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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Boy's trousers

Possibly Austrian
1880–85


Object Place: Austria

Dimensions

38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1503

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Boy’s trousers, tan wool flannel, embroidered with tan silk threads in floral design on front and back of waistband and sides of legs. Scalloped and edged with buttonhole stitch on bottoms of legs. Sic darts at front and back. Three gilt metal buttons at outside bottom of each leg. Two front interior pockets. Condition good except for small areas of wear or insect damage. Worn by donor’s husband as a child.

Provenance

1960, gift of Mrs. John P. Bainbridge to the MFA (Accession date: December 14, 1960); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John P. Bainbridge