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 ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrot on flowering plant with finely drawn curving branches woven with green, yellowish green, faded pinkish orange, two shades of neutral violet silk weft, tied by neutral...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts