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.

Brocade fragment

Piece, cream-colored satin ground with decorative areas in part simulating brick-work and in part filled with flowering vines and oriental objects associated with tea chest, etc.; brocaded with gold and polychrome silks; small fragment of right selvedge present.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

48.315

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles