Pair of women's sleeves

probably American, possibly French
around 1815


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

Dimensions

Overall: 13.6 x 11.4 cm (5 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.981a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with embroidered and drawn-work inserts and cuffs

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small, puffed, short sleeves with gathered panels with narrow embroidered insets and cuffs.

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