Pair of women's undersleeves

Women's sleeve

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

44.5 x 17 cm (17 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.977a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of women’s detachable sleeves, wristband embroidered with spiraling floral motifs, single covered button, angled flaring flounce at end embroidered with larger floral and leaf motifs (possibly Indian).

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