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.

Tapestry coat

Start collecting

Dark blue silk. On shoulders are deep points of silver and white. In the middle of the back is a group of five sprays of flowers and leaves, woven with light green and magenta silk. On each side of the front are borders of similar design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Syrian, 19th century

Dimensions

133 cm (52 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.33 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.

Accession Number

04.1623

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes