29 UMMA Objects
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Italian
Cisele Velvet
1650 – 1699
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.288

Etienne de Lavallée-Poussin
Arabesque Corner Motif
1780
Museum Purchase
1963/2.25
This piece of brick red cloth is covered with geometric patterns in tones of red, greenish yellow, white and orange. Along the top and bottom edges (if the piece were vertical) are border grids made up of 6 squares with triangular patterns of thread inside them. The main body of the phulkari is a 6 by 9 square grid, each box housing a stylized floral pattern made from embroidery.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Phulkari shawl with stylized floral patterns
1900 – 1949
Anonymous gift in honor of Karuna and Brijen Goswamy
2005/2.10

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Iro-Nabeshima Plate with Fern-frond Border Design, one of five
1700 – 1732
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1964/1.100

French (French (culture or style))
Brocaded Silk
1770 – 1780
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.244

Italian
Silk Panel
17th century
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.310

Silk Taffeta
1690 – 1720
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.243

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Embroidery fragments
20th century
Gift of Doris and Herbert Sloan
1998/2.37.1
Flat woven bamboo basket with geometric pattern in red and black
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Flat Basket with swastika motif, from Taiwan
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.36
This is a red cloth covered with geometric patterns and abstract forms in the shape of peacocks. The designs and peacocks are multicolored and depicted in a repetitive format with the birds arranged in five columns and nine rows.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Phulkari (woman's head covering) with peacock designs
1900 – 1949
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/2.57

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Embroidery fragments
20th century
Gift of Doris and Herbert Sloan
1998/2.37.2
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