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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

Red velvet ground with an ogival frame-work, and carnations in profile, woven with white and yellow silk, and tarnished metal thread and detailed with flowers and groups of crescents of red velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Persian or Turkish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts