Pair of women's cuffs

American
Mid-19th century


Place of Use: Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 19.1 cm (3 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.979a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and deflected warps and wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cuffs with triple pointed edge, embroidered with leaf motifs and openwork.

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent