Pair of men's undersleeves

American
last quarter of the 18th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 39.7 x 26.7 cm (15 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.) Other (sleeve length): 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.) Other (cuff width): 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Other (ruffle width): 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.88a-b

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Under sleeve with two rows of hem stitching and two button holes, lighter-weight linen ruffle.

Provenance

Worn by donor's great-grandfather Stephen Robbins (1758-1847); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone