User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Armorial shield

Start collecting

Armorial shield worked with gold and silver thread and blue, yellow, orange, and black silk, surmounted by a crown edged with foliage and scrolls.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward W. Norris

Italian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

16.5 x 23.5 cm (6 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2351

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles