A pair of drawers

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 78 x 134cm (30 11/16 x 52 3/4in.)

Accession Number

49.450

Medium or Technique

Embroidered linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A pair of white linen drawers, cut long and straight, finished at bottom with three tucks and a band of eyelet embroidered linen; fullness gathered into waistband, buttoned down center front; two legs completely separate except for about six inches below waistband in center front.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Frances Rollins Morse