A Hunting Party Leaving a Castle (From Incidents in a Stag Hunt) Date: ca. 1495–1515 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool wefts Dimensions: Overall: 94 x 78in. (238.8 x 198.1cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
A Hunter Returning to a Castle (From Incidents in a Stag Hunt) Date: ca. 1495–1515 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp, wool wefts Dimensions: Overall: 94 x 60in. (238.8 x 152.4cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Title: Tapestry: The Crucifixion with the Virgin, St John and Angels with the Instruments of the Passion Place of creation: France Date: Late 15th - early 16th century School: Touraine or Aubusson Material: wool and silk Inventory Number: Т-2938
Fragment: Arms and Devices of Louise de Savoie and Charles d' Angouleme (a large fragment, probably from a set of furnishings for a room) French 1488–1515 Object Place: possibly Loire Valley, France DIMENSIONS 350 x 470 cm (137 13/16 x 185 1/16 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Wool warp, wool and silk wefts; tapestry weave
Orphrey (cushion) -unknown- ca. 1329-1354 This embroidery reveals how a medieval ecclesiastical vestment might be cut down and re-used. A portion of an orphrey band has become a cushion by sewing it to a leather backing and putting decorative fringing around it. An orphrey is a decorative band used to adorn the vestments (priestly garments) used by Christian clergy (in particular, chasubles and copes) for church services. The cushion may have been used for kneeling for prayer.
Scenes from the Life of the Virgin Date: ca. 1500 Geography: Made in Strasbourg, Alsace, present-day France Culture: Upper Rhenish Medium: Linen warp; wool, linen, silk, silver, and gilt wefts; wool pile yarns Dimensions: 41 x 138 in. (104.1 x 350.5 cm) Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
The 'Simonetti' Carpet Object Name: Carpet Date: ca. 1500 Geography: Egypt, probably Cairo Culture: Islamic Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile Dimensions: Rug: L. 353 in. (896.6 cm) W. 94 in. (238.8 cm) Tube: L. 106 in. (269.2 cm) Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm) Classification: Textiles-Rugs