Pair of women's ruffles

Possibly French, worn in America
Early 19th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: possibly France

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 38.1 cm (3 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

49.1039a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White mull ruffles with white embroidered leafy branches along embroidered, scalloped, and pointed edge.

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