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.

Cotton piece: Sing a Song of Sixpence

Start collecting

The nursery rhyme of "Sing a Song of Sixpence, a pocket full of rye", is printed and illustrated on this piece. The various scenes and verses are arranged in diamonds. The colors are blues, browns, pink, yellow, green and white.

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Hill Bigelow

Possibly English, About 1870

Object Place

England?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .72 x .61

Accession Number

14.91

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles