Woman's corset cover

American
1860s


Object Place: Massachusetts or New York, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 38.1 cm (15 in.) Center back: 45.7 cm (18 in.)

Accession Number

49.906

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave trimmed with cotton bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s white corset cover, bobbin lace at neck, center front closure with buttonholes but missing buttons

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