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.


Start collecting

Ground cloth filled in with a red floral sprig and dark blue-green background; background probably in flat stitch, most of the red and pink blossoms and green leaves and the large brown stem probably in flame or Irish stitch, smaller stems and some outlines in stem or whip stitch, light brown...

Show Full Description


Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, third quarter of the 18th century

Place of Origin

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


17 x 18.3 cm (6 11/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts