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.

Fragment of brocade [one of three]

a) composed of a number of pieces sewed together and mounted on stretcher; strong medium blue satin ground with closely-spaced, large-scale, all-over design (incomplete) of white scalloped-edged ogives with outer frame of lacy points; each ogive having a symmetrical arrangement of flowers,...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gif of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

50.3212c

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles