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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.

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Unpatterned square field of blue silk. Wide fillet (buratto) border bearing stylized leafy stalks repeating in a dense design in polychrome silk yarns on a linen net. Narrow outer border of unpatterned blue silk edged with scalloped bobin lace band. Large tear in field.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, Early 20th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

43.895

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles