Pair of women's cuffs

probably American, possibly French
late 19th century


Place of Use: United States; Place of Manufacture: probably United States, posibly France

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 16.5 cm (2 1/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.980a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and pulled and drawn-work, trimmed with cotton bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular cuffs embroidered with leaf and blossom motifs arranged diagonally on a pulled and drawn-work grid, lace edging.

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