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.

Head shawl

Coarse tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered along four sides with rectangular motifs with thick pinkish-red silks and touches of green and black silks, in stem, running and buttonhole stitches. outer broder shows three bands of needle-weaving. Center seam. One corner not embroidered. Black...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Balkan (probably Bulgaria), 19th century

Object Place


Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts