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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.


Icon. The Assumption of the Virgin. Worked in metallic yarn, metal strips, purl and spangals; faces and hands in painted gesso; highlights in green silk velvet. Ground of ribbed yellow (?) silk over tan linen. Border with a stylized undulating flowering vine; a large trefoil blossom in each...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possible Russian, 19th century (?)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts


Religious and cult objects