Child's pinafore

Child's smock-frock

American
about 1830


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

59 x 65 cm (23 1/4 x 25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.385

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with mother of pearl buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s pinafore of dark unbleached linen, made of two full widths of material with seam down center front, open at back with selvedges exposed, short yoke with edges piped and corded, long sleeves with cartridge pleating over shoulders, two carved mother-of-pearls buttons at yoke in back and one button at each cuff; box pleats along yolk

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb