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

Not On View

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