Ruffle

probably English, used in America
late 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 19.1 x 116.8 cm (7 1/2 x 46 in.)

Accession Number

49.962

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace and net

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ruffle made of two matching bands of bobbin lace with a floral design sewn to a band of net

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