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.

Fragment of a border

Start collecting

Dull brown ground, on which is a design of conventional scrolls and flowers woven with red, dark and light blue, violet, green, yellow and brown wool and white, blue, green and yellow silk. On one side a band of deep yellow. Possibly a part of the border of the same tapestry as 85.71.


Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Probably 17th century


Overall: 150 x 19 cm (59 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool and silk tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts