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Woolen Textile

Textile, Wool

Works of Art (146)

Anhalt carpet, mid-16th century, Iran, Cotton warp, silk weft, wool pile, asymmetrically knotted (46.128)
"Arsène Lupin" theater dress, fall/winter 1954–55, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947), Wool, silk (C.I.55.29.2a,b)
Bathing ensemble, ca. 1870, American, Beige-and-brown printed striped wool with brown-and-red printed wool bands with Greek-key motif (1979.346.18a,b)
Beachwear (bathing suit), 1950–59, American, Wool (1996.316.2ab)
Beachwear (bathing suit), 1964, Rudi Gernreich (American, born Austria), Wool, elastic (1986.517.13)
Beachwear (bikini), 1970–71, Rudi Gernreich (American, born Austria), Wool (1996.118.4ab)
Beachwear (bikini), ca. 1940, American, Wool (2001.790.1a,b)
Bed rug, 1796, Maker Unknown (American), Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, Linen/cotton and wool (33.122)
"Bird," ca. 1878, Designed by William Morris (British); Produced by Morris & Company, Merton Abbey, Woven wool (23.163.15)
Camel trapping (asmalyk), 19th century, Turkmenistan, Wool, embroidered with silk (1989.383)
Camel: From the Berain Grotesques, ca. 1685–89, Designed by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer; Woven at the Beauvais manufactory under the direction of Philippe Behagle or his son of the same name in the late 17th or early 18th century, French, Wool and silk (1977.437.1)
Carpet with a compartment design, Safavid period (1501–1722), first half of 16th century, Iran, silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (10.61.3)
Carpet with Geometricized Floral Design, late 18th century, Caucasus region, Woolen warp, weft, and pile (1970.302.10)
Carpet with palm trees, ibexes, and birds, Mughal period (1526–1858), late 16th–early 17th century, Present-day Pakistan, Lahore, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (17.190.858)
Carpet with scrolling vines and blossoms, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1650, Northern India or Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore, Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (14.40.725)
Carpet, 17th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (08.173.13)
Carpet, 18th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (1974.149.15)
Carpet, first half of 15th century, Wool (53.79)
Carpet, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1650, India or present-day Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1970.321)
Carpet, Mughal period (1526–1858), mid-17th century, Pakistan, Lahore, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (17.190.857)
Carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1550, Egypt, Cairo, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1971.263.2)
Carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), dated A.H. 1188 / A.D. 1774, Turkey, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (weft), silk (weft), metal-wrapped silk thread; tapestry-woven (62.156)
"Chessboard" Carpet, 17th century, Probably Syria, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), Animal hair (warp and pile), wool (weft); asymmetrically knotted pile (69.267)
Child's coat, late 19th century, India, Punjab or Kashmir, Amritsar, Wool, double interlocking twill tapestry weave (1983.494.10)
"Claro" ensemble, fall/winter 1957–58, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool (C.I.65.14.18a-c)
Coat, 1919, Paul Poiret (French), Silk, wool, metallic thread (2005.207)
Coat, ca. 1919, Paul Poiret (French), Black silk and wool blend with white leather appliqués and white fur trim (C.I.61.40.4)
Coat, early 1990s, Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese), Black felted wool with gold metallic handpainted surface decoration and brass plate appliqué (2003.573.2)
Coat, spring 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Polychrome wool felt, blue silk faille (2002.479.4)
Cocktail dress, 1961, Norman Norell (American), Black wool crepe (1986.517.5)
Cocktail ensemble, ca. 1967, Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Black wool bouclé with black silk grosgrain trim (1977.115.17a,b)
The Collation: From the Fêtes Italiennes (Italian Village Scenes), 1734–36, François Boucher; Woven at the Beauvais workshop under André Charlemagne Charron, 1762, French, Wool and silk (64.145.3)
The Concert: From a set of Indo-Chinese Scenes, ca. 1690, Probably woven at the Great Wardrobe (London) under John Vanderbank, 1695–1715, Flemish, Wool and silk (53.165.1)
The Croome Court tapestry room, Worcestershire, 1758–67, Designed by Robert Adam (English), Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel, and tapestry (58.75.1–22)
The Crusaders Reach Jerusalem: Scenes from the Gerusalemme Liberata , 1732–39, Domenico Paradisi; Woven at the San Michele manufactory in Rome under Pietro Ferloni, Italian, Wool and silk (92.1.15)
Day coat, 1964, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool (1996.134.1)
Day dress and coat, fall 1957, Anne Fogarty (American), Red wool twill (C.I.63.47.3a,b)
Day dress, 1955–56, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool (C.I.64.4.3)
Day dress, ca. 1924, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Wool (1975.7)
Day dress, ca. 1960–64, Cristobal Balenciaga (French, born Spain), Wool, silk (1976.124.7a,b)
Day ensemble, 1967, Bonnie Cashin (American), Natural cotton, red-and-blue plaid wool, and navy blue wool jersey (C.I.68.34a-c)
Day suit, 1911–13, English, Wool, silk (C.I.37.46.177a,b)
Day suit, ca. 1937, Jean Patou (French), Black wool gabardine with silk grosgrain inserts (1978.165.20a,b)
The Destruction of the Children of Niobe: From a set of The Horses, early 1630s, Franz Cleyn (German); Woven at the Mortlake manufactory, 1650–70, English, Wool and silk (36.149.1)
Diana and Her Nymphs: From a set of Mythological Scenes, 1644, Laurent de La Hyre; Probably woven in the workshop of Hippolyte de Comans in the Faubourg Saint-Marcel, Paris, before 1662, French (Paris) Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (20.44.3)
Dinner dress, fall/winter 1949–50, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool, silk (1989.130.1a,b)
Dinner suit, 1950, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Gray wool flannel, gunmetal gray silk (2009.300.352a,b)
Dragon Carpet, 19th century, Caucasus region, Wool, cotton; plain weave with supplementary-weft embroidery (Soumak) (1971.263.5)
Dress, 1989, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Brown wool knit (2003.79.3)
Drowning of Britomartis, 1547–59, Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder (French); possibly woven by Pierre Blasse the Younger and Jacques Langlois (both French), Wool and silk (42.57.1)
Embroidered coverlet, ca. 1760–75, Ruth Culver Coleman (American), Possibly Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, New York, Linen with wool embroidery (61.48.1)
Embroidered sampler, 1721, Anne Chase (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Silk on wool (L.2001.53.4)
The Emperor's Carpet (detail), mid-16th century, Iran (probably Herat), Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (43.121.1)
Ensemble (beachwear), 1944–45, Carolyn Schnurer (American), Cotton (C.I.46.106.98a-c)
Ensemble, ca. 1983, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Dark gray cotton and wool with taupe and cream mud-cloth style resist patterns (1996.335.10a-c)
Ensemble, late 19th–early 20th century, Palestinian, Silk, wool, metallic thread (C.I.39.91.14a–f)
Ensemble, late 19th—early 20th century, Slovakian, Cotton, silk, wool (C.I.39.91.30a–g)
"A" ensemble, spring/summer 1955, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool, silk, straw (C.I.55.63a-c)
Ensemble, spring/summer 1999, Alexander McQueen (British), Bodice of balsa wood and cream leather, trousers of cream pinstriped wool and cream silk lace (2011.170a,b)
Ensembles, 1967, Rudi Gernreich (American, born Austria), Pink wool jersey, Ivory Wool jersey, clear vinyl (1988.74.2a–e, 1988.74.1a–f)
Fabulous Beast (Fragment of a Tapestry), ca. 1420–30, German (Upper Rhineland; Basel), Linen warp with wool weft (1990.211)
Fragment of a Wall Hanging, Coptic (Byzantine Egypt), 4th–6th century, Wool and linen (2011.363)
Fragments of a carpet with lattice and blossom pattern, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1650, India or present-day Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore, Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (14.40.723)
Garden carpet, Qajar period (1779–1925), ca. 1800, Northwestern Iran or Kurdistan, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), symmetrically knotted pile (67.156)
Hanging with theatrical subject (detail) (detail), Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Silk and metallic thread embroidery on wool tabb (59.190)
Hanging, Qajar period (1779–1925), 19th century, Iran, Rasht, wool, plain weave, joined, embroidered (10.33.1)
The Harvest: From a set of "Teniers" tapestries, 1712–28, Woven in the workshop of Urbanus Leyniers and Daniel Leyniers II, Flemish (Brussels), Wool and silk (41.190.254)
Hat, winter 1937–38, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Black wool felt (1974.139)
Hat, winter 1938–39, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Black wool felt, feathers (2009.300.1163)
Heroes Tapestry, ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool wefts (32.130.3b, 47.101.1, 47.152)
Hunters in a Landscape, ca. 1575–95, England (probably London), Wool and silk (2009.280)
Julius Caesar and Attendants (from the Nine Heroes Tapestries), ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp and wefts (47.101.3)
Khorasan-type carpet fragment, late 16th or early 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Cotton and silk (foundation), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile (2001.54)
Kilim, ca. 1800, Central Anatolia, Wool, cotton, and silver thread (2006.190)
Last Supper, from a set of four tapestries of the Passion, known as the Alba Passion, ca. 1520–30, Bernaert van Orley (Netherlandish); Probably designed by Pieter de Pannemaker (Netherlandish), Flemish, Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (1975.1.1915)
Le Jardinier: From the Fêtes Italiennes (Italian Village Scenes), 1734–36, François Boucher (French); Woven at the Beauvais workshop under André Charlemagne Charron (French), 1762, French, Wool and silk (64.145.4)
Lekythos, ca. 550–530 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to the Amasis Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (31.11.10)
"Lotto" Carpet, 16th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (08.167.1)
Madonna-lily pillow cover, ca. 1876–77, Candace Wheeler (American), Wool twill embroidered with wool and silk thread, silk velvet border (2002.355.1)
Man's Coat and Waistcoat, ca. 1730, probably French, (a) wool; (b) silk; (a, b) metallic thread (2004.411a, b)
Mantle, 1870–75, French, White wool serge couched with metallic braid (46.25.4)

Opera cloak, 1850s, American, Ivory silk faille embroidered with gold soutache braid (C.I.53.2)

Dolman, ca. 1870, American (?), While silk poplin and braid (C.I.38.102)
Mantle, 2nd–1st century B.C., Peru; Ocucaje, Wool (1986.488.1)
Mantua, late 17th century, British, Taupe wool with stripes of dull orange and blue, embroidered in silver-gilt thread (33.54a,b)
Medallion rug with a field of flowers, 17th century; Safavid, Probably Kirman, Iran, Wool pile on cotton, wool, and silk foundation (1970.302.2)
The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: From a set of The Story of Antony and Cleopatra, ca. 1650, Justus van Egmont (Flemish); Woven in the workshop of Geraert van Strecken, Flemish (Brussels), Wool, silk, silver, and gilt-metal-wrapped thread (92.1.9)
"Mondrian" day dress, autumn 1965, Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Wool jersey in color blocks of white, red, blue, black, and yellow (C.I.69.23)
Needlework picture (probably a chair back), ca. 1755–65, Mehitable Starkey (American), Probably Boston, Massachusetts, Wool yarn and silk threads on linen (2003.480)
Neptune from the "Doria Grotesques", designed 1545, woven ca. 1550, Designed by Perino del Vaga (Italian), Wool and silk (2011.14)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Pantsuit, ca. 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Brown wool tweed, brown leather (2009.300.1870a,b)
Pinwheel quilt, 1930, Unidentified maker (J.L.), Amish, Indiana, Wool and cotton (1988.128)
Prayer rug, 18th century; Mughal, Probably Kashmir, India, Wool pile on cotton and silk foundation (1970.302.7)
Prayer rug, late 16th–early 17th century; Ottoman, Egypt, probably Cairo, Wool (17.120.137)
Roundel, fragment, 7th century, Byzantine; Egypt (?), Polychrome wool and undyed linen, tapestry weave (63.178.2)
Rug with confronted animals, 14th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (1990.61)
Rug, 18th century, Caucasus region, Wool (22.100.122)
Rug, 19th century; Ottoman, Western Anatolia, Wool warp, weft, and pile; Gördes (Anatolian) knot, about 42 knots per square inch (1974.149.29)
Sample room divider, ca. 1952, Dorothy Liebes (American), Wood, chenille, various fibers, Lurex (aluminum foil, plastic-coated) (1973.129.7)
Sampler, 1777, Elizabeth Jefferis (American, 18th century) Chester County, Pennsylvania, Wool and silk on linen (59.20)
Scenes from The Story of the Trojan War: The Battle with the Sagittary and the Conference at Achilles' Tent; Andromache and Priam Urging Hector Not to Go to War, 1470–1490, South Netherlands, probably produced through Pasquier Grenier of Tournai, Wool warp; wool wefts with a few silk wefts (52.69, 39.74)
The Seley Carpet, Safavid period (1501–1722), late 16th century, Iran, Silk (warp), cotton (weft), wool (weft and pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1978.550)
Serape, 1750–1800, Mexican (Saltillo), Cotton and wool (2002.471.1)
Serape, 1880–1900, Mexico; Saltillo, Cotton, wool, metal (2002.471.2)
Shawl, 18th century; Mughal, Kashmir, India, Pashmina (1998.217)
Shawl, ca. 1849, Manufactured by Deneirouse and Boisglavy, French, Woven silk and wool (65.91.2)
Shepherd and shepherdess scene, ca. 1740, Keturah Rawlins (American) Boston, Massachusetts, Wool, silk, and metallic threads on linen (39.108.1)
Shirt, ca. 1935–37, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Wool (1976.29.7)
"Simonetti" Carpet, ca. 1500; Mamluk, Attributed to Egypt, Pile weave, wool pile on wool foundation (1970.105)
"Spring," 1754, Mary Wright (American), Possibly Sarah Osborn's school, Newport, Rhode Island, Wool and silk on linen (46.155)
"Star Ushak" carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), late 15th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (58.63)
Storage bag (chuval), early 19th century, Turkoman/Arabatchi, Central Asia, Goat hair, cotton and wool; asymmetrically knotted pile (22.100.40.a)
Suit, 1950, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Mulberry wool broadcloth (2009.300.10a,b)
Suit, fall 1964, Bonnie Cashin (American), Magenta-and-plum checked wool mohair, plum wool double knit, plum suede (1979.431.51a-c)
Sunshine and shadow quilt, ca. 1940, Amish, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Wool and cotton (1973.94)
Sweater, 1950, Tina Leser (American), Black and wool knit (C.I.51.14.3a)

Skirt, 1954, Bonnie Cashin (American), Black-and-white houndstooth check wool (1982.40.3)
Table carpet fragment, late 16th century, English, Canvas worked with wool and silk thread; tent stitch (54.7.8)
Table cover with story of Gombaut and Macée, ca. 1600, French, Wool and silk on canvas (54.7.1)
Tapestry Fragment With King Arthur (with 32.130.3ab), ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool wefts (47.101.4)
Tapestry Square with the Head of Spring, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian, Polychrome wool, linen (90.5.848)
Tapestry with the Annunciation, ca. 1410–1430, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool with a few metallic wefts (45.76)
Tapestry with the Falcon's Bath, 1400–1415, South Netherlandish, Wool (2011.93)
Tapestry: Portrait of Napoleon I, 1808–11, After a painting by Baron François-Pascal-Simon Gérard (French); Gobelins Royal Manufactory; Workshop of Michel Henri Cozette (French), High-warp tapestry of wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (43.99)
Tea gown, ca. 1891, French, Pieced panels of paisley-patterned woven wool shawl (1985.39.3)'
Tent door hanging (ensi), first half of 19th century, Central Asia, present-day Afghanistan or Turkmenistan, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), cotton (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (22.100.42)
Textile Blanket (Khasa), 20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali, western Sudan, Wool (1997.446.3)
Textile fragment with Mamluk emblem, Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 15th–early 16th century, Egypt, Wool, appliqued and embroidered (1972.120.3)
Textile Fragment, 5th century, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Polychrome wool and undyed linen, tapestry, weave (90.5.807)
Textile Tunic (Jibbeh), 1881–98, Sudan; Mahdist, Cotton, wool (1993.370)
Textile, 1871, Designed by Christopher Dresser (British); Manufactured by J.W. and C. Ward, English (Halifax), Wool and silk (1984.469)
Theater suit, 1951, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Copper silk satin, black wool cashmere (1975.246.5a–c)
Travel ensemble (jacket, slacks, and blouse), 1948, Vera Maxwell (American), Brown-and-white donegal tweed and cocoa-brown wool jersey, printed silk, plastic, tan leather (C.I.53.61a-f)
The Triumph of Fame, from a set of The Triumphs of Petrarch, ca. 1502–4, Flemish (probably Brussels), Wool and silk tapestry (1998.205)
Tunic, 5th century, Probably from Panopolis (Ahkmim), Egypt, Undyed linen and purple wool, design in tapestry weave (26.9.8)
Unicorn in Captivity, ca. 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts (37.80.6)
The Unicorn is Attacked, Tapestry, ca. 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool, silk, silver, gilt wefts (37.80.3)
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, gilt wefts (37.80.2)
Ushak medallion carpet on white ground, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), first half of 17th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (1984.69)
Vanity Sounds the Horn and Ignorance Unleashes the Hounds Overconfidence, Rashness, and Desire (from The Hunt of the Frail Stag) , 1500–1525, South Netherlandish, Wool and silk (50.145.4)
Woman's Mantle (Lliclla), colonial period (17th century or later), Central Andean, Tapestry-woven (weft-patterned) camelid wool (1994.35.67)
Woman's Mantle (Lliclla), colonial period (late 16th–early 17th century), Peruvian, Tapestry-woven (weft-patterned) camelid wool (08.108.10)
Work bag, dated 1669, England, Wool and linen (2006.263)
Woven coverlet, 1828, Workshop of James Alexander (American), Little Britain, Orange County, New York, Cotton and wool (67.33)
Woven coverlet, 1834, Made by David Daniel Haring (American), Bergen County, New Jersey, Cotton and wool (1988.127)
Woven coverlet, ca. 1825, American, Wool and cotton; overshot, woven on a hand loom (10.125.410)
Woven coverlet, ca. 1850, Attributed to Mrs. Hicks, Probably Ohio, Wool (56.113)
Woven Tapestry Fragment, Umayyad period (661–750), mid-8th century, Iran, Iraq, or Egypt, Wool, tapestry weave (50.83)