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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Piece of brocade

Ground dull light blue, powdered with a four-petaled flower of a faded lavendar. Design an indistinct waving ribbon, from which grow flowers woven of pink, red, white and green silk, gold thread and thin strips of silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts