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.

Square embroidery medallion

Start collecting

Red cotton ground. In the center is an octagon from which grow conventional flower (?) forms. In each corner is a diamond. The border of open flowers is separated from the main field by a dark blue woolen cord sewed on with red wool. Worked with golden brown, red, dark blue and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish,

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 15.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

93.217

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles