Artist's smock

American (New England)
early 20th century
Worn by Arthur Stone (American, born in England, 1847–1938)


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

123 x 88 cm (48 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.439

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, and mother-of-pearl buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gray cotton embroidered with blue cotton at smocking on chest and at wrists, outlining at front, shoulders, collar, cuffs; blue cotton and white silk embroidered monogram on collar (left), chisel in cartouche on left sleeve, dragon with chisel on pocket (lower right). Front partial closure with four albacore buttons; gathered at top back; double shoulder bands; triangular gussets at armpits.

Provenance

Worn by Arthur J. Stone (1847-1938) of Gardner Mass. (American Decorative Arts Dept. holds tools)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alma Bent in memory of Annie E. Priest