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.

Sampler

Start collecting

White linen worked with colored silks. In the middle is a wreath surrounding a crown and a monogram. Around this are flowers in vases and in baskets, and dishes of fruit, a parrot, a peacock, an apple, a pear, a landscape with two shepherdesses and sheep, and a fountain. Across the bottom are...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

German, first half of 18th century

Object Place

probably Nuremberg, Germany

Dimensions

48.6 x 36 cm (19 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6270

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic yarn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles