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.

A skirt

A skirt of white mull (now cream colored), embroidered with polychrome silks largely in herringbone stitch, in design of slender serpentine stems bearing variety of small-scale blossoms and fruit with small-scale flower filled baskets and ribbon-tied bouquets in interspaces; no waistband.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

49.17

Medium or Technique

Mull, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes