Pair of children's drawers or trousers

Pair of boy's breeches

American
mid 1820s to 1830s


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

64 x 58.8 cm (25 3/16 x 23 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.381

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, cotton twill tape, ceramic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of children’s drawers or trousers with sleeveless waist with four-button closure at back, tape shoulder straps, arm and neck openings reinforced with tape, gathered below waistband in front but most of fullness in back flap which buttons at sides; white ceramic buttons; threads at bottom of pants legs from original hemline.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb