Pair of short undersleeves

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

24.5 x 15.1 cm (9 5/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1215a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen Valenciennes lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sheer white cotton edged with ruffle of Valenciennes lace, wrist and length of seam finely embroidered with white linen thread in small-scale design of blossoms made up of concentric circles and grouped oval leaves, worked in part in back stitch shadow work, much yellowed and stained, several holes.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb