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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.

Piece of velvet

Light neutral silk ground woven with a little tarnished metal. On it is a design of stripes enclosing small figures woven with green blue, light blue, and natural red and orange stripes.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Turkish or Persia,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts