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Cotton Textile

Textile, Cotton

Works of Art (126)

"Airplane" Dress, spring/summer 2000 (remade 2006), Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus), Fiberglass, metal, cotton, synthetic (2006.251a–c)
Album quilt, ca. 1860, Members of the First Reformed Churches of Fishkill and Hopewell, Dutchess County, New York, Cotton (52.103)
Anhalt carpet, mid-16th century, Iran, Cotton warp, silk weft, wool pile, asymmetrically knotted (46.128)
Beach cover-up, late 1940s, Tina Leser (American), Red-and-white checked cotton (1988.402.1)
Beachwear (Bikini), 1970s, American or European, Cotton (1993.517.40ab)
Bedspread (Colcha), 1786, Embroidered by Doña Rosa Solís y Menéndez, Mexican (Mérida/Yucatán), Colored silks on weft-faced rib weave, cotton ground (1971.20)
Blue kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen dyed with indigotin (09.184.217)

Kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.218)

Kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.219)
Bolster Cover, middle of the 18th century, Greece, Epirus, Cotton embroidered with silk (31.42)
"Bondage" suit, 1976, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Black cotton with metal fittings (2004.15a,b)

"Bondage" pants, late 1970s, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Black cotton sateen with two-piece matching black wool over-kilt (2003.479a–c)
Brassiere, 1920s, French, Silk, cotton (1977.363.18)
"Brother Rabbit," design registered May 20, 1882 (printed 1917–23) (detail), Designed by William Morris (British); Produced by Morris & Company, Merton Abbey, England, Printed cotton (23.163.5)
"Burner Dye" (fabric no. 9–361), 2000, Reiko Sudo (Japanese); Manufacturer: NUNO Corporation, Stainless steel, cotton (2001.348.1)
Bustle, ca. 1871, British, Cotton, metal (1985.27.4)
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)
Ceremonial Banner (Palepai Maju), probably 18th century, South central Lampung region, Sumatra, Indonesia, Rattan, ceramic and glass beads, cloth, nassa shells (1990.335.28)
Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong), probably 19th century, Rongkong Toraja people, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, Cotton (1990.335.19)
Ceremonial textile (sarita), 19th–early 20th century, Indonesia (Sulawesi Island), Toraja people, Cotton (2009.501.6)
Ceremonial Textile (Tampan), 19th century, Piya, Wai Ratai, Lampung Bay, Lampung region, Sumatra, Indonesia, Cotton (1990.335.22)
Ceremonial Textile (Ulos Ragidup), late 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Cotton (1988.104.25)
Chintz appliquéd quilt, ca. 1835, Made by Mary Malvina Cook Taft (American), Possibly Maryland, Virginia, or South Carolina, Cotton (1970.288)
Coat, ca. 1933, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Cream cotton corded weave, metal (2009.300.1212)
Corset cover, 1900–1910, American, Cotton (1982.316.8)
Cover for a ceremonial gift (rumal), ca. 1640–50, India, Deccan, Golconda, Cotton, stenciled, painted, and dyed (28.159.1)
Crinoline, 1860, American, Metal, cotton (1986.180)
Daffodil textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed cotton velvet (28.70.25)
Denim boots, 1973, Designed by Leila Lamon and Stephan Bruce for Golo, American, Cotton, leather (1977.333.51a,b)
Dragon Carpet, 19th century, Caucasus region, Wool, cotton; plain weave with supplementary-weft embroidery (Soumak) (1971.263.5)
Dress (open robe), 1795, English, Silk, cotton,(C.I.37.46.1)
Dress, ca. 1799–1800, American, Linen, cotton (1988.242.4)
Dress, ca. 1940, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Blue plain weave cotton (2009.300.146)
Dress, ca. 1990, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Gold and burgundy finely pleated cotton blend (2001.711)
"Electricity," 1900, English (Nottingham), Levers machine-made lace (64.229.2)
Embroidered coverlet, 1770, Mary Breed (American), Probably New London County, Connecticut, Linen and cotton with wool embroidery (22.55)
Embroidered sampler, 1844, Mariah Boil (American), Silk and cotton thread on linen/cotton, embroidered(2008.453)
Ensemble, autumn/winter 2001–2, Rei Kawakubo (Japanese), for Comme des Garçons (French), Black cotton velvet; red cotton velvet; pink rayon satin with black cotton tulle and synthetic lace (2004.188ab)
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, ca. 1999, Prada (Italian), Brown and white faux tweed checked cotton with brown leather trim (2002.561.1a–d)
Ensemble, late 19th—early 20th century, Slovakian, Cotton, silk, wool (C.I.39.91.30a–g)
Evening ensemble, fall 1952, Emilio Schuberth (Italian), Purple, pink, and black striped silk satin with black cotton lace appliqué (C.I.55.76.12a–d)
Evening gown, 1963, Hubert de Givenchy (French), Coral cotton lace reembroidered with coral-colored beads and coral pieces (1974.184.2)
Fan quilt, ca. 1900, American, Cotton (1988.24.1)
Feathered Tunic, 12th–15th century, Peru, Chimú, Cotton, feathers (63.163)
Firefighter's Coat with Susanoo-no-mikoto and Sea Monster, Edo period, 19th century, Dark blue quilted (sashiko) cotton with freehand paste-resist decoration (1983.158a–c)
Garden carpet, Qajar period (1779–1925), ca. 1800, Northwestern Iran or Kurdistan, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), symmetrically knotted pile (67.156)
Half-sewn muslin (Model No. 173), 1947, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Cotton muslin (2009.300.742)
Hanging (?) fragment, 4th–3rd century B.C., Peru; Chavín, Painted cotton (1987.394.704)
Hanging, 7th–9th century, Peru; Wari, Cotton, camelid hair, feathers (1979.206.467)
Honeycomb quilt, ca. 1830, Made by Elizabeth Van Horne Clarkson (American), New York City, Cotton (23.80.75)
Hunting and Fishing Scenes, 1769, Designed by Robert Jones; Manufactured at Old Ford, English, Linen and cotton (1983.365)
Inscribed linen sheet from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.693)
Ivy textile, 1883–1900, Associated Artists (New York City), Printed cotton velvet (28.70.1)
"Junon" dress, fall/winter 1949–50, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Cotton, sequins (C.I.53.40.5a-d)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials (1979.206.150)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, nails, cotton, sacrificial material (1979.206.124)
Kalamkari hanging with figures in an architectural setting, Qutb Shahi period (1496–1687), ca. 1640–50, India, Deccan, Cotton, plain weave, mordant painted and dyed, resist dyed (20.79)
Kanduri, ca. 1900, India, Cotton (1986.53)
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)
"La Marchande d'Amours," ca. 1817, Designed by Louis-Hippolyte Lebas (French); Manufactured by Oberkampf, Jouy, France, Cotton (26.238.9a-f)
Lace flounce, 1867, Verdé, Delisle and Company, French (Paris), Linen (43.37.1)
Length of printed cotton, 19th–20th century, William Morris (British); Manufacturer: Morris & Co., Merton Abbey, England, Cotton (23.163.7)
Linen from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen, ink (09.184.220)
Man's robe (jama), 17th century, India, Deccan, Burhanpur or Hyderabad, Cotton, painted, with applied gold leaf (31.135)
Mantle border fragment, 1st–2nd century, Peru; Nazca, Cotton, camelid hair (1994.35.120)
Memorial Crazy quilt, ca. 1877, Made by Tamar Horton Harris North (American), North Landing, Indiana, Silk, silk velvet, cotton, and cotton lace (1983.349)
Miniature Tunic (Uncu), 17th–18th century, Bolivia (Potosí), Cotton, camelid hair, silk, metal (2007.470)
"Mira-Spectrum" textile, ca. 1970, Verner Panton (Danish); Manufacturer: Mira-X, Printed cotton (2001.405.2)
Mummy bandage from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.797)
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows, late 18th–early 19th century, India, Deccan, Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton (2003.177)
Pantsuit, spring/summer 1970, Designed by Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Cotton (1984.598.96a–c)
"Persian Shah," ca. 1896, Russian, Printed cotton (36.90.816)
Petticoat, 1830s, American, Cotton (1992.365)

Corset, 1830s, American, Cotton (1987.238)

Sleeve supports, ca. 1828, British, Cotton, baleen (C.I.66.38.5a,b)
Pinwheel quilt, 1930, Unidentified maker (J.L.), Amish, Indiana, Wool and cotton (1988.128)
Play/bathing suit, 1943, Claire McCardell (American), Checked cotton gingham (C.I.45.71.4)
Presentation quilt, ca. 1849, Baltimore, Maryland, Cotton and silk velvet (1974.24)
Prestige Cloth, Ghana, Ewe peoples, 1930–50, Cotton and silk (2010.555)
Printed cotton (detail), ca. 1820, English, Cotton (29.88)
Printed cotton (detail), ca. 1830, English, Cotton (63.55.2)
Printed cotton, 1787, French (Jouy), Cotton (37.170)
Printed velveteen, 1890s, Designed by C. F. A. Voysey (British) for Liberty and Co.; Manufactured by Turnbull & Stockdale, English, Cotton (1990.155)
Quilt center, ca. 1790, John Hewson (American, born England), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cotton (2005.284)
Quilt with eagle pattern, 1837–50, American, New England, Cotton (1974.32)
Robe à la française, third quarter of 18th century, French, Ivory cotton printed in multicolored floral motif (C.I.64.32.3a,b)
Round gown, ca. 1798, British, White cotton with polychrome wool crewel embroidered trim (1998.222.1)
"Seashell" or "Shell-knit" coat, spring/summer 1985, Issey Miyake (Japanese), Gray, pink, red, and lavender cotton/synthetic blend knit with heat-embossed ribbing (2003.79.16)
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)
Serape, mid-18th century, Mexico; Saltillo, Cotton, wool (10.107.9)
Shirt, 1976, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Striped brown and white cotton with stenciled and painted slogans, and appliquéd patches (1985.375.6)
Storage bag (chuval), early 19th century, Turkoman/Arabatchi, Central Asia, Goat hair, cotton and wool; asymmetrically knotted pile (22.100.40.a)
Sundress, ca. 1956, Claire McCardell (American), Red, blue, yellow, and plaid cotton (C.I.58.49.5)
Sunshine and shadow quilt, ca. 1940, Amish, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Wool and cotton (1973.94)
T-shirt, 1975–77, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), White cotton with red, blue, and black silkscreen print (1985.375.13)
Tabard, 15th–16th century, Peru; Ica (?), Cotton, feathers (59.135.8)
Talismanic shirt, 15th or early 16th century, India (north India or the Deccan), Ink, gold, and colors on stiffened cotton (1998.199)
Tent Divider (Te Saqwit), 19th–20th century, Sudan; Beja peoples, Cotton, leather, beads, cowrie shells, palm leaf (1996.455)
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)
Tent lining, 1700–1740, Burhanpur, Deccan, India, Cotton, stenciled, mordant-dyed, and painted (2005.251)
Textile Blanket, Chieftan, 19th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali or Ghana, Cotton, wool (1971.30)
Textile fragment, late 10th century; Abbasid, Probably Iraq, Cotton, plain weave with painted inscription (31.106.32)
Textile Fragment: Scenes from the Ramayana, 15th century, Nepal, Embroidery in silk on polished cotton (1995.331)
Textile Skirt, 20th century, South Africa; Xhosa people, Cotton, glass beads, buttons, ocher (1993.373)
Textile Tunic (Bororo), 20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Niger (Bororo, Wodaabe), Cotton (1993.372)
Textile Tunic (Jibbeh), 1881–98, Sudan; Mahdist, Cotton, wool (1993.370)
Textile Wrapper, 20th century, Ghana; Akan, Rayon, cotton (1993.384.2)
Tiraz fragment from an ikat shawl, Ziyadid period (818–1018), late 9th–early 10th century, Yemen, Cotton, ink, and gold, plain weave, resist dyed (ikat), painted, inscription: black ink and gold leaf, painted (29.179.9)
Toile de Jouy: Les monuments d'Égypte, ca. 1808, Manufacture de Jouy (French); Designer: Jean-Baptiste Huet I (French), after a drawing by Louis François Cassas (French), Roller-printed cotton (X.404)
Towel end, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), early 19th century, Turkey, Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread, plain weave, embroidered (79.1.275)
Trafalgar chintz, 1806, Attributed to John Bury, Lancashire, England, Cotton (16.28)
Two dresses, ca. 1810, French, White cotton (07.146.5)
Velvet panel with flowering plants, first half of 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Silk, cotton, flat metal thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded (12.72.5)
Wall hanging, ca. 1750, India, Cotton (1982.66)
Wall hanging, early 19th century, Uzbekistan (Nurata), Silk embroidery on cotton; couching, chain, satin, and buttonhole stitches (07.72)
"Wandle," design registered July 28, 1884 (printed 1917–23) (detail), Designed by William Morris (British); Produced by Morris & Company, Merton Abbey, England, Printed cotton (23.163.10)
Wedding dress, spring/summer 2000, Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese), Natural cotton muslin (2003.573.8a,b)
Wedding Ensemble, 1864, French, White cotton organdy (26.250.2a–e)
Woman's ceremonial skirt (kain kebat), early 20th century, Indonesia (Upper Kapuas River, West Kalimantan, Borneo); Kantu' people, Cotton (2006.349)
Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (Lawo Butu or Lawo Ngaza), late 19th–early 20th century, Ngada people, Flores Island, Indonesia, Cotton, glass beads, chambered nautilus shell, nassa shells (2006.2)
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)
Wrap dress, ca. 1975, Diane Von Furstenberg (American), Green-and-white dotted cotton/rayon blend jersey (1997.487)
Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s, Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.256)
Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s, Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.257)
Wrapper, 1960–70, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Kelequis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.259)