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Textile in Wool from Europe

Textile, Wool, Europe

Works of Art (61)

Aglauros's Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse, designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570, Workshop of Willem de Pannemaker (Flemish), Made/manufactured: Brussels, Southern Netherlands, Wool, silk, silver (41.190.135)
"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)
"Bird," ca. 1878, Designed by William Morris (British); Produced by Morris & Company, Merton Abbey, Woven wool (23.163.15)
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, first half of 15th century, Wool (53.79)
"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, spring 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Polychrome wool felt, blue silk faille (2002.479.4)
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, 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 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)
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)
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)
Fabulous Beast (Fragment of a Tapestry), ca. 1420–30, German (Upper Rhineland; Basel), Linen warp with wool weft (1990.211)
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)
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)
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)
Mantua, late 17th century, British, Taupe wool with stripes of dull orange and blue, embroidered in silver-gilt thread (33.54a,b)
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)
Neptune from the "Doria Grotesques", designed 1545, woven ca. 1550, Designed by Perino del Vaga (Italian), Wool and silk (2011.14)
Pantsuit, ca. 1939, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Brown wool tweed, brown leather (2009.300.1870a,b)
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)
Shawl, ca. 1849, Manufactured by Deneirouse and Boisglavy, French, Woven silk and wool (65.91.2)
Shirt, ca. 1935–37, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Wool (1976.29.7)
Suit, fall/winter 1938–39, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Wool (1974.338.1a,b)
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 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)
Textile, 1871, Designed by Christopher Dresser (British); Manufactured by J.W. and C. Ward, English (Halifax), Wool and silk (1984.469)
The Triumph of Fame, from a set of The Triumphs of Petrarch, ca. 1502–4, Flemish (probably Brussels), Wool and silk tapestry (1998.205)
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)
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)
Work bag, dated 1669, England, Wool and linen (2006.263)