Pair of sheer white cotton undersleeves

American
19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

51.5 x 19 cm (20 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

50.3195a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of sheer white cotton undersleeves, plain straight top, full center part gathered in at wrist to narrow casing with small heading through which elastic was run, hanging cuffs with deeply scalloped edge and serpentine slender vine following scallops and bearing berries, small leaves, and trefoils, a bunch of berries above each scallop.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eben Belknap Moulton