Pair of undersleeves

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

48.5 x 21.1 cm (19 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.1311a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and lace, and linen bobbin lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White (cream) organdy, flaring at elbow and gathered at cuff. Wide flat cuff decorated with two bands of machine-embroidered muslin and two of bobbin lace, all with conventionalized floral motifs. At back of cuff, under elbow, a ruffle made of muslin edged with bobbin lace. Brown stains. Lace yellowed and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Upton, Jr.