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Textile in Silk from East Asia

Textile, Silk, East Asia

Works of Art (36)

Belt buckle and ornamental plaques, Tang dynasty (618–906), 7th century, China, Gilt bronze inlaid with glass and pearls, silk backing (2008.299a–i)
Canopy with phoenixes, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), China, Embroidery; silk and gold thread (1988.82)
Carpet, late 18th–early 19th century, Present-day China, Kashgar, Cotton (warp and weft), silk (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (22.100.28)
Cosmological Mandala with Mount Meru, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China, Silk tapestry (kesi) (1989.140)
Daoist Dignitary Robe, Qing dynasty, 17th–18th century, China, Satin, metallic thread (30.75.3)
Dressing gown, ca. 1880, Japanese for Western market, Quilted blue silk (1970.83a,b)

Dressing gown, late 1880s, Japanese for Western market, Quilted brown silk (1975.227.7a,b)
Embroidered fan with landscape: Ancient Mountains, Green Pines, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Fan: silk embroidery on silk gauze; rim and handle: lacquered wood (62.97.25a)
Floral medallions, Tang dynasty, late 8th–early 9th century, China, Silk, Weft-faced compound twill (1996.103.1)
Kimono with carp, water lilies, and morning glories, Meiji period, ca. 1876, Japan, Resist-dyed, painted, and embroidered silk gauze (ro) (2006.73.2)
Landscape with Pheasants, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk (13.220.101)
Noh costume (atsuita) with clouds and hexagons, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Silk twill damask with silk brocading wefts and supplementary weft patterning in metallic thread (19.88.3)
Noh costume (chôken) with water plants and mulberry leaves, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Silk gauze (ro) brocaded with metallic thread (32.30.4)
Noh costume (karaori) with cherry blossoms and fretwork, Edo period, first half of 18th century, Japan, Brocaded silk twill (19.88.2)
Noh costume (karaori) with cypress fans and yûgao blossoms, Edo period, 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Brocaded twill-weave silk with supplementary weft patterning in metallic thread (61.151.6)
Noh costume (kariginu) with geometric pattern, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Twill-weave silk with supplementary weft patterning (91.1.62)
Noh costume (nuihaku) with books and nandina branches, Edo period, second half of 18th century, Japan, Silk embroidery and metallic leaf on silk satin (1989.367)
Noh costume (nuihaku) with scattered crests, Edo period, late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Silk embroidery and gold leaf on silk satin (29.100.541)
Noh costume (surihaku) with Chinese bellflowers, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Gold and silver leaf on silk satin (32.30.5)
Noh costume (surihaku) with water, water plants, and leaves, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Gold leaf on plain-weave silk (58.97.1)
Outer robe (uchikake) with scenes of filial piety, Edo period, late 18th century, Japan, Resist-dyed and embroidered silk crepe (49.32.109)
Outer robe (uchikake) with theme of Mount Hôrai, Edo period, second half of 18th–first half of 19th century, Japan, Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk satin damask with stencil-dyed details (1970.296.1)
Rank badge with a pair of cranes, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century, Korea, Silk embroidery on silk satin damask (53.60.9)
Rank badge, Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Embroidery: colored silk floss, wrapped gold thread, and flat gold on silk gauze (1988.154.1)
Robe, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 17th century, China, Silk and metallic thread tapestry (kesi) (30.75.5)
Scroll cover for an imperial manuscript, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, before 1764, China, Silk and metallic thread on silk (kesi) (41.123.2)
Shoe, 19th century, Chinese (Manchu peoples), Silk, linen, wood, leather (C.I.41.110.272a,b)
Surcoat (jimbaori), Edo period (1615–1868), 17th century, Japan, Silk, felt, metallic thread, lacquered wood (2006.95)
Tapestry panel with the character for longevity (shou), Qing dynasty, 18th century, China, Silk and metallic thread tapestry (kesi) (1984.353)
Tapestry with immortal holding a peach, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), China, Silk tapestry (kesi) (26.114.4)
Textile with coiled dragons, Jin dynasty (1115–1234), China, Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold thread (1989.205)
Textile with the character for longevity (shou), 17th century, China, Brocaded silk satin (46.133.11)
Welcoming Spring, Ming dynasty, 15th century, China, Embroidery on silk gauze (1981.410)
Woman's informal robe with butterflies, Qing dynasty, late 19th–early 20th century, China, Embroidered silk satin (1970.145)
Woman's sleeveless jacket with bamboo, Qing dynasty, late 19th century, China, Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk and metallic thread (45.125.13)
Woman's sleeveless jacket with butterflies (detail), late 19th–early 20th century, China, Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk and metallic thread (45.125.15)
Yamantaka Mandala with imperial portraits, Yuan dynasty, 1330–1332, China, Silk tapestry (kesi) (1992.54)