Woman's collar and pair of matching cuffs

Ruffling

probably American, possibly French
mid-19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 40.5 x 19.7 cm (15 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1040a-c

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, trimmed with cotton bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s collar and pair of cuffs embroidered in a pattern of bouquets and dots edged with leaf motifs. Ends of collar trimmed with lace (possibly missing a lace ruffle). Edges of cuffs also trimmed with lace.

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