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.

Orphrey

Woven with red, green and yellow silk, and linen thread, wound with gilded gold beaters' skin (Cyprian gold). IHS and Cherubim. Pieced. Like 96.477 a and b and 93.774 a and b, but smaller in scale than 96.477 a and b.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

96.473

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes