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 (chair seat?)

Start collecting

Brocaded with silver wire wound on a silk core on a compound satin ground with stripes shaded from white to dark green. On each side of these is a feathery stripe in shades of yellow and green. Between these, floral sprays brocaded in silver. Selvedge on both sides of eight cords. Soiled,...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

Italian, 1750–1800

Object Place



49.1 x 54.2 cm (19 5/16 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk brocade satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts