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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Cover

Repeating symmetrical motif of a leafy floral grouping above a mount formed by jagged lines flanked by naturalistic blossoms and leaves in green silk yarns. Worn through and stained in many areas. Made in two sections.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.876

Medium or Technique

Silk damask and silk woven fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles