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.

Piece of brocade

Start collecting

Green satin ground with a design of large fruit and flowers woven with pale pink, a deeper pink, neutral reddish violet, neutral yellowish green, yellowish green, dark neutral green, and cream white silk, and also tarnished silver thread. The design is not complete. Sewed together up the middle.

Credit Line

Gift of the North Bennett Street Industrial School

18th century


Overall: 67.5 x 33.5 cm (26 9/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts