White cotton modesty

American
19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

25.1 x 41.1 cm (9 7/8 x 16 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3193

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton eyelet embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton modesty gathered full under a top band of eyelet embroidery, scalloped upper edge, design of straight horizontal stem bearing alternately left and right daisy and three berries, linen tie at bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eben Belknap Moulton