staining and discoloration is only on the white ground cloth; embroidered sections are sturdy and may be re-applied to new cushion

22.0 x 33.9 in.
56 x 86 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #cushion cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Interwar Silk Chinese Jacket From Shanghai

A regal jacket in heavy silk jacquard pattern and extra long push-up sleeves. The lining is a fine plain woven silk.

Condition: Good vintage condition; some discoloration of lining.

Overall height: 56 cm
Overall width: 171 cm
bust (taken flat): 50 cm
center collar to end of sleeve: 85 cm

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Condition: Good

22.4 x 66.9 in.
57 x 170 cm.

#china #interwar #jacket #shanghai #woven #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Tetun Indonesian Sarong From West Timor

Supplementary warp wrap patterning, called ”buna“,warp float, supplementary weft

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: West Timor
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good

43.7 x 18.9 in.
111 x 48 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #sarong #west timor #tetun #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Nggela, Lio, Flores

Constructed in three segments joined along their selvedges; patola inspired with tumpal borders.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Nggela, Lio, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Natural Dyes: Morinda and indigo
Condition: Excellent

73.2 x 28.7 in.
186 x 73 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #sarong #nggela, lio, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Cotton Nahua Mexican Skirt From Acátlan. Guerrero

Cotton woman’s wrap-around skirt; woven on a backstrap loom. embroidered with silk floss. 2 panels.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Acátlan. Guerrero
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Includes indigo
Condition: Good

42.5 x 92.1 in.
108 x 234 cm.

#mexico #skirt #actlan guerrero #nahua #embroidery

1980 Wool Peruvian Rug

Alpaca and sheep’s wool; very thick

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Condition: Excellent

76.8 x 59.8 in.
195 x 152 cm.

#peru #1980 #rug #tapestry

1920 Silk French Blouse From Lyon

Showstopper blouse of deco Lamé fabric; shoulder - 99.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Damask
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Condition: Excellent

22.4 x 18.5 in.
57 x 47 cm.

#france #1920 #blouse #lyon #damask

Chinese Rank Badge



Country of Origin: China

11.0 x 11.0 in.
28 x 28 cm.

#china #rank badge

1922 Silk French Wall Hanging From Lyon

Industrial cloth ”La Jungle“ (The Jungle) designed by Raoul Dufy; (French, Le Havre 1877–1953 Forcalquier);note: textile folded back for overall photo

Good antique condition; some light stains and wear ( some small losses of patterning weft thread), one inch slits in a close area

See this piece in the MMA collection, 23.14.4: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/487278


Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Good

95.3 x 45.3 in.
242 x 115 cm.

#france #1922 #wall hanging #lyon #jacquard #satin

Silk Ottoman Turkish Robe From Uncertain

Flamboyant woven silk. shredding damage on both sleeves and along pocket opening; printed cotton lining

Country of Origin: Turkey
Locale of Origin: Uncertain
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Fair

47.6 x 46.1 in.
121 x 117 cm.

#turkey #robe #uncertain #ottoman #warp stripe #jacquard

Early 20th Century Silk Akan/Ashanti Ghanaian Shawl From Gulf Of Guinea, Gold Coat

Notable for good color and many motifs in brocaded bands. seems to be an amalgam of older strips- soft colors, smaller patterns used in brocade.

Country of Origin: Ghana
Locale of Origin: Gulf of Guinea, Gold Coat
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft, Warp faced stripe
Object Local Name: Nwentom
Condition: Fair; Some areas worn through- and newer ones in good condition. needs backing to strengthen if to be displayed; condition good for age

68.5 x 33.9 in.
174 x 86 cm.

#ghana #early 20th century #shawl #akanashanti #warp faced #nwentom




121.3 x 72.4 in.
308 x 184 cm.

#

American



Country of Origin: USA
Condition: Fair; Several holes

74.0 x 53.1 in.
188 x 135 cm.

#usa

Mid 20th Century Wool Mestizo Peruvian Poncho

Alpaca wool; Two pieces of woven warp-faced striped cloth joined by embroidery along selvage. Very finely woven. Some minor holes. Possibly Ayacucho.

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced
Embellishment: Applied woven border with fringe formed from wefts
Object Local Name: Poncho
Condition: Fair

68.1 x 49.2 in.
173 x 125 cm.

#peru #mid 20th century #poncho #mestizo #warp faced

Wall Hanging




54.3 x 53.1 in.
138 x 135 cm.

#wall hanging

Mid 20th Century Wool Aymara Bolivian From Charasani Valley, La Paz

Contains alpaca wool; Two backstrap woven pieces joined vertically. Excellently woven. Few tiny holes.

Country of Origin: Bolivia
Locale of Origin: Charasani Valley, La Paz
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Natural Dyes: Cochineal?
Condition: Good

33.9 x 31.1 in.
86 x 79 cm.

#bolivia #mid 20th century #aymara #brocade #warp faced

Wool Hungarian Apron

Applied knotted woolen fringe; applied band.

Country of Origin: Hungary
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Applied bands of hand-painted florals using fabric paint
Condition: Excellent

26.4 x 15.0 in.
67 x 38 cm.

#hungary #apron #supplementary weft #plain weave

1960 Wool Quechua Peruvian Mantle From Carhuamayo

Darned in area where it was pinned when worn. Borders are frayed.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Carhuamayo
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

26.4 x 29.9 in.
67 x 76 cm.

#peru #1960 #mantle #carhuamayo #quechua #tapestry

Cotton Wall Hanging

Small holes.

Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good

39.0 x 13.4 in.
99 x 34 cm.

#wall hanging #supplementary weft #weft faced

Wool American Furnishing

Notice the initial lettering ’L.L“

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied tassels
Condition: Excellent

88.6 x 59.4 in.
225 x 151 cm.

#usa #furnishing #embroidery #twill

1940 Wool Mexican Table Mat From Coahuila

A lovely mid century Mexican textile from Coahuila. Red woolen section is made from handspun wool; Excellent use of variegated yarns in central tapestry. Knotted warps at extremities. Would make for a lovely wall hanging or table piece.

Condition: Fair vintage condition; some damage to center motif.

19.7 x 9 in
50 x 23 cm

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Fair

19.7 x 9.1 in.
50 x 23 cm.

#mexico #1940 #table mat #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

19th Century Cotton Indian Wall Hanging From Masulipatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Constructed of two panels; India but maybe Persian

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Masulipatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Object Local Name: Palampore
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; Some slight age discoloration in the center area, otherwise very good antique condition.

99.2 x 71.3 in.
252 x 181 cm.

#india #19th century #wall hanging #kalamkari #plain weave #palampore

Late 19th Century Wool Shawl

Some whole in central field, revealing warps,

Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Fair; Many small holes

59.1 x 59.1 in.
150 x 150 cm.

#late 19th century #shawl #jacquard #twill

Mid 19th Century Wool American Table Mat

Felted wool; Several moth holes edges; black pattern is embossed

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Felt
Condition: Fair; Many holes, especially near one edge

106.3 x 55.1 in.
270 x 140 cm.

#usa #mid 19th century #table mat #felt

Mid 19th Century Wool Table Mat

Two stenciled employed, one for brown borders, the other for nested flowers (6 colors in all); some holes in border; pinked edges; rococo revival

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Condition: Good

67.7 x 65.7 in.
172 x 167 cm.

#mid 19th century #table mat #screen-printed #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Substantial damage; dry cleaned

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Fair; Damaged, see photos

32.3 x 17.7 in.
82 x 45 cm.

#mexico #early 20th century #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1990 Acrylic Mestizo Peruvian Mantle

Center band inscription reads ”1996“ flanked by confronting birds. some holes. see photo

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Ushcata
Condition: Fair

35.0 x 28.7 in.
89 x 73 cm.

#peru #1990 #mantle #mestizo #tapestry #weft faced #ushcata

1940 Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth From Viques, Junin

Super fine naturally bright hand-spun sheep’s wool. Original length halved and joined together with vertical seam. Striped motifs called ”gusanos“. Brighter colored stripes possibly produced with commercial yarns. Some staining. many small holes. see photo

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Viques, Junin
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp stripe
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Fair

39.4 x 40.9 in.
100 x 104 cm.

#peru #1940 #carrying cloth #viques, junin #mestizo #warp faced #lliclla

1950 Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth From Viques, Junin

Two pieces of woven warp-faced striped cloth, halved and stitched together with embroidery. Wide variety of colored yarns employed. Striped motifs called ”gusanos“.Some fraying along edges. nultiple small holoes. see photo

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Viques, Junin
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Fair

41.7 x 49.6 in.
106 x 126 cm.

#peru #1950 #carrying cloth #viques, junin #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #lliclla

Early 21st Century Wool Quechua Peruvian Mantle From Yanqui, Colca, Arequipa

Major hole. Banded border embroidered by treadle machine. see foto

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Yanqui, Colca, Arequipa
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced
Embellishment: Applied band with embroidery
Condition: Fair

28.0 x 39.4 in.
71 x 100 cm.

#peru #early 21st century #mantle #quechua #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Wool Quechua Bolivian Apron From Chuquisaca, Tarabuco

Local name is ”aksu luto“ - worn as overskirt by women during mourning. Herringbone weave in part. frame loomed; badly damaged

Country of Origin: Bolivia
Locale of Origin: Chuquisaca, Tarabuco
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Complementary warp
Embellishment: Applied tubular woven band
Object Local Name: Aksu
Condition: Poor

31.5 x 42.1 in.
80 x 107 cm.

#bolivia #mid 20th century #apron #quechua #complementary warp #warp faced #aksu

Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth From Viques, Junin

Alpaca wool; Two pieces of warp-faced striped cloth with embroidered joint down selvage. Striped motifs called ”gusanos“. Some holes around edge and center seam. see photos

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Viques, Junin
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Fair

34.3 x 41.3 in.
87 x 105 cm.

#peru #carrying cloth #viques, junin #mestizo #warp faced #lliclla

1950 Silk Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Korak Region, Formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan

Pieced mosaic; some pieces are silk ikat; silk cotton called ”adras“; notice the subtle hand embroidery; ’Korak’ means mosaic in Central Asia.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Korak region, formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Poor; Some tears in places especially in the back lining; damaged fragile condition; see photographs for more detail.

39.0 x 42.1 in.
99 x 107 cm.

#afghanistan #1950 #wall hanging #uzbek #appliqu #plain weave #korak

Wool Fragment

Fair condition; partial detachment of woven metallic trim; fraying, disarranged fringe; some loss of wool warp

Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Supplemenary weft patterning; wool and cotton fringe; metallic thread weft
Condition: Fair

15.4 x 12.2 in.
39 x 31 cm.

#fragment #warp stripe #twill

Mid 20th Century Wool Quechua/ Aymara Bolivian Belt From Potosi

Notice the motif of the S-shaped snake found also in ancient Peruvian textiles from the South Coast.

Country of Origin: Bolivia
Locale of Origin: Potosi
Woven Structure: Doublecloth, Warp faced
Condition: Good

49.6 x 3.5 in.
126 x 9 cm.

#bolivia #mid 20th century #belt #potosi #quechua aymara

Early 20th Century Wool Ottoman Moroccan Pillow Cover

Wool pillow cover; fair condition -- small hole, some staining.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Condition: Fair

9.8 x 28.5 in.
25 x 72.5 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #pillow cover #ottoman #tapestry

1885-1900 Wool American Fragment From Pennsylvania

US?

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: Pennsylvania
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Condition: Excellent

75.6 x 74.4 in.
192 x 189 cm.

#usa #1885-1900 #fragment #pennsylvania #patchwork #plain weave

1924 American Quilt



Country of Origin: USA

78.7 x 70.9 in.
200 x 180 cm.

#usa #1924 #quilt

1960 Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth

Two pieces of woven warp-faced striped cloth of unequal widths joined by embroidery along selvage. Both sides contain stripes with letters in a warp-faced compound weave. many small holes

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Fair; Many holes

46.1 x 48.0 in.
117 x 122 cm.

#peru #1960 #carrying cloth #mestizo #warp stripe #warp faced #lliclla

Awakatek, Mam, K’iche’, Chalchitek, Ladino Guatemalan Sash From Aguacatán, Huehuetenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Aguacatán, Huehuetenango

59.1 x 3.9 in.
150 x 10 cm.

#guatemala #sash

Cotton Iranian Fragment From Indo-Persian

Cloth is fragile; some mends, some holes.

Country of Origin: Iran
Locale of Origin: Indo-Persian
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

48.0 x 17.7 in.
122 x 45 cm.

#iran #fragment #indo-persian #block print #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Kerek, Tuban, East Java

Lobster and floral motifs are Chinese-inspired; tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Kerek, Tuban, East Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 100.0 in.
105 x 254 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

1920 Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Java

Signed in the corner by ”Vanzuylen;” tulis batik; these patterns catered to the Chinese as they preferred a lighter, pastel range of colors.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 72.4 in.
104 x 184 cm.

#indonesia #1920 #skirt #peranakan #batik #plain weave #sarong

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Lasem, North Java Coast

North Java for export to Jambi - the market in Sumatra favored skirts featuring the two ends with tumpal designs amd the main field with geometric repeat medallions - strong resemblance to sembagi textiles that were imported into Sumatra from India; cap batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lasem, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

44.9 x 88.2 in.
114 x 224 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Indramayu, North Java Coast

Restrained use of mengkudu red and indigo blue is characteristic of batik from Indramayu; so is the dot-like pattern to fill in background space and marine life motifs; cap and tulis batik; large liquid stain in the middle.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Indramayu, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

41.3 x 90.6 in.
105 x 230 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 92.1 in.
105 x 234 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Ceribon, North Java Coast

Tulis batik

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Ceribon, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Slight staining

40.6 x 86.6 in.
103 x 220 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Early 20th Century Silk European Shawl

Very fine details of technique, including warp-faced patterns on selvedges and weft-faced ornamental bands

Good antique condition. Some wear (clumping/ knotting) of fringe; a few small losses of brocading threads.


Country of Origin: Europe
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade

23.2 x 102.4 in.
59 x 260 cm.

#europe #early 20th century #shawl #brocade #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Cap and tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

42.1 x 89.8 in.
107 x 228 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #sarong

Mid 20th Century Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Fragment From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Richly detailed; cap and tulis batik; one tear.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

40.6 x 50.4 in.
103 x 128 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #fragment #peranakan #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Lasem, North Java Coast

The deep red hue is characteristic of the batik from Lasem; staining in central panel; cap batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lasem, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

41.7 x 105.5 in.
106 x 268 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

First Half 20th Century Cotton Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Suzani embroidery; stitches used include Bukhara couching; constructed in two panels; color discoloration in certain areas.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

23.2 x 63.0 in.
59 x 160 cm.

#afghanistan #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Coast Java

The unusual color of the background can be attributed to the use of chemical dyes; and the process called ”coletan“ by which the motif is drawn and filled in by painting with dye, then is sealed off with wax so that the background can be dip-dyed; cap batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Coast Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Condition: Excellent

42.1 x 99.2 in.
107 x 252 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #sarong

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Kerek, Tuban, East Java

Slight staining; some edges are torn; tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Kerek, Tuban, East Java
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

41.3 x 94.5 in.
105 x 240 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #weft faced #kain panjang

1930 Cotton French Wall Hanging

Pelmut for window or headboard. Typical art deco style of just 3 flat colors like a hand screened print. thistle pattern.
Fair antique condition; some staining, scattering of small holes on the center front; holes and staining on lining.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Embellishment: Applied Fringe
Condition: Fair

44.5 x 68.9 in.
113 x 175 cm.

#france #1930 #wall hanging #screen-printed #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Yogyakarta, Central Java

Cap and tulis batik. note damage on foto

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Yogyakarta, Central Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Good

40.9 x 86.6 in.
104 x 220 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #sarong

1840-49 Silk French Shawl From Lyon

A masterfully woven triangular cream-colored silk taffeta shawl with woven geometric patterns and space-dyed (Chiné) multicolor florals. Lightly padded, with pieced silk lining; 9“ long silk fringe ends.
Good-fair antique condition; approx 2 cm wide hole; faint staining; small holes/stains on lining.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Chiné
Embellishment: Applied knotted fringe
Condition: Good

33.1 x 96.1 in.
84 x 244 cm.

#france #1840-49 #shawl #lyon #chin #jacquard

Early 20th Century Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Skirt From Java



Java batik.

Fair vintage condition; soiling/staining throughout; one 2 cm long hole; several smaller holes; tears at one end have been patched with webbing.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

42.1 x 37.4 in.
107 x 95 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #skirt #java #peranakan #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

First Half 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Afghan Panel From Northern Region

This panel features fine polychrome cross-stitch embroidery; notice the edging fabric is an ”adras“ and a Russian printed cloth.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Segusha
Condition: Excellent

13.0 x 22.0 in.
33 x 56 cm.

#afghanistan #panel #northern region #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #segusha

Fragment




13.8 x 5.9 in.
35 x 15 cm.

#fragment

Chinese Rank Badge



Country of Origin: China

9.4 x 9.8 in.
24 x 25 cm.

#china #rank badge

Fragment




13.4 x 7.9 in.
34 x 20 cm.

#fragment

European Fragment



Country of Origin: Europe

12.6 x 10.6 in.
32 x 27 cm.

#europe #fragment

Silk Bag


Woven Structure: Satin
Embellishment: Applied macrame layer with fringe
Condition: Excellent

10.2 x 7.9 in.
26 x 20 cm.

#bag #satin

Chinese Bag



Country of Origin: China
Condition: Good

6.7 x 5.5 in.
17 x 14 cm.

#china #bag

American Bag

Iroquios?

Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery

28.3 x 11.0 in.
72 x 28 cm.

#usa #bag #embroidery

Bag




11.4 x 9.1 in.
29 x 23 cm.

#bag

Chinese Wall Hanging



Country of Origin: China

45.3 x 18.5 in.
115 x 47 cm.

#china #wall hanging

Chinese Wall Hanging



Country of Origin: China

45.3 x 18.5 in.
115 x 47 cm.

#china #wall hanging

Late 19th Century American Fragment

The Mikado created a fad

Country of Origin: USA

29.1 x 28.3 in.
74 x 72 cm.

#usa #late 19th century #fragment

1919 American Souvenir



Country of Origin: USA

13.0 x 14.6 in.
33 x 37 cm.

#usa #1919 #souvenir

Early 20th Century Cotton Pashtun Afghan Face Veil From Kandahar

Kandahari ”Khamak“ embroidery (counted-thread technique) consisting of varied geometric patterns worked satin stitch with silk thread; several tears/holes in border and central field; modest repairs in worn regions; stained

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Hijab
Condition: Poor

38.2 x 21.3 in.
97 x 54 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #face veil #kandahar #pashtun #embroidery #plain weave #hijab

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Shoulder Cloth From Central Timor

Note the human figures and tree motifs.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Central Timor
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Selendang
Condition: Excellent

86.2 x 29.1 in.
219 x 74 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #shoulder cloth #central timor #warp ikat #warp faced #selendang

Mid 20th Century Silk Jewish Uzbeki Head Scarf From Bukhara

Silk shoyi; Three strips joined together with embroidery stitch; some tears in lower register

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Pokryvala
Condition: Good

57.1 x 30.3 in.
145 x 77 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #head scarf #bukhara #jewish #weft stripe #plain weave #pokryvala

Mid 19th Century Cotton British Shawl

Imitation paisley textile, opposing diagonal corners decorated with boteh motifs

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Dotted with tiny holes

41.7 x 40.2 in.
106 x 102 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #block print #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Jewish Uzbeki Head Scarf From Bukhara

Silk shoyi

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Pokryvala
Condition: Good

58.7 x 29.1 in.
149 x 74 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #head scarf #bukhara #jewish #weft stripe #plain weave #pokryvala

Tapa Barkcloth Wall Hanging

Many holes; center is very worn / temporarily placed in wool bin (Aug 2019) to avoid further folding delicate material.

Woven Structure: Non-woven
Pattern Technique(s): Painted
Condition: Poor

162.2 x 71.7 in.
412 x 182 cm.

#wall hanging #painted #non-woven

Mid 19th Century Cotton British Sampler

Example of Berlin wool work sampler; examples Irish embroidery motifs; use of straight, tent, eye, fishbone, cross, and beadwork techniques. The almost psychedelic, scalloped Berlin-like embroidery patterns are very unique; one edge bears embroiderer’s initial ”D?” and the year ”??02“, likely 1902

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Gauze
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

87.4 x 5.5 in.
222 x 14 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #sampler #embroidery #gauze

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Shawl From Srinagar, Kashmir

Notice the gates on all four sides of the pattern. small holes; central section has been reinforced.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Fair

66.1 x 66.1 in.
168 x 168 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #shawl #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Mid 20th Century Wool Berber Tunisian Shawl From Douz, Kebili Governorate

Locally known as ”bakhnug;” is a textile with an indigo field with one central rectangular panel of white zig-zag and pendant motifs, with geometric borders; full discoloration of the white threads from the blue indigo dye of the background.

Country of Origin: Tunisia
Locale of Origin: Douz, Kebili governorate
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Bakhnug
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; 1 tiny hole

73.2 x 37.4 in.
186 x 95 cm.

#tunisia #mid 20th century #shawl #berber #supplementary weft #plain weave #bakhnug

1960 Cotton Bhatt Indian Turban/pagri From Ajmer, Rajasthan

Probably worn during festivities; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin; mothara (checked) lehariya pattern; tie-dyed on two diagonal patterns.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Ajmer, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā
Condition: Excellent

700.8 x 7.5 in.
1780 x 19 cm.

#india #1960 #turbanpagri #ajmer, rajasthan #bhatt #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

1860-70 Cotton European Wall Hanging

Faded piece; reversible square shawl; one small hole

Country of Origin: Europe
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Embellishment: Applied tassels
Condition: Good

65.4 x 63.8 in.
166 x 162 cm.

#europe #1860-70 #wall hanging #jacquard

Mid 19th Century Wool French Shawl

A richly colored antique French shawl with elaborate printed floral motifs and border.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Applied wool fringe
Condition: Good ; One stain & some damage as pictured

63.0 x 63.0 in.
160 x 160 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #printed #twill

American Shawl

Large 19th century American wool lap robe with a reversible woven design.

Country of Origin: USA
Condition: Good ; Several small spots which show lighter on the dark side of the cloth but not on the reverse

60.6 x 63.4 in.
154 x 161 cm.

#usa #shawl

Late 18th Century Wool Indian Fragment From Kashmir

Shawl borders

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill, Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Some darned areas

52.8 x 15.0 in.
134 x 38 cm.

#india #late 18th century #fragment #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill, tapestry

1940 Wool Mexican Table Mat From Coahuila

Use of variegated yarns in central tapestry section.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; Two very small holes

32.7 x 15.0 in.
83 x 38 cm.

#mexico #1940 #table mat #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Late 19th Century Wool French Shawl

Presence of aniline dye; small holes, ink stains and discoloration at folds

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Applied Fringe
Condition: Fair; Many small holes

64.6 x 65.4 in.
164 x 166 cm.

#france #late 19th century #shawl #printed #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Wool British Shawl From Norwich

Small tears and small spots; signs of wear visible; printed shawl.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Good

64.6 x 64.6 in.
164 x 164 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #norwich #block print #twill

Early 20th Century Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Manufacturer: J.L Legorreta; no fringe; wonderful, striking contrast between black and multicolor areas

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; Four tiny holes; otherwise very good condition

48.0 x 22.0 in.
122 x 56 cm.

#mexico #early 20th century #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Cotton Tzotzil Mexican Tunic From San Andres, Larrainzar, Chiapas

Backstrap. cf:
http://hearstmuseum.berkeley.edu/exhibitions/mexico2/gallery2_11.html

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: San Andres, Larrainzar, Chiapas
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Contains a few holes & stains

22.8 x 37.0 in.
58 x 94 cm.

#mexico #tunic #tzotzil #huipil

Wool Scarf




59.1 x 9.8 in.
150 x 25 cm.

#scarf

Fragment




26.4 x 26.0 in.
67 x 66 cm.

#fragment

19th Century Silk Indian Shawl

Some damage at edges and some small holes; otherwise good condition

Country of Origin: India
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Good

128.0 x 63.4 in.
325 x 161 cm.

#india #19th century #shawl #tapestry #twill

Mid 20th Century Wool Quechua Peruvian Poncho From Puno Highlands

Alpaca wool

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Puno Highlands
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied band with embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

65.0 x 66.9 in.
165 x 170 cm.

#peru #mid 20th century #poncho #puno highlands #quechua #warp stripe #warp faced

1960 Silk British Shawl From Norwich

Slight staining and small spots; tassels on all four corners.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Embellishment: Applied Fringe
Condition: Good

61.4 x 59.8 in.
156 x 152 cm.

#uk #1960 #shawl #norwich #block print #plain weave

Wool Socks

Nice technique

Condition: Poor; See fotos for damage

29.5 x 7.5 in.
75 x 19 cm.

#socks

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Korak Region, Formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan

Pieced mosaic locally called Korak; some pieces are of Russian printed cotton textiles for trade, others of local ikat

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Korak region, formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Embellishment: Applied band with embroidery
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Good ; Many of the ikat pieces are distressed

29.5 x 26.8 in.
75 x 68 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #uzbek #patchwork #plain weave #korak

1930 Wool Shawl

Design consists of four pattern quadrants repeated in rotating orientations;

Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Embellishment: Warp and weft ends form fringes
Condition: Good ; Many small holes

89.0 x 51.2 in.
226 x 130 cm.

#1930 #shawl #screen-printed #twill

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Sash From Srinagar, Kashmir

”rafugar“ assembled piecework of type common to this period; double interlock.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill, Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kani
Condition: Excellent

100.0 x 16.9 in.
254 x 43 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #sash #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill, tapestry #kani

Mid 19th Century Cotton French Shawl From Lyon

Loose threads and tears in fabric

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Fair

63.0 x 64.2 in.
160 x 163 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #lyon #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Paiwan Taiwanese Shawl From Yi Hsiang

Indigo. 3 panels joined vertically.worn on head for mourning. may include ramie?? diamonds represent snakes. first image & 4th show the reverse

Country of Origin: Taiwan
Locale of Origin: Yi Hsiang
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; One 2 mm stain; embroidery is intact and pattern is clear

24.0 x 32.3 in.
61 x 82 cm.

#taiwan #mid 20th century #shawl #yi hsiang #paiwan #woven #supplementary weft

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Shawl From Srinagar, Kashmir

Tear in center; gates only on the two short edges of the piece.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Fair

68.5 x 66.1 in.
174 x 168 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #shawl #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Early 20th Century Cotton Berber/Jew Fragment From Fez

Very neat work. chain stitch


Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Condition: Fair

19.7 x 14.6 in.
50 x 37 cm.

#early 20th century #fragment #fez #berberjew #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Bhatt Indian Turban/pagri From Barmer, Rajasthan

Unopened turban piece; probably to be worn during festivities; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin; gandadar (striped) lehariya pattern; probably dyed with kachcha colours (fugitive colours) and thus has more value having been crafted with the finest workmanship.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Barmer, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā

185.8 x 4.7 in.
472 x 12 cm.

#india #19th century #turbanpagri #barmer, rajasthan #bhatt #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

Early 20th Century Wool Baloch Iranian Jacket From Balochistan

Goat hair; adolescent boy’s jacket; constructed out of many panels stitched together using unusual embroidery bands that can be seen on reverse; these embroidery stitches

Country of Origin: Iran
Locale of Origin: Balochistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidered edging
Natural Dyes: Indigo?
Condition: Good ; Small areas of moth damage on back side; front is fine; tearing at the collar.

39.4 x 63.8 in.
100 x 162 cm.

#iran #early 20th century #jacket #balochistan #baloch #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Bhatt Indian Turban/pagri From Barmer, Rajasthan

Dull in colour because it is worn during mourning; salaidar (striped) lehariya pattern; note the bundi (dot) pattern between the striped pattern; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin;

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Barmer, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā

633.9 x 6.7 in.
1610 x 17 cm.

#india #19th century #turbanpagri #barmer, rajasthan #bhatt #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

Early 19th Century Wool Indian Shawl From Srinagar, Kashmir

Notice applied border. pattern imitates a moon shawl. Good condition, with some darned repairs.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Good

62.2 x 66.1 in.
158 x 168 cm.

#india #early 19th century #shawl #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #plain weave

20th Century Wool Albanian Catholic Serbian Apron From Kosovo And Metohija Or Srem

Made from goat wool

Country of Origin: Serbia
Locale of Origin: Kosovo and Metohija or Srem
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Edgings
Condition: Excellent ; One tiny hole

34.3 x 15.4 in.
87 x 39 cm.

#serbia #20th century #apron #albanian catholic #embroidery #plain weave

1960 Cotton Indian Turban/pagri From Jaipur, Rajasthan

Probably worn during festivities; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin; gandadar (zigzag) lehariya pattern and bundi (dot) pattern; probably dyed with kachcha colours (fugitive colours) and thus have more value having been crafted with the finest workmanship.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā

653.5 x 5.5 in.
1660 x 14 cm.

#india #1960 #turbanpagri #jaipur, rajasthan #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

19th Century Wool Indian Scarf From Kashmir

The pattern border along one side of the piece is jacquard woven; consists of two sections pieced together; minute holes in the fabric.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

55.5 x 23.6 in.
141 x 60 cm.

#india #19th century #scarf #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Mid 19th Century Wool British Shawl From Scotland

Small tears and holes along the edge; tiny holes in the center.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Scotland
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Condition: Good

135.4 x 61.4 in.
344 x 156 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #scotland #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Wool Lakai Afghan Fragment From Northern Region

Suzani embroidery - stitches used are cross stitch for the applied edging and kesdi and chain stitches; few holes in the top fabric. moth loss and burns

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Poor

12.6 x 16.1 in.
32 x 41 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #fragment #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl From Paris

Paisley shawl; small holes in the center; staining at the corner; medium hole in the border

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Paris
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Good

127.6 x 59.1 in.
324 x 150 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #paris #jacquard #twill

1920s Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

”Dr. M. Long“ woven inscription -- very large piece custom made; dazzling central motif; several small holes, one larger 1“ hole; pyramid shaped patterning within white stripes; central motif overlaps with variegated stripe design.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; One hole as shown in photographs; some damage to fringe. very tight weave

77.6 x 35.8 in.
197 x 91 cm.

#mexico #1920s #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #sarape

Early 20th Century Cotton Sodha, Rajput And Meghwal Indian Scarf From Kutch, GUjarat

Pakko style of embroidery; ’pakko’ literally translates to ’solid’ in reference to the stitches; outlines are created by chain stitch, and the filling is done with a dense buttonhole stitch with a slightly raised level.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, GUjarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

57.5 x 9.4 in.
146 x 24 cm.

#india #early 20th century #scarf #kutch, gujarat #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Fragment From Srinagar, Kashmir

Fringed gate

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

63.0 x 59.8 in.
160 x 152 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #fragment #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

18th Century Wool Indian Fragment From Srinagar, Kashmir

Shatoosh wool; note that it is backed onto a lining; patched in places. kani means twill tapestry woven. very early motif combining Persian & Mughal, says John Irwin

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Kani
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

15.6 x 11.6 in.
39.5 x 29.5 cm.

#india #18th century #fragment #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #kani

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth

Two pieces of warp-faced striped cloth with embroidered joint down selvage. Woven with commercial yarns on a backstrap loom. Applied border has been finely woven in warp stripes. Impeccable condition.

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied custom-woven border
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 43.3 in.
105 x 110 cm.

#peru #1960 #carrying cloth #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #lliclla

18th Century Wool Peruvian Poncho

Alpaca; Backstrap woven. Two pieces reinforced at ends of head slit. Some fraying. Side seams joined.

Country of Origin: Peru
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Natural Dyes: Cochineal
Condition: Good

29.5 x 13.4 in.
75 x 34 cm.

#peru #18th century #poncho #warp stripe #warp faced

Early 20th Century Wool Indian Fragment From Srinagar, Kashmir

Kashmiri wool fragment

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

17.7 x 2.0 in.
45 x 5 cm.

#india #early 20th century #fragment #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #jacquard

Early 20th Century Ramie Paiwan Taiwanese Shawl From Yi Hsiang

Mourning shawl; pattern is not too clear; constructed in two panels. indigo

Country of Origin: Taiwan
Locale of Origin: Yi Hsiang
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; threads have become loose with age. several tiny holes

33.5 x 27.2 in.
85 x 69 cm.

#taiwan #early 20th century #shawl #yi hsiang #paiwan #embroidery #supplementary weft

1940 British Jacket From London

Internal label- one by collar saying ”Harrods ltd“ and another under the right arm saying ”Biascye“ with patent numbers for various countries listed; some wear and tear on lining; jacket collar boarder possibly applied; very curly yarns; shoulder - 45; bust - 41.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: London
Embellishment: Button closure
Condition: Excellent

23.2 x 15.0 in.
59 x 38 cm.

#uk #1940 #jacket #london

20th Century Wool Sarakatsan Greek Apron From Thrace

Published in ”The Greek Folk Costume“ Ageliki Hatzimichali, Benaki Museum, Melissa Publishing House. 1977; illus. p. 326. aprons called panaules: everyday variety made from dark wool and gold and silver wound string.

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Thrace
Woven Structure: Felt
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

16.5 x 15.4 in.
42 x 39 cm.

#greece #20th century #apron #thrace #sarakatsan #embroidery #felt

1930 Wool American Dress

Dress has been shortened severely; bely has been shortened; moth holes throughout; top of dress decorated with embroidery; button closure at the top of center back; likely had shoulder pads at one point; metal ”Crown“ side zipper- made in the USA; shoulder - 39; bust - 45; belt - 76..

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Basket
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

33.5 x 14.6 in.
85 x 37 cm.

#usa #1930 #dress #embroidery #basket

1920 Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila



Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Knotted warp ends with fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; Some loss of fringe; two tiny holes, otherwise good condition

41.3 x 17.7 in.
105 x 45 cm.

#mexico #1920 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Early 20th Century Wool Karakalpaks Uzbeki Fragment From Karakalpakstan

Goat hair tapestry fragment that has been converted into a pillow cover; tapestry is unraveling in places

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Karakalpakstan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Kilim
Condition: Good

23.6 x 23.6 in.
60 x 60 cm.

#uzbekistan #early 20th century #fragment #karakalpakstan #karakalpaks #tapestry #warp faced #kilim

1970 Wool Italian Jacket

One fabulous 1960s style Italian houndstooth jacket in green and orange wool. Lovely for spring and fall; great elaborate leaf design metal button closure; two front flap pockets; rayon lining.

Designer: Angela Gavioli per Luciano Pavarotti

Condition: Very good vintage condition

Marked size 46

Overall height: 78 cm / 30.7 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 46 cm / 18.1 in

Country of Origin: Italy
Woven Structure: Complex
Pattern Technique(s): Houndstooth
Embellishment: Buttons
Condition: Excellent

30.7 x 17.3 in.
78 x 44 cm.

#italy #1970 #jacket #houndstooth #complex

Late 19th Century Wool Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Fulled wool; Suzani embroidery; stitches used include slanting blanket stitch that fill the motifs, with chain stitch as the outlines; most probably used as a cover for food since it has a fringe on all four sides

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Ilglish
Condition: Excellent

18.5 x 16.1 in.
47 x 41 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave #ilglish

Cotton Indian Dress From Kashmir

Woven width of fabric is 69 cm. overall length has been tucked up by 6 cms.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment: Tilla embroidery with metal sequins & silver wrapped thread
Object Local Name: Pheran
Condition: Good ; Several red stains

37.0 x 68.1 in.
94 x 173 cm.

#india #dress #kashmir #weft brocade #pheran

1825-30 Wool French Fragment From Kashmir

Border of a shawl; woven au lance (manner of weaving in which pattern wefts are passed from selvedge to selvedge.); imitation paisley - designs from Europe that imitate the paisley technique from Kashmir; trimmed on back.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Good

20.1 x 40.9 in.
51 x 104 cm.

#france #1825-30 #fragment #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Early 20th Century Cotton Mossi Burkinabé Pants From Ouagadougou, Upper Volta

Ceremonial trousers for an African chieftain show typical stylized patterns found in the needlework of West Africa; some soiling; small holes; embroidery is worn in places

Country of Origin: Burkina Faso
Locale of Origin: Ouagadougou, Upper Volta
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidered cuffs
Condition: Fair

44.5 x 96.1 in.
113 x 244 cm.

#burkina faso #early 20th century #pants #mossi #embroidery #twill

Early 19th Century Wool British Shawl From Norwich

It is a square, printed shawl. (wool paisley box)

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good ; Some small holes, one small dark stain, otherwise strong antique condition.

66.9 x 66.9 in.
170 x 170 cm.

#uk #early 19th century #shawl #norwich #printed #twill

Early 19th Century Wool Indian Sash From Srinagar, Kashmir

Light stains and soiling. back side had floats clipped. fringes are applied; side hasia attached. lateral hastia and palla woven as one with the field. floats on reverse are clipped

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Object Local Name: Kani
Condition: Good

110.2 x 26.0 in.
280 x 66 cm.

#india #early 19th century #sash #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill #kani

Mid 19th Century Silk British Shawl From Norwich

Small stains in center; one hole; one stitched repair of tear; printed shawl.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good

62.2 x 62.2 in.
158 x 158 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #norwich #printed #twill

Early 19th Century Silk French Shawl

Significant tear in central section; imitates woven shawl.


Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Good

60.6 x 56.7 in.
154 x 144 cm.

#france #early 19th century #shawl #block print #twill

Mid 19th Century Silk Indian Fragment From Srinagar, Kashmir

Slight tearing at edges. wool colors are yellow, red, green, blue. white silk warp & wefts. combination palla and hashia; layout is unusual

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill, Brocade
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

21.3 x 7.7 in.
54 x 19.5 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #fragment #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill, brocade

Mid 20th Century Cotton Wall Hanging

Hand-spun cotton

Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft

37.0 x 17.7 in.
94 x 45 cm.

#mid 20th century #wall hanging #supplementary weft

Wool European Shawl



Country of Origin: Europe
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp and weft ends form fringes
Condition: Excellent

62.2 x 61.4 in.
158 x 156 cm.

#europe #shawl #jacquard

Wool Albanian Apron From Ibarski Kolašin Or Drenica

A back apron, used in local costume

Locale of Origin: Ibarski Kolašin or Drenica
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Condition: Excellent

9.8 x 16.5 in.
25 x 42 cm.

#apron #albanian #woven #jacquard

Mid 19th Century Silk Iranian Fragment From Kashmir

An 18th century Persian paisley jacquard-woven silk textile. lightly quilted. Corner fragment of a much larger piece with right border attached by hand and lower edge finished with old Kashmiri shawl strip.

Country of Origin: Iran
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Fair

41.7 x 33.1 in.
106 x 84 cm.

#iran #mid 19th century #fragment #kashmir #weft compound twill #jacquard

1960 Cotton Indian Turban/pagri From Jaipur, Rajasthan

Probably worn during festivities; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin; mix of gandadar (zigzag) lehariya pattern, bundi (dot) pattern and mothara (checks) pattern; panchrang pag as it has yellow, red, green and two shades of blue; probably dyed with kachcha colours (fugitive colours) and thus have more value having been crafted with the finest workmanship.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā

515.7 x 6.3 in.
1310 x 16 cm.

#india #1960 #turbanpagri #jaipur, rajasthan #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

First Half 20th Century Wool Albanian Muslim Serbian Apron From Kosovo And Metohija, Prizren

Materials: Ivory color is cotton, other colors are wool, other stripes are metal, overcast wool edge; woven on a backstrap loom; integral part of clothing of Albanian Muslim women; identical example in the collection of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade.

Country of Origin: Serbia
Locale of Origin: Kosovo and Metohija, Prizren
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Stripe
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Good

14.6 x 17.3 in.
37 x 44 cm.

#serbia #apron #albanian muslim #stripe #weft faced

20th Century Wool Sarakatsan Greek Apron From Thrace

This type of apron is called panaules. The everyday variety was made from dark wool and gold and silver wound thread.

published in ”The Greek Folk Costume“ Ageliki Hatzimichali, Benaki Museum, Melissa Publishing House. 1977; illus. p. 326.

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Thrace
Woven Structure: Felt
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

16.1 x 15.7 in.
41 x 40 cm.

#greece #20th century #apron #thrace #sarakatsan #embroidery #felt

1860-70 Cotton Uzbeki Fragment From Bukhara

embroidery; from reverse, motifs resemble pomegranate fruit

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

17.3 x 10.2 in.
44 x 26 cm.

#uzbekistan #1860-70 #fragment #bukhara #embroidery #plain weave

Fragment



Condition: Excellent

47.2 x 43.7 in.
120 x 111 cm.

#fragment

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl

Patched section; imitating woven shawl.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Applied wool tassels
Condition: Excellent

62.2 x 60.6 in.
158 x 154 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #printed #twill

1970 Wool Quechua Peruvian Yardage From Yauli, Huncavelica

New but stained. Cloth used for cut and sewn garments. Heavily twisted warps.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Yauli, Huncavelica
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Object Local Name: Bayeta
Condition: Good

67.7 x 28.7 in.
172 x 73 cm.

#peru #1970 #yardage #yauli, huncavelica #quechua #plain weave #bayeta

19th Century Wool Shawl

May contain cochineal; presence of undyed wool in beige stripes; possibly Argentinean; some wear in wefts, exposing warps; lower edge had been re-hemmed by hand

Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Embellishment: Weft ends form twisted fringe
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; 5 sm holes

64.6 x 48.8 in.
164 x 124 cm.

#19th century #shawl #weft stripe #weft faced

Mid 20th Century Wool Albanian Catholic Apron From Kosovo And Metohija Or Srem

This textile appears to be made from goat wool

Locale of Origin: Kosovo and Metohija or Srem
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidered joint; warp tassles
Condition: Excellent

30.3 x 17.7 in.
77 x 45 cm.

#mid 20th century #apron #albanian catholic #supplementary weft #plain weave

Early 20th Century Tzotzil Mexican Bag From Magdalenas, Chiapas

Singular old example from locale

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Magdalenas, Chiapas
Pattern Technique(s): Discontinuous brocade
Object Local Name: Huipil
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Two stains, 2 wear holes

28.3 x 11.8 in.
72 x 30 cm.

#mexico #early 20th century #bag #magdalenas, chiapas #tzotzil #huipil

1940 Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Variegation in central motif; great use of black and color contrast

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; 7 tiny holes, otherwise good condition

70.9 x 33.5 in.
180 x 85 cm.

#mexico #1940 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1950 Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth From Viques, Junin

Two pieces of warp-faced striped cloth with embroidered joint down selvage.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Viques, Junin
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Natural Dyes: Cochineal?
Condition: Fair; Warp threads worn down in several places exposing wefts, mainly on the lower edged and at the center where cloths are joined; substantial damage as seen in photographs

47.2 x 40.2 in.
120 x 102 cm.

#peru #1950 #carrying cloth #viques, junin #mestizo #warp stripe #warp faced #lliclla

1960 Cotton Indian Turban/pagri From Jaipur, Rajasthan

Probably worn during festivities; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin; mix of gandadar (zigzag) lehariya pattern; and bundi (dot) pattern; probably dyed with kachcha colours (fugitive colours) and thus have more value having been crafted with the finest workmanship.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā

229.5 x 6.3 in.
583 x 16 cm.

#india #1960 #turbanpagri #jaipur, rajasthan #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

Mid 20th Century Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Shawl From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

New/unused

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat

68.5 x 11.0 in.
174 x 28 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #shawl #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

1950 Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Korak Region, Formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan

Composed of three diamond medallions (2 wool, 1 Russian commercially-printed textile) surrounded by hand-cut rickrack borders in wool and velvet; outer border composed of four bands of unembroidered cut work, crudely sewn; all patches applied with running embroidery stitch in red, blue, and white thread; purchased from a Roma family. unlined

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Korak region, formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Good

31.5 x 15.0 in.
80 x 38 cm.

#uzbekistan #1950 #wall hanging #uzbek #appliqu #plain weave #korak

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Table Mat

Two large damages and several small ones; loose threads.

Country of Origin: India
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Fair

29.5 x 30.3 in.
75 x 77 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #table mat #block print #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Headdress From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Good

622.0 x 1.6 in.
1580 x 4 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #tz'utujl #tapestry

Late 19th Century Wool British Fragment From Norwich

Export for the Spanish market

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Excellent

55.9 x 57.1 in.
142 x 145 cm.

#uk #late 19th century #fragment #norwich #jacquard #twill

Early 19th Century Wool Russian Shawl



Country of Origin: Russia
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good ; One hole 1.5 cm in diameter

57.9 x 78.7 in.
147 x 200 cm.

#russia #early 19th century #shawl #printed #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Bhatt Indian Turban/pagri From Barmer, Rajasthan

Probably worn during festivities; malmal cotton that is very soft, light and thin; gandadar (zigzag) lehariya pattern; probably dyed with kachcha colours (fugitive colours) and thus have more value having been crafted with the finest workmanship.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Barmer, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Sāfā

464.6 x 6.7 in.
1180 x 17 cm.

#india #19th century #turbanpagri #barmer, rajasthan #bhatt #tie-dye #plain weave #sf

19th Century Silk Meetei Indian Shawl From Manipur



Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Manipur
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Good

126.0 x 29.5 in.
320 x 75 cm.

#india #19th century #shawl #manipur #meetei #weft brocade #plain weave

1994 Wool Quechua Peruvian Shawl From Yauli, Huncavelica

Darned at one corner. Inscription: ”Ano 1994“. Wide range of colored employed.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Yauli, Huncavelica
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Cata
Natural Dyes: Includes indigo and cochineal
Condition: Good

28.3 x 28.3 in.
72 x 72 cm.

#peru #1994 #shawl #yauli, huncavelica #quechua #tapestry #cata

Fragment



Condition: Excellent

27.2 x 18.9 in.
69 x 48 cm.

#fragment

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Fragment From Srinagar, Kashmir

Small holes. Note the applied borders. Design may be imitating a European shawl. The twill ground of the border is silk, that of the large body in the center is very fine wool. I estimate it may be from around 1830. Perhaps made for export.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Good

56.7 x 52.4 in.
144 x 133 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #fragment #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Mid 19th Century Cotton British Shawl From Norwich



Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Embellishment: Applied wool tassels
Condition: Excellent

66.9 x 64.6 in.
170 x 164 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #norwich #jacquard

Wool Document

Per Vera Sarac Momcilovic of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, this piece was not worn on the territory of Yugoslavia (or at least they do not have any comparable examples in their collection).

Condition: Poor; Many major holes

27.6 x 31.5 in.
70 x 80 cm.

#document

Shawl




78.7 x 14.6 in.
200 x 37 cm.

#shawl

1840 Wool Indian Shawl From Srinagar, Kashmir

Small holes and some loose threads; very rare because of the green center. fades

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Good

70.1 x 66.9 in.
178 x 170 cm.

#india #1840 #shawl #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

1960 Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth From Viques, Junin

Some holes in central field. Wide range of bright colors employed. Extremely fine weaving. Striped motifs called ”gusanos“. Applied border has been finely woven in warp stripes. some damage. see photo

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Viques, Junin
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied custom-woven border
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Fair

51.6 x 42.5 in.
131 x 108 cm.

#peru #1960 #carrying cloth #viques, junin #mestizo #warp faced #lliclla

Wool Wall Hanging



Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Condition: Excellent ; Light fading.

47.2 x 15.7 in.
120 x 40 cm.

#wall hanging #tapestry

1940 Wool Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Great use of black in the elaborate central motif

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; A few fringes missing, 2 small holes, otherwise very good condition

40.9 x 18.9 in.
104 x 48 cm.

#mexico #1940 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Early 20th Century Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Notable use of variegated wool in motifs; a large piece; excellent condition

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Knotted warp ends with fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent

87.4 x 44.9 in.
222 x 114 cm.

#mexico #early 20th century #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Wool Mestizo Peruvian Carrying Cloth From Viques, Junin

Two pieces of woven warp-faced striped cloth, halved and stitched together. Striped motifs called ”gusanos“. Several holes in central field revealing blue weft. Central embroidered seam is loose and unraveling at edge. Some staining. see foto

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Viques, Junin
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Object Local Name: Lliclla
Condition: Fair; Many holes

42.5 x 46.5 in.
108 x 118 cm.

#peru #carrying cloth #viques, junin #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #lliclla

Early 20th Century Wool Duzi Iranian Furnishing From Rasht

Pieced ground cloths, 2 holes

Country of Origin: Iran
Locale of Origin: Rasht
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Pieced
Object Local Name: Rashi-duzi
Condition: Fair

24.8 x 21.7 in.
63 x 55 cm.

#iran #early 20th century #furnishing #rasht #duzi #pieced #plain weave #rashi-duzi

1930 Cotton Ersari Afghan Furnishing From Northern Afganistan

Tent band used to secure yurt; the twisted fringes on the selvedges are woven into the substrate; weave technique is complicated with both warps & wefts forming the patterns; possibly ceremonial bridal band as it is patterned on a white ground, a type typically used to decorate the outside of the wedding tent; third fiber used in supplementary weft is silk

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern Afganistan
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Ak Yap
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

163.0 x 3.1 in.
414 x 8 cm.

#afghanistan #1930 #furnishing #northern afganistan #ersari #jacquard #ak yap

Early 19th Century Wool Indian Fragment From Srinagar, Kashmir

Note that the piece is composed of 2 pallas and includes the tanjir and applied hashia; 7 color wefts; the unusual embellishment along the edges.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Embellishment: Applied knotted edging
Condition: Excellent

28.7 x 23.6 in.
73 x 60 cm.

#india #early 19th century #fragment #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Mid 20th Century Wool Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Fulled wool; Decorative wall panel, called ”ilgitsh“; double chain stitch through both layers; fulled wool ground has been pieced together; some fringe missing; hand spun block printed back cloth called ”chit“

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied silk fringe with knots and beads
Object Local Name: Ilgitsh
Condition: Fair; Many small holes

22.0 x 20.1 in.
56 x 51 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave #ilgitsh

Mid 20th Century Wool Shawl

Vibrantly colored crewel embroidery.

Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Two tiny holes; some fading on the face

19.7 x 34.3 in.
50 x 87 cm.

#mid 20th century #shawl #embroidery #weft faced

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl From Kashmir

Slight staining; some reinforced areas.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp and weft ends form fringes
Condition: Good

62.2 x 59.1 in.
158 x 150 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #kashmir #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Wool Uzbek Afghan Area Rug

Composed of 5 lengths of warp-faced tent bands joined together to form area rug; gajari technique of complementary warp-faced flat weave

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced
Embellishment: Overcast corners and extremities
Object Local Name: Gajari kilim
Condition: Excellent

48.0 x 31.1 in.
122 x 79 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #area rug #uzbek #warp faced #gajari kilim

1840 Wool British Shawl From Kashmir

Fringe gates on either end. 2 1 cm holes & areas worn thin

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Good

64.6 x 61.4 in.
164 x 156 cm.

#uk #1840 #shawl #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

19th Century ’nanashaw’ Pineapple Fiber Meetei Indian Shawl From Manipur

(length doubled back in photo) silk is handspun; ”nanashaw“ pineapple fiber


Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin:
Manipur

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment:
fringe

Object Local Name:


Natural Dyes:


Condition: Good ; Red dye from wool brocading has run

124.4 x 32.7 in.
316 x 83 cm.

#india #19th century #shawl #manipur #meetei #weft brocade #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Wool French Shawl From Paris

Large parts of fabric are fraying; central panel is lined.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Paris
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Poor

130.3 x 62.6 in.
331 x 159 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #paris #jacquard #twill

Early 19th Century Mixed French Wall Hanging From Lyon

Ultra fine weaving of both silk and wool. holes here and there.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Twill
Condition: Fair

55.1 x 55.1 in.
140 x 140 cm.

#france #early 19th century #wall hanging #lyon #twill

1920 Silk French Shawl From Kashmir

Significant tears in fabric.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Embellishment: Applied wool tassels
Condition: Fair

67.7 x 66.1 in.
172 x 168 cm.

#france #1920 #shawl #kashmir #weft compound twill

Late 19th-early 20th Century Wool Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Suzani embroidery; stitches used include slanting blanket stitch to fill the motifs with an outline of chain stitch; the edges are cross-stitched; this panel, although decorative, is related in use to the bags used to protect yurt poles; notice the Russian printed fabric used as the lining

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Fair; Several holes

22.8 x 15.0 in.
58 x 38 cm.

#afghanistan #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Mid 20th Century Raffia Paiwan Taiwanese Fragment From Yi Hsiang



Country of Origin: Taiwan
Locale of Origin: Yi Hsiang
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Condition: Excellent ; Some warp threads are loose

11.4 x 2.4 in.
29 x 6 cm.

#taiwan #mid 20th century #fragment #yi hsiang #paiwan #woven #supplementary weft

19th Century Wool American Shawl

Large 19th century American wool lap robe with a reversible woven design.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Condition: Good

61.8 x 65.0 in.
157 x 165 cm.

#usa #19th century #shawl #woven #weft faced

Mid 19th Century Wool Indian Border From Srinagar, Kashmir

Palla and 2 rashia bands woven as one, with one corner rotated and attached. 8 colors

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Srinagar, Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill, Brocade
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

65.4 x 7.5 in.
166 x 19 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #border #srinagar, kashmir #weft compound twill #twill, brocade

Yardage

Full loom width

Condition: Good ; Some wear on red-face side

35.8 x 26.8 in.
91 x 68 cm.

#yardage

Mid 19th Century Wool British Shawl From Norwich

Tears in fabric in many places; lined for support

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Norwich
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp and weft ends form fringes
Condition: Fair

61.4 x 56.7 in.
156 x 144 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #norwich #jacquard #twill

American Blanket



Country of Origin: USA
Condition: 2 short splits, several tiny holes

58.7 x 35.4 in.
149 x 90 cm.

#usa #blanket

1940 Wool Mexican Table Mat From Coahuila

Use of variegated yarn in central tapestry; possibly handspun wool; unique layout

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; Some missing fringe, excellent condition otherwise

38.6 x 17.7 in.
98 x 45 cm.

#mexico #1940 #table mat #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1950 Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Card playing mat

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Knotted warp ends with fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; Little to no signs of wear

35.4 x 30.7 in.
90 x 78 cm.

#mexico #1950 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Mid 19th Century Silk British Shawl From London



Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: London
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Fair

69.3 x 60.6 in.
176 x 154 cm.

#uk #mid 19th century #shawl #london #printed #twill

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl From Paris

Small holes in one corner and in the center; one large hole.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Paris
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Good

129.9 x 59.4 in.
330 x 151 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #paris #jacquard #twill

1950 Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Four corner straps (cotton) card playing mat

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; Perfect condition

35.4 x 29.9 in.
90 x 76 cm.

#mexico #1950 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Early 20th Century Wool French Coat

Woman’s coat; metal Talon zipper likely from the late 1930s; smocking at top of arms eye, cotton lining; no interlining; twill tape edging along center front and collar; coat was constructed from a 19th century European paisley shawl; shoulder - 38; bust - 40.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Quilting
Condition: Excellent

44.9 x 13.8 in.
114 x 35 cm.

#france #early 20th century #coat #jacquard

Mid 19th Century Silk French Sash From Kashmir

Gold passing thread in warp

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Good

94.5 x 21.7 in.
240 x 55 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #sash #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

20th Century Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Tashkent

A very large Bukhara couching embroidery; band composed of cross-stitch with chain stitch edging; unlined, hanging loops

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Tashkent
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied embroidered (chain and cross-stitch) band
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Fair; Some losses of purple thread on the face of the textile; structurally strong; some wear at top corner

120.1 x 106.7 in.
305 x 271 cm.

#uzbekistan #20th century #wall hanging #tashkent #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

1860-70 Wool British Shawl From Scotland

Small holes in the central panel; one spot of intense fading.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Scotland
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Good

126.0 x 60.2 in.
320 x 153 cm.

#uk #1860-70 #shawl #scotland #jacquard #twill

1820 Silk Indian Shawl From Kashmir

Tattered in large parts. white is silk? in both warp & weft. borders sewn on

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Poor

59.1 x 56.7 in.
150 x 144 cm.

#india #1820 #shawl #kashmir #supplementary weft #twill

Early 20th Century Wool Macedonian Bag From Bitola

Decorative pouch, reconfigured from two antique shoulder decor of heirloom blouse. metal sequins and metal wrapped thread as well as wool threads for embroidery; very heavy and dense

Country of Origin: Macedonia
Locale of Origin: Bitola
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Metal sequins and tubular beads
Condition: Excellent

17.3 x 8.3 in.
44 x 21 cm.

#macedonia #early 20th century #bag #bitola #embroidery #plain weave

1940s Cotton Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Only green is wool, all other components are cotton; muted cotton colours, and green wool ”pops“

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Fair; Faint stains; multilpe small holes throughout

78.0 x 40.2 in.
198 x 102 cm.

#mexico #1940s #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1940 Wool Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Woven rhombus motifs in center; no fringe

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Knotted warp ends
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; No damage

40.9 x 18.1 in.
104 x 46 cm.

#mexico #1940 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1970s Wool Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

A beautifully woven, vintage multicolor serape textile from Coahuila, Mexico, with elaborate woven central rhombus motifs; would make for a lovely interior piece in any space.

Condition: Good vintage condition with one small hole

48.8 x 23.2 in
124 x 59 cm

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Excellent ; 1 tiny hole in pink stripe

48.8 x 23.2 in.
124 x 59 cm.

#mexico #1970s #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1940 Wool Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Variegated color in motif woven rhombus motif in center; use of white silk in central motif is very effective.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Good ; some brown spots; a few tiny holes; some missing fringe

49.6 x 22.0 in.
126 x 56 cm.

#mexico #1940 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1920 Wool Mexican Shawl From Coahuila



Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Good ; A couple of tiny holes

48.8 x 22.4 in.
124 x 57 cm.

#mexico #1920 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

1940 Wool Mexican Shawl From Coahuila

Beautiful color progressions

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Coahuila
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Sarape
Condition: Good ; very small loss of weft (less than 1/8“ diameter) near one fringed edge. 2 tiny holes

40.2 x 18.1 in.
102 x 46 cm.

#mexico #1940 #shawl #coahuila #tapestry #weft faced #sarape

Cotton Slavic Macedonian Sleeve Fragment From Galičnik (North Macedonia)

Good condition; come yellow/brown discoloration; some loss of wool fringe

Country of Origin: Macedonia
Locale of Origin: Galičnik (North Macedonia)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Counted thread embroidery; openwork embroidery (cotton); wool fringe
Object Local Name: Koshula
Condition: Good

22.0 x 11.4 in.
56 x 29 cm.

#macedonia #sleeve fragment #slavic #embroidery #plain weave #koshula

Cotton Burmese Bag

Fair condition; some moth holes on felted wool applique

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied half-sphere metal counted thread polychrome wool embroidery;(pewter?) beads; two attached bells; long bright red tassels, beaded yarn with polychrome wool pom poms; wool felt applique with cut-out backed by wool-embroidered cotton
Condition: Fair

11.0 x 9.8 in.
28 x 25 cm.

#myanmar #bag #embroidery #warp faced

19th Century; Modified In 1960s By AA Wool Indian Shawl From Kashmir

Pieced shawl; retrofitted with leather facing at neck; some slight seam separation; some wear along edges

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork, Weft compound twill
Embellishment: Fringe; leather facing
Condition: Good

65.4 x 60.2 in.
166 x 153 cm.

#india #shawl #kashmir #twill

Wool Hungarian

Applique is affixed to the ground material with very small machine stitches; scalloped edges

Country of Origin: Hungary
Woven Structure: Felt
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Condition: Excellent

48.8 x 49.2 in.
124 x 125 cm.

#hungary #appliqu #felt

Late 19th- Early 20th Century Wool Greek/Ottoman Greek Vest From Peloponnese Region

Typically worn by women open, with embroidered blouse showing underneath; at times, decorative metal clasps were used for fastening the vest.
Fitted at waist, flared at hem

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Peloponnese region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Embellishment: Beading, applied velvet, embroidery
Object Local Name: Sigúni
Condition: Good ; some missing beads, otherwise good condition considering age

29.1 x 19.7 in.
74 x 50 cm.

#greece #vest #peloponnese region #greekottoman #appliqu #plain weave #signi

20th Century Wool Apron

Weaving is tight and fine

Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Condition: Good ; Some small areas of damage

32.3 x 26.8 in.
82 x 68 cm.

#20th century #apron #tapestry

Wool Indian From Kashmir

3 joined sections of a border

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

20.5 x 4.7 in.
52 x 12 cm.

#india #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Wool Indian From Kashmir

Red ground is frail

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Good

16.9 x 7.1 in.
43 x 18 cm.

#india #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Wool Indian From Kashmir

Note one 1 cm hole & small one

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

11.4 x 13.8 in.
29 x 35 cm.

#india #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Wool Indian From Kashmir

Heavily darned. 2 pieces joined at corner. layout, colors & technique like Cooper Hewitt dated 1901-25. https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18390229/

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Good

16.1 x 7.9 in.
41 x 20 cm.

#india #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Wool Indian From Kashmir

Some tiny holes. lined with silk satin. cut steel beads

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kashmir
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft compound twill
Condition: Excellent

10.6 x 7.5 in.
27 x 19 cm.

#india #kashmir #weft compound twill #twill

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Tzute From Chichicastenango, Quiche



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiche
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidered joint ”randa“; corner tassels
Condition: Excellent

30.3 x 33.1 in.
77 x 84 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #tzute #quich #supplementary weft

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Wall Hanging From Java

A tulis and cap batik with noteworthy composition, possibly made for tourist trade

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

34.3 x 36.2 in.
87 x 92 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #wall hanging #java #batik #plain weave

1930 Cotton British Fragment From England

Note this textile’s complex woven structure

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: England
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Good ; One stain

34.3 x 22.8 in.
87 x 58 cm.

#uk #1930 #fragment #england #jacquard

Late 19th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Embroidery is called fez stitch and its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

39.4 x 13.8 in.
100 x 35 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Gresik, East Java

This sarong was constructed out of two pieces joined vertically

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Gresik, East Java
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

53.1 x 28.3 in.
135 x 72 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #gresik, east java #warp ikat #warp faced

20th Century Raffia Bakuba People, Shoowa Congolese Square From Kasai

This textile was created using cut-pile embroidery with flat (stem) and plush stitching; binary color contrasts; typically made by Kuba men on single heddle loom, then embroidered by women and children to create an uncut or cut-pile appearance; embroidery patterns are improvised in process

Country of Origin: DR Congo
Locale of Origin: Kasai
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied woven band
Object Local Name: Bwiin
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Many areas of pile are worn away

17.7 x 27.6 in.
45 x 70 cm.

#dr congo #20th century #square #kasai #embroidery #plain weave #bwiin

1930 Silk Han Chinese Skirt From Shanghai

This is a tube-shaped garment with no waist band in a typical Art Deco design.

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Damask
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Embellishment: Applied border
Condition: Excellent

31.1 x 29.5 in.
79 x 75 cm.

#china #1930 #skirt #shanghai #han #damask

Mid 19th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

The fabric is a mix of cotton and silk, called ”adras ikat“; notice the cotton lining on reverse- possible that it is an imitation oriental fabric from European countries; constructed of three panels that are sewn together by hand

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Adras
Condition: Excellent ; One 20 cm long horizontal split

65.0 x 31.1 in.
165 x 79 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 19th century #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #weft faced #adras

Early 20th Century Silk Belgian Wall Hanging

Antique floral embroidery with applied lace border

Country of Origin: Belgium
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied lace border
Condition: Fair; Ground cloth frayed by folding

33.9 x 20.1 in.
86 x 51 cm.

#belgium #early 20th century #wall hanging #embroidery #satin

19th Century Silk Wall Hanging

Made from hand-spun silk

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Condition: Excellent

49.2 x 25.2 in.
125 x 64 cm.

#19th century #wall hanging #screen-printed #plain weave

1900 Silk Japanese Wall Hanging

Finely embroidered landscape scene on silk

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Several small holes

19.3 x 32.3 in.
49 x 82 cm.

#japan #1900 #wall hanging #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Wall Hanging

The exact origin of this petit point heraldic textile is unknown

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Petitpoint
Embellishment: Edgings, fringe
Condition: Fair; Several small holes

39.4 x 33.5 in.
100 x 85 cm.

#19th century #wall hanging #petitpoint #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk Ottoman Turkish Wall Hanging

Traditional Ottoman foliate motifs on a richly colored ground

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Brown cloth heavily damaged

26.4 x 46.5 in.
67 x 118 cm.

#turkey #early 20th century #wall hanging #ottoman #embroidery #satin

Early 20th Century Silk Central Asia Wall Hanging

This textile is composed of three panels of woven silk and metallic thread

Country of Origin: Central Asia
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Metal edging with fringe
Condition: Good ; Some wear along folded area

38.6 x 26.0 in.
98 x 66 cm.

#central asia #early 20th century #wall hanging #lampas #satin

1970 Silk Indonesian Sarong From Minangkabau, West Sumatra

This sarong’s warps are green and wefts are blue, extensive use of metal wrapped threads makes the garment very heavy


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin:
Minangkabau, West Sumatra

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment:


Object Local Name:
Songket

Natural Dyes:


Condition: Excellent

37.8 x 29.9 in.
96 x 76 cm.

#indonesia #1970 #sarong #weft brocade #plain weave #songket

20th Century Cotton Tibetan Nepalese Apron

This antique apron features tablet woven straps

Country of Origin: Nepal
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Embellishment: Applique
Object Local Name: Pangden
Condition: Excellent

25.6 x 19.7 in.
65 x 50 cm.

#nepal #20th century #apron #tibetan #weft stripe #weft faced #pangden

Mid 20th Century Cotton Rabaris Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

This item features herringbone stitching in vibrant colors

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

24.4 x 24.8 in.
62 x 63 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #rabaris #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Table Mat From Yogyakarta, Java

This table mat was created in a cap batik design

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Yogyakarta, Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 40.6 in.
104 x 103 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #table mat #yogyakarta, java #batik #plain weave

20th Century Cotton Sarakatsan Greek Apron From Thrace

This apron is part of a festive wedding costume

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Thrace
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Glass beads
Object Local Name: Sarakachani
Condition: Excellent

16.9 x 23.6 in.
43 x 60 cm.

#greece #20th century #apron #thrace #sarakatsan #embroidery #sarakachani

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bhansali Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

This item features herringbone stitching in vibrant colors

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

31.5 x 13.0 in.
80 x 33 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #bhansali #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Silk Wall Hanging

Made from hand-spun silk

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Condition: Excellent

48.4 x 26.0 in.
123 x 66 cm.

#19th century #wall hanging #screen-printed #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Embroidery is called fez stitch and its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible; noticeable change in shades of the embroidery color

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

42.1 x 16.1 in.
107 x 41 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Turkish Table Mat

A polychrome and metallic thread embroidered tablemat

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Silver foil threads are tarnished

35.8 x 37.8 in.
91 x 96 cm.

#turkey #early 20th century #table mat #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk American Apron

Apron with metallic embellishments; Masonic Eye and other Masonic imagery.

Country of Origin: USA
Condition: Good ; Some light wear, good condition for age

15.0 x 15.0 in.
38 x 38 cm.

#usa #early 20th century #apron

20th Century Cotton Sarakatsan Greek Apron From Thrace

This apron is part of a festive wedding costume

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Thrace
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Glass beads
Condition: Excellent

13.8 x 19.3 in.
35 x 49 cm.

#greece #20th century #apron #thrace #sarakatsan #embroidery

Mid 20th Century Cotton Pashtun Afghan Hat From Kandahar

Woman’s hat; embroidery is dense chain stitch belonging to the Paktika tribe; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.5 in.
13 x 19 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #pashtun #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

An excellent example of Bukhara gold embroidery; gold thread called ”kalebatun“; embroidery is of slanting blanket stitch; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.5 x 7.9 in.
14 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

1970 Cotton Afghan

Inlined

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.5 in.
13 x 19 cm.

#afghanistan #1970 #embroidery

1970s Cotton Afghan



Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Softened by wear

5.5 x 7.9 in.
14 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #1970s #embroidery




11.0 x 3.1 in.
28 x 8 cm.

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10.2 x 2.8 in.
26 x 7 cm.

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10.2 x 2.4 in.
26 x 6 cm.

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5.9 x 2.0 in.
15 x 5 cm.

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1970 Cotton Afghan

Fancy needlework with mirrors set in

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 8.3 in.
13 x 21 cm.

#afghanistan #1970 #embroidery

1970s Cotton Afghan



Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Some visible signs of wear

5.1 x 8.3 in.
13 x 21 cm.

#afghanistan #1970s #embroidery




26.8 x 58.3 in.
68 x 148 cm.

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41.3 x 5.5 in.
105 x 14 cm.

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28.0 x 59.1 in.
71 x 150 cm.

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35.0 x 39.4 in.
89 x 100 cm.

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16.9 x 16.9 in.
43 x 43 cm.

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35.4 x 33.9 in.
90 x 86 cm.

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20.5 x 17.7 in.
52 x 45 cm.

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26.8 x 58.3 in.
68 x 148 cm.

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20.5 x 20.5 in.
52 x 52 cm.

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22.4 x 22.4 in.
57 x 57 cm.

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6.7 x 1.2 in.
17 x 3 cm.

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22.4 x 2.4 in.
57 x 6 cm.

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21.3 x 4.7 in.
54 x 12 cm.

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7.5 x 4.7 in.
19 x 12 cm.

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7.1 x 3.1 in.
18 x 8 cm.

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13.0 x 5.1 in.
33 x 13 cm.

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13.0 x 13.4 in.
33 x 34 cm.

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22.8 x 22.0 in.
58 x 56 cm.

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22.4 x 22.0 in.
57 x 56 cm.

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9.4 x 4.3 in.
24 x 11 cm.

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11.4 x 10.2 in.
29 x 26 cm.

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Early 20th Century Deerhide Japanese

Special: deerhide men’s bag with stenciled design andurushi (lacquered dots)

Country of Origin: Japan
Pattern Technique(s): Stencil
Condition: Excellent

12.2 x 7.9 in.
31 x 20 cm.

#japan #early 20th century #stencil




62.6 x 12.6 in.
159 x 32 cm.

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9.8 x 9.8 in.
25 x 25 cm.

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5.1 x 4.7 in.
13 x 12 cm.

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15.0 x 13.0 in.
38 x 33 cm.

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15.0 x 11.8 in.
38 x 30 cm.

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9.8 x 8.3 in.
25 x 21 cm.

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9.8 x 9.1 in.
25 x 23 cm.

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11.8 x 13.4 in.
30 x 34 cm.

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7.1 x 14.6 in.
18 x 37 cm.

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10.6 x 5.5 in.
27 x 14 cm.

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44.9 x 18.5 in.
114 x 47 cm.

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Cotton Nigerian



Country of Origin: Nigeria
Condition: Good

0.0 x 0.0 in.
x cm.

#nigeria




19.7 x 19.7 in.
50 x 50 cm.

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19th Century Silk British Wall Hanging

Lovely example of patchwork panel of old ”silks“

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Printed, Patchwork
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Good

20.5 x 16.9 in.
52 x 43 cm.

#uk #19th century #wall hanging #printed, patchwork #satin




10.2 x 22.8 in.
26 x 58 cm.

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26.4 x 18.1 in.
67 x 46 cm.

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Afghan



Country of Origin: Afghanistan

19.7 x 13.8 in.
50 x 35 cm.

#afghanistan

Afghan



Country of Origin: Afghanistan

21.7 x 18.1 in.
55 x 46 cm.

#afghanistan

Chinese



Country of Origin: China

25.2 x 25.6 in.
64 x 65 cm.

#china

European



Country of Origin: Europe

23.2 x 23.2 in.
59 x 59 cm.

#europe

American



Country of Origin: USA

23.6 x 18.1 in.
60 x 46 cm.

#usa




13.4 x 19.7 in.
34 x 50 cm.

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Raffia Kuba Congolese

Constructed on 3 attached lengths of raffia. loop design like foto p. 109B ”Shoowa Design“ book.

Country of Origin: DR Congo
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

48.8 x 12.2 in.
124 x 31 cm.

#dr congo #kuba #embroidery #plain weave

Uzbeki



Country of Origin: Uzbekistan

28.7 x 11.0 in.
73 x 28 cm.

#uzbekistan

Chinese



Country of Origin: China

33.1 x 15.0 in.
84 x 38 cm.

#china

Mid 20th Century Synthetic Intha Burmese Sarong From Inle Lake

Purchased in 1980, almost new

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Inle Lake
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat, Weft stripe
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

47.2 x 33.1 in.
120 x 84 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #sarong #inle lake #intha #twill

1950 Silk Cambodian Breast Cover

From Cham people, a Muslim group

Country of Origin: Cambodia
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Condition: Excellent

70.9 x 17.7 in.
180 x 45 cm.

#cambodia #1950 #breast cover #tie-dye #plain weave

Silk Indonesian Shawl From Bali



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Natural Dyes: Yes

91.3 x 28.7 in.
232 x 73 cm.

#indonesia #shawl #bali #tie-dye #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk Indonesian Sarong From Klungkung, Bali

Cf: Quai Branly # 71.1957.58.2 made in 2 panels joined; gold & silver wrapped thread for supplementary weft brocade. dance costume worn by men

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Klungkung, Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye, Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Kamben songket
Condition: Excellent ; A few tiny holes

47.2 x 33.1 in.
120 x 84 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #sarong #klungkung, bali #plain weave #kamben songket

1920 Silk Japanese Wall Hanging

Leaves & bark details are drawn by hand

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Tsuzure
Condition: Good ; Brocade frame and silk lining cloth are loose

40.6 x 15.0 in.
103 x 38 cm.

#japan #1920 #wall hanging #tapestry #tsuzure

Early 20th Century Linen Turkish Towel



Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; 2 holes

42.9 x 16.5 in.
109 x 42 cm.

#turkey #early 20th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Linen Turkish Towel

Handspun linen. embroidery in silk, metal wrapped thread & flat metal strips

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

43.7 x 15.7 in.
111 x 40 cm.

#turkey #early 20th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

1950 Silk Cambodian From Bali

From Cham people, a Muslim group

Country of Origin: Cambodia
Locale of Origin: Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Condition: Excellent

30.3 x 31.9 in.
77 x 81 cm.

#cambodia #1950 #bali #tie-dye #plain weave

Late 19th Century Silk Japanese

Made from antique brocade fragments for religious wear. materials include narrow strips of silver pasted to washi paper.

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Brocade
Condition: Good

60.6 x 11.4 in.
154 x 29 cm.

#japan #late 19th century #brocade

Late 19th Century Cotton American Yardage

Turkey red commercial fabric inspired by wave of Orientalism of theater like The Mikado in popular arts (1885). 5 colors. never used.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good ; Few small holes 3 inches from selvedge.

88.2 x 29.1 in.
224 x 74 cm.

#usa #late 19th century #yardage #printed #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indian Furnishing

Patchwork.

Country of Origin: India
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Condition: Good ; One rip in lining

42.5 x 42.5 in.
108 x 108 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #furnishing #patchwork #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Linen Turkish Towel

Hand spun linen patterned with heavier wefts. silk double-sided embroidery

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

55.9 x 20.5 in.
142 x 52 cm.

#turkey #mid 20th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Breast Cloth From Bali

Elegant piece with batiking imitating dots of tiny tie dye pattern in the center

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik, Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Selendang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

32.3 x 13.8 in.
82 x 35 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #breast cloth #bali #batik, tie-dye #plain weave #selendang

Mid 20th Century Silk Indonesian From Singaraja, Bali

Dance costume worn by men cf: Quai Branly # 71.1957.58.2. ndek curari songket. gold & silver wrapped thread for sup.weft brocade. applied fringe at ends.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Singaraja, Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave , Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Condition: Good ; Strong condition considering age; 2 small holes

99.2 x 16.1 in.
252 x 41 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #singaraja, bali #weft ikat

First Half 20th Century Silk Indonesian Wall Hanging From Bali

Cf: Quai Branly # 71.1957.58.2. ndek curari songket. gold & silver wrapped thread for supplementary weft brocade. dance costume worn by men

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave , Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat, Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Selendang
Condition: Good ; Strong condition considering age; several holes and one discoloration

59.8 x 22.0 in.
152 x 56 cm.

#indonesia #wall hanging #bali #selendang

19th Century Linen Greek Furnishing From Naxos

Complete piece

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Naxos
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

61.8 x 12.2 in.
157 x 31 cm.

#greece #19th century #furnishing #naxos #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Bhutanese Belt From Eastern Bhutan

Backstrap woven. brocaded with heavy handspun cotton called ”kera“, woman’s cummerbund. old style, fringed on one end only

Country of Origin: Bhutan
Locale of Origin: Eastern Bhutan
Woven Structure: Brocade
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Object Local Name: Kera
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Some soiling at one end

44.9 x 15.7 in.
114 x 40 cm.

#bhutan #mid 20th century #belt #eastern bhutan #weft brocade #brocade #kera

Mid 20th Century Silk Indonesian Shawl

Songket used silver wrapped thread

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Fair; Some damage by selvedge & small holes in other areas

66.9 x 12.6 in.
170 x 32 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #shawl #supplementary weft

Mid 20th Century Silk Japanese Fragment

Length of full width silk dyed for an obi

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Condition: Excellent

152.8 x 13.8 in.
388 x 35 cm.

#japan #mid 20th century #fragment #tie-dye #plain weave

1940 Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Solo

Study cloth and design

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

40.9 x 90.9 in.
104 x 231 cm.

#indonesia #1940 #sarong #solo #batik #plain weave

1920 Cotton American

Like from home sewing suggestion

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

33.5 x 27.2 in.
85 x 69 cm.

#usa #1920 #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Hemp Lohana Indian Shawl From Tharpakar

Beautiful old colors, vigor of makers vision. lustre of silk floss threads contrast with rough, soft groundcloth

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Tharpakar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Good ; areas of damage to body sides

30.7 x 59.1 in.
78 x 150 cm.

#india #early 20th century #shawl #tharpakar #lohana #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Silk Indian Furnishing From Coromandel

kalamkari technique; natural dye colors; lined with handwoven silk

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Coromandel
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Fragile condition due to age

48.4 x 48.4 in.
123 x 123 cm.

#india #19th century #furnishing #coromandel #kalamkari #weft faced

2016 Cotton Dutch Yardage From Helmund

Centennial fabric from Vlisco

Country of Origin: Holland
Locale of Origin: Helmund
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Excellent

48.0 x 71.7 in.
122 x 182 cm.

#holland #2016 #yardage #helmund #printed #plain weave

1950 Rayon American Yardage

S. J. Grant eccentric design

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Excellent

94.5 x 44.9 in.
240 x 114 cm.

#usa #1950 #yardage #printed #plain weave

1950 Cotton American Yardage

Virgin yardage with rare scrimshaw motif

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Condition: Excellent

86.6 x 36.2 in.
220 x 92 cm.

#usa #1950 #yardage #screen-printed #plain weave

1950 Silk Japanese Furnishing

Inventive kimono pattern sample yardage of komon patterns, reused at futon cover. similar item in Cooper Hewitt collection

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Crepe
Pattern Technique(s): Stencil
Condition: Fair

72.4 x 59.1 in.
184 x 150 cm.

#japan #1950 #furnishing #stencil #crepe

Cotton Pakistani Hat From Kohistan?

sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Kohistan?
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Beaded embroidery
Embellishment: Counted thread embroidery, beading, applied glass buttons, metallic button stamped ”our own make,” metallic chain wrapped around top
Condition: Fair

10.6 x 6.7 in.
27 x 17 cm.

#pakistan #hat #kohistan #beaded embroidery #plain weave

1900 Silk American Quilt

Hand stitched; unlined. many luxury 19 c. fabrics.

Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Condition: Excellent

74.0 x 70.9 in.
188 x 180 cm.

#usa #1900 #quilt #patchwork

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk American Quilt

Bold composition using many jacquard ribbons and old silk dainty ikats


Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

63.0 x 57.5 in.
160 x 146 cm.

#usa #quilt #patchwork #jacquard

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

12.2 x 14.6 in.
31 x 37 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

13.6 x 17.3 in.
34.5 x 44 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

15.0 x 18.5 in.
38 x 47 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Shirt From San Blas Islands

Some wear on synthetic sleeves/ yoke/ hem

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

21.3 x 32.1 in.
54 x 81.5 cm.

#panama #shirt #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Shirt From San Blas Islands

Unfinished edges of synthetic material hem; couple of dark spots on front near neck opening

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

27.6 x 38.6 in.
70 x 98 cm.

#panama #shirt #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

14.6 x 17.3 in.
37 x 44 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

1980 Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

12.8 x 15.7 in.
32.5 x 40 cm.

#panama #1980 #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

13.0 x 15.9 in.
33 x 40.5 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

13.6 x 17.1 in.
34.5 x 43.5 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Kuna Panamanian Fragment From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Reverse applique and embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Good

13.0 x 15.7 in.
33 x 40 cm.

#panama #fragment #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Dress From Bukhara

Large Islamic crescent and star motif print from Russia.

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good ; Med brown stain on lower front, dark one on l. shoulder

46.1 x 67.7 in.
117 x 172 cm.

#uzbekistan #dress #bukhara #uzbek #printed #plain weave

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Dress From Bukhara

Bukhara wear. snap button closure. large sleeve is width of woven cloth. maybe from wedding costume

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Satin, Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Condition: Excellent

49.6 x 76.8 in.
126 x 195 cm.

#uzbekistan #dress #bukhara #uzbek #damask #satin, warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kuna Panamanian Swatch From San Blas Islands



Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Object Local Name: Mola

0.0 x 0.0 in.
x cm.

#panama #mid 20th century #swatch #san blas islands #kuna #reverse appliqu #mola

Cotton Mestizo Ecuadorian Shawl From Galisteo, Cuenca

Good condition; some fading/yellowing; small hole near one end. see AMNH cat. no. 40.0/1507 for comparanda. See also Peruvian examples with this technique.

Country of Origin: Ecuador
Locale of Origin: Galisteo, Cuenca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Figurative macrame ending in fringe at either end
Object Local Name: Pano
Condition: Good

94.5 x 28.7 in.
240 x 73 cm.

#ecuador #shawl #galisteo, cuenca #mestizo #warp ikat #warp faced #pano

Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Sari From Dacca



Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Locale of Origin: Dacca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft brocade
Embellishment: Short fringe formed by warp ends
Object Local Name: Jamdani
Condition: Good

190.6 x 43.3 in.
484 x 110 cm.

#bangladesh #sari #dacca #bengali #plain weave #jamdani

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Robe From Bukhara

Filled with wool; printed cotton lining; quilted

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Machine embroidery on cuffs and along neck/chest area
Object Local Name: Khalat
Condition: Good ; Dark stain on interior lower half

45.7 x 58.7 in.
116 x 149 cm.

#uzbekistan #robe #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #khalat

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Robe From Bukhara

Filled with thin layer of sheep’s wool with printed cotton lining. effective layout placing the mirrored images near hem

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Khalat
Condition: Fair; Fair condition; some soiling; weak areas and slits at underarms; hole on interior proper left side near hem.

51.2 x 65.4 in.
130 x 166 cm.

#uzbekistan #robe #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #khalat

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Embroidered Arabic text; unfinished edges; comprised of two panels stitched together

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Basma embroidery stitch
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Good

24.4 x 21.3 in.
62 x 54 cm.

#uzbekistan #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #suzani

Synthetic Uzbek Uzbeki Yardage From Fergana

Skriking, large repeat. full width

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Fergana
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Good

80.3 x 25.6 in.
204 x 65 cm.

#uzbekistan #yardage #fergana #uzbek #warp ikat #twill

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara



Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Good ; Minor discoloration and fading; large slit in cotton lining; comprised of several irregularly shaped panels

96.9 x 31.1 in.
246 x 79 cm.

#uzbekistan #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Yardage From Bukhara



Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Good ; Unfinished edges

163.8 x 16.9 in.
416 x 43 cm.

#uzbekistan #yardage #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced

Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara



Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Basma embroidery stitch
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Fair; Some dye bleed, stains, some holes

41.7 x 53.1 in.
106 x 135 cm.

#uzbekistan #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Yardage From Fergana

Full width

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Fergana
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

20.1 x 113.4 in.
51 x 288 cm.

#uzbekistan #yardage #fergana #uzbek #warp ikat #twill

Synthetic Uzbek Uzbeki Pants From Fergana

Womens wear

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Fergana
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Lozim
Condition: Excellent

33.1 x 28.0 in.
84 x 71 cm.

#uzbekistan #pants #fergana #uzbek #warp ikat #twill #lozim

Early 20th Century Linen Belgian Tablecloth

A great display of early modern stylized printed flowers on a lovely plain woven Belgian linen ground.

Country of Origin: Belgium
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Object Local Name: Nappe de table
Condition: Good ; Very good vintage condition; nearly un-noticable discoloration.

34.6 x 34.6 in.
88 x 88 cm.

#belgium #early 20th century #tablecloth #block print #plain weave #nappe de table

Synthetic Uzbek Uzbeki Yardage From Fergana

Full width

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Fergana
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Good

58.3 x 25.6 in.
148 x 65 cm.

#uzbekistan #yardage #fergana #uzbek #warp ikat #twill

Hemp Uzbek Uzbeki Sack From Bukhara



Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Good ; Dark stain on lower half; hand stitched repair on vertical seam

35.4 x 17.3 in.
90 x 44 cm.

#uzbekistan #sack #bukhara #uzbek #warp stripe #plain weave

Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging

Printed floral design cotton lining

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Ikat
Condition: Fair; Burn hole, several other small holes in lining

84.3 x 47.6 in.
214 x 121 cm.

#uzbekistan #wall hanging #uzbek #ikat #warp faced

1960s Silk Hmong Lao Sash From North Laos

Patterned silk lining; cotton ground in some areas; red wool edging; silk fringe

Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: North Laos
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Combination of applique and embroidery
Condition: Poor

3.3 x 66.5 in.
8.5 x 169 cm.

#laos #1960s #sash #north laos #hmong #warp stripe #plain weave

Cotton French Fragment

Black, stretch cotton crochet piece; tubular, with scalloped, floral edging; areas have been cut out to create long narrow bands to facilitate hanging

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Crochet
Pattern Technique(s): Crochet
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Fair

0.0 x 0.0 in.
x cm.

#france #fragment #crochet

19th Century Linen Lebanonese Shawl From Assuit, Upper Egypt

Known as ”assuit“ after its place of origin; embroidery technique done by threading wide needles with flat trips of metal; dates back to ancient Egypt; cotton fabric has large tears in it, very fragile. called ”tulle bi telli“

Country of Origin: Lebanon
Locale of Origin: Assuit, Upper Egypt
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Tulle-bi-telli
Condition: Poor

80.3 x 34.6 in.
204 x 88 cm.

#lebanon #19th century #shawl #assuit, upper egypt #embroidery #net #tulle-bi-telli

19th Century Linen Lebanonese Shawl

Known as ”assuit“ after its place of origin; embroidery technique done by threading wide needles with flat trips of metal; dates back to ancient Egypt; fragile. called ”tulle bi telli“

Country of Origin: Lebanon
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Tulle-bi-telli
Condition: Excellent

94.5 x 16.9 in.
240 x 43 cm.

#lebanon #19th century #shawl #embroidery #net #tulle-bi-telli

19th Century Linen Lebanonese Shawl

Known as ”assuit“ after its place of origin; embroidery technique done by threading wide needles with flat trips of metal; dates back to ancient Egypt; fragile.called ”tulle bi telli“

Country of Origin: Lebanon
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Tulle-bi-telli
Condition: Excellent

74.8 x 27.2 in.
190 x 69 cm.

#lebanon #19th century #shawl #embroidery #net #tulle-bi-telli

Late 19th- Early 20th Century Cotton Spainish Jacket

Very luxe embellished bull fighter’s costume with separate epaulettes.

Country of Origin: Spain
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Attached tassels, metal sequins, glass jewels, coiled silver wire
Object Local Name: Traje de toreador
Condition: Good ; Oose threads around the collar; discoloration of parts of embroidery.

16.5 x 64.6 in.
42 x 164 cm.

#spain #jacket #embroidery #satin #traje de toreador

Late 19th Century Linen Lebanonese Shawl From Beirut

Known as ”assuit“ after its place of origin; embroidery technique done by threading wide needles with flat trips of metal; dates back to ancient Egypt; fragile. called ”tulle bi telli“

Country of Origin: Lebanon
Locale of Origin: Beirut
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Tulle-bi-telli
Condition: Good

83.5 x 16.1 in.
212 x 41 cm.

#lebanon #late 19th century #shawl #beirut #embroidery #net #tulle-bi-telli

1920 Silk French Dress

Black silk crepe chiffon chemise dress; glass beads applied around collar, dropped waist, center front, and in skirt, here used in trompe-l’oeil effect to suggest additional draping; scalloped hem and deep side vents; likely an evening gown; large tear in back; very poor condition

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Beaded embroidery
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Poor

36.2 x 14.6 in.
92 x 37 cm.

#france #1920 #dress #beaded embroidery #plain weave

1920 Silk French Dress

Off white silk crepe chiffon chemise dress; silver bugle beads embroidered to create trompe-l’oeil effect of fabric belt tied loosely in a bow at center front; thin border of silver beads around collar; likely an evening gown; dress replete with slip in self fabric and snap closures; several tears; very poor condition

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Beaded embroidery
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Poor

44.1 x 15.7 in.
112 x 40 cm.

#france #1920 #dress #beaded embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th- Early 20th Century Cotton Spainish Vest

Vest of bull fighter’s costume; couched silver thread and metal sequins focus on jeweled florals and surrounding leaves. embellished satin front & cotton back.

Country of Origin: Spain
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Attached tassels, metal sequins, glass jewels, coiled silver wire
Condition: Good ; Discoloration of parts of embroidery.

15.7 x 13.4 in.
40 x 34 cm.

#spain #vest #embroidery #satin

Early 20th Century Linen Lebanonese Shawl From Beirut

Known as ”assuit“ after its place of origin; embroidery technique done by threading wide needles with flat trips of metal; dates back to ancient Egypt; some holes; fragile. called ”tulle bi telli“

Country of Origin: Lebanon
Locale of Origin: Beirut
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Tulle-bi-telli
Condition: Good

63.0 x 19.7 in.
160 x 50 cm.

#lebanon #early 20th century #shawl #beirut #embroidery #net #tulle-bi-telli

Late 19th-early 20th Century Cotton Spainish Pants

Bull fighter’s costume; embroidered panels have been applied to knit ground cloth.

Country of Origin: Spain
Woven Structure: Knit
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Attached tassels, metal sequins, glass jewels, coiled silver wire
Object Local Name: Traje de toreador
Condition: Good ; fading of ground cloth; soiled; discoloration of parts of embroidery; loose threads at inseam.

31.5 x 13.0 in.
80 x 33 cm.

#spain #pants #embroidery #knit #traje de toreador

Mid 20th Century Cotton Peruvian Bag

Unused.

Country of Origin: Peru
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

9.1 x 9.1 in.
23 x 23 cm.

#peru #mid 20th century #bag

Awakatek, Mam, K’iche’, Chalchitek, Ladino Guatemalan Sash From Aguacatán, Huehuetenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Aguacatán, Huehuetenango

55.1 x 3.9 in.
140 x 10 cm.

#guatemala #sash

Awakatek, Mam, K’iche’, Chalchitek, Ladino Guatemalan Sash From Aguacatán, Huehuetenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Aguacatán, Huehuetenango

90.6 x 3.9 in.
230 x 10 cm.

#guatemala #sash

Awakatek, Mam, K’iche’, Chalchitek, Ladino Guatemalan Sash From Aguacatán, Huehuetenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Aguacatán, Huehuetenango

55.1 x 3.9 in.
140 x 10 cm.

#guatemala #sash

Late 20th Century Awakatek, Mam, K’iche’, Chalchitek, Ladino Guatemalan Sash From Aguacatán, Huehuetenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Aguacatán, Huehuetenango

92.1 x 4.3 in.
234 x 11 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash

Late 20th Century Awakatek, Mam, K’iche’, Chalchitek, Ladino Guatemalan Sash From Aguacatán, Huehuetenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Aguacatán, Huehuetenango

103.9 x 3.9 in.
264 x 10 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash

Turkish Shawl



Country of Origin: Turkey

86.6 x 9.8 in.
220 x 25 cm.

#turkey #shawl

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kuna Indians Panamanian Shirt From San Blas Islands

This kind of textile work is called a ”mola“; it is essentially a reverse applique; the panels have been stitched onto the garment; notice the text on the front ”Conlacampana“ means ”with the bell“, ”iroblas“ is probably a name and it has the years 1964-1968.

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Object Local Name: Mola

23.6 x 29.1 in.
60 x 74 cm.

#panama #mid 20th century #shirt #san blas islands #kuna indians #reverse appliqu #mola

Mid 20th Century Cotton Ahir Indian Tunic From Kutch, Gujarat

Mashru (warp-faced textiles) blouse; staining all over.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Object Local Name: Choli
Condition: Fair

26.0 x 21.3 in.
66 x 54 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #tunic #kutch, gujarat #ahir #embroidery #plain weave #choli

Early 1950s American Shirt



Country of Origin: USA

16.9 x 20.9 in.
43 x 53 cm.

#usa #early 1950s #shirt

Mid 20th Century Linen Towel

The floral white motifs in the central section

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Embellishment: Warp ends from knotted fringe
Condition: Excellent

23.6 x 22.0 in.
60 x 56 cm.

#mid 20th century #towel #damask #plain weave

1960 Cotton Japanese Banner

”Nobori“ boys day banner. tsutsugaki technique.

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Condition: Good ; Light soiling and age discoloration

204.7 x 28.7 in.
520 x 73 cm.

#japan #1960 #banner #resist #plain weave

20th Century Raffia Bakuba Peoples, Possibly Ngongo Or Ngeende Congolese Skirt From Kasai

Bman’s raffia skirt; bound -resist dyed; after resist dying using a criss-cross shaped cane framework, textile is submerged in iron-rich mud to create the black ground; many holes; repaired in one place

Country of Origin: DR Congo
Locale of Origin: Kasai
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Condition: Good

32.7 x 149.6 in.
83 x 380 cm.

#dr congo #20th century #skirt #kasai #resist #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukkara

Embroidery of Bukhara couching stitch; made in three panels. homespun cotton. unlined

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukkara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: Possibly cochineal and/or indigo
Condition: Fair; Age stains in center panel. sm emb loss. few sm holes, a little loss of emb

101.6 x 70.1 in.
258 x 178 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 19th century #wall hanging #bukkara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Mid 20th Century Rayon Akan/ Ashanti Ghanaian Shawl From Gulf Of Guinea, Gold Coast

Local name of this cloth in Akan is ”Nwentom;” men’s weave; produced on a horizontal, foot-treadle loom that creates a long, narrow strip; the strips are then carefully patched together; 17 strip kente cloth; the pattern is referred to as ”TOKU KRA TOMA“ symbolizing courageous leadership after a woman warrior Queenmother defeated the King of the Asante Kingdom in 1731; garment for both men and women but reserved for special social or religious ceremonies and considered prestigious

Country of Origin: Ghana
Locale of Origin: Gulf of Guinea, Gold Coast
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft, Warp faced stripe
Object Local Name: Nwentom
Condition: Excellent ; Holes along a few joints

100.8 x 48.4 in.
256 x 123 cm.

#ghana #mid 20th century #shawl #akan ashanti #warp faced #nwentom

19th Century Raffia Merina Malagasy Shroud From Antananarivo

Cloth comprising of 8 narrow strip cloths; undyed; woven by females

Country of Origin: Madagascar
Locale of Origin: Antananarivo
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Warp fringe
Condition: Excellent

109.4 x 78.7 in.
278 x 200 cm.

#madagascar #19th century #shroud #antananarivo #merina #warp stripe #warp faced

Late 19th Century Cotton Indian Fragment From Masulipatnam

Fragment of a palampore or chintz textile.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Masulipatnam
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

138.2 x 43.3 in.
351 x 110 cm.

#india #late 19th century #fragment #masulipatnam #kalamkari #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Moroccan Wall Hanging From Rabat

Area of staining; reversible silk embroidery; plain orange center panel; a few small holes

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Rabat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied knotted fringe
Condition: Good

109.1 x 68.1 in.
277 x 173 cm.

#morocco #19th century #wall hanging #rabat #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Rayon Akan/Ashanti Ghanaian Shawl From Gulf Of Guinea, Gold Coast

Local name of this cloth in Akan is ”Nwentom;” woven by male; produced on a horizontal, foot-treadle loom that creates a long, narrow strip; the strips are then carefully patched together; 23 strip kente cloth; the pattern is referred to as ”WOFRO DUA PA A NA YEPIA“ literally meaning“one who climbs a tree worth climbing gets the help deserved;” embodies social community service and mutual benefits. weight: over 2 kilo

Country of Origin: Ghana
Locale of Origin: Gulf of Guinea, Gold Coast
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced stripe, Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Nwentom
Condition: Excellent ; Very light discoloration in a couple areas

124.4 x 85.4 in.
316 x 217 cm.

#ghana #mid 20th century #shawl #akanashanti #warp faced #nwentom

Mid 20th Century Rayon Akan/ Ashanti Ghanaian Shawl From Gulf Of Guinea, Gold Coast

Local name of this cloth in Akan is ”Nwentom;” woven by male; produced on a horizontal, foot-treadle loom that creates a long, narrow strip; the strips are then carefully patched together; 22 strip kente cloth; the pattern is referred to as ”TOKU KRA TOMA“ symbolizing courageous leadership after a woman warrior Queenmother defeated the King of the Asante Kingdom in 1731; garment for both men and women but reserved for special social or religious ceremonies and considered prestigious. This item is heavy: about 2 kilos in weight

Country of Origin: Ghana
Locale of Origin: Gulf of Guinea, Gold Coast
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft, Warp faced stripe
Object Local Name: Nwentom
Condition: Good ; Several holes near seams

126.8 x 69.7 in.
322 x 177 cm.

#ghana #mid 20th century #shawl #akan ashanti #warp faced #nwentom

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Huipil From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Woman’s huipil; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

32.7 x 37.4 in.
83 x 95 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #huipil #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango

Woven on back-strap loom; constructed of two pieces with finished woven ends; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Some staining near base

68.5 x 37.8 in.
174 x 96 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 19th-early 29th Century Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Russian-printed cotton lining; design created using bukhara couching stitch

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Herringbone weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Good ; Wear at the edges and some light staining; L-shaped rip on face of the texile.

70.9 x 79.1 in.
180 x 201 cm.

#uzbekistan #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #herringbone weave #suzani

1860-70 Silk Chinese Piano Shawl

Made for export

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied band with knotted warp ends and fringe
Condition: Good ; Good antique condition; slight fading on face of textile; slight staining on lining.

85.4 x 94.9 in.
217 x 241 cm.

#china #1860-70 #piano shawl #embroidery #satin

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Shirt From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Boy’s shirt.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

52.0 x 29.9 in.
132 x 76 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #shirt #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

1960 Cotton Yoruba Nigerian Shawl

”Adire oniko“ cloth, referring to dye technique where areas of cloth are tied off to resist dye in those areas; here the dyer has simulated a appearance of woven strip cloth by creating undyed areas of long narrow rows; fading throughout

Country of Origin: Nigeria
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Adire oniko
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good

77.2 x 51.2 in.
196 x 130 cm.

#nigeria #1960 #shawl #yoruba #resist #plain weave #adire oniko

1980 Cotton Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Suzani embroidery done in the style of basra or Bukhara couching stitch; unusual motifs and coloration; motifs are outlined using chain stitch

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Good

51.2 x 33.5 in.
130 x 85 cm.

#afghanistan #1980 #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Shirt From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Men’s shirt; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

55.9 x 55.1 in.
142 x 140 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #shirt #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Shirt From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Men’s garments; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

66.9 x 56.7 in.
170 x 144 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #shirt #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Suzani embroidery done in the style of basra or Bukhara couching stitch; unusual motifs; motifs are outlined using chain stitch.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

48.0 x 53.5 in.
122 x 136 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Suzani embroidery in the style of basra stitching or Bukhara couching stitch. unlined

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Good ; Slight fading, some damage near corners

59.1 x 38.2 in.
150 x 97 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #bukhara #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)

Uncut huipil. notice use of variegated space-dyed thread; woven on a backstrap loom

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good

37.4 x 35.4 in.
95 x 90 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Skirt From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

2 pieces stitched together; jaspe technique.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Corte
Condition: Excellent

138.6 x 43.3 in.
352 x 110 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #tz'utujl #weft ikat #plain weave #corte

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Shawl From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

Supplementary warp reinforcement at one end, and warp ends become tassels; constructed from two parts; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Excellent

68.5 x 26.4 in.
174 x 67 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Skirt From Totonicapan, Totonicapán

2 panels stitched together; Jaspe-- Guatemalan ikat technique

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapan, Totonicapán
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Jaspe
Object Local Name: Rebozo
Condition: Excellent

90.6 x 42.1 in.
230 x 107 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #quich #jaspe #plain weave #rebozo

Mid 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

Weft stripe; partial lining; applied collar; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Slightly faded/worn

54.3 x 22.8 in.
138 x 58 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #weft faced

1970s Cotton Sakapultek, Quiché Guatemalan Skirt From Sacapulas, Quiché

Jaspe, Guatemalan ikat technique

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Sacapulas, Quiché
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

90.6 x 33.5 in.
230 x 85 cm.

#guatemala #1970s #skirt #sacapulas, quich #sakapultek, quich #weft ikat #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Skirt From Chichicastenango, Quiche

Weft stripe; two joint panels. Jaspe (ikat). embroidery

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiche
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Morga
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

51.2 x 29.5 in.
130 x 75 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #quich #weft ikat #plain weave #morga

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Yardage From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent ; Unused condition

103.1 x 13.8 in.
262 x 35 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #yardage #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Shawl From Nahualá, Sololá

Man’s tzute

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Applied tassels
Object Local Name: Tzute
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

33.1 x 16.1 in.
84 x 41 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #shawl #nahual, solol #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced #tzute

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Sash From Sumpango, Sacatepéquez

Woman’s sash; few stains; tassels from the warp ends; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Sumpango, Sacatepéquez
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Excellent

114.2 x 7.9 in.
290 x 20 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash #mam #warp stripe #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Shawl From Nahualá, Sololá

Warp stripe; men’s all purpose cloth; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Tzute
Condition: Excellent

35.4 x 21.7 in.
90 x 55 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #nahual, solol #quich #supplementary weft #plain weave #tzute

1919 Cotton Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscriptions: ”Marcos Galan, San Jose, Sectiembre De 1919, VIVIALASARMASDEL“ (side 1) and ”SoyParausodeMidueno“ (side 2). Central register on side 1 contains Peruvian coat of arms with llama, stylized tree and checkerboard motifs, surroundings by foliate bands in red brocade. Central register on side 2 contains centralized eagle (with navy supplementary weft added to create the eagle’s eye and yellow thread to create a framed background around the eagle), encircled by a grapevine. Outer registers consist of two contiguous bands of stylized floral designs in purple and yellow brocade. Unlike other alforjas, the inner fabric had vertical lines running from one end of the brocaded fabric to the other. Some staining. Mended in several places with red cotton thread.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Excellent

49.6 x 26.8 in.
126 x 68 cm.

#peru #1919 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1950 Cotton Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Natural brown cotton; Central register contains a series of confronting animals: peacocks, squirrels, roosters, chickens, as well as a row of three swans, a single rabbit, small dog, pelican, and rearing stag and hound scene flanked by vertical bands of scrolling floral designs in natural brown cotton brocade. Minor staining and a few holes.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

36.2 x 17.3 in.
92 x 44 cm.

#peru #1950 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”Recurbdo“. Central register contains designs of pairs birds on branches, confronting kneeling angels, and Western-dressed winged figure in mauve brocade. Outer register consists of two contiguous bands of vertical quatrefoil and scrolling floral motifs in yellow, green and mauve brocade. Minor staining. Reverse has yellow cotton cloth patch that’s been hand stitched to worn region.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Fair

39.4 x 18.9 in.
100 x 48 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1970 Cotton Peruvian Bag From Cajamarca

Ribbed rows of navy and white with evenly spaced stylized quatrefoil and floral motifs. Very skillfully woven. Minor stains. Made for commercial sale.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Cajamarca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Excellent

39.8 x 16.5 in.
101 x 42 cm.

#peru #1970 #bag #cajamarca #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”Julia Puescas“ and ”SoyParaMidueno“. Central register contains putti (one kneeling and drinking, the other riding a rearing horse), ornamental floral designs and confronting miniature animals in mauve brocade. Outer registers consist of two contiguous bands of vertical scrolling floral motifs and interlocking lozenges containing confronting animals and flowers. Motifs are largely European in style. Minor wear.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

35.4 x 36.6 in.
90 x 93 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Fragment From San Jose, Lambayeque

Central register contains mirrored design of scrolling flowers and pomegranates in red with neon green, orange, bright and mustard yellow and navy accents in brocade. Outer registers contain scrolling foliate design in green brocade. Some staining.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Object Local Name: Aljorja
Condition: Good

19.3 x 10.6 in.
49 x 27 cm.

#peru #1960 #fragment #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #aljorja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”Eulogia“. Central register contains mirrored foliate designs and bird, fruit and floral designs brocaded in mauve. Outer register contains vertical bands of scrolling foliate motifs in yellow brocade.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

25.6 x 11.4 in.
65 x 29 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”FransiscaCHM“, ”Recuerdo“, and ”San Jose“. Central register contains inscriptions, chicken, flower baskets and coat of arms flanked by vertical rows of scrolling foliate and bird motifs in purple, yellow, green and red brocade. Outer register contains two contiguous bands of interlocking flowers in green and pink brocade. White warp threads might be commercially sold nylon fishing netting.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Excellent

25.6 x 10.2 in.
65 x 26 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”Recuerdo“. Central register contains stylized confronting birds flanked by scrolling floral and flower basket bands in navy blue brocade. Outer registers consist of two contiguous vertical bands of ornamental beaded designs in green and orange brocade, separated by green and yellow stalks. Large tear at center, likely from wear.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Fair

28.7 x 13.8 in.
73 x 35 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1970 Cotton Peruvian Fragment From Cajamarca

Ribbed rows of navy and white with evenly spaced stylized quatrefoil motifs.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Cajamarca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

18.5 x 13.8 in.
47 x 35 cm.

#peru #1970 #fragment #cajamarca #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Fragment From San Jose, Lambayeque

Minor stains.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

15.0 x 11.0 in.
38 x 28 cm.

#peru #1960 #fragment #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”Carino“ and ”SanJose“. Central register contains confronting animals (deers?), stylized birds, flanked by scrolling vine and floral motifs. Outer registers contain a vertical row of alternating quatrefoil and lozenges brocaded in mauve. White yarn could be commercially sold nylon used for fish netting. Some staining.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

24.8 x 11.0 in.
63 x 28 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”ER“. Central register contains inscription, confronting stylized animals (birds and deer) and horizontal rows of ornamental crosses, circles and beads in yellow brocade, flanked by vertical rows of scrolling foliate motifs. Outer registers consist of two vertical bans of continuous foliate designs in mauve and green brocade.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

28.0 x 11.8 in.
71 x 30 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Bag From San Jose, Lambayeque

Inscription: ”Fransicach Irinos“, ”Recuerdo“ (trans: souvenir), and ”SanJose“. Central register contains Peruvian coat of arms and stylized birds flanked by vertical bands of continuous roses. Outer registers contain a vertical row of alternating quatrefoil and lozenges brocaded in mauve.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Good

26.0 x 9.8 in.
66 x 25 cm.

#peru #1960 #bag #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

1960 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Fragment From San Jose, Lambayeque

Initials ”AEY“ in central register, surrounded by quatrefoils, flower baskets, and flaked on the lower edge with paired large and small bird motif. Some staining.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Object Local Name: Alforja
Condition: Fair

15.4 x 14.6 in.
39 x 37 cm.

#peru #1960 #fragment #san jose, lambayeque #mestizo #brocade #warp faced #alforja

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Pants From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Slight staining. Backstrap loomed.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

30.7 x 33.5 in.
78 x 85 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #pants #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Pants From Santa Maria Zacapetec, Oaxaca

Few stains/ pulls in weave

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacapetec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

28.0 x 29.9 in.
71 x 76 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #pants #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Suthar Or Thakur Pakistani Headdress From Samaro, Mirpurkhas

Geometric peacock motif symbolizes newly wed status; this pattern is iconographic of Tharparkar region in Pakistan.

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Samaro, Mirpurkhas
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

13.0 x 15.7 in.
33 x 40 cm.

#pakistan #early 20th century #headdress #samaro, mirpurkhas #suthar or thakur #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas Tolimán, Lake Atitlan



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas Tolimán, Lake Atitlan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Light staining on front/back

19.7 x 26.0 in.
50 x 66 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Pants From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Embroidered initials ’P.F.L’

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

28.0 x 27.6 in.
71 x 70 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #pants #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Zacualpa, El Quiché

Warp stripe

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Zacualpa, El Quiché
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent ; A few small stains

28.7 x 28.3 in.
73 x 72 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #zacualpa, el quich #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Chajul, Quiche

Note the Ixil bird motif; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chajul, Quiche
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Slight fading; stains

20.9 x 35.0 in.
53 x 89 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #chajul, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #weft faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Nécta, Huehuetenango

Also supplementary weft technique with warp stripe base

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Nécta, Huehuetenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Hand embroidered piping
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

21.7 x 28.7 in.
55 x 73 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #embroidery #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin Sacatepéquez

Exceptional silk embroidered collar; huge size

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Sacatepéquez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent ; Very slight staining near base

33.9 x 37.8 in.
86 x 96 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Chajul, Quiche

Ixil bird motif; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chajul, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

20.1 x 33.9 in.
51 x 86 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #chajul, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Totonicapan, Totonicapán

Weft Ikat forms text; guatemalan technique called jaspe


Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapan, Totonicapán
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; Staining near base

23.6 x 33.5 in.
60 x 85 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #quich #weft ikat #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From Patzicía, Quetzaltenango

Woven on a backstrap loom. fine detailed weaving

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Patzicía, Quetzaltenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet, lace
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

20.1 x 26.4 in.
51 x 67 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Maya Guatemalan Huipil From San Jose Poaquil, Chimaltenango

Ceremonial huipil.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Jose Poaquil, Chimaltenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

17.3 x 31.9 in.
44 x 81 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #maya #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Achí Guatemalan Headdress From San Miguel Chicaj

Only one large bobble tassel with fringe- possibly cut in half; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Miguel Chicaj
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent

52.0 x 1.2 in.
132 x 3 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #san miguel chicaj #quich ach #tapestry #weft faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Achí Guatemalan Headdress From San Miguel Chicaj

Very fine weavingonly one tassel; tassels are fluffy bobble with very long twisted fringe with mini fluffy bobbles; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Miguel Chicaj
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Cinta

66.9 x 1.6 in.
170 x 4 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #san miguel chicaj #quich ach #tapestry #weft faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Achí Guatemalan Headdress From San Miguel Chicaj

Large bobble tassels with long fringe; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Miguel Chicaj
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent ; Slightly faded

96.9 x 1.2 in.
246 x 3 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #san miguel chicaj #quich ach #tapestry #weft faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Achí Guatemalan Headdress From San Miguel Chicaj

Large bobble tassels with long fringe; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Miguel Chicaj
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent ; Slight fading on the red areas

102.4 x 1.6 in.
260 x 4 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #san miguel chicaj #quich ach #tapestry #weft faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Achí Guatemalan Headdress From San Miguel Chicaj

Large bobble tassels with fringe; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Miguel Chicaj
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent

102.4 x 1.2 in.
260 x 3 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #san miguel chicaj #quich ach #tapestry #weft faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Sash From San Pedro La Laguna

Warp ends form twisted fringe on one side and braided fringe on the other; man sash; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro La Laguna
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Faja
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

90.6 x 2.0 in.
230 x 5 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash #san pedro la laguna #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced #faja

Late 20th Century Wool Mam Guatemalan Sash From Santo Domingo Xenacoj

Warp ends form twisted fringe; silk; woman’s sash.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santo Domingo Xenacoj
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent

63.0 x 2.8 in.
160 x 7 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash #mam #embroidery #warp faced #cinta

Mid 20th Century Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Chichicastenango

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango

26.4 x 9.8 in.
67 x 25 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #fragment #chichicastenango #quich

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Headdress From Nebaj, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Faja
Condition: Excellent

118.9 x 3.5 in.
302 x 9 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced #faja

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Sash From Totonicapan, Totonicapán

Rare:2 palette.woman’s sash; warp ends braided fringe; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapan, Totonicapán
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Faja
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 2.4 in.
105 x 6 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #sash #quich #supplementary warp #warp faced #faja

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Headdress From Nebaj, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent

89.0 x 3.9 in.
226 x 10 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Scarf From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

supplementary warp reinforcement at one end, and warp ends become tassels; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Good ; Fraying at the edges; two small holes;

55.1 x 7.1 in.
140 x 18 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #scarf #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

1920 Guatemalan Fragment

Uncut huipil

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Natural Dyes: Indigo

31.5 x 15.7 in.
80 x 40 cm.

#guatemala #1920 #fragment

Mid 20th Century Quiché Guatemalan From Totonicapan, Totonicapán

Ground is indigo. probably one lienzo

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapan, Totonicapán
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good

33.5 x 15.7 in.
85 x 40 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #quich #supplementary weft

Early 20th Century Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Chichicastenango

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango

11.8 x 31.5 in.
30 x 80 cm.

#guatemala #early 20th century #fragment #chichicastenango #quich

Late 20th Century Mam Guatemalan Fragment From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft

25.6 x 16.9 in.
65 x 43 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #mam #supplementary weft

Late 20th Century Guatemalan Towel

Possibly made for tourist trade

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft

23.6 x 21.3 in.
60 x 54 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #towel #supplementary weft

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Chichicastenango

Includes tinsel thread

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

12.2 x 12.2 in.
31 x 31 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #chichicastenango #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Guatemalan Huipil From Santo Domingo Xenacoj

Nice example.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santo Domingo Xenacoj

15.0 x 23.2 in.
38 x 59 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil

Mid 20th Century Guatemalan Fragment



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Natural Dyes: Indigo

17.7 x 15.0 in.
45 x 38 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #fragment

Late 20th Century Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Mixco?

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Mixco?
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft

17.7 x 18.9 in.
45 x 48 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #mixco #quich #supplementary weft

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin Jilotepeque



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Jilotepeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Slight staining.

15.0 x 16.1 in.
38 x 41 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #weft ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Huipil From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

May have been fashioned from other garment

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

16.1 x 15.4 in.
41 x 39 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #tz'utujl

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Table Mat From Nebaj, Quiche

Made either for tourist trade or as an offering; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Excellent

15.0 x 13.8 in.
38 x 35 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #table mat #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Chichicastenango

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

19.7 x 11.0 in.
50 x 28 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #chichicastenango #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Chichicastenango

was older example. note rosette on shoulder

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent ; Some fraying at edges

21.7 x 13.8 in.
55 x 35 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #chichicastenango #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Chichicastenango

Note inclusion of metallic thread

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

13.8 x 10.2 in.
35 x 26 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #chichicastenango #quich #supplementary weft #tapestry

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kuna Indians Panamanian Swatch From San Blas Islands

This kind of textile work is called a ”mola“; it is essentially a reverse applique; traditional molas have a deep red on a black base such as this one; this piece depicts two animals and a human, and may show a myth or legend of the Kuna people.

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Excellent

15.7 x 13.8 in.
40 x 35 cm.

#panama #mid 20th century #swatch #san blas islands #kuna indians #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kuna Indians Panamanian Swatch From San Blas Islands

This kind of textile work is called a ”mola“; it is essentially a reverse applique; traditional molas have a deep red on a black base such as this one; this piece is of a bird, and may show a myth or legend of the Kuna people.

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Excellent

18.5 x 15.0 in.
47 x 38 cm.

#panama #mid 20th century #swatch #san blas islands #kuna indians #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kuna Indians Panamanian Swatch From San Blas Islands

This kind of textile work is called a ”mola“; it is essentially a reverse applique; based on the colors, this piece seems to be contemporary; this piece seems to celebrate a president; note the words: ”Ealindo Nacionalista Presidente.”

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Excellent

13.4 x 15.7 in.
34 x 40 cm.

#panama #mid 20th century #swatch #san blas islands #kuna indians #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Shirt From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca



Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery

22.8 x 26.4 in.
58 x 67 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #shirt #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Shirt From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca

Several holes (eaten) through lower front. Backstrap loomed.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

26.8 x 28.0 in.
68 x 71 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #shirt #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Chajul, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chajul, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Small dark spots

17.7 x 33.5 in.
45 x 85 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #chajul, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

Ixil bird motif; side panels are plain weave; snap closure on one side of the collar; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Slight staining

21.3 x 45.7 in.
54 x 116 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Shirt From San Antonio Palopó, Sololá

Warp ends forms a fringe; note the collar. male garment

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Antonio Palopó, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Excellent

20.5 x 40.9 in.
52 x 104 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shirt #kaqchikel #warp stripe #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Shirt From San Antonio Palopó, Sololá

Notice the collar; warp ends form a fringe. male garment

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Antonio Palopó, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Excellent

27.6 x 49.2 in.
70 x 125 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shirt #kaqchikel #warp stripe #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom. strips of applied weaving at centers and over each shoulder

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Staining on the bottom

43.3 x 18.9 in.
110 x 48 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #weft faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

Side panels are commercial eyelet with embroidery neckline; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent ; Some threads are loose at the bottom

22.8 x 31.1 in.
58 x 79 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Chichicastenago, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom. hand-embroidered neck appliqued

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenago, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Many large stains on the bottom; holes in the side panels; wear on the collar

21.7 x 30.3 in.
55 x 77 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #quich #tapestry #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

Heavy garment; snap closure on one side of the collar with machine applied couching around neckline; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

20.5 x 33.1 in.
52 x 84 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From San Juan Comapala, Chimaltenango

The special red section at the shoulders is called ”Creya.” threads are loose at the bottom; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Juan Comapala, Chimaltenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Side seams open, 2 patches, and 2 other areas of damage

47.2 x 29.1 in.
120 x 74 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

The side panels are replaced; snap closure on one side of the collar. neckline is embroidered

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Slight wear near collar

22.4 x 31.9 in.
57 x 81 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From San Juan Cotzal

Snap closures on the right side of the collar

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Juan Cotzal
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Some light staining at the bottom

23.6 x 36.6 in.
60 x 93 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #san juan cotzal #ixil #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Maya Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

22.4 x 26.8 in.
57 x 68 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #maya #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Chajul, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chajul, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

18.9 x 32.3 in.
48 x 82 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #chajul, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Maya Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

20.9 x 26.4 in.
53 x 67 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #maya #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel/Tz’utujil Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá

Very fine detail woven

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

26.4 x 20.5 in.
67 x 52 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikeltz'utujil #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Maya Guatemalan Huipil From San Jose Poaquil, Chimaltenango

Mylar used in sections as supplementary weft.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Jose Poaquil, Chimaltenango
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

33.1 x 18.9 in.
84 x 48 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #maya #supplementary weft

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango

Typical style in Quetzaltenango, colors are very typical

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair

22.8 x 19.7 in.
58 x 50 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From San Jose Poaquil, Chimaltenango

They have used mylar threads, constructed in two panels; related to style of Comalapa

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Jose Poaquil, Chimaltenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Loose threads; wearing on the velvet; areas of fading

17.3 x 29.9 in.
44 x 76 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel/Tz’utujil Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas, Tolimán, Sololá

Woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas, Tolimán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Velvet edging is frayed

21.7 x 17.3 in.
55 x 44 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikeltz'utujil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

20.5 x 32.7 in.
52 x 83 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #quich #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

18.1 x 31.9 in.
46 x 81 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel/Tz’utujil Guatemalan Huipil From San Lucas, Tolimán, Sololá

Panel attached at the bottom; woven on a backstrap loom. commercial woven ribbon applied at neckline; the yellow color is typical

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas, Tolimán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Applied embroidered collar and edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

22.8 x 22.4 in.
58 x 57 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikeltz'utujil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango

Metal zipper closure on the back

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Faded stripes due to having been tucked to reduce width

20.5 x 30.3 in.
52 x 77 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujil Guatemalan Huipil From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

Raised supplementary weft striping at the bottom; name on the collar on front and back ”Yachona“; constructed in two panels; button closure on one side of the collar

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied embroidered collar and edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

35.0 x 31.5 in.
89 x 80 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #tz'utujil #embroidery #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Velvet edging
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Some loose threads

26.8 x 23.6 in.
68 x 60 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Guatemalan Shawl

Woven on a backstrap loom. heavy yarns

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

55.9 x 16.9 in.
142 x 43 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Wall Hanging From Santa Caterina Barahona

Tourist piece; made as a commercial wall hanging; woven on a backstrap loom. maybe overdyed?

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santa Caterina Barahona
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Excellent ; Stains on reverse

41.3 x 16.9 in.
105 x 43 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #wall hanging #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Nahualá, Sololá

woven on a backstrap loom; maybe overdyed; ; woven on a backstrap loom. locals liked when red color runs

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidered joint
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Lower areas stained

37.8 x 39.4 in.
96 x 100 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #nahual, solol #quich #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Nahualá, Sololá

Older piece. woven on a backstrap loom

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidered joint
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; slight color bleeding; small stains

38.6 x 33.1 in.
98 x 84 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #nahual, solol #quich #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Huipil From Nebaj, Quiche

Constructed in two panels.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Applied embroidered collar
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Slight staining on the back

26.0 x 38.6 in.
66 x 98 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Guatemalan Table Runner From Chiapas



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chiapas
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Excellent ; Like new

37.8 x 15.4 in.
96 x 39 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #table runner #chiapas #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From San Juan Tolimán, Lake Atitlan

Woven on a backstrap loom. uncut cloth for huipil

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Juan Tolimán, Lake Atitlan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Excellent

33.1 x 15.7 in.
84 x 40 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #quich #warp stripe #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Fragment

Woven on a backstrap loom. mixco style motifs

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

28.3 x 19.3 in.
72 x 49 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #fragment #ixil #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Shawl From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

Weft stripe; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Fair; Staining throughout

66.1 x 17.3 in.
168 x 44 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #tz'utujl #supplementary weft #plain weave

1920 Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Nahualá, Sololá

Compare with W.F.CA.0306 from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection; made for tourists.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Embroidered joint
Condition: Excellent

23.6 x 24.4 in.
60 x 62 cm.

#guatemala #1920 #fragment #nahual, solol #quich #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)

Brand new; never constructed; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

69.7 x 33.9 in.
177 x 86 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Shawl From San Martin Sacatepequas, Quetzaltenango



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Sacatepequas, Quetzaltenango
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

58.3 x 18.5 in.
148 x 47 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #mam #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Shawl From Quetzeltenengo

Woven on a backstrap loom. partly rayon or art silk?

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Quetzeltenengo
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Excellent

70.9 x 30.3 in.
180 x 77 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #quetzeltenengo #quich #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Man’s Sash From Santiago Atitlán

Fringe only on one end; woven on a backstrap loom. never used

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Excellent

70.9 x 12.6 in.
180 x 32 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #man's sash #santiago atitln #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)

Brand new; never constructed; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

68.1 x 35.4 in.
173 x 90 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Shawl From Nebaj, Quiche

Woven on a backstrap loom. machine stitching. never used.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Tzute
Condition: Excellent

42.9 x 23.2 in.
109 x 59 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #nebaj, quiche #ixil #warp stripe #warp faced #tzute

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Man’s Sash From Chichicastenango, Quiche

Small tear; some soiling; pom pom tassels. very tight warp faced weaving with colors laid in by discontinuous weft.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiche
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Pattern Technique(s): Discontinuous brocade
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Good

107.5 x 9.4 in.
273 x 24 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #man's sash #quich #supplementary weft

Mid 1970s Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)

Brand new; never constructed

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos)
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

72.0 x 35.4 in.
183 x 90 cm.

#guatemala #mid 1970s #huipil #mam #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Shawl From Nebaj, Quiche

Sophisticated warps stripes including indigo, constructed in two pieces; woven on a backstrap loom. embroidered in white. heavy

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Tzute or shawl
Condition: Excellent

66.9 x 36.6 in.
170 x 93 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #nebaj, quiche #ixil #warp stripe #warp faced #tzute or shawl

Mid 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Shawl From Santiago Atitlán, Sololá

Tassels in each corner and two on center edge of center join; woven on a backstrap loom. beautiful display of bold motif in natural indigo, with well-chosen colors to flank those sections.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Excellent

74.8 x 25.2 in.
190 x 64 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #shawl #tz'utujl #warp ikat #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Huipil From San Pedro Sacatepéquez

2 panels joined; each woven on a backstrap loom with finished ends (not cut!). discontinuous wefts include turkey motifs, donkeys. good to frame

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

54.3 x 45.7 in.
138 x 116 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #kaqchikel #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Skirt From Quetzaltenango, Salcaja

Constructed in 2 parts; jaspe technique creating 6 different neatly figured bands of indigo/white motifs

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Quetzaltenango, Salcaja
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Corte
Condition: Good

80.3 x 39.4 in.
204 x 100 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #quich #weft ikat #plain weave #corte

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Shawl From Nebaj, Quiche

White embroidery at each end; woven on a backstrap loom. machine stitching

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Tzute
Condition: Excellent

28.7 x 22.4 in.
73 x 57 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced #tzute

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Shawl From Nebaj, Quiche

Also white embroidery stitching along the border; few loose threads; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Fringe
Object Local Name: Tzute
Condition: Good

39.4 x 21.3 in.
100 x 54 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #nebaj, quiche #ixil #supplementary weft #warp faced #tzute

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Skirt From Chacul, Nebaj, Quiche

Woman’s skirt constructed in 2 parts. commercial yarn with indigo/white spaced dyed wefts.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chacul, Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Corte
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 59.1 in.
104 x 150 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #ixil #weft ikat #plain weave #corte

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Headdress From Nebaj, Quiche

Both ends of the textile have the elaborate ends with textile balls; warp-faced woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Cinta
Condition: Excellent

103.1 x 12.2 in.
262 x 31 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #headdress #nebaj, quiche #ixil #warp stripe #warp faced #cinta

Late 20th Century Cotton Tz’utujíl Guatemalan Skirt From Santiago Atitlan, Sololá

Very special piece. constructed in 3 parts. weft ikat ”jaspe“ technique creates lettering as well as geometric and animal motifs.. ”concepcion mendoza sisay“ is probably name of client. has some darned spots

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlan, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Corte
Condition: Good

66.9 x 33.5 in.
170 x 85 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #tz'utujl #weft ikat #plain weave #corte

Late 20th Century Cotton Zunil Guatemalan Skirt From Quetzaltenango

Constructed in two panels. fancy wefts are indigo/white and black/white ikat. wefts alternate colors & black to create stripes with zigzag pattern.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Quetzaltenango
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Corte
Condition: Excellent

44.5 x 42.5 in.
113 x 108 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #quetzaltenango #zunil #supplementary weft #weft faced #corte

Mid 19th Century Cotton Iroquois American Hat

Glengarry style. Haudenosaunee subsect. Niagra floral style; moth damage on lining (vacuumed July 2019 -- moths are inactive); loose beading/ some small losses of beading.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Velvet
Pattern Technique(s): Beaded embroidery
Embellishment: Metal sequins
Condition: Fair

5.1 x 6.7 in.
13 x 17 cm.

#usa #mid 19th century #hat #iroquois #beaded embroidery #velvet

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Bukhara

Embroidery stitches are slanting blanket and cross stitch; embroidery gently wearing off in places; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors, beads
Condition: Good

5.1 x 7.1 in.
13 x 18 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

The embroidery consists of chain and blanket stitches; an excellent example of Bukhara gold embroidery; gold thread called ”kalebatun“; lined in synthetic Western shirting fabric, late 60s, early 70s; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 6.3 in.
13 x 16 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

Woman’s hat; probably an incomplete piece as mirrors and lining fabric are missing; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

5.1 x 7.9 in.
13 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kochi Nomads Afghan Hat From Kandahar

This embroidery is of gold passing thread that is couched using orange thread (see reverse); in some areas, silver thread has been used; one mirror missing; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.9 in.
13 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #kochi nomads #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Bukhara

Gold embroidery has lost its sheen because of it’s age; an excellent example of Bukhara gold embroidery; gold thread called ”kalebatun“; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Duppi
Condition: Good

3.1 x 7.9 in.
8 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #duppi

20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

Embroidery is of slanting blanket stitch and cross stitch; notice the beaded pattern is outlined by wire embroidery - typical of modern Afghan embroidery work; lined in nylon-acetate Western shirting fabric, late 60s, early 70s; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors, beads
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.1 in.
13 x 18 cm.

#afghanistan #20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat

Woman’s hat; presence of silver thread as well; embroidery is of chain and blanket stitch. sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

5.5 x 6.7 in.
14 x 17 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

Embroidery consists of slanting blanket stitch and cross stitch; discoloration on the inside lining; an excellent example of Bukhara gold embroidery; gold thread called ”kalebatun“; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

5.5 x 7.5 in.
14 x 19 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Pashtun Afghan Hat From Kandahar

Woman’s hat; embroidery consists of metal thread that is ”couched“: gold wire is held down with colored threads; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Metal threadwork and mirrors
Condition: Excellent

5.5 x 8.7 in.
14 x 22 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #pashtun #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

Embroidery consists of slanting blanket stitch and chain stitch; lined with Western plain-weave floral printed cotton; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.9 in.
13 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Kandahar

An excellent example of Bukhara gold embroidery; gold thread called ”kalebatun“; embroidery technique called ”zarduzi“; thread at pointy tips are unraveling; some discoloration; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kandahar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Duppi
Condition: Good

3.5 x 6.3 in.
9 x 16 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #kandahar #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #duppi

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Bukhara

Woman’s hat; embroidery is of satin stitch; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

5.9 x 7.9 in.
15 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Bukhara

Embroidery consists of slanting stitch and chain stitch; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors and bead work
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.9 in.
13 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

First Part Of 20th Century Cotton Lakai Afghan Hat From Herat

This piece of afghani embroidery consists of slanting blanket and chain stitches; slight wear in the center; but embroidery is intact.
sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Herat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.9 in.
13 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #hat #herat #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Afghan Hat From Ghazni

The acid pink is a synthetic dye and is favored by Pashtun women; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Ghazni
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.1 in.
13 x 18 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #ghazni #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Hat From Balkh

Man’s hat. sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small; sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Balkh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

5.1 x 7.5 in.
13 x 19 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #hat #balkh #lakai uzbek #embroidery

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Hat From Bukhara

Satin stitch embroidery; slight fading of the gold passing thread. sturdy enough to be worn, but size is small.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors and bead work
Condition: Excellent

5.5 x 7.9 in.
14 x 20 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #hat #bukhara #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

1920 Silk Indian Sarong From Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

Pattern known in Myanmar as ’su ra ti,’ brown shade as ’shazi’.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Excellent

50.4 x 32.7 in.
128 x 83 cm.

#india #1920 #sarong #tie-dye #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indian Sarong From Surat, Gujarat

Rich pattern suited to taste in Myanmar for ceremonial use; supplementary purple warp threads; selvedge is tattered in some areas; this type of textile is called ”tanchoi“ and was brought to India from China; some threads are loose.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Surat, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Object Local Name: Htamein (woman’s longyi)
Condition: Fair

40.2 x 35.0 in.
102 x 89 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #sarong #surat, gujarat #supplementary warp #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kanbi Indian Table Mat From Bhavnagar District, Saurashtra, Gujarat

Kanbi is a farming caste; dynamic colors & clear layout with pattern of silk flowers neatly embroidered by hand

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Bhavnagar District, Saurashtra, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

19.7 x 21.3 in.
50 x 54 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #table mat #kanbi #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mutwa Indian Blouse From Kutch, Gujarat

Mutwa embroidery with inset mirrors, frameable, style popularized in the West in 1960s

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Object Local Name: Choli
Condition: Good

22.0 x 32.7 in.
56 x 83 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #blouse #kutch, gujarat #mutwa #embroidery #plain weave #choli

Early 20th Century Cotton American Tablecloth

Very graceful period design & good for atmosphere, tho several holes and frayed condition show plenty of past use.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Tablecloth
Condition: Poor

31.1 x 30.3 in.
79 x 77 cm.

#usa #early 20th century #tablecloth #supplementary weft #jacquard

Late 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladesh Bangladeshi Furnishing

Floor mat

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

24.4 x 24.4 in.
62 x 62 cm.

#bangladesh #late 20th century #furnishing #bengali
bangladesh #embroidery #kantha

Late 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi

Floor mat

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

31.5 x 31.5 in.
80 x 80 cm.

#bangladesh #late 20th century #bengali #embroidery #kantha

Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Furnishing

Floor mat

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

42.1 x 20.9 in.
107 x 53 cm.

#bangladesh #furnishing #bengali #embroidery #kantha

Cotton Indonesian Sarong

These threads are very tightly twisted

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Natural Dyes: Morinda

51.2 x 19.7 in.
130 x 50 cm.

#indonesia #sarong #weft ikat

Cotton Hungarian

Exact place of origin unknown.

Country of Origin: Hungary

35.0 x 15.7 in.
89 x 40 cm.

#hungary

Late 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Furnishing

Floor mat

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

44.5 x 20.9 in.
113 x 53 cm.

#bangladesh #late 20th century #furnishing #bengali #embroidery #kantha

Early 19th Century Cotton British Fragment From London

Scrolling vine of stylized flowers; printing technique simulates Chiné à la branche weaving with hatching to creating blurred effect; some staining

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: London
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Condition: Good

22.0 x 22.8 in.
56 x 58 cm.

#uk #early 19th century #fragment #london #copperplate #plain weave

Linen Indian Fragment



Country of Origin: India
Embellishment: Embroidery

22.0 x 40.9 in.
56 x 104 cm.

#india #fragment

Late 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Furnishing

Floor mat

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

55.1 x 41.3 in.
140 x 105 cm.

#bangladesh #late 20th century #furnishing #bengali #embroidery #kantha




19.7 x 52.0 in.
50 x 132 cm.

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Late 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Furnishing

Floor mat

Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

51.2 x 40.2 in.
130 x 102 cm.

#bangladesh #late 20th century #furnishing #bengali #embroidery #kantha

1960 Cotton Yoruba Nigerian Shawl From South Western Nigeria

Cotton fabric cassava starch resist-dyed with natural indigo dye; this technique is locally known as ”adire eleko;” traditionally used by women to wrap themselves up in.

Country of Origin: Nigeria
Locale of Origin: South Western Nigeria
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Adire eleko
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

83.5 x 52.8 in.
212 x 134 cm.

#nigeria #1960 #shawl #yoruba #resist #plain weave #adire eleko

1960 Cotton Yoruba? Nigerian Wall Hanging

Made on horizontal, foot-treadle loom that produces a long, narrow strip cloths woven exclusively by men; 10 narrow strips joined together to create textile; this pattern type has a wide distribution across West Africa; hand spun cotton yarns; these cloths were popular trade commodities in pre-modern times

Country of Origin: Nigeria
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

72.4 x 46.5 in.
184 x 118 cm.

#nigeria #1960 #wall hanging #yoruba #weft stripe #weft faced

Mid 20th Century Silk Akan/Ashanti Ghanaian Shawl From Gulf Of Guinea, Goldcoast

Local name of this cloth in Akan is ”Nwentom;” men’s weave; produced on a horizontal, foot-treadle loom that creates a long, narrow strip; the strips are then carefully patched together; 13 strip kente cloth; the pattern is referred to as ”TOKU KRA TOMA“ symbolizing courageous leadership after a woman warrior Queenmother defeated the King of the Asante Kingdom in 1731; garment for both men and women but reserved for special social or religious ceremonies and considered prestigious.

Country of Origin: Ghana
Locale of Origin: Gulf of Guinea, Goldcoast
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft, Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Nwentom
Condition: Excellent

75.6 x 55.1 in.
192 x 140 cm.

#ghana #mid 20th century #shawl #akanashanti #warp faced #nwentom

Wall Hanging

”Local name of this cloth in Akan is ”Nwentom;” men’s weave; produced on a horizontal, foot-treadle loom that creates a long, narrow strip; the strips are then carefully patched together; 14 strip kente cloth; the pattern is referred to as ”TOKU KRA TOMA“ symbolizing courageous leadership after a woman warrior Queenmother defeated the King of the Asante Kingdom in 1731; garment for both men and women but reserved for special social or religious ceremonies and considered prestigious


0.0 x 0.0 in.
x cm.

#wall hanging

Mid 20th Century Cotton Sindhis Pakistani Quilt From Sind

Patterns have been created by sewing cut-out shapes onto a base; this piece has been embellished with very fine embroidery too; the colors on this piece follow traditional colors of red, white, black and yellow.

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Sind
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Object Local Name: Rilli
Condition: Excellent

80.3 x 59.1 in.
204 x 150 cm.

#pakistan #mid 20th century #quilt #sind #sindhis #appliqu #plain weave #rilli

Mid 19th Century Cotton Tekke Afghan Furnishing From Korak Region, Formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan

1 piece stamped ’Made is USSR’. pieced mosaic of cotton and silk velvet from Russian trade cloth; embroidery in the style of satin stitch; quite possibly a wedding camel flank decoration

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Korak region, formerly Tashkurgan, Northern Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Excellent

90.9 x 56.3 in.
231 x 143 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 19th century #furnishing #tekke #patchwork #plain weave #korak

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kalotaszeg Romanian Fragment From Transylvania

This type of embroidery is locally known as ”Írásos,” meaning written; slight fading.

Country of Origin: Romania
Locale of Origin: Transylvania
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

106.3 x 56.7 in.
270 x 144 cm.

#romania #mid 20th century #fragment #transylvania #kalotaszeg #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Linen Moroccan Furnishing From Fez

Embroidery is called fez stitch and its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible; the stitches used here are plait.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

42.5 x 21.3 in.
108 x 54 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #furnishing #fez #embroidery #plain weave

1960 Cotton Yoruba Nigerian Shirt From West Africa

Boy’s costume made from handwoven striped cotton cloths (asa-oke), 13 in all; two garments consisting of at tunic (dashiki) and head piece; heavy machine embroidery or green thread around neck, down front and around pockets in curvilinear or diamond-shaped interlace pattern, chevrons, and ”Muslim knot“ double spirals; ensemble usually worn with matching pants (shokoto)

See similar example in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection (#980.403.1)

Country of Origin: Nigeria
Locale of Origin: West Africa
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Agbada
Condition: Excellent ; excellent vintage condition, with little to no signs of wear.

41.3 x 46.5 in.
105 x 118 cm.

#nigeria #1960 #shirt #west africa #yoruba #warp stripe #warp faced #agbada

1930 Belgian Tablecloth



Country of Origin: Belgium

59.1 x 59.1 in.
150 x 150 cm.

#belgium #1930 #tablecloth

Late 19th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by bride at her wedding, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; unusual piece because of width and variety of patterns; motifs are inspired by the Moorish architecture of Spain; notice the auspicious 8 point star motif on either end; some parts of fringe missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: Hizam
Condition: Good

97.6 x 9.1 in.
248 x 23 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #hizam

Late 19th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by bride at her wedding, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; motifs are inspired by the Moorish architecture of Spain; notice the embroidered edging; some parts of fringe missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: Hizam
Condition: Good

104.7 x 3.5 in.
266 x 9 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #hizam

Late 19th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Identical to E_0053; possible that both were cut from the same piece; worn by women on special occassions, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; fringe is missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

32.7 x 5.1 in.
83 x 13 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Early 20th Century Linen Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Pillow wrapping loop. embroidery cross and stroke stitches; discoloration of linen.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

25.2 x 10.2 in.
64 x 26 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber / Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by brides at the wedding, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; unique because of the width; constructed from two parts and has an embroidered joint; notice the auspicious 8-point star motif on either end; part of the fringe is missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: Hizam
Condition: Excellent

63.0 x 11.8 in.
160 x 30 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #warp faced #hizam

Mid 19th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by women during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; unique because of three distinct patterns; reverse resembles ikat; notice the heraldic star motif on either end; fringes are gorgeous!

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Excellent

102.4 x 5.9 in.
260 x 15 cm.

#morocco #mid 19th century #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Belt with 3 motifs( can be worn wrapped in reverse direction.)For a woman’s use during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings. technique is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom. notice the color change across the length; patterns influenced by moorish designs; mix of floral patterns and heraldic motifs.; noticeable from pattern is that sash is cut in half to provide comfort for wearer and both halves to be used separately, by two heirs, for example.; reverse resembles ikat; notice the color and pattern change across the length; mix of floral patterns and heraldic motifs; part of the fringe is missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Excellent

89.0 x 6.3 in.
226 x 16 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by women at special occassions, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; one half and has embroidered edging; fringe is missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

33.1 x 5.1 in.
84 x 13 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Mid 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by women during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; reverse resembles ikat; notice the color and pattern change across the length; part of the fringe is missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Excellent

99.2 x 4.3 in.
252 x 11 cm.

#morocco #mid 20th century #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th Century Silk Berber / Jew Moroccan Fragment From Fez

Complex lampas; fragment of a sash; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; notice the colour variation on one end; motifs inspired by the moorish architecture of Spain; some soiling on reverse.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

35.8 x 7.5 in.
91 x 19 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #fragment #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Worn by women during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings, and would be worn tied around the waist; is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; reverse resembles ikat.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Excellent

71.7 x 4.7 in.
182 x 12 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Belt with 2 motifs( can be worn wrapped in reverse direction.)For a woman’s use during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings. technique is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom. notice the color change across the length; patterns influenced by moorish designs; mix of floral patterns and heraldic motifs.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

66.9 x 4.3 in.
170 x 11 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Belt worn by woman during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings. technique is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; reverse resembles ikat; fringes are missing.
paisley motif resembles Persian style.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

49.6 x 4.7 in.
126 x 12 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Belt with 2 motifs( can be worn wrapped in reverse direction.)For a woman’s use during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings. technique is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom. notice the color change across the length; patterns influenced by moorish designs; mix of floral patterns and heraldic motifs. notice the color and pattern change across the length; Both ends are complete but part of the fringe is missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

52.0 x 2.0 in.
132 x 5 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Woman’s belt of stiff silk, lampas technique woven on a draw loom. worn for festive occasions. design is Moorish. Can be wound in reverse direction to show the other pattern. note pattern change at either end. mix of floral patterns and heraldic motifs; reverse resembles ikat; warp fringes are frayed.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

78.7 x 7.5 in.
200 x 19 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez Or Meknes

Belt worn by woman during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings. technique is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; reverse resembles ikat. fringes are punctured and tied into the ends of the sash; one fringe missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez or Meknes
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

59.1 x 8.3 in.
150 x 21 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez or meknes #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Berber/ Jew Moroccan Sash From Fez

Belt worn by woman during ceremonial and festive events, especially weddings. technique is a stiff silk lampas woven on a draw loom; reverse resembles ikat. notice: the large supplementary weft floats in orange and Islamic hand and star motifs at one end; some fringes are missing.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Lampas
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied twisted silk fringes
Object Local Name: L’ahzem
Condition: Good

73.2 x 4.3 in.
186 x 11 cm.

#morocco #sash #fez #berber jew #lampas #lahzem

1978 Rayon Hazara Afghan Dress From Kabul

Applied bands are cotton; purchased new; the embroidery consists of cross stitch and slanting blanket stitch.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Purchased new in Kabul in 1978 & added customary metal musical trim. metal bangles, mirrors
Condition: Good

43.7 x 14.6 in.
111 x 37 cm.

#afghanistan #1978 #dress #kabul #hazara #printed #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kachin Burmese Jacket From Myitkyina, Kachin State

Cotton velvet with silver bangles; tribal Bamar; shoulder - 50; bust - 49.

Country of Origin: Myanmar
Locale of Origin: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Woven Structure: Pile
Embellishment: Metal hemispheres
Condition: Excellent

21.3 x 18.9 in.
54 x 48 cm.

#myanmar #mid 20th century #jacket #kachin #pile

1930 Silk French Dress From Lyon

A stunning French gown of 1930s gold lamé brocaded floral design on rich purple silk; wrap-style sleeveless bodice; side snap closure; unlined

Condition: Very good vintage condition, with one small, easily repairable area of seam separation.

Overall height: 139 cm / 54.7 in
Bust (taken flat): 42 cm / 16.5 in
Waist (taken flat): 36 cm/ 14.2 in
Hip (taken flat): 44 cm/ 17.3 in

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Damask
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Condition: Excellent

54.7 x 14.6 in.
139 x 37 cm.

#france #1930 #dress #lyon #damask

1990s Silk American Dress

A lovely, chic navy blue silk crepe dress by iconic American luxury womenswear designer Carmen Marc Valvo. With its illusion neckline, pleat details, fabric-covered buttons, and lovely silk material, this dress would make for a stunning dinner, wedding guest, or prom outfit; acetate lining; zipper/button closure; small shoulder pads.

Condition: excellent vintage condition; just a couple of super barely noticeable pulled threads on one hip

Marked a women’s size 8
Overall height: 129 cm / 50.8 in
Bust (taken flat): 47 cm / 18.5 in
Waist (taken flat): 36.5 cm / 14.3 in
Hip (taken flat): 49 cm / 19.3 in

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Condition: Good

50.8 x 14.6 in.
129 x 37 cm.

#usa #1990s #dress #plain weave

1920 Silk Dress

Floor length evening gown; bottom is constructed from many panels; lace is very delicate around the collar.


Woven Structure: Lace
Condition: Excellent

42.1 x 18.5 in.
107 x 47 cm.

#1920 #dress #lace

Late 19th Century Leather American Dress

Buckskin; cut is European influenced; Native American; cotton lining; hand painted; bust - 42 cm/ overall height (with fringe) - 119 cm

Fair overall condition:
Two sleeve patches missing; hook and eye closure; wear and stains on lining; some losses in areas of painted surface




Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Painted
Embellishment: Fringe (beaded)
Condition: Good ; Fair overall condition: Two sleeve patches missing; hook and eye closure; wear and stains on lining; some losses in areas of painted surface

46.9 x 17.7 in.
119 x 45 cm.

#usa #late 19th century #dress #painted

1900 Coat

Fabric is calendared; matching long skirt; jacket shoulder - 38; bust - 47. Skirt: L-86; W- 47; bust- 47; shoulder- 38.

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 17.3 in.
112 x 44 cm.

#1900 #coat #plain weave

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Belgian Cape

Rich cape for religious statue; heavily embellished silk damask.

Good-fair condition; some small areas of seam separation on shoulders (can be easily repaired by tailor); small area of material wear/thinning near right shoulder; very slight age discoloration of surface and lining.

Country of Origin: Belgium
Woven Structure: Damask
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced
Embellishment: Lace trim; lace, velvet and bead applique
Condition: Fair

40.6 x 37.4 in.
103 x 95 cm.

#belgium #cape #warp faced #damask

1950 Silk Dress

Peak 1950s elegance. This crimson red silk faille dress is beautifully constructed with bodice seams expanding into pleats, fabric-covered buttons, and flattering open neckline. Would make for a lovely formal/prom/wedding guest/holiday outfit!

Condition: Very good vintage condition; a couple of missing stitches on center back neckline (can be easily repaired; very very faint tiny stain on one sleeve; zipper works, but may need to be replaced eventually.

Overall height: 98 cm/ 38.6 in
Bust (taken flat): 44 cm / 17.3 in
Waist (taken flat): 36.5 cm / 14.3 in
(open hip)

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Condition: Good

38.6 x 13.8 in.
98 x 35 cm.

#1950 #dress #plain weave

1920 Silk French Dress

Rosette on left shoulder; drop waist dress with two flounce tiers; likely worn with a slip; shoulder - 38; bust - 47.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Embellishment: Metal studs
Condition: Excellent

33.9 x 18.5 in.
86 x 47 cm.

#france #1920 #dress #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton French Vest

Sleeves removed; very heavy; likely altered; shoulder - 39; bust - 42.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Crochet
Pattern Technique(s): Crochet
Condition: Fair

37.8 x 18.5 in.
96 x 47 cm.

#france #early 20th century #vest #crochet

Early 20th Century Cotton Spainish Apron From Lagartera, Toledo

Traditional glazed cotton apron from Madrid region in Spain; some wear on the trim but otherwise condition is very good; trim is made of metallic spangles and beads

Country of Origin: Spain
Locale of Origin: Lagartera, Toledo
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Metallic trim
Condition: Good

31.1 x 14.2 in.
79 x 36 cm.

#spain #early 20th century #apron #lagartera, toledo #embroidery #plain weave

1990 Synthetic Kuna Indians Panamanian Blouse From San Blas Islands

A beautifully executed Mola blouse with super fine hand stitched details on both sides. Bottom panel is printed cotton; middle panel is a reverse appliqué technique with embroidered details, upper section is a synthetic jacquard with rick rack embellishment.

Condition: Excellent unused vintage condition

Overall height: 59 cm / 23.2 in
Overall width: 107 cm / 42 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 40 cm / 15.7 in
Center back neck to end of sleeve: 54 cm/ 21.25 in

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Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Excellent

23.2 x 42.1 in.
59 x 107 cm.

#panama #1990 #blouse #san blas islands #kuna indians #reverse appliqu #jacquard #mola

1970 Silk American Shirt From New York

In the late 1960s, I refashioned this super fine antique eggplant purple silk shawl with a beautiful foliate brocaded pattern and fringe into a one of a kind unisex blouse. Pointed collar, with option of adding a button for closure; fringe around chest; snaps at cuffs.

Condition: Good vintage condition, especially considering the age of textile; some minor fading and wear at right cuff.

Overall height: 77 cm/ 30.3 in
Overall width: 150 cm/ 59 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 53 cm / 20.8 in
Center back neck to end of sleeve: 85 cm / 33.5 in

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: New York
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary warp
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Excellent

30.3 x 59.1 in.
77 x 150 cm.

#usa #1970 #shirt #new york #supplementary warp #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Synthetic Bedouin Israeli/Palestinian Dress From Ramallah

A carefully and elaborately embroidered Bedouin woman’s gown from the mid-twentieth century, Ramallah. This floor length piece, fashioned from a thick black crepe material, is stunning with crimson red contrasting designs.

Condition: Good-fair vintage condition; a couple of very small holes on center front; minor wear on underarms; very slight discoloration on center panel

Overall height: 144 cm / 56.7 in
Overall width: 120 cm / 47.2 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 40 cm/ 15.7 in
Waist (taken flat): 48 cm/ 18.9 in

Country of Origin: Israel/Palestine
Locale of Origin: Ramallah
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

56.7 x 47.2 in.
144 x 120 cm.

#israelpalestine #mid 20th century #dress #ramallah #bedouin #embroidery #twill

Cotton Seminole American Jacket From Florida

No front closure which is intentional; pattern is formed by bands of patchwork cloth and rick rack; shoulder - 46; bust - 57.

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: Florida
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Condition: Excellent

20.9 x 24.4 in.
53 x 62 cm.

#usa #jacket #florida #seminole #patchwork #plain weave

1930 Cotton Mexican Skirt From Mexico City

Cotton twill top and bottom with printed cotton flannel body; blue dye bleeding at the top of the skirt; sequins and beads are added all over with an eagle motif in center front; made of European cotton flannel called ”castor“; China Poblana; Hip - 73.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Mexico City
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Sequins and beads
Object Local Name: China Poblana falda
Condition: Good

33.9 x 15.0 in.
86 x 38 cm.

#mexico #1930 #skirt #mexico city #printed #plain weave #china poblana falda

1930 Silk Han Chinese Jacket

A stunning embroidered piece from 1930s China. Frog closures down center front; silk embroidery on silk ground; silk dobby lining; ribbon and piping applied along hem, vents, collar and cuff, embroidered panel attached to cuffs.

Condition: Very good vintage condition, with very slight fading; very slight wear and discoloration at cuffs.

Overall height: 73 cm / 28.7 in
Overall width: 123 cm / 48.4 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 57 cm / 22.4 in
Center back neck to end of sleeve: 65 cm / 25.6 in

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied ribbon and applied embroidered cuffs
Condition: Excellent

27.2 x 22.4 in.
69 x 57 cm.

#china #1930 #jacket #han #embroidery #satin

1940 Synthetic American Dress

Self belt; fading throughout whole garment; discoloration at the center bottom; plastic buttons up center front; no armscye; shoulder - 92; bust - 41; belt - 76.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Knit
Pattern Technique(s): Knit
Embellishment: Button
Condition: Good

47.2 x 12.6 in.
120 x 32 cm.

#usa #1940 #dress #knit

Likely 1950 Cotton American Costume From Probably Pennsylvania

Costume. ground cloth is glazed & embossed with a black print with
ruffles around the sleeve cuffs and collar and a center front zipper closure; ”Crown“ zipper is nylon (may not be original); Measurements (taken flat):
Bust: 21 (in) / 53 (cm)
Sleeves: 23.5 (in) / 60 (cm)
Waist: open
Inseam: 22 (in) / 56 (cm) (approximately ankle/shin-length on people 5’ - 5’ 7“)

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: Probably Pennsylvania
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embossed
Condition: Excellent

45.7 x 31.1 in.
116 x 79 cm.

#usa #likely 1950 #costume #embossed #plain weave

1970 French Jacket

Classic French 70s. label- ”Ruty Paris“; two front patch pockets; wrapped, oversized hook-eye center front closure; silver fox collar attached; shoulder - 40; bust - 45.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Complex
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Embellishment: Attached fur stole
Condition: Excellent

25.6 x 16.1 in.
65 x 41 cm.

#france #1970 #jacket #woven #complex

1936 Silk French Jacket From Lyon

Silk lamé evening jacket, likely created from a scarf; textile is older than the garment; supplementary gold threads.

Bust: 48 cm. / 18.9 in. flat



Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced
Condition: Excellent ; Very good antique condition with little signs of wear; note slightly uneven hem line.

19.7 x 31.5 in.
50 x 80 cm.

#france #1936 #jacket #lyon #warp faced

1940 Silk American Coat

Woman’s evening coat; printed rayon lining, no front closure which is intended; shawl collar; large yoke on back with piping on the seam that extends in to the sleeves; shoulder - 51; bust - 54.

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Condition: Excellent

42.5 x 26.0 in.
108 x 66 cm.

#usa #1940 #coat #woven #jacquard

1980 Rayon American Suit From New York

Iridescent outer fabric; quilted on the diagonal; large finely pleated ruffle travels from cuff up the shoulder on each side and from just past the arms eye to the center front closure; large metal and gem stone buttons on each cuff and three down center front with snap closure; matching skirt is also quilted; plain rayon lining.

Jacket:
shoulder - 35 cm / 14 in
bust - 45 cm/ 17.7 in flat
Skirt:
L- 61 cm / 24 in
W- 34 cm / 13.4 in flat
Hip- 43 cm/ 17 in flat



Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: New York
Woven Structure: Taffeta
Pattern Technique(s): Quilted
Embellishment: Applied ruffle, large decorative buttons
Condition: Excellent ; Each cuff button is missing one rhinestone, otherwise like-new excellent condition.

18.5 x 15.7 in.
47 x 40 cm.

#usa #1980 #suit #new york #quilted #taffeta

Synthetic American Bed Jacket From New York

Center front snap closure with one snap missing; internal label- ”Bergdorf Goodman“; shoulder - 41; bust - 45.

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: New York
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Dobby
Embellishment: Ribbon, lace
Condition: Excellent

17.7 x 32.7 in.
45 x 83 cm.

#usa #bed jacket #new york #dobby #net

1950 Silk Dress

Fabric cut on bias. handmade dress; textile is likely older than the dress; metal zipper with logo“ CC“; hip - 48; shoulder - 40; bust - 46.

Woven Structure: Voided velvet
Pattern Technique(s): Voided velvet
Embellishment: Self buttons
Condition: Fair

38.6 x 15.0 in.
98 x 38 cm.

#1950 #dress #voided velvet

Early 19th Century Silk French Chasuble

Antique silk chausible highlighted by metallic woven ribbon. lining uses hand-spun thread; shoulder - 56; bust - 63.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied border
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

43.3 x 28.7 in.
110 x 73 cm.

#france #early 19th century #chasuble #warp stripe #satin

1930 Silk French Cape From Lyon

Note art deco style motif; MFIT possibly has a textile sample of same fabric; double front closure with large fabric covered buttons; pink satin lining; shoulder - 48; bust - 73.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Fair

24.4 x 42.9 in.
62 x 109 cm.

#france #1930 #cape #lyon #jacquard

1929 Silk French Jacket From Lyon

Metallic supplementary wefts make this a stunning statement lamé evening jacket; unlined. bust - 52 cm



Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Excellent ; Metallic threads have come loose in small areas near the shoulder seam; very slight (age) discoloration of ground material, otherwise excellent antique condition.

35.8 x 21.7 in.
91 x 55 cm.

#france #1929 #jacket #lyon #jacquard

1960 Cotton Afghan Robe From Kabul

Vintage 60s coat made in Afghanistan for export.silk floss embroidery on a cotton ground; two functional pockets, one torn; ; shoulder - 42; bust - 52

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Toggles
Object Local Name: Chapan
Condition: Fair

46.9 x 19.7 in.
119 x 50 cm.

#afghanistan #1960 #robe #kabul #embroidery #warp faced #chapan

1930 Silk Han Chinese Blouse From Shanghai

A lovely 1920s-1930s woman’s top with stylish Art Deco jacquard pattern of imbricated circular patterns. Unlined; side closure with frogs.

Condition: Fair vintage condition; sold as is for historical/design inspiration. Distressed/worn at seems, slits in upper back area, discoloration under arms.

Overall height: 71 cm / 28 in
Overall width: 99 cm / 39 in
Chest (taken flat): 43 cm / 17 in

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Closures- frog
Condition: Fair

26.4 x 16.9 in.
67 x 43 cm.

#china #1930 #blouse #shanghai #han #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Rabaris Indian Shirt From Kutch, Gujarat

Summertime dazzle lets us overlook slight fading; A wonderful embroidered and mirrored cotton Indian Choli top from the mid-twentieth century with a center back tie closure.

Condition: Good-Fair vintage condition; some wear at neckline, small hole at left sleeve near cuff; some fading of red cotton ground, consistent with age.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Object Local Name: Choli
Condition: Good

19.7 x 12.6 in.
50 x 32 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #shirt #kutch, gujarat #rabaris #embroidery #plain weave #choli

Mid 20th Century Silk Turkmen Turkmen Robe

Man’s chapan; Russian printed cotton lining; plain cotton facing, woven yarns with decorative tufts along collar seam and in the small underarm area; edging along cuffs, collar and hem, quilting at cuffs and collar is both decorative and reinforces the area; shoulder - 56; chest - 65; sleeves are extra long so can be work pushed up or as a cape. light staining

Country of Origin: Turkmenistan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied wool tassels
Object Local Name: Chapan
Condition: Good

49.6 x 25.6 in.
126 x 65 cm.

#turkmenistan #mid 20th century #robe #turkmen #warp stripe #warp faced #chapan

19th Century Metal Indian Vest From Gujarat, Surat?

A richly brocaded (using gold thread called Zari) 19th century vest from Gujarat, India with mercerized cotton lining with warp stripe patterning; four functional pockets; highly decorated center front button closures with 29 thread buttons and 30 button loops.

Condition: Fair antique condition; several areas of distress on outer fabric where the warps have come loose.

Overall height: 55 cm / 21.6 in
Chest (taken flat): 43.5 cm / 17.1 in

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Gujarat, Surat?
Woven Structure: Twill, Brocade
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment: Applied embroidered neckline and edging
Object Local Name: Zari
Condition: Fair

22.0 x 16.1 in.
56 x 41 cm.

#india #19th century #vest #gujarat, surat #weft brocade #twill, brocade #zari

Mid 20th Century Silk Turkmen Turkmen Robe

A cosy man’s khalat; lightly padded; Russian printed cotton lining and ikat facing; woven edging applied at cuffs, hem and collar. This garment can either be worn, or would make for a great display piece.

Condition: Fair, stable vintage condition; faded & worn at cuffs and hem, some wear at neckline, and some overall discoloration and staining. Sold as an as-is historic piece.

Overall width: 173 cm
Overall height: 126 cm
Chest (taken flat with robe closed): 39 cm
Center back collar to end of sleeve: 86.5 cm

Country of Origin: Turkmenistan
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Stripe
Embellishment: Quilting
Object Local Name: Munisak
Condition: Good

49.6 x 68.1 in.
126 x 173 cm.

#turkmenistan #mid 20th century #robe #turkmen #stripe #warp faced #munisak

Early 20th Century Silk Afghan Vest

Cotton lining; no evidence of buttons which implies the garment was never finished; metal wrapped threads at side and shoulder seams are fraying; notice the inner lining - Russian printed cotton? some threads along side seams are loose;

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Condition: Fair

22.4 x 22.8 in.
57 x 58 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #vest #tapestry

1930 Silk Han Chinese Dress From Shanghai

A 1930s Chinese silk cheongsam with silk lining; interlining suggests it may be a winter dress; hand embroidered accents radiating from floral motifs.

Condition: Fair-poor vintage condition; sold as a historic or design inspiration piece. Damaged at shoulders; areas of small holes; linings has separated from outer layer.

Overall height: 131 cm / 51.5 in
Overall width: 59 cm / 23.2 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 39 cm / 15.3 in
Hip (taken flat): 46 cm / 18.1

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Closures- frog
Object Local Name: Cheongsam
Condition: Fair

51.2 x 14.6 in.
130 x 37 cm.

#china #1930 #dress #shanghai #han #jacquard #cheongsam

Late 20th Century Silk Turkmen Turkmen Robe

Plain-woven silk; embroidered gussets; wrist slits on the sleeves; ikat facing; Russian printed cotton lining; bridegroom’s robe. fabric name is mushkar zafar ”musk and saffron“. urban workshop

Country of Origin: Turkmenistan
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Quilting and hand embroidery
Object Local Name: Munisak
Condition: Excellent

49.6 x 61.4 in.
126 x 156 cm.

#turkmenistan #late 20th century #robe #turkmen #warp stripe #munisak

1930 Silk Han Chinese Jacket From Shanghai

A regal jacket in heavy silk jacquard pattern and push-up sleeves. The lining is a contrasting silk jacquard.

Condition: Good vintage condition; some discoloration of lining; very slight ageing discoloration of collar and shoulders.

bust (taken flat): 50 cm / 19.7 in
center collar to end of sleeve: 87 cm / 34.2 in
shoulder to end of sleeve: 66 cm / 26 in

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Frogs
Condition: Excellent

20.1 x 19.7 in.
51 x 50 cm.

#china #1930 #jacket #shanghai #han #jacquard

Early 20th Century Silk Han Chinese Jacket From Shanghai

A stunning classic Qing packet of silk jacquard in meander pattern, with long sleeves, and a fine China silk lining.

Condition: Very good vintage condition; slight wear on lining

bust (taken flat): 50 cm / 19.7 in
center collar to end of sleeve: 77 cm / 30.3 in
shoulder to end of sleeve: 54 cm / 21.25 in

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Closures- frog
Condition: Excellent

20.1 x 20.5 in.
51 x 52 cm.

#china #early 20th century #jacket #shanghai #han #jacquard

1930 Silk Han Chinese Jacket From Shanghai

Interwar garment. Fabulous art deco flower motif with complex geometries; pocket on lower right; shoulder - 43; bust - 39. Faint blue stains on top; wear on neck and lining


Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Closures- frog
Condition: Good

18.5 x 17.3 in.
47 x 44 cm.

#china #1930 #jacket #shanghai #han #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Silk Turkmen Turkmen Robe

Woman’s chapan; applied gussets; Russian printed cotton lining; garment is lightly quilted in vertical lines; shoulder - 45; bust - 46.

Country of Origin: Turkmenistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Munisak
Condition: Excellent

47.2 x 20.1 in.
120 x 51 cm.

#turkmenistan #mid 20th century #robe #turkmen #plain weave #munisak

1930 Silk Han Chinese Jacket From Shanghai

A fanciful & complex woven silk fabric design. Side closure; lightly padded; one seam open. Silk twill lining.

Condition: Good vintage condition; one shoulder seam open. lining has separated from outside fabric at the bottom front; slightly faded at shoulders and hem.

Overall height: 50 cm / 19.7 in
Overall width: 117 cm / 46 in
Bust (taken flat, garment closed): 43 cm / 17 in
Center back neck to end of sleeve: 60 cm / 23.6 in

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Closures- frog
Condition: Good

19.3 x 16.9 in.
49 x 43 cm.

#china #1930 #jacket #shanghai #han #jacquard

18th Century Silk Iranian Furnishing

Center cloth woven with gold wrapped beige, red, black colors. Composed of three revered woven fabrics & backside faced with a print; Safavid

Country of Origin: Iran
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good ; One round stain, as pictured

25.6 x 20.5 in.
65 x 52 cm.

#iran #18th century #furnishing #supplementary weft #twill

1920 Linen Moroccan Table Runner From Fez

Characteristics of Fez embroidery are counted thread and being reversible

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

25.2 x 18.9 in.
64 x 48 cm.

#morocco #1920 #table runner #fez #embroidery #plain weave

First Part Of 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Pastel Fez embroidery done with plait stitch - front of pillow cover is constructed of two parts; cloth has lost its color but embroidery is subtle and impeccable!

Condition: Good-Fair Antique condition; some small holes and slits on the embroidered surface, some minor discoloration on the lining

22 x 18.5 (in)
56 x 47 (cm)

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

22.0 x 18.5 in.
56 x 47 cm.

#morocco #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Border From Fez

Impeccable Fez embroidery. stitch is cross stitch -notable for counted thread technique and being reversible.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

78.7 x 15.4 in.
200 x 39 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #border #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Quiché Guatemalan Man’s Sash From Nahualá, Sololá

Fabulous asymmetrical scarf-like item to wrap as you will

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Condition: Excellent

92.9 x 8.3 in.
236 x 21 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #man's sash #nahual, solol #quich

Late 19th Century Silk Lakai Uzbek Afghan Belt From Northern Region

Solid cross-stitched silk embroidery, lined with 2 commercially produced cotton printed Russian textiles

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied band
Condition: Excellent

38.2 x 3.5 in.
97 x 9 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #belt #northern region #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Iban Malaysian Sash From Saribas, Sarawak

Sungkit technique

Country of Origin: Malaysia
Locale of Origin: Saribas, Sarawak
Object Local Name: Sirat

42.9 x 16.9 in.
109 x 43 cm.

#malaysia #sash #saribas, sarawak #iban #sirat

Early 20th Century Fragment

A stately silk satin Ottoman-style border embroidered with metal threads! Wonderful on it’s own, or mounted.

Condition: Good antique condition, with some wear on the satin surface. The wonderfully executed embroidery is largely intact.

Embellishment: Metallic thread embriodery
Condition: Fair

74.8 x 7.9 in.
190 x 20 cm.

#early 20th century #fragment

19th Century Cotton Iban Malaysian Sash From Saribas, Sarawak

Sungkit technique

Country of Origin: Malaysia
Locale of Origin: Saribas, Sarawak
Woven Structure: Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Sirat
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

100.8 x 12.6 in.
256 x 32 cm.

#malaysia #19th century #sash #saribas, sarawak #iban #supplementary weft #sirat

19th Century Cotton Berber Moroccan Bed Cover From Rabat

Silk floss embroidery; this style of embroidery is reversible.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Rabat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Small holes and slight stains

85.8 x 32.7 in.
218 x 83 cm.

#morocco #19th century #bed cover #rabat #berber #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Samarkand

Heavily embroidered border in the style of basra stitching or Bukhara couching stitch;patched at the back

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Samarkand
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied silk fringe with knots
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

102.4 x 16.5 in.
260 x 42 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #samarkand #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl From Lyon

This jacquard woven silk shawl is a prime example of expert silk textile manufacturing in Lyon during the 19th century. Bright pink, green, blue stylized floral motifs stand out against a black satin weave background.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp ends in knotted fringe (5.5“ long)

Condition: Excellent ; Excellent antique condition with little to no signs of wear.

61.4 x 62.2 in.
156 x 158 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #lyon #jacquard

Early 20th Century Cotton Turkish Towel

Possibly an Ottoman period textile; embroidery is dense, reversible. small holes; soiled in places; one area is patched. nice to wear as a stole


Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

62.2 x 19.3 in.
158 x 49 cm.

#turkey #early 20th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl From Paris

Small holes.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Paris
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Applied silk fringe with knots
Condition: Excellent

53.5 x 49.6 in.
136 x 126 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #paris #printed #twill

Early 20th Century Cotton Guatemalan Fragment

May be a width from a huipil, the left or right side of three panel piece; no longer produced. white weft is hand-spun. interesting ground cloth.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good

75.6 x 17.3 in.
192 x 44 cm.

#guatemala #early 20th century #fragment #huipil

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kanbi Indian Fragment From Kutch, Gujarat

Cheerful embroidered border from India with favorable household favorable symbols, perfect to edge a mantle or lintel. originally a shawl border; embroidered by a female relative and presented to a Kutchi woman after completion of one year of marriage.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

70.9 x 11.4 in.
180 x 29 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #fragment #kutch, gujarat #kanbi #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th-early 20th Century Silk Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Scarf From Bukhara

Suzani embroidery consisting of Basra stitch or Bukhara couching on very fine silk taffeta; constructed in two panels; a very lively piece

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied knotted edging
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Several small holes

130.7 x 17.3 in.
332 x 44 cm.

#uzbekistan #scarf #bukhara #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Shawl




89.8 x 13.8 in.
228 x 35 cm.

#shawl

Mid 20th Century Ixil Guatemalan Head Scarf From Nebaj, Quiche

Complex imagery originally used to tie-up long braids can set off a tabletop or coil around the neck & shoulders

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Condition: Excellent

46.1 x 3.3 in.
117 x 8.5 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #head scarf #nebaj, quiche #ixil

Late 20th Century Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango

Half of huipil; colorful cotton runner handwoven and jam-packed with historic Guatemalan motifs

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango

60.2 x 15.0 in.
153 x 38 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #huipil #mam

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kanbi Indian Fragment From Kutch, Gujarat

Shawl border; embroidered by a female relative and presented to a Kutchi woman after completion of one year of marriage.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

61.4 x 8.3 in.
156 x 21 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #fragment #kutch, gujarat #kanbi #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Sodha, Rajput And Meghwal Indian Scarf From Kutch, Gujarat

Embroidery is called ’soof’; a keen understanding of mathematics & geometry is necessary to produce this kind of work;

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors

63.8 x 6.7 in.
162 x 17 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #scarf #kutch, gujarat #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kanbi Indian Fragment From Kutch, Gujarat

Shawl border; embroidered by a female relative and presented to a Kutchi woman after completion of one year of marriage.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

76.8 x 10.2 in.
195 x 26 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #fragment #kutch, gujarat #kanbi #embroidery #plain weave

20th Century Silk Maranao Philippine Fragment From Mindanao

A band of woven silk tapestry with great geometric designs; a jewel of an antique sarong from the Philippines. This fine fragment originates from Mindanao, and was made by the Maranaw people. This piece can be appreciated as is, or would look great mounted on a light or dark background.

Condition: Good antique condition, with wear consistent with age and use; some areas of weakness, and one repaired area, though the piece is otherwise structurally strong.


Country of Origin: Philippines
Locale of Origin: Mindanao
Woven Structure: Tapestry
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry

34.6 x 5.9 in.
88 x 15 cm.

#philippines #20th century #fragment #mindanao #maranao #tapestry

Shawl



Object Local Name: Tzute

62.6 x 15.0 in.
159 x 38 cm.

#shawl #tzute

Early 19th Century Linen Turkish Towel



Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

38.6 x 7.9 in.
98 x 20 cm.

#turkey #early 19th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

First Half 20th Century Cotton Rabari Indian Scarf From Kutch, Gujarat

’bhukani’ or wedding scarf for the bridegroom.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Object Local Name: Bhukani
Condition: Excellent

67.3 x 5.9 in.
171 x 15 cm.

#india #scarf #kutch, gujarat #rabari #embroidery #plain weave #bhukani

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Shoulder Cloth

Cotton fiber is coarse and hand-spun.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Selendang
Condition: Excellent

64.6 x 13.8 in.
164 x 35 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #shoulder cloth #warp ikat #warp faced #selendang

Late 20th Century Cotton Tacuate, Mixtec Mexican Huipil From Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca



Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Santa Maria Zacatepec, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery

57.5 x 26.0 in.
146 x 66 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #huipil #tacuate, mixtec #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Silk Uzbek Afghan Dress From Bukhara

Adras silk and cotton warp ikat; natural dyes may have been used as the colors are not uniform. stitched together in panels, this is typical of Central Asian ikat Chapans. This textile contains subtle embroidery and a Russian printed textile lining.

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Chapan
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; A few pen marks are visible

52.8 x 62.2 in.
134 x 158 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #dress #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave #chapan

Late 19th Century Silk Uzbek Afghan Robe From Bukhara

Fabric is called adras: silk and cotton warp ikat; striking motif. two types of Russian printed cloth used in lining

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Chapan
Condition: Excellent

51.6 x 49.6 in.
131 x 126 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #robe #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave #chapan

20th Century Sindi Pakistani Tunic From Dadu District, Sindh

Wedding tunic, includes applies bits of mirrors. girl’s wedding tunic worn over pants

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Dadu District, Sindh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Chola
Condition: Good

36.2 x 36.6 in.
92 x 93 cm.

#pakistan #20th century #tunic #dadu district, sindh #sindi #embroidery #chola

Mid 20th Century Silk Tibetan Nepalese Dress



Country of Origin: Nepal
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Excellent

55.5 x 89.0 in.
141 x 226 cm.

#nepal #mid 20th century #dress #tibetan #jacquard

Early 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Robe From Bukhara

Silk shoyi ; dynamic layout, constructed in panels that are vigorously punctuated by the rotated side inserts

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Chapan
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent ; Slit in one sleeve

48.4 x 54.3 in.
123 x 138 cm.

#uzbekistan #early 20th century #robe #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave #chapan

Early 20th Century Cotton Bedouin/ Palestinian Israeli/Palestinian Tunic

Hand-spun yarn;

Country of Origin: Israel/Palestine
Object Local Name: Thob
Condition: Fair

55.5 x 57.9 in.
141 x 147 cm.

#israelpalestine #early 20th century #tunic #bedouin palestinian #thob

1936 Cotton American Table Mat

Designed by Marguerita Mergentime
manu: Linens by Dewan; patch repairs as shown

Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Fair

53.5 x 53.5 in.
136 x 136 cm.

#usa #1936 #table mat #printed

Late 19th Century Silk Uzbek Afghan Robe From Bukhara

Silk ikat dress, extra wide. vibrant colors indicate using synthetic dyes. Russian printed textile lining; Suzani stitching for the piping and applied collar; constructed in panels

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Applied band of suzani embroidery
Object Local Name: Chapan
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

57.1 x 90.6 in.
145 x 230 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #robe #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave #chapan

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Nahualá, Sololá



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good ; Fabric fraying below arm opening as shown in photographs; some staining

34.6 x 37.0 in.
88 x 94 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #nahual, solol #quich #supplementary weft #plain weave

20th Century Cotton Iban Malaysian Jacket From Borneo, Kalimantan, Upper Mahakam

Possible that it is a ceremonial jacket because of the presence of anthropomorphic figures on the lower part of the back; the presence of pineapple fibers suggests that it is from the Bahau tribe



Country of Origin: Malaysia
Locale of Origin: Borneo, Kalimantan, Upper Mahakam
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Applied Fringe
Condition: Good ; Tears along the back edge of fabric

32.7 x 55.1 in.
83 x 140 cm.

#malaysia #20th century #jacket #iban #supplementary weft #warp faced

Late 19th Century Silk Uzbek Afghan Robe From Bukhara

Striking woman’s adras (silk and cotton)ikat ; Russian printed cotton lining; applied suzani edging; unusually long and complex motif

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Applied band of suzani embroidery
Object Local Name: Chapan
Condition: Excellent

49.2 x 69.3 in.
125 x 176 cm.

#afghanistan #late 19th century #robe #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave #chapan

19th Century Cotton Moroccan Shawl From Rabat

Possible that this textile was used during for Jewish rituals; embroidery stitch is called flat stitch.

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Rabat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

52.0 x 37.4 in.
132 x 95 cm.

#morocco #19th century #shawl #rabat #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Han Chinese Skirt

Classic Qing dynasty two piece skirt, silk floss embroidery on piece-dyed silk jaquard, framed with silk ribbon. condition as shown.

Country of Origin: China

39.0 x 27.6 in.
99 x 70 cm.

#china #19th century #skirt #han

19th Century Cotton Moroccan Wall Hanging From Rabat

This type of Fez stitch is called flat stitch- it’s characteristics are counted thread and being reversible; notice the subtle white embroidery of the background; small stains and edging is fraying. i

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Rabat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidered edging
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

51.6 x 36.6 in.
131 x 93 cm.

#morocco #19th century #wall hanging #rabat #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Bengali Bangladeshi Furnishing



Country of Origin: Bangladesh
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Kantha

40.9 x 57.1 in.
104 x 145 cm.

#bangladesh #early 20th century #furnishing #bengali #embroidery #kantha

Late 19th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Adras cotton and silk warp ikat; constructed in panels; notice the Russian printed cotton lining on the inside of garment

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Adras
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Good ; Some tiny holes, 2 faint stains

62.2 x 47.2 in.
158 x 120 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 19th century #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #adras

Wall Hanging



Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Condition: Excellent

52.8 x 52.8 in.
134 x 134 cm.

#wall hanging #damask #twill

Early 20th Century Silk Tibetan Nepalese Pants

Antique Tibetan man’s trousers, acquired in Kathmandu 1975. silk and metal wrapped thread


Country of Origin: Nepal
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Condition: Good ; Good antique condition consistent with age and use.

39.0 x 22.8 in.
99 x 58 cm.

#nepal #early 20th century #pants #tibetan #brocade

Early 20th Century Cotton Lakai Afghan Wall Hanging From Northern Region

Wine-colored ground cloth faded & some light staining. light padding & lined with solid peach colored cotton

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

54.7 x 42.1 in.
139 x 107 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #wall hanging #northern region #lakai #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbeki Wall Hanging

Susani-style; stains ,holes and tears. couched work imitating embroidery

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Woven Structure: Corduroy
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair

48.0 x 50.8 in.
122 x 129 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #embroidery #corduroy

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Korak Region, Formerly Tashkurgan

Rustic style, unlined

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Korak region, formerly Tashkurgan
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Embellishment: Embroidery
Object Local Name: Korak
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Outer red border is faded to lavender. a few small holes, one neat patch from back, two patches on the front

70.5 x 51.6 in.
179 x 131 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #uzbek #appliqu #korak

Wall Hanging




59.8 x 47.2 in.
152 x 120 cm.

#wall hanging

Wall Hanging




46.5 x 66.1 in.
118 x 168 cm.

#wall hanging

Early 19th Century Cotton French Quilt From Nantes

Copperplate printed calico ”Toile de Nantes“; vertical stripes of polychrome foliate designs; likely a upholstery fragment repurposed as lightly padded quilt; quilt stitching in all over trellis design; reverse is made up of several, plainer printed cotton and woven fragments

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Nantes
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Good ; Small tears reveal batting

68.1 x 48.4 in.
173 x 123 cm.

#france #early 19th century #quilt #nantes #printed #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Tashkent

Suzani embroidery done with basra or Bukhara. unlined

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Tashkent
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent ; 2 small slits which can easily be stabilized

73.2 x 50.0 in.
186 x 127 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #tashkent #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Early 20th Century Cotton Rabari Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

Herringbone or Sadu Bharat stitch is used in this piece; also notice the satin stitch that covers the entire surface of the textile.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

78.7 x 52.4 in.
200 x 133 cm.

#india #early 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #rabari #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Adras silk and cotton warp ikat; constructed in 5 panels; patterns are well-aligned, uncharacteristic of authentic Uzbek ikats; Suzani embroidery of satin stitch on the applied edging band

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Applied edging of suzani embroidery
Object Local Name: Adras
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent ; Several small stains

73.2 x 54.7 in.
186 x 139 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 19th century #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #adras

Late 19th Century American Quilt

Proud antique patchwork banner, extra tall.

Country of Origin: USA

72.4 x 38.2 in.
184 x 97 cm.

#usa #late 19th century #quilt

American Tablecloth



Country of Origin: USA

75.6 x 70.5 in.
192 x 179 cm.

#usa #tablecloth

Early 20th Century Cotton French Wall Hanging

Fading.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Good

43.7 x 57.9 in.
111 x 147 cm.

#france #early 20th century #wall hanging #jacquard #weft faced

Early 19th Century Cotton French Wall Hanging

Small holes and tears; fading.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Fair

65.0 x 66.9 in.
165 x 170 cm.

#france #early 19th century #wall hanging #jacquard #weft faced

Early 20th Century Hemp British Wall Hanging

Coarse, heavy, hand spun bast (likely hemp); evokes the richness of silk-velvet lampas textiles of the Renaissance; various handwritten selvage markings; unhemmed upper/lower edge




Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Good ; Good antique condition consistent with age and use.

93.3 x 55.1 in.
237 x 140 cm.

#uk #early 20th century #wall hanging #block print #plain weave

Wall Hanging




68.5 x 70.9 in.
174 x 180 cm.

#wall hanging

Cotton French Tablecloth

One large tear, small spots and fading.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Fair

57.9 x 57.1 in.
147 x 145 cm.

#france #tablecloth #jacquard #warp faced

Early 18th Century Silk French Wall Hanging

Fading.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Fair

76.4 x 56.7 in.
194 x 144 cm.

#france #early 18th century #wall hanging #jacquard #warp faced

Early 18th Century Silk French Wall Hanging

Early 18th century; very delicate piece; constructed in 3 parts; many tears. to be framed.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Lampas
Embellishment: Applied band of continuous brocade
Condition: Fair

113.4 x 60.6 in.
288 x 154 cm.

#france #early 18th century #wall hanging #lampas #warp faced

Early 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Constructed in 9 panels; lined in Russian printed cotton

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Applied band
Object Local Name: Adras
Condition: Good ; 3 holes: 4 cm, 10 cm, 10 cm in diameter; some fraying along banded edge

86.6 x 65.7 in.
220 x 167 cm.

#uzbekistan #early 20th century #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #adras

1900 Cotton British Panel From Bradford?

Industrially manufactured voided velveteen furnishing fabric; art nouveau

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Bradford?
Woven Structure: Voided velvet
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Excellent

62.2 x 49.2 in.
158 x 125 cm.

#uk #1900 #panel #bradford #jacquard #voided velvet

Late 19th Century Cotton American Furnishing From

Constructed in two parts; many holes and tears; delicate piece; baroque inspired.


Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin:

Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Chenille
Object Local Name: Chenille
Condition: Poor

68.5 x 66.9 in.
174 x 170 cm.

#usa #late 19th century #furnishing #chenille #jacquard

Early 20th Century Cotton European Wall Hanging

Slubbed silk lining; several areas where silk embroidery is worn away revealing drawn outlines on net ground material (cotton).

Country of Origin: Europe
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied band of twisted fringe on all four corners
Condition: Fair

51.6 x 58.7 in.
131 x 149 cm.

#europe #early 20th century #wall hanging #embroidery

Cotton Peruvian Blanket From San Jose, Lambayeque

Unused fisherman’s blanket. Two backstrap-loomed sections joined vertically. Natural locally produced brown cotton used for ground. Industrial cotton used for stripes.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: San Jose, Lambayeque
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Frasada
Condition: Excellent

64.6 x 59.8 in.
164 x 152 cm.

#peru #blanket #san jose, lambayeque #warp stripe #warp faced #frasada

Mid 20th Century Silk Indonesian Shoulder Cloth From Kerek, Tuban, East Java

Hand painted (tulis) and block printed patterns (cap); motifs have strong Chinese influence and the bird motifs are phoenix (lokcan) inspired.


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Kerek, Tuban, East Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Selendang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Hardly visible ink stains in the center

38.2 x 66.5 in.
97 x 169 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #shoulder cloth #batik #plain weave #selendang

Mid 19th Century Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Skirt From Tanjung Bumi, Madura Island, Madura

Madura is an island in Indonesia between Bali and Java; cotton clock is very finely woven and is called primissima; prepared by men; patterns are created by a mixture of cap (block printed motifs/European stamps) and tulis (hand-drawn motifs); by women.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Tanjung Bumi, Madura Island, Madura
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 76.8 in.
104 x 195 cm.

#indonesia #mid 19th century #skirt #peranakan #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Yogyakarta, Central Java

Cap and tulis batik; garuda wing pattern is styled.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Yogyakarta, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

40.2 x 79.5 in.
102 x 202 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

1910-15 Cotton Indonesian Breast Cover From Banyumas, South-west Java

Very finely woven cloth; notice the motifs with the wings - it is the sawat design based on the mythical bird garuda and is done using the cap (block) design; is used as a breast cover and worn in Javanese courts; central panel of applique pink silk indicates wedded status; in this piece it is in fragments.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Banyumas, South-west Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kemben
Natural Dyes: Indigo dye and soga brown
Condition: Fair

20.5 x 97.2 in.
52 x 247 cm.

#indonesia #1910-15 #breast cover #batik #plain weave #kemben

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Tulis batik. composed and drawn by artist.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 83.9 in.
105 x 213 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Very vibrant and dynamic patterning; cap and tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 95.3 in.
104 x 242 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Early 20th Century Cotton American Furnishing

One hole

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Condition: Good

52.8 x 74.0 in.
134 x 188 cm.

#usa #early 20th century #furnishing #screen-printed #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Tulis batik; notice unusual drawing


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo dye and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

40.2 x 94.5 in.
102 x 240 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Wings represent mythical garuda bird; cap batik. large tear.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Fair

40.6 x 59.1 in.
103 x 150 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #sarong

Late 19th Century Cotton Iranian Fragment From Isfahan

Produced for export to Iran; notice the tile like patterning at center; bedcover.

Country of Origin: Iran
Locale of Origin: Isfahan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Natural Dyes: Indigo

45.7 x 45.7 in.
116 x 116 cm.

#iran #late 19th century #fragment #isfahan #kalamkari #plain weave

Early 19th Century Cotton French Shawl

Red dye has run slightly; very fragile piece; many small holes.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

57.5 x 54.3 in.
146 x 138 cm.

#france #early 19th century #shawl #block print #plain weave

18th Century Cotton Golconda Indian Wall Hanging From Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh

Indian chintz style.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Excellent

48.8 x 53.9 in.
124 x 137 cm.

#india #18th century #wall hanging #golconda #kalamkari #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Cotton French Furnishing

A wonderfully printed mid 19th century French document illustrating realisting nature in both the flora and fauna realms. Assembled from 3 sections.
Good-fair condition as a historic textile document; several small holes, one tear near edge (13 cm long); some small rust stains on the surface. natural dyes.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

89.8 x 63.0 in.
228 x 160 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #furnishing #plain weave

1814-1830 Cotton French Furnishing From Nantes

Printed toile fragment constructed in three parts; 4 offset cartouches with antique scenes depicting Cupid and Psyche (sleeping figure); likely used as a valance; small holes and slight stains; manufactured by Favre Petitpierre & Cie around 1815; According to the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris: ”Double printing on cotton: purple dye on copper roller for the medallions (pyrolignite iron and madder); use of wood blocks for the floral frames (mordant and Cachou or buckthorns (yellow color obtained from the berries of the buckthorn (Rhamnus) family, aka la graine de Perse)). The allegories derive from the work of Angelica Kauffman (1740-1807).

Good antique condition with minor age discoloration; one small carefully stitched repair, another tear repaired with adhered pellon(?)mending tape; one small (2 cm long) slit; a couple of small (no more than 1cm in diameter) holes.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Nantes
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Condition: Good

36.6 x 67.7 in.
93 x 172 cm.

#france #1814-1830 #furnishing #nantes #copperplate #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk Khmer People Cambodian Wall Hanging

Notice the depiction of figures celebrating a festival; fragment of a ceremonial hanging (locally called Khmer Pidan).

Country of Origin: Cambodia
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Hol pidan
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

60.6 x 31.5 in.
154 x 80 cm.

#cambodia #early 20th century #wall hanging #khmer people #weft ikat #twill #hol pidan

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Yogyakarta, Central Java

traditional pattern to Yogja. cap batik. handsome pattern in natural dyes.


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Yogyakarta, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 94.5 in.
105 x 240 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #sarong

Late 18th Century Cotton Indian Wall Hanging From Coromandel Coast, Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh

Palampore textile; ceremonial hanging for Persian market; the hanging has a mehrab, arch in the central rectangular compartment containing a stylized cyprus tree.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Coromandel Coast, Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Object Local Name: Palampore
Natural Dyes: Yes

71.7 x 45.3 in.
182 x 115 cm.

#india #late 18th century #wall hanging #block print #plain weave #palampore

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Edges are worn out; tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Fair

100.8 x 42.1 in.
256 x 107 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Synthetic Shawl

Continuous supplementary weft;

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Warp and weft ends form fringes
Condition: Excellent

47.2 x 53.1 in.
120 x 135 cm.

#shawl #supplementary weft #plain weave

1935-40 Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Yogyakarta, Central Java

Cap and tulis batik; notice the named puppet figures representing shadow theater marionettes that were used to tell stories of the Ramayana, Mahabharatha and other epics; each “wayang” figure has a caption of the story perhaps; these textiles indicate wisdom and so are worn by olders.


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Yogyakarta, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 102.4 in.
105 x 260 cm.

#indonesia #1935-40 #sarong #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

1920 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Shawl From Cajamarca

Comprised of very fine industrial cotton, which is continued into macramé design at either end. Supplementary weft reinforcements at either edge. Dicho (proverb): ”blanca palomita dices que te bas pero no me dices cuando bolderas“. ”RE“ also featured on either end.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Cajamarca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Robozo
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; Some darning near selvage; some holes in the macramé.

98.4 x 33.9 in.
250 x 86 cm.

#peru #1920 #shawl #cajamarca #mestizo #warp ikat #warp faced #robozo

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Lasem, North Java Coast

Deep red color is characteristic of Lasem batik; reinforced at the back with cotton lining; cap and tulis batik.


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lasem, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

43.3 x 74.0 in.
110 x 188 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #sarong

1960 Cotton Indian Shawl From Barmer, Rajasthan

Groom’s wedding shawl embroidered by the bride; from the Meghwal leather workers caste.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Barmer, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Object Local Name: Malir

48.0 x 68.5 in.
122 x 174 cm.

#india #1960 #shawl #barmer, rajasthan #block print #plain weave #malir

Early 20th Century Silk Indonesian Shoulder Cloth From Rembang, Java

Notice the Chinese-inspired phoenix “lokcan” motif; tulis batik; Rembang

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Rembang, Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Selendang
Natural Dyes: Indigo, kayu tinggi
Condition: Good ; Some soiling

19.3 x 111.8 in.
49 x 284 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #shoulder cloth #rembang, java #batik #plain weave #selendang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Constructed from many panels; piece has Suzani embroidery in the style of basra or Bukhara couching stitch; Russian printed cotton lining removed

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Good

60.6 x 48.4 in.
154 x 123 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #bukhara #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Shawl




60.6 x 48.8 in.
154 x 124 cm.

#shawl

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

The Kepala (’head’) has an unusual dash pattern. The badan (body) has systematically arranged Japanese flowers; tulis batik; produced for export.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 41.3 in.
112 x 105 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

1930 Silk Han Chinese Shawl



Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Crepe
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

48.0 x 50.8 in.
122 x 129 cm.

#china #1930 #shawl #han #embroidery #crepe

Late 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Constructed in many parts; piece with suzani embroidery done in the style of basra or Bukhara couching; embroidery of the creeper pattern is incomplete; motifs are said to be inspired by the sun.

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Good

50.8 x 50.8 in.
129 x 129 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 20th century #wall hanging #bukhara #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Shawl




65.4 x 65.4 in.
166 x 166 cm.

#shawl

1930-1950 Cotton Japanese Wall Hanging

Hand-spun cotton; export; slight staining in center.

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Stencil
Condition: Good

48.0 x 50.4 in.
122 x 128 cm.

#japan #1930-1950 #wall hanging #stencil #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Sindhis Pakistani Wall Hanging From Sind

This type of embroidery is called phulkar.

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Sind
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Excellent

46.9 x 46.9 in.
119 x 119 cm.

#pakistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #sind #sindhis #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Abung Indonesian Skirt From Lampung, South Sumatra

”tapis“- woman’s cermonial skirt cloth; embroidery in gold passing thread and reflects Chinese cultural influence; mirrors and sequins are missing in places.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lampung, South Sumatra
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied sequin and mirror work
Object Local Name: Tapis
Condition: Good

46.5 x 48.8 in.
118 x 124 cm.

#indonesia #late 19th century #skirt #abung #warp stripe #warp faced #tapis

1920 Silk Han Chinese Shawl



Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Fair; Some spotting

44.1 x 44.1 in.
112 x 112 cm.

#china #1920 #shawl #han #embroidery #plain weave

1942-45 Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Java

This piece is characteristic of those Javanese batiks that were produced for export to China; the colors are light and the patterns may have been taken from Dutch horticultural books or magazines; tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Condition: Excellent

81.9 x 42.5 in.
208 x 108 cm.

#indonesia #1942-45 #skirt #peranakan #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 19th Century Silk French Shawl From Lyon

Chiné a la branche (warps stencil printed prior to being woven) and jacquard.

Very good antique condition; several small (pin-sized) holes.

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Chiné
Embellishment: Applied knotted warp and weft fringe
Condition: Good

65.0 x 65.0 in.
165 x 165 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #shawl #lyon #chin #twill

1970 Cotton Indonesian Wall Hanging From Java

Tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Condition: Excellent

40.2 x 58.7 in.
102 x 149 cm.

#indonesia #1970 #wall hanging #java #batik #plain weave

19th Century Silk French Shawl From Lyon

Very unusual piece for it is has a silk brocade on a patterned ground; the brocade pattern adds depth to the flat printed pattern in the form of shading.


Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Discontinuous brocade
Condition: Good ; Three small holes no larger than 5 mm in diameter.

55.9 x 59.1 in.
142 x 150 cm.

#france #19th century #shawl #lyon #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Tuban

Tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Tuban
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

40.6 x 94.5 in.
103 x 240 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #tuban #batik #plain weave #sarong

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Yogyakarta, Central Java

The patterns are traditional patterns are applied via the cap (block) batik method.


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Yogyakarta, Central Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

40.6 x 48.0 in.
103 x 122 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Shawl




54.3 x 55.9 in.
138 x 142 cm.

#shawl

1920 Silk Han Chinese Shawl



Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Fair; Several spots worn through, 2 darned areas

49.2 x 49.2 in.
125 x 125 cm.

#china #1920 #shawl #han #embroidery #plain weave

1920 Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Diagonal lines of patterns running along the cloth is an interesting feature of this piece; cap and tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

96.1 x 40.6 in.
244 x 103 cm.

#indonesia #1920 #skirt #batik #plain weave #sarong

Late 20th Century Cotton European Table Mat

Imitation batik cloth.

Country of Origin: Europe
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 118.1 in.
104 x 300 cm.

#europe #late 20th century #table mat #printed #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Cotton French Scarf

Many holes; some tears.


Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Fair

60.6 x 59.4 in.
154 x 151 cm.

#france #mid 19th century #scarf #block print #twill

Early 20th Century Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Shawl From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Notice the “Model E.V Zuelan Pahalongan” text in one corner; cap and tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Condition: Excellent

41.7 x 80.3 in.
106 x 204 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #shawl #peranakan #batik #plain weave

1930 Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan,North Java Coast

Tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan,North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

41.3 x 35.8 in.
105 x 91 cm.

#indonesia #1930 #skirt #batik #plain weave #sarong

Early 19th Century Cotton French Scarf

Attached seam on either end of the piece; subtle woven self-stripe; openwork detail at either end

excellent antique condition with very few signs of wear; one small pin-sized hole on one short end.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Excellent

22.4 x 100.8 in.
57 x 256 cm.

#france #early 19th century #scarf #block print #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Nahua Mexican Skirt From Acátlan, Guerrero

Cotton woman’s wrap-around skirt; woven on a backstrap loom. embroidered with silk floss. 2 panels.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Acátlan, Guerrero
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Includes indigo
Condition: Good

40.2 x 83.5 in.
102 x 212 cm.

#mexico #mid 20th century #skirt #actlan, guerrero #nahua #embroidery

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Coast Java

Cap and tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Coast Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

42.5 x 86.6 in.
108 x 220 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Pekalongan, North Coast Java

Cap and tulis batik. 2 distinct patterns

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Coast Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 96.5 in.
104 x 245 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

Indonesian Sarong

Trade cloth. 3 colors in print. cloth is glazed

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Excellent

43.7 x 100.8 in.
111 x 256 cm.

#indonesia #sarong #printed

Mid 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Fragment From Bukhara

Gold bands used for figured weave

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Adras
Condition: Good

17.3 x 11.4 in.
44 x 29 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #fragment #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #adras

American Wall Hanging

wool tapestry with cityscape designs in a variety of fall colors; slight variation in yarn dyeing gives these buildings added dimension. This piece is signed ”EA“ on the lower right corner for a Evelyn Ackerman, renowned American designer known for her California mid-century modern creations.

Condition: Good-fair vintage condition with some small areas of wear near upper edge, slight discoloration, wear at left selvage.

Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry

33.1 x 20.9 in.
84 x 53 cm.

#usa #wall hanging #tapestry

Early 20th Century Cotton Uzbeki Wall Hanging

’Chakla’ is referred to as square hanging.

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Chakla
Condition: Excellent

37.4 x 37.0 in.
95 x 94 cm.

#uzbekistan #early 20th century #wall hanging #embroidery #plain weave #chakla

1920 Silk French Wall Hanging

Jacquard-woven brocade; constructed in three panels; heavy piece; cotton backing that is heavily stained. looks like ”art nouveau“ style design


Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Applied band of metal thread embroidery
Condition: Good ; 1 cm hole

31.1 x 44.5 in.
79 x 113 cm.

#france #1920 #wall hanging #jacquard

Early 20th Century Silk American Fragment

A revival-style tablecloth textile, full loom width

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Doublecloth
Condition: Good

41.7 x 41.7 in.
106 x 106 cm.

#usa #early 20th century #fragment #doublecloth

Early 20th Century Silk American Fragment

A revival-style tablecloth textile, full loom width

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Doublecloth
Condition: Good ; Slight staining; small area of loss on one edge

33.5 x 43.3 in.
85 x 110 cm.

#usa #early 20th century #fragment #doublecloth

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Waist Cloth From Jembrana, Bali



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Jembrana, Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Songket
Condition: Good ; Gold passing thread is wornout; some fading and several holes; several areas of repair using pink thread

42.9 x 66.9 in.
109 x 170 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #waist cloth #jembrana, bali #supplementary weft #plain weave #songket

Mid 20th Century Silk Lao Sash From Sam Neua, Northern Laos

Hem band of skirt. technique of weaving where the discontinuous supplementary weft with multicolor silk and metallic thread

Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Sam Neua, Northern Laos
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

26.0 x 5.9 in.
66 x 15 cm.

#laos #mid 20th century #sash #supplementary weft #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Lao Sash From Sam Neua, Northern Laos

Continuous supplementary weft creates a fully reversible design in fine gold tone metallic thread.

Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Sam Neua, Northern Laos
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

25.2 x 7.1 in.
64 x 18 cm.

#laos #mid 20th century #sash #supplementary weft #plain weave

Early 1950s Rayon American Shirt

Boy’s cotton shirt, size 8 by ’The Little Champ of Hollywood, A Bates Fabric, Made in California’; tree stump trellis pattern on red ground

Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Buttons
Condition: Excellent

20.5 x 22.0 in.
52 x 56 cm.

#usa #early 1950s #shirt #printed

Mid 20th Century Chinantec Mexican Huipil From San Lucas Ojitlán, Oaxaca

Woven on a backstrap loom

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: San lucas Ojitlán, Oaxaca
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Good ; Some damage under one side opening

37.0 x 32.7 in.
94 x 83 cm.

#mexico #mid 20th century #huipil #chinantec

Early 20th Century Silk French Furnishing

Applied embroidered band along circumference; an arts and crafts piece; s Good-Fair antique condition with wear consistent with age and use; some splitting in yellow silk lining; a couple of very faint stains on undyed linen leaves.



Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Embellishment: Applied velvet strips
Condition: Good

16.9 x 18.1 in.
43 x 46 cm.

#france #early 20th century #furnishing #appliqu #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Panel From Bukhara

Silk shoyi; Russian printed cotton textile lining; constructed from four panels; quilted

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Applied band
Condition: Good

29.1 x 16.1 in.
74 x 41 cm.

#uzbekistan #early 20th century #panel #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Panel From Bukhara

Notice the Russian printed cotton fabric lining

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; warp is loose at the edges and fraying; some age discoloration. some shattered areas

28.7 x 16.5 in.
73 x 42 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #panel #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #plain weave

Late 19th Century Chinese Fragment



Country of Origin: China
Condition: Fair; Faded and torn ground cloth; embroidery is intact

31.5 x 16.5 in.
80 x 42 cm.

#china #late 19th century #fragment

Early 18th Century Cotton French Fragment From Jouy

Toile de jouy textile; quilted; unfinished edges

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Jouy
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

11.8 x 17.3 in.
30 x 44 cm.

#france #early 18th century #fragment #jouy #copperplate #plain weave

1892 Cotton American Scarf From Chicago

Chicago World’s Columbian [sic] Exposition commemorative scarf; The printer was Cocheco M’F’G CO (manufacturing company) Lawrence & Co AG’TS (agents). It features images of the machinery hall, the art palace, the naval exhibit, electrical building and the administration building (center).

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: Chicago
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Condition: Fair; Some tearing; fading as pictured; could benefit from mounting

25.2 x 22.0 in.
64 x 56 cm.

#usa #1892 #scarf #chicago #copperplate #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Kuna Indians Panamanian Swatch From San Blas Islands

Wonderful design created as a panel for front or back of a blouse. It’s called a ”mola“; reverse applique with three layers of cloth.

Country of Origin: Panama
Locale of Origin: San Blas Islands
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Reverse appliqué
Object Local Name: Mola
Condition: Excellent

19.7 x 13.4 in.
50 x 34 cm.

#panama #mid 20th century #swatch #san blas islands #kuna indians #reverse appliqu #plain weave #mola

Silk Chinese Fragment

Export; some fading/discoloration and one small split in silk

Country of Origin: China
Condition: Fair

19.7 x 18.5 in.
50 x 47 cm.

#china #fragment

18th Century Turkish Fragment

Possibly a hand/ hamsa motif

Country of Origin: Turkey
Condition: Poor; Fragile condition; heavy losses in silk ground fabric; somewhat recently framed and backed in strong cotton material.

17.7 x 14.6 in.
45 x 37 cm.

#turkey #18th century #fragment

1970 Cotton Ashanika (Campa) Peruvian Belt From Ayacucho, Rio Ene

”baby carrier“. Back-strap loom woven. Carved shin bones with engraved patterned ornaments applied to rattle. dyed with achiote

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Ayacucho, Rio Ene
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Mirrors, shells, tassels
Natural Dyes: Achote
Condition: Excellent

21.3 x 11.8 in.
54 x 30 cm.

#peru #1970 #belt #ayacucho, rio ene #ashanika campa #warp stripe #warp faced

19th Century Silk Furnishing

Silk velvet; Couched goldwork embroidery (alto relieve) of stylized flowers with peacocks radiating around central solar motif; hooks fastened to corner indicate hanging

Good antique condition; a few lifting metallic threads, some wear on border fringe; one small area (6 cm long) where fringed border is detached from the embroidery (can be easily repaired.)

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied metal fringe
Condition: Good

18.1 x 18.1 in.
46 x 46 cm.

#19th century #furnishing #embroidery #plain weave

Late 18th Century Linen Turkish Apron

Very interesting construction with fine silk interlayer and fine cotton ground fabric; elaborately embroidered designs in flat metallic thread. lined

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Super fine silk interlayer is wearing away; some slight tarnishing on metallic thread; otherwise very strong antique condition

32.3 x 15.0 in.
82 x 38 cm.

#turkey #late 18th century #apron #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Silk Furnishing

Silk velvet; Couched goldwork embroidery (alto relieve) of stylized flowers with peacocks radiating around central solar motif; hooks fastened to corner indicate hanging

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied metal fringe
Condition: Good ; Some fading; loss of velvet pile

18.1 x 18.1 in.
46 x 46 cm.

#late 19th century #furnishing #embroidery #plain weave

Early 19th Century Linen Turkish Towel

Possibly produced during the Ottoman period in Turkey; handspun ground fabric

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Very slight yellowing; excellent condition considering ago

32.3 x 15.4 in.
82 x 39 cm.

#turkey #early 19th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Linen Turkish Towel

Possibly produced during the Ottoman period in Turkey;

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

26.8 x 15.7 in.
68 x 40 cm.

#turkey #early 20th century #towel #embroidery #plain weave

Early 19th Century Cotton British Swatch From Manchester

Tiny dots on blocks for background texture; chintzed (glazed) surface. needs framing

Good antique condition; minor age discoloration; a few stray marks are the result of the printing process; one 5 cm and one 3 cm long slit near one edge.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Manchester
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Object Local Name: Chintz
Natural Dyes: All
Condition: Excellent

23.6 x 25.2 in.
60 x 64 cm.

#uk #early 19th century #swatch #manchester #copperplate #plain weave #chintz

Mid 20th Century Cotton Tekke Afghan Animal Trapping From Kabul

Camel flank decoration of patchwork pieces of ikat, Russian printed cotton and woven textiles

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Good ; Some small holes and fraying along edge

31.9 x 48.0 in.
81 x 122 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #animal trapping #kabul #tekke #patchwork #plain weave #korak

1900 Ramie Han Chinese Document

Very finely spun woven ramie. Jacket’s long sleeve made from two pieces of fabric joined together. Loom width - 42 cm. Could be piña cloth from ethnic Chinese in Philippines .

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Plain weave
Embellishment: Ball buttons
Condition: Poor; Large holes in front bodice and center back. Some staining. Small vents at sides. Some evidence of mending.

28.7 x 59.1 in.
73 x 150 cm.

#china #1900 #document #han #plain weave

1930 Silk Robe

Possibly a Hong Kong export robe with excellent Art Deco print

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Applied band edging
Condition: Fair; Small holes, silk is fragile

41.7 x 48.0 in.
106 x 122 cm.

#1930 #robe #printed #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Abung Indonesian Sarong From Lampung, Sumatra

”tapis“- woman’s cermonial skirt cloth; embroidery in gold passing thread and reflects Chinese cultural influence

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lampung, Sumatra
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Applied sequin work
Object Local Name: Tapis
Condition: Good ; Sequins are missing in places

49.6 x 43.3 in.
126 x 110 cm.

#indonesia #late 19th century #sarong #lampung, sumatra #abung #warp stripe #warp faced #tapis

1930 Linen European Table Runner

Scrolling vine motif through central field; resembles Turkish towel design; fading in a some areas

Country of Origin: Europe
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery

67.7 x 22.0 in.
172 x 56 cm.

#europe #1930 #table runner #embroidery #plain weave

1930 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Shawl From Cajamarca

Comprised of very fine industrial cotton, which was originally continued into macramé design at either end;supplementary wefts employed to strengthen extremities.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Cajamarca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Rebozo
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; Worn through in one area of the center field; some staining; loss in areas of macramé

61.4 x 31.5 in.
156 x 80 cm.

#peru #1930 #shawl #cajamarca #mestizo #warp ikat #warp faced #rebozo

Mid 20th Century Silk Thai Fragment From Northeastern Region



Country of Origin: Thailand
Locale of Origin: Northeastern region
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

57.5 x 26.0 in.
146 x 66 cm.

#thailand #mid 20th century #fragment #northeastern region #weft ikat #plain weave

1830 Cotton British Yardage

Offset roller printed Gothic revival repeat motif of vaulted stone archways and checkerboard marble floors, with floral bouquets growing out from behind stone pillars against abstract grounds; very fragile, needs framing

Fair antique condition; small slits and holes throughout.

See another gothic revival printed cotton work in MMA collection 63.55.2 https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/202927

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Condition: Fair

67.7 x 24.4 in.
172 x 62 cm.

#uk #1830 #yardage #copperplate #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Skirt From Totonicapan, Totonicapán

Bold solid stripes interrupted by several different patterns of indigo ikat.; interesting wrap-around of pattern weft ends. warp stripes pulled open along two close areas.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapan, Totonicapán
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft stripe
Natural Dyes: Includes indigo
Condition: Good

80.3 x 33.5 in.
204 x 85 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #skirt #quich #weft stripe #weft faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Shawl From Totonicapan, Totonicapán

Red warps alternate with heavier multicolored ones, including several featuring ikat patterns

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapan, Totonicapán
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Knotted warp ends with pom-poms
Natural Dyes: Includes indigo
Condition: Excellent

74.8 x 26.4 in.
190 x 67 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #shawl #quich #warp stripe #warp faced

Early 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Embroidery is called fez stitch and its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible; noticeable change in shades of the embroidery color 


Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin:
Fez

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment:


Object Local Name:


Natural Dyes:
yes

Condition: Excellent

48.8 x 38.6 in.
124 x 98 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

1920 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Shawl From Cajamarca

Hand-spun cotton; comprised of industrial cotton, which was originally continued into macramé design at either end; Supplementary wefts employed to strengthen extremities.

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Cajamarca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Robozo
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; Some discoloration and holes in center field; loss in areas of macramé

65.4 x 34.3 in.
166 x 87 cm.

#peru #1920 #shawl #cajamarca #mestizo #warp ikat #warp faced #robozo

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Breast Cloth From Pekalongan, North Java Coast





Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin:
Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Embellishment:


Object Local Name:
Kemben

Natural Dyes:


Condition: Excellent

59.8 x 20.5 in.
152 x 52 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #breast cloth #batik #plain weave #kemben

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Shawl From Amanatun, West Timor



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Amanatun, West Timor
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Condition: Excellent

64.6 x 41.3 in.
164 x 105 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #shawl #amanatun, west timor #warp stripe #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Chinese Indonesian Sarong From Lasem, Java




Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lasem, Java
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Embellishment:


Object Local Name:


Natural Dyes:


Condition: Good ; One small hole

42.1 x 39.0 in.
107 x 99 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #sarong #lasem, java #chinese #batik #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton T’boli Philippine Shawl From Mindanao, Bia’anor, Bogobo





Country of Origin: Philippines
Locale of Origin:
Mindanao, Bia’anor, Bogobo


Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment:


Object Local Name:


Natural Dyes:


Condition: Good

84.3 x 28.3 in.
214 x 72 cm.

#philippines #late 20th century #shawl #t'boli #warp ikat #warp faced

Shawl

”for more info:
http://textilecollection.wisc.edu/featured_textile_articles/egyptian-shawl.html. called ”tulle bi telli“


0.0 x 0.0 in.
x cm.

#shawl

Mid 20th Century Cotton Hungarian Romanian Furnishing From Kalotaszeg, Transylvania

Constructed in three sections, center panel embroidery is done on linen, end panels are cotton; this type of embroidery is locally known as ”Írásos,” meaning written.

Country of Origin: Romania
Locale of Origin: Kalotaszeg, Transylvania
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Several darns and stains

82.7 x 26.4 in.
210 x 67 cm.

#romania #mid 20th century #furnishing #hungarian #embroidery #plain weave

Cotton Toba Batak Indonesian Shawl From North Sumatra



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: North Sumatra
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment: Weft patterning at both ends across warp twisted fringes
Object Local Name: Ragi Hotang

82.7 x 29.5 in.
210 x 75 cm.

#indonesia #shawl #north sumatra #toba batak #weft brocade #plain weave #ragi hotang

Early 20th Century Raffia Bakuba Peoples, Possibly Bushong Congolese Skirt

Appliquéd shapes cut freehand and applied sparsely improvised manner; fine linear, black embroidery of interlaced designs reference weaving or basketry techniques; constructed in 3.5 ground panels; embroidery shows some wear

Country of Origin: DR Congo
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Patched boarders with pom-poms
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

79.5 x 25.2 in.
202 x 64 cm.

#dr congo #early 20th century #skirt #embroidery #plain weave

1930 Silk Maya Guatemalan Shawl From San Pedro La Laguna, Atitlán Lake, Sololá

Hand-spun silk

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Pedro la Laguna, Atitlán Lake, Sololá
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Fair; Several areas of staining

90.6 x 28.7 in.
230 x 73 cm.

#guatemala #1930 #shawl #maya #weft ikat #weft faced

1920 Cotton Mestizo Peruvian Shawl From Cajamarca

Warp threads continue in to deep macrame and fringed areas on each end

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Cajamarca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Rebozo
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Good ; One small darn, light stains

103.1 x 32.3 in.
262 x 82 cm.

#peru #1920 #shawl #cajamarca #mestizo #warp ikat #warp faced #rebozo

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Nggela, Flores

Constructed in three sections

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Nggela, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Never been worn

60.6 x 28.3 in.
154 x 72 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #nggela, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Sikka, Flores

Constructed in two sections,

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Sikka, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

68.1 x 24.8 in.
173 x 63 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #sikka, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Lio, Flores

Constructed in three sections

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lio, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Never been worn

62.2 x 28.3 in.
158 x 72 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #lio, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Endeh, Flores

Constructed in three pieces, commercial yarns

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Endeh, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

62.2 x 26.8 in.
158 x 68 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #sarong #endeh, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Sikka, Flores

Constructed in two pieces

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Sikka, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Good ; Softened by use

66.1 x 23.6 in.
168 x 60 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #sikka, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Lio, Flores

Commercial yarns, constructed out of two pieces, excellent ikat in weaving.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lio, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Fair; Some holes concentrated near one end

59.8 x 24.4 in.
152 x 62 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #lio, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Lio, Flores

Constructed in two sections, hand spun yarns

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lio, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent ; One small hole

52.0 x 23.2 in.
132 x 59 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #lio, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Lio, Flores

Constructed in two sections, commercial yarn, machine joined vertical seam.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lio, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Lawo
Condition: Excellent

55.1 x 24.4 in.
140 x 62 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #lio, flores #warp ikat #warp faced #lawo

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Peninsula, Flores

Constructed in two segments; morinda red overdyed with indigo hence the dark color; patola inspired.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Peninsula, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Natural Dyes: Morinda and indigo
Condition: Excellent

61.4 x 26.8 in.
156 x 68 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #peninsula, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Ndona, Flores

Constructed in two pieces

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Ndona, Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

59.1 x 25.2 in.
150 x 64 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #sarong #ndona, flores #warp ikat #warp faced

Early 20th Century Cotton Indian Skirt From Kutch, Gujarat

Tie-dye

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Embellishment: Mirrors, seeds, tassles
Condition: Good ; Some damage to waistband panel

27.6 x 80.3 in.
70 x 204 cm.

#india #early 20th century #skirt #kutch, gujarat #resist #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Abung Indonesian Sarong From Lampung, Sumatra

Selvedge is joined at center, couched gold wrapped threads for embroidery.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lampung, Sumatra
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Tapis
Natural Dyes: Yes, indigo
Condition: Fair; Some gold wrapped threads are loose or missing particularly on the upper band

42.9 x 49.6 in.
109 x 126 cm.

#indonesia #late 19th century #sarong #lampung, sumatra #abung #warp stripe #warp faced #tapis

Mid 20th Century Cotton Lakai Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Tashkent

Stitches are basra or Bukhara couching

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Tashkent
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Pink dye has bled, staining throughout

42.5 x 54.3 in.
108 x 138 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #tashkent #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

Third Quarter, 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Bajawa, Ngadha, Western Flores

Constructed in two pieces, hand spun yarns

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Bajawa, Ngadha, Western Flores
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

57.1 x 25.2 in.
145 x 64 cm.

#indonesia #sarong #warp ikat #warp faced

Early 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Wall Hanging From Lasem Or Semarung, North Java Coast

Fanciful animals and Chinese inspired motifs in center repeating pattern; foliate border. finest cotton, hemmed by hand with tiny stitches. two small darns, small discolored spots


Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Lasem or Semarung, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Natural Dyes: Indigo, pink and iron black
Condition: Good

40.6 x 43.3 in.
103 x 110 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #wall hanging #batik #plain weave

Early 19th Century Cotton Ottoman Towel

Silver plate thread embroidery over areas of loosely twisted cotton, reversible embroidery

Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; No structural damage but major areas of discoloration

55.5 x 33.1 in.
141 x 84 cm.

#early 19th century #towel #ottoman #embroidery

1930 Linen Table Mat

Center spots are given dimension by multiple layers of embroidery.

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Several dark stains near the center

38.2 x 34.3 in.
97 x 87 cm.

#1930 #table mat #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Assembled from various pieces of same design; fully lined

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Adras
Condition: Good

41.7 x 72.4 in.
106 x 184 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #warp faced #adras

Early 20th Century Cotton Iban Dayak Malaysian Ceremonial From Sarawak

Constructed in two pieces, bi-color extra wefts introduced for reinforcement at either end

Country of Origin: Malaysia
Locale of Origin: Sarawak
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Pua Kumbu
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

78.7 x 39.4 in.
200 x 100 cm.

#malaysia #early 20th century #ceremonial #sarawak #iban dayak #warp ikat #warp faced #pua kumbu

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Shawl From Kumbera, East Sumba

Constructed in two parts, patterned mirrored vertically at center, weft stripes at the ends strengthen the cloth; this classical layout with eleven patterned areas often seen in older hinggi

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Kumbera, East Sumba
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Hinggi
Condition: Good ; some soiling

103.1 x 40.6 in.
262 x 103 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #shawl #kumbera, east sumba #warp ikat #warp faced #hinggi

Late 18th Century Cotton Indian Table Mat From Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh

Fully lined

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Embellishment: Quilting
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; General fading and staining throughout, holes throughout

54.3 x 35.4 in.
138 x 90 cm.

#india #late 18th century #table mat #kalamkari #plain weave

19th Century Linen Palestinian Israeli/Palestinian Shawl From Bethelem

See Palestinian Embroidery by Shelagh Weir, p. 28;
embroidered in stem stitch and broken running stitch


Country of Origin: Israel/Palestine
Locale of Origin: Bethelem
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Fair; Some damage near selvedges & light staining

91.3 x 38.6 in.
232 x 98 cm.

#israelpalestine #19th century #shawl #bethelem #palestinian #embroidery

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indian Shawl From Assam

Fascinating detail included in supplementary weft brocading for emblems in center and in gold silk near either end
4 panels joined at selvedges

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Assam
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Embellishment: Tassels
Condition: Excellent

75.6 x 40.6 in.
192 x 103 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #shawl #assam #weft brocade #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mestizo Mexican Shawl From Toluca

Purchased new; warp threads are braided to form the fringes at either end.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Toluca
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Object Local Name: Rebozo
Condition: Excellent

79.5 x 31.5 in.
202 x 80 cm.

#mexico #mid 20th century #shawl #toluca #mestizo #warp ikat #warp faced #rebozo

19th Century Cotton French Fragment

Hand-quilted

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Object Local Name: Toile de Joiy
Condition: Good ; Some fading on the surface

37.8 x 34.3 in.
96 x 87 cm.

#france #19th century #fragment #copperplate #plain weave #toile de joiy

20th Century Cotton Sarakatsan Greek Apron From Thrace

Part of a festive wedding costume.

Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Thrace
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Glass beads
Condition: Excellent

15.0 x 22.4 in.
38 x 57 cm.

#greece #20th century #apron #thrace #sarakatsan #embroidery

Mid 20th Century Silk Italian Chasuble

Center strip of priest’s chasuble; embroidered sections are attached separately to this piece.

Country of Origin: Italy
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Woven metallic edging
Condition: Fair

34.3 x 5.9 in.
87 x 15 cm.

#italy #mid 20th century #chasuble #embroidery #satin

Early 20th Century Silk Kyrgyz Afghan Furnishing From Kabul

Tent hanging. real gold used in the brocade patches; see
cf A. 1995.93.356,
Mus. Intl Folk Art, Santa Fe

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Good

16.1 x 14.6 in.
41 x 37 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #furnishing #kabul #kyrgyz #patchwork #plain weave #korak

1930 Silk Han Chinese Jacket From Shanghai

Women’s jacket.

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Condition: Excellent

19.3 x 50.4 in.
49 x 128 cm.

#china #1930 #jacket #shanghai #han #woven #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton T’boli Philippine Blouse From Mindanao, Lake Sebu



Country of Origin: Philippines
Locale of Origin: Mindanao, Lake Sebu
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good ; Some fading on shoulders and back

16.9 x 50.4 in.
43 x 128 cm.

#philippines #mid 20th century #blouse #mindanao, lake sebu #t'boli #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Peranakan Indonesian Fragment From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Tulis batik

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Condition: Fair; One repaired area; some dye fading on the surface

42.1 x 33.9 in.
107 x 86 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #fragment #peranakan #batik #plain weave

Late 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Head Scarf From Ferghana

Silk shoyi purchased new; notice the black embroidery done in the style of basra stitches which is a type of Suzani embroidery

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Ferghana
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

37.4 x 35.4 in.
95 x 90 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 20th century #head scarf #ferghana #uzbek #warp ikat #satin

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging From Kabul

Pieced mosaic of silk solid and ikat pieces in squares and talismanic triangles

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Object Local Name: Korak
Condition: Good

36.2 x 33.5 in.
92 x 85 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kabul #uzbek #appliqu #plain weave #korak

Early 20th Century Cotton French Head Scarf



Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

32.7 x 32.3 in.
83 x 82 cm.

#france #early 20th century #head scarf #resist #plain weave

19th Century Cotton British Table Mat From Manchester

Border is badly torn, with several holes;

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: Manchester
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Fair

31.5 x 30.3 in.
80 x 77 cm.

#uk #19th century #table mat #manchester #printed #plain weave

Late 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Head Scarf From Ferghana

Silk shoyi Black embroidery imitating calligraphy, done in crude bukhara stitches; 2 panels seamed together

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Ferghana
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

35.0 x 35.4 in.
89 x 90 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 20th century #head scarf #ferghana #uzbek #warp ikat #satin

Early 20th Century Cotton Rajput Indian Wall Hanging From Saurashtra, Gujarat

’chakla’ meaning square hanging

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Saurashtra, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Object Local Name: Chakla
Condition: Good ; Border is torn in one spot

34.6 x 35.0 in.
88 x 89 cm.

#india #early 20th century #wall hanging #saurashtra, gujarat #rajput #appliqu #plain weave #chakla

Late 19th Century Cotton American Fragment



Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Condition: Good ; Three holes

30.3 x 32.7 in.
77 x 83 cm.

#usa #late 19th century #fragment #printed #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Fragment From East Sumba

Possible that this fragment is part of hinggi hipcloths from East Sumba; the dragon motif is Chinese inspired; notice the bird motifs as well.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: East Sumba
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Hinggi
Natural Dyes: Indigo, morinda
Condition: Good

38.2 x 21.3 in.
97 x 54 cm.

#indonesia #late 20th century #fragment #east sumba #warp ikat #warp faced #hinggi

Late 20th Century Cotton Chinese Table Mat From Nantong, Jiangsu Province

This technique is called blue calico and has been around for a thousand years; seems a corner stencil was used; is a civil society cloth as the motifs are representative of the happenings in society.

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Nantong, Jiangsu Province
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

33.1 x 32.3 in.
84 x 82 cm.

#china #late 20th century #table mat #resist #plain weave

1930 Cotton American Bag From Minneapolis

Partial label. farm service; general mills ink.

Country of Origin: USA
Locale of Origin: Minneapolis
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Object Local Name: Flour sack
Condition: Excellent

36.6 x 22.8 in.
93 x 58 cm.

#usa #1930 #bag #minneapolis #printed #plain weave #flour sack

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Shawl From Ayotupas, West Timor

Man’s shawl or ”selimut“

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Ayotupas, West Timor
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Woven
Embellishment: Pile fringe
Object Local Name: Selimut
Natural Dyes: Yes, including indigo
Condition: Fair; Two holes as seen in photographs

54.3 x 23.2 in.
138 x 59 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #shawl #ayotupas, west timor #woven #warp faced #selimut

20th Century Abaca Bogobo/ Bla’an Tribe Philippine Sarong From Mindanao

Two loom widths attached.

Country of Origin: Philippines
Locale of Origin: Mindanao
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

34.3 x 27.6 in.
87 x 70 cm.

#philippines #20th century #sarong #mindanao #bogobo bla'an tribe #warp ikat #warp faced

Late 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Yardage From Ferghana

Silk shoyi

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Ferghana
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

40.9 x 25.6 in.
104 x 65 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 20th century #yardage #ferghana #uzbek #warp ikat #satin

Cotton Indonesian Scarf From Toraja, Sulawesi?

Hand spun and heavily twisted cotton; pattern is mirrored; note the hook-like designs; it is an unusual piece because of the motifs.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Toraja, Sulawesi?
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Embellishment: Warp ends form fringe
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

47.2 x 8.7 in.
120 x 22 cm.

#indonesia #scarf #toraja, sulawesi #warp ikat #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton British Wall Hanging

Quilted; woven metallic bands for hanging

Slight discoloration on lining, and detachment of lining on one side, otherwise very good vintage condition.

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Printed
Embellishment: Embroidery and applied metal braid
Condition: Good

23.6 x 48.8 in.
60 x 124 cm.

#uk #mid 20th century #wall hanging #printed #plain weave

Late 19th Century Silk Han Chinese Wall Hanging

Decorative for export; soiled.

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Good

52.0 x 15.0 in.
132 x 38 cm.

#china #late 19th century #wall hanging #han #embroidery #satin

1950 Rayon British Fragment

Printed rayon design by Marian Mahler for David Whitehead Ltd. 1952 ”Mint Bird Chair.”

Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Screen-printed
Condition: Excellent

21.7 x 48.0 in.
55 x 122 cm.

#uk #1950 #fragment #screen-printed #plain weave

19th Century Cotton French Fragment

Hand-quilted.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Copperplate
Object Local Name: Toile de Joiy
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

47.2 x 13.8 in.
120 x 35 cm.

#france #19th century #fragment #copperplate #plain weave #toile de joiy

Early 20th Century Silk Lakai Uzbek Afghan Pillow Cover From Northern Afghanistan

Used to cover piles of bedding; locally called ”Saye Gosha.”

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Northern Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Macrame
Object Local Name: segusha; Saye Gosha embroidery
Condition: Excellent

49.2 x 32.3 in.
125 x 82 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #pillow cover #northern afghanistan #lakai uzbek #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Ahir Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

Embroidery patterns are of flowers, suns and birds that are characteristic of the Ahir herding caste.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors, tassles, applied edging
Object Local Name: Toran
Condition: Good

18.1 x 47.2 in.
46 x 120 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #ahir #embroidery #plain weave #toran

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Wall Hanging From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Unfinished process of batik; cap and tulis batik; brown color is wax canting.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Condition: Good

40.6 x 17.3 in.
103 x 44 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #wall hanging #batik #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Indian Scarf From Udaipur, Rajasthan

Lehariya technique with metallic pigment stamp.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Udaipur, Rajasthan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Condition: Excellent

24.4 x 11.8 in.
62 x 30 cm.

#india #early 20th century #scarf #udaipur, rajasthan #resist #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Wall Hanging From Pekalongan, North Java Coast

Unfinished process of batik; cap and tulis batik; brown color wax canting.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Pekalongan, North Java Coast
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Condition: Good

40.6 x 17.3 in.
103 x 44 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #wall hanging #batik #plain weave

1917 Cotton French Fragment From Lyon

Cockatoos by the fountain. designer Charles Stern (French); signature woven in right selvedge
Very good antique condition with little to no signs of wear.

See a printed textile, also featuring birds, designed by Stern in the MMA collection: 23.175.13 https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/487304?&searchField=All&sortBy=Relevance&ft=charles+stern&offset=0&rpp=20&pos=1

Country of Origin: France
Locale of Origin: Lyon
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Damask
Condition: Excellent

40.2 x 26.0 in.
102 x 66 cm.

#france #1917 #fragment #lyon #damask #jacquard

Cotton American Fragment

Designed by Josef Frank, 1947. ”Manhattan“

Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Excellent

35.4 x 27.2 in.
90 x 69 cm.

#usa #fragment #block print #plain weave

1940 Silk American Quilt

Tie fabrics; wool lining fabric also interesting.

Country of Origin: USA
Pattern Technique(s): Patchwork
Condition: Good

40.6 x 26.0 in.
103 x 66 cm.

#usa #1940 #quilt #patchwork

Mid 20th Century Tapa Barkcloth Samoan Fragment

Cloth is taken from the inner bark of the u’a (mulberry tree), scraped with a sea shell, then flattened (often communally) with beaters; Successive layers of bast are beaten then printed with ’upeti blocks using natural dyes from a range of trees, plants, and clays

Country of Origin: Samoa
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Object Local Name: Tapa
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

37.4 x 24.8 in.
95 x 63 cm.

#samoa #mid 20th century #fragment #block print #tapa

Early 20th Century Cotton Golconda Indo-Persian Table Mat From Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh

The panel is the full woven width of the cloth. for export to either Europe or Indonesia.

Country of Origin: Indo-Persian
Locale of Origin: Masulipatnam, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Kalamkari
Condition: Fair; Slight stains

35.4 x 26.8 in.
90 x 68 cm.

#indo-persian #early 20th century #table mat #golconda #kalamkari #plain weave

18th Or Early 19th Century Silk French Table Mat

Possibly religious. Metallic thread brocading wefts on green silk faille ground; applied metallic lace.
Good antique condition; minor age discoloration; some staining on lining.

Country of Origin: France
Woven Structure: Brocade
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Metal lace trim
Condition: Excellent

37.4 x 21.3 in.
95 x 54 cm.

#france #table mat #supplementary weft #brocade

Cotton Ottoman Scarf

Embroidery with silk and metal wrapped thread; stamp mark visible; the script is an imitation of arabic writing

Woven Structure: Gauze
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Embroidery
Condition: Fair; Very fragile condition

41.3 x 20.5 in.
105 x 52 cm.

#scarf #ottoman #embroidery #gauze

1920 Cotton Matyo Hungarian Apron From Mezőkövesd

See reverse
cf. Metropolitan Museum
Accession Number: 2009.300.3383

Country of Origin: Hungary
Locale of Origin: Mezőkövesd
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Fringe
Condition: Good ; Face is slightly faded

40.2 x 26.0 in.
102 x 66 cm.

#hungary #1920 #apron #mezkvesd #matyo #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk Uzbek Afghan Fragment From Bukhara



Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Adras
Condition: Excellent ; Recently backed and mounted

37.0 x 28.0 in.
94 x 71 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #fragment #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #adras

Mid 20th Century Silk Afghan Wall Hanging From Kabul

Composed of four fabrics; made from imported Russian jacquard fabrics

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe jacquard
Embellishment: Applied band
Condition: Good ; Fabric breakage on central fold line

38.6 x 27.2 in.
98 x 69 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kabul #warp stripe jacquard #satin

Mid 20th Century Cotton Dayak Indonesian Wall Hanging From Borneo



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Borneo
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Fair; Soiled; some damage

43.7 x 17.3 in.
111 x 44 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #wall hanging #borneo #dayak #supplementary weft #warp faced

1860-1900 Linen British Sampler From London

Unfinished sampler with hand-drawn patterns yet unfinished; example of Berlin wool work that gained popularity in Europe mid-century after the invention of aniline dyes; examples of Berlin and Irish embroidery patterns; use of straight, tent, eye, and cross stitching; the almost psychedelic, scalloped Berlin-like embroidery patterns are very unique

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: London
Woven Structure: Net
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

44.1 x 13.8 in.
112 x 35 cm.

#uk #1860-1900 #sampler #london #embroidery #net

Late 18th Century Cotton Ottoman Table Mat

Exquisite embroidery; embroidery includes use of silver plate thread

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Mostly intact despite its age

48.0 x 20.1 in.
122 x 51 cm.

#late 18th century #table mat #ottoman #embroidery #plain weave

Late 19th Century Cotton Moroccan Pillow Cover From Fez

Embroidery is called fez stitch and its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible; noticeable change in shades of the embroidery color

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

49.2 x 18.1 in.
125 x 46 cm.

#morocco #late 19th century #pillow cover #fez #embroidery #plain weave

1930 Cotton Hungarian Table Mat



Country of Origin: Hungary
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

48.4 x 16.9 in.
123 x 43 cm.

#hungary #1930 #table mat #supplementary weft #weft faced

1970 Silk Khmer People Cambodian Fragment

Fabric made for sarong; new piece.

Country of Origin: Cambodia
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Condition: Excellent

31.1 x 21.7 in.
79 x 55 cm.

#cambodia #1970 #fragment #khmer people #weft ikat

Late 20th Century Synthetic Syrian Vest

Gd book by Johannes Kalter
second image is interior of back

Country of Origin: Syria
Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Tapestry
Embellishment: Edgings
Object Local Name: ”aba“ or ”bisht“
Condition: Good ; Faint stains

25.6 x 22.0 in.
65 x 56 cm.

#syria #late 20th century #vest #tapestry #weft faced

Late 20th Century Synthetic Thai Skirt



Country of Origin: Thailand
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

31.5 x 23.2 in.
80 x 59 cm.

#thailand #late 20th century #skirt #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Kaqchikel Guatemalan Pants From San Lucas, Tolimán, Sololá

Men’s pants; back strap woven

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Lucas, Tolimán, Sololá
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft, Warp plaid
Condition: Surface somewhat soiled

33.9 x 22.0 in.
86 x 56 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #pants #kaqchikel

1970 Cotton Chinanteca Mexican Huipil From San Lucas Ojitlan, Oaxaca



Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: San Lucas Ojitlan, Oaxaca
Woven Structure: Leno
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Huipil
Condition: Fair; Soiled; red color has bled

35.4 x 22.0 in.
90 x 56 cm.

#mexico #1970 #huipil #chinanteca #supplementary weft #leno

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Chichicastanengo, Quiche

Woven strips created on a back strap loom; needle finishing

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastanengo, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced
Embellishment: Applied embroidered collar and edging
Condition: Excellent

30.3 x 25.6 in.
77 x 65 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #quich #warp faced

20th Century Hemp Poncho



Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; One selvedge is slightly frayed

29.5 x 22.8 in.
75 x 58 cm.

#20th century #poncho #warp stripe #warp faced

Mid 20th Century Cotton Ahir Indian Dress From Kutch, Gujarat

Girl’s garment; mashru (warp-faced textiles) blouse; fabric worn near right side seam; hem fabric is tie dyed.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe/ikat
Embellishment: Embroidery, mirrors
Object Local Name: Choli
Condition: Good

25.6 x 19.7 in.
65 x 50 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #dress #kutch, gujarat #ahir #warp stripeikat #satin #choli

Early 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Fragment From Totonicapán

Ground cloth is hand spun; huipil panel; compare to E_00051;

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Totonicapán
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

39.4 x 18.1 in.
100 x 46 cm.

#guatemala #early 20th century #fragment #totonicapn #quich #supplementary weft #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Dayak Indonesian Wall Hanging From Borneo

Local technique name is bodang

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Borneo
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Object Local Name: Pua Pilih
Condition: Good

38.2 x 15.4 in.
97 x 39 cm.

#indonesia #early 20th century #wall hanging #borneo #dayak #supplementary weft #warp faced #pua pilih

Mid 20th Century Silk Afghan Wall Hanging From Kabul

Two pieces joined together; green plain cotton lining; imported Russian brocade fabric

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Applied band
Condition: Good

27.6 x 27.6 in.
70 x 70 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kabul #jacquard

Meiji Silk Japanese Cushion Cover From Kyoto

Large square for Buddhist altar. Shiny orange satin ground with figures brocaded in metal-wrapped silk thread. some loose threads; wear around edges

Country of Origin: Japan
Locale of Origin: Kyoto
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Brocade
Condition: Good

28.3 x 28.3 in.
72 x 72 cm.

#japan #meiji #cushion cover #kyoto #brocade #satin

14th Century Cotton Peruvian Fragment From Chancay

Needle-woven selvedge; hand-spun yarns

Country of Origin: Peru
Locale of Origin: Chancay
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Two holes

22.8 x 20.9 in.
58 x 53 cm.

#peru #14th century #fragment #chancay #warp stripe #warp faced

20th Century Raffia Bakuba Peoples, Shoowa Congolese Wall Hanging From Kasai

Technique of cut-pile-embroidery; mbul bwiin motifs (a pattern in which two opposed chevrons enclose a small diamond, after its inventor, the sister-in-law oof an 18th c. Kuba King) throughout; used in a variety of ways as clothing, currency, and domestic furnishings; ”Bwiin“ translates as ”design (cloth)”

Country of Origin: DR Congo
Locale of Origin: Kasai
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Applied woven band
Object Local Name: Bwiin
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

20.9 x 22.8 in.
53 x 58 cm.

#dr congo #20th century #wall hanging #kasai #embroidery #plain weave #bwiin

Mid 20th Century Cotton Banjara Indian Wall Hanging From Maharashtra Or Madhya Pradesh

’rumal’ refers to either a kerchief worn over head and shoulders or a square cover for gifts and food.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Maharashtra or Madhya Pradesh
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Rumal
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

24.8 x 25.6 in.
63 x 65 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #banjara #embroidery #plain weave #rumal

1930 Silk Lao Lao Sarong From Savannakhet



Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Savannakhet
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Object Local Name: Sin tiin chok
Condition: Fair; Ground cloth shows wear

28.3 x 27.2 in.
72 x 69 cm.

#laos #1930 #sarong #savannakhet #lao #warp stripe #plain weave #sin tiin chok

Mid 20th Century Cotton Uzbek Uzbeki Fragment From Tashkent



Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Tashkent
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Suzani
Condition: Poor; Patched; soiled; embroidery is worn in places

27.6 x 25.2 in.
70 x 64 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #fragment #tashkent #uzbek #embroidery #plain weave #suzani

1930 Silk Han Chinese Pants From Shanghai

Several small holes; women’s garment

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Shanghai
Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Applied edging at hem
Condition: Good

27.6 x 32.7 in.
70 x 83 cm.

#china #1930 #pants #shanghai #han #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Sodha, Rajput And Meghwal Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

Called a ’rumal’ meaning cover; embroidery is called ’soof’; a keen understanding of mathematics, geometry are necessary to produce this kind of work

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors
Condition: Fair; several stains.

26.8 x 26.8 in.
68 x 68 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Lao Lao Sarong From Vientien



Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Vientien
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Excellent

27.2 x 24.4 in.
69 x 62 cm.

#laos #mid 20th century #sarong #vientien #lao #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Lao Lao Sarong From Savannakhet



Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Savannakhet
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Good ; Pink dye has run; some fading

26.8 x 26.4 in.
68 x 67 cm.

#laos #mid 20th century #sarong #savannakhet #lao #warp stripe #plain weave

Mid 19th Century Cotton Indian Scarf

Made for export; colors painted by hand

Country of Origin: India
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Soiled; patched

29.5 x 30.7 in.
75 x 78 cm.

#india #mid 19th century #scarf #block print #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Rabari Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

Printed lining fabric also interesting: tie-dye pattern sections appear to be block printed and not actually tie-dyed.

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Appliqué
Object Local Name: Chakla
Condition: Fair

23.6 x 25.6 in.
60 x 65 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #rabari #appliqu #plain weave #chakla

Mid 20th Century Cotton Rabaris Indian Wall Hanging From Kutch, Gujarat

Rabari embroidery

Country of Origin: India
Locale of Origin: Kutch, Gujarat
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Mirrors, 2 tassels
Condition: Excellent

26.4 x 27.6 in.
67 x 70 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #wall hanging #kutch, gujarat #rabaris #embroidery #plain weave

1980 Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Zunil, Quetzaltenango

Multi-color randa

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Zunil, Quetzaltenango
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Embroidery seam joint and neck line
Condition: Good

29.1 x 23.6 in.
74 x 60 cm.

#guatemala #1980 #huipil #quich #warp stripe

20th Century Cotton Greek Fragment From Attica



Country of Origin: Greece
Locale of Origin: Attica
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

9.4 x 44.1 in.
24 x 112 cm.

#greece #20th century #fragment #attica #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Punjabi Pakistani Shawl From Sind

Delicate fabric for head shawl

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Sind
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Object Local Name: Phulkari
Condition: Excellent

13.8 x 35.4 in.
35 x 90 cm.

#pakistan #19th century #shawl #sind #punjabi #embroidery #plain weave #phulkari

Cotton British Fragment



Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Block print
Condition: Excellent

28.0 x 31.1 in.
71 x 79 cm.

#uk #fragment #block print #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ge Chinese Dress From Huangping, Guizhou

Fabric was repurposed

Country of Origin: China
Locale of Origin: Huangping, guizhou
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Fair; couple of stains

27.6 x 26.8 in.
70 x 68 cm.

#china #late 20th century #dress #huangping, guizhou #ge #batik #plain weave

19th Century Silk Han Chinese Table Mat

Embroidery is superb

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Fair; The ground cloth is very deteriorated

22.4 x 39.4 in.
57 x 100 cm.

#china #19th century #table mat #han #embroidery #plain weave

Early 20th Century Silk Lakai Uzbek Afghan Wall Hanging

Made up of several joined pieces

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Petitpoint
Embellishment: Woven fringe borders
Condition: Excellent ; Slightly faded

23.6 x 33.5 in.
60 x 85 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #wall hanging #lakai uzbek #petitpoint #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Fragment

Structure is complex

Woven Structure: Jacquard
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Condition: Fair

31.5 x 33.1 in.
80 x 84 cm.

#19th century #fragment #jacquard

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiche Guatemalan Tzute From Nahuala

Randa; constructed in two pieces

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nahuala
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft brocade
Embellishment: Embroidered joint; four corner tassels
Condition: Good ; Small tear on one selvedge

30.3 x 24.4 in.
77 x 62 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #tzute #nahuala #quiche

19th Century Silk Ottoman Turkish Table Mat

Carnations and pomegranates. ground cloth split; stain. excellent document for technique of silver embroidery/age

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Metal edging
Condition: Fair

37.4 x 13.8 in.
95 x 35 cm.

#turkey #19th century #table mat #ottoman #embroidery #satin

Late 19th Century Cotton Pakistani Fragment From Sind

Intended for doorway

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Sind
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Fair; Face is faded; some stains

23.6 x 43.3 in.
60 x 110 cm.

#pakistan #late 19th century #fragment #sind #embroidery #plain weave

19th Century Silk Khmer Cambodian Fragment



Country of Origin: Cambodia
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Natural Dyes: Maybe
Condition: Fair; Several small holes

28.0 x 35.0 in.
71 x 89 cm.

#cambodia #19th century #fragment #khmer #weft ikat #plain weave

1930 Silk Han Chinese Fragment

Hand finished silk stole machine embroidered
Excellent antique condition, with little to no signs of wear.

Country of Origin: China
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Industrial embroidery
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

21.7 x 39.8 in.
55 x 101 cm.

#china #1930 #fragment #han #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Maya Guatemalan Shirt From Santiago Atitlán

”sleeves“ are most unusual feature

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Santiago Atitlán
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Good ; Some light soiling

26.4 x 34.6 in.
67 x 88 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #shirt #santiago atitln #maya #supplementary weft

Mid 20th Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Chichicastenango, Quiche

Open seams for breast feeding

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiche
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft brocade
Embellishment: Embroidered joints; embroidered collar applied
Condition: Good

24.8 x 31.5 in.
63 x 80 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #quich #plain weave

Early 21st Century Cotton Quiché Guatemalan Huipil From Zacualpa



Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Zacualpa
Pattern Technique(s): Warp faced stripe
Embellishment: Randa; four small weft tassels
Condition: Excellent ; Never worn

28.7 x 29.9 in.
73 x 76 cm.

#guatemala #early 21st century #huipil #zacualpa #quich #warp faced stripe

Mid 20th Century Cotton Mam Guatemalan Huipil From San Martin, Sacatepéquez

Nice use of variegated commercial thread

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: San Martin, Sacatepéquez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft brocade
Embellishment: Ribbon, lace
Condition: Fair; Some fading

23.2 x 31.9 in.
59 x 81 cm.

#guatemala #mid 20th century #huipil #mam #plain weave

20th Century Cotton Indonesian Sarong From Bali



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Bali
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Fiber is fragile; several rips and small holes

32.3 x 52.0 in.
82 x 132 cm.

#indonesia #20th century #sarong #bali #weft ikat #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Pashtun Afghan Tray Cover From Katawaz

This piece is a tray cover, locally called a ”sar-papnousi“; example of Suzani embroidery : silk chain stitches; hand-made gold and silver braid appliqué and beaded fringe

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Katawaz
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Beaded fringes
Object Local Name: Sar-papnousi
Condition: Excellent ; Slight staining on the lining

22.4 x 30.3 in.
57 x 77 cm.

#afghanistan #mid 20th century #tray cover #katawaz #pashtun #embroidery #plain weave #sar-papnousi

1900 Silk Turkish Scarf

Beautiful colors embroidery with natural dyes including indigo shades.

Country of Origin: Turkey
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good ; Fragile with age, some spotting and 3 tiny holes

45.3 x 16.1 in.
115 x 41 cm.

#turkey #1900 #scarf #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Table Mat



Woven Structure: Weft faced
Pattern Technique(s): Weft brocade
Condition: Good ; Slightly stained; small hole

40.9 x 11.4 in.
104 x 29 cm.

#mid 20th century #table mat #weft brocade #weft faced

Early 20th Century Silk Khmer People Cambodian Wall Hanging

Notice the depiction of figures celebrating a festival; fragment of a ceremonial hanging (locally called Khmer Pidan).

Country of Origin: Cambodia
Woven Structure: Twill
Pattern Technique(s): Weft ikat
Object Local Name: Hol pidan
Condition: Excellent

61.4 x 32.3 in.
156 x 82 cm.

#cambodia #early 20th century #wall hanging #khmer people #weft ikat #twill #hol pidan

Early 20th Century Cotton Japanese Wall Hanging

Tsutsugaki; comprised of two handspun cotton panels attached with hand stitches; one small carefully hand-stitched patch repair.

Some small areas of wear; minor fading;

Country of Origin: Japan
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Resist
Natural Dyes: Indigo
Condition: Excellent

31.5 x 26.0 in.
80 x 66 cm.

#japan #early 20th century #wall hanging #resist #plain weave

Early 20th Century Linen American Wall Hanging



Country of Origin: USA
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Condition: Excellent

29.5 x 21.3 in.
75 x 54 cm.

#usa #early 20th century #wall hanging #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Wall Hanging From Bukhara

Patched from many pieces as was the custom to stitch together ikat panels without any regard to the alignment of the pattern; adras ikat meaning cotton and silk warp ikat

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Bukhara
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Object Local Name: Adras
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair

31.9 x 18.5 in.
81 x 47 cm.

#uzbekistan #mid 20th century #wall hanging #bukhara #uzbek #warp ikat #adras

Silk Shawl

Small holes and one tear.


Woven Structure: Gauze
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Embellishment: Warp and weft ends form fringes
Condition: Good

72.0 x 72.0 in.
183 x 183 cm.

#shawl #supplementary weft #gauze

1930 Cotton British Wall Hanging From England

Constructed in two panels; large water stains

Country of Origin: U.K.
Locale of Origin: England
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Roller print
Condition: Fair

70.9 x 102.4 in.
180 x 260 cm.

#uk #1930 #wall hanging #england #roller print #plain weave

Early 20th Century Cotton Iban Dayak Malaysian Fragment From Sarawak

Cotton is coarse and hand spun; slight discoloration along the long edges; it is possible that this fragment was meant for the front or back of a jacket; the stylized hooked shaped patterns are characteristic of the Sarawak region in Borneo.


Country of Origin: Malaysia
Locale of Origin: Sarawak
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Good

21.7 x 39.8 in.
55 x 101 cm.

#malaysia #early 20th century #fragment #sarawak #iban dayak #supplementary weft #warp faced

Early 20th Century Silk Afghan Wall Hanging From Kabul

Imported Russian brocade fabric; green cotton lining

Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Locale of Origin: Kabul
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Jacquard
Embellishment: Metal braid with fringe
Condition: Excellent

24.8 x 20.1 in.
63 x 51 cm.

#afghanistan #early 20th century #wall hanging #kabul #jacquard #satin

Early 20th Century Cotton Moroccan Wall Hanging From Fez

Embroidery is called fez stitch and its characteristics are counted thread and being reversible

Country of Origin: Morocco
Locale of Origin: Fez
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Natural Dyes: No
Condition: Excellent

45.3 x 41.3 in.
115 x 105 cm.

#morocco #early 20th century #wall hanging #fez #embroidery #plain weave

Mid 20th Century Cotton Indonesian Skirt From Solo, Central Java

Cap and tulis batik.

Country of Origin: Indonesia
Locale of Origin: Solo, Central Java

Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Kain panjang
Natural Dyes: Indigo and soga brown
Condition: Excellent

40.6 x 56.7 in.
103 x 144 cm.

#indonesia #mid 20th century #skirt #solo, central java #batik #plain weave #kain panjang

1970 Cotton Quiche Guatemalan Shawl From Tactic, Alta Verapaz

Compare to E_00050; woven on a backstrap loom; ceremonial shawl for the altar or for a saint.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Tactic, Alta Verapaz
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Supplementary weft
Condition: Excellent

37.0 x 13.4 in.
94 x 34 cm.

#guatemala #1970 #shawl #tactic, alta verapaz #quiche #supplementary weft #plain weave

Late 20th Century Cotton Ixil Guatemalan Wall Hanging From Nebaj, Quiche

Ixil bird motifs; tassels form from the warp ends; seems to be woven by a novice weaver; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Guatemala
Locale of Origin: Nebaj, Quiche
Woven Structure: Warp faced
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Embellishment: Tassels
Object Local Name: Tzute
Condition: Excellent

26.0 x 20.5 in.
66 x 52 cm.

#guatemala #late 20th century #wall hanging #nebaj, quiche #ixil #warp stripe #warp faced #tzute

Late 20th Century Cotton Mexican Shawl From Toluca

Known as a rebozo de bola because it requires exactly one bola or ball of cotton; woven on a backstrap loom.

Country of Origin: Mexico
Locale of Origin: Toluca
Pattern Technique(s): Ikat
Object Local Name: Rebozo

94.5 x 32.7 in.
240 x 83 cm.

#mexico #late 20th century #shawl #toluca #ikat #rebozo

Mid 20th Century Silk Lao Lao Sarong From Savannakhet



Country of Origin: Laos
Locale of Origin: Savannakhet
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Warp stripe
Condition: Good ; Small stain

28.0 x 26.8 in.
71 x 68 cm.

#laos #mid 20th century #sarong #savannakhet #lao #warp stripe #plain weave

Chinese Robe

Narrow Qing dynasty coat
Chest (taken flat): 49 cm / 19.3 in
Narrowest point (under chest, taken flat): 42 cm / 16.5 in

Country of Origin: China
Condition: Good

52.4 x 55.1 in.
133 x 140 cm.

#china #robe

20th Century Guatemalan Fragment

Motif is Quetzal bird. second photo shows reverse. made commercially

Country of Origin: Guatemala

15.7 x 16.5 in.
40 x 42 cm.

#guatemala #20th century #fragment

Mid 20th Century Cotton Sarong



Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Object Local Name: Sarong
Condition: Good

92.9 x 39.8 in.
236 x 101 cm.

#mid 20th century #sarong #batik #plain weave

First Quarter, 20th Century Cotton Belgian Tablecloth

See 1988.111 in the collection of AIC for comparanda

Country of Origin: Belgium
Woven Structure: Doublecloth
Condition: Good

47.2 x 44.5 in.
120 x 113 cm.

#belgium #tablecloth #doublecloth

Cotton Indonesian Sarong



Country of Origin: Indonesia
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Batik
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Excellent

85.4 x 40.6 in.
217 x 103 cm.

#indonesia #sarong #batik #plain weave

Canadian



Country of Origin: Canada

9.8 x 8.3 in.
25 x 21 cm.

#canada




4.7 x 2.8 in.
12 x 7 cm.

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8.3 x 13.4 in.
21 x 34 cm.

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Late 20th Century Silk Uzbek Uzbeki Yardage From Ferghana

Silk shoyi

Country of Origin: Uzbekistan
Locale of Origin: Ferghana
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Warp ikat
Condition: Excellent

35.0 x 26.0 in.
89 x 66 cm.

#uzbekistan #late 20th century #yardage #ferghana #uzbek #warp ikat #satin

Mid 20th Century Silk Indian Scarf

Marbled silk textile


Country of Origin: India
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Dyed
Natural Dyes:

Condition: Good ; Small holes.

39.8 x 40.9 in.
101 x 104 cm.

#india #mid 20th century #scarf #dyed #plain weave

19th Century Cotton Lohana Pakistani Fragment From Diplo, Tharparkar

Fragment of a skirt cloth; notice the tie-dye bandhani effect on the ground cloth; adding intricate embroidery on top of tie-dye fabric is a practice among the Khatri muslims of Kutch

Country of Origin: Pakistan
Locale of Origin: Diplo, Tharparkar
Woven Structure: Plain weave
Pattern Technique(s): Tie-dye
Embellishment: Mirrors
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Ground cloth has a few holes

30.3 x 18.9 in.
77 x 48 cm.

#pakistan #19th century #fragment #diplo, tharparkar #lohana #tie-dye #plain weave

19th Century Silk British Table Runner



Country of Origin: U.K.
Woven Structure: Satin
Pattern Technique(s): Embroidery
Embellishment: Metal fringe
Natural Dyes: Yes
Condition: Fair; Ground cloth severely frayed

53.9 x 11.0 in.
137 x 28 cm.

#uk #19th century #table runner #embroidery #satin




6.7 x 3.9 in.
17 x 10 cm.

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4.3 x 3.9 in.
11 x 10 cm.

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30.7 x 6.7 in.
78 x 17 cm.

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3.5 x 5.5 in.
9 x 14 cm.

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16.9 x 17.7 in.
43 x 45 cm.

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14.6 x 14.2 in.
37 x 36 cm.

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