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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.

Red satin

With a conventional floral design worked with cream-white, pale blue, yellow, green, and neutral colored silks. The stems and outlines are worked with black silk. There are conventional birds in spaces between the sprays of flowers.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Persian or Turkish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts