Textile fragment (detail), North India, Sultanate Period, 13th–15th century. Silk. Gift of George and Marie Hecksher. 2000.186.1
The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts contains more than 13,000 textiles and costumes from traditions around the world. A remarkable range of techniques are represented, including loom-woven textiles, non-woven fabrics such as bark cloth, felt and knitting, and objects embellished with beading and embroidery.