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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 the design of carnations in profile woven with white silk and tarnished metal thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Turkish, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet brocade, silk, and silver colored strip metal wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts