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Off-white fine cotton, basket motif.
Embroidered book cover; no book. Ivory silk embroidered with dandelions in yellow, green, grey thread. Gold-coloured cording around edges. Gold silk interior with dandelion seeds embroidered in grey thread on ivory silk interior folds. Mid-17th century design.
Beige silk evening bag, embroidered in peacock and floral motif; Chinese silk; European embroidery. Heavy gold thread attaches jade green coloured handles at top.
Beige linen material with pulled-thread design and applied crochet decoration.
(a) Small cushion; cream satin wrapped square, poufed corners.; (b) Embroidered gauze square sits over top [not attached]: in two shades of blue thread, monogram 'J.W.' in English script, with 'Apr. 16, 1903' below; decorative border.
Heavyweight linen cloth with crewel work across bottom and embroidered design around bottom and sides of cloths; buttonhole and cross stitch; blue, red, green.
Heavyweight linen cloth with crewel work across bottom and embroidered design around bottom and sides of cloths; buttonhole and cross stitch; blue.
Beige linen with sampler-style silk embroidered squares on bottom half.
Pink and yellow floral embroidered border on rust-coloured silk; fringed; square
Square lace border around circular centre; 2 birds facing each other at corners
Circular, continuous lace band; floral pattern
Punched on plain weaving; originally 4 single long strips (here joined together); stepped chevrons of varying widths ornamented throughout with a simple trellis
Embroidered stylized bird and tulip decoration in reds, greens and deep blue
Black and charcoal woven hanging with long fringe at bottom
Embroidered sampler; verse embroidered at left; elk or deer at b.l. and b.r.; inner border of potted plants; outer border of geometric design; inscriptions at t.r.
Central section of embroidered palampor; blue satin; overall decoration of floral scroll with large, dense flower heads, small-scale birds with heads twisted backwards; double-headed eagle with coronet in circular motif at centre; gold leaf thread throughout; silk fringe border
Embroidered chai-sha mantle (type of prescribed clothing for Buddhist monks) composed of vertical, rectangular compartments each containing religious figures or symbols; total number of figures (100) represent 100 manifestations of the Buddha nature; ornamental border of dragon figures across t. and b.
Floral, mosaic appliqué in red, green, brown, blue and pink with purple velvet border; gold and brown silk fringe border
Five pairs of draperies; Red Damask with large palmetto design; silk ball fringe
Four valences; Red Damask with large palmetto design; silk ball fringe
Dark red Damask table cover
Square Paisley shawl/spread in green, red, black, grey and yellow; fringe at either end in alternating colours of green, maroon, grey and black
Flight of King Darius
Woven tapestry depicting the Flight of King Darius; two riders in turbans, the nearer one with a drawn sword, the other with a shield; horses charging to the right; hill landscape at left with an army and single riders; soldiers in foreground; large border with escutcheon and medallions and Latin inscription
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