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Child's pinafore

American
About 1860


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 45.72 cm (18 in.)

Accession Number

52.1191

Medium or Technique

Silk twill, cord, and tassels

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s pinafore of Roman silk or silk twill with cream warp and medium-green weft with yellow, cream, red, and black stripes of varying widths; shoulder straps trimmed with multicolored silk cord tassels and cream-colored warp fringe; waistband made of a narrower length of similarly colored silk, waistband ties at back and has cream-colored warp fringe; pleated apron made from single length of silk twill with cream-colored warp fringe

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb