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.

Superfrontal

Society of the Sisters of Bethany. Gold ground; appliqués of polychrome embroidery. Left to right: ship, fortress, fleur de lys, MR, star, covered vessal and castle. Embroidery and silver and gold metallic thread couching. Fringed. Attached to white linen altar cloth. Condition: good; wear along...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of the Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, Mass.

English (London (Lloyd Square)), About 1930

Object Place

London (Lloyd Square), England

Dimensions

193.36 cm (76 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.477

Medium or Technique

Linen, silver; embroidery, Parament (cross-reference embroidery), couching, appliqué

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles