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 (one of two)

Corded red silk ground, on which are woven with tarnished metal thread, cherubs sitting on leaves, quivers? and roses, also parts of rococo-like foliage.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Spanish or Italian, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin and silver-colored mettalic thread brocaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts