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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.


A kneeling woman, in classical style dress, feeding milk from a dish to an alighting eagle bearing fire and thunder in its talons; Hebe and the eagle of Jupiter. Sky and clouds in the background. Translucent and opaque glass beads laced in a tan cotton yarn network affixed to a narrow tan linen...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton knit with glass beadwork, and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts