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.

Piece of brocade

The design consists of zig-zag horizontal lines woven with green and gray-blue wool and yellow and white linen.


Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts