Set of collar and pair of undersleeves

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 31.5 x 15.6cm (12 3/8 x 6 1/8in.) Other (Center back): 5.4cm (2 1/8in.) Other ((a); around neck): 34.8cm (13 11/16in.)

Accession Number

47.1377a-c

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Set of white mull collar and undersleeves: (a) small round collar, embroidered with white mull appliqué and white cotton thread in design of pendent ovoid leaves forming border with minute sprig in center; full undersleeves (b and c) gathered into narrow cuff matching collar. From the Stevens family of Claremont, N. H.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert E. Taylor