Pair of children's pantaloon cuffs

American
1820–40


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 16.2 cm (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.833a-b

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen, trimmed with patterned linen gauze or leno weave

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pantaloon cuffs, pieced at sides, pleated at back, slight rise at front (to accommodate instep), button holes, gauze or leno weave ruffle with abstract leaf motif.

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone