Pair of sleeve ruffles (engageante)

French
third quarter 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

L x W: 45.7 x 27.9 cm (18 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

43.2548a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blonde, a-b pair of sleeve ruffles each with three flounces; c and d two fragments (pinned to dress: 43.1643a).

Provenance

1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection