Pair of sleeve ruffles (engageantes)

possibly Flemish
third quarter 18th century


Dimensions

L x W: 40.6 x 24.1 cm (16 x 9 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

43.2549a-b

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton embroidery

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, August 27, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of embroidered muslin sleeve ruffles, from 43.1647.

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