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.

Sleeve

Start collecting

Heavy white linen, on which are embroidered with black wool, conventional parrot-like birds and flowers. The cuffs are solidly embroidered with a design and edged with a knitted trimming. Said to be the sleeves of a peasant woman's costume.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish, 18th–19th century

Dimensions

47 x 69 cm (18 1/2 x 27 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .69 x .47

Accession Number

96.98

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes