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.

Cope with hood

Cope with hood, made from fragments. Satin weave silk ground with large semi- "bizarre" curling leaves, branches and various blossoms in supplemental metallic yarn patterning wefts. Orphrey defined by, hood edged with, and some seams covered by a metallic yarn tape. Morse fastened to both sides...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (?), First half 18th century (?)

Object Place


Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts