Pair of infant's sleeves

American or English, used in America
early 18th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: United States or England

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 9.5 cm (5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.924

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill, linen embroidery and couched cording, linen needle lace trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of infant’s sleeves with deep folded cuffs edged in lace, embroidered floral Baroque pattern in couched cording, gathers and tape edging at shoulders

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent