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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

White cotton sacque

Chinese
1855–65


Object Place: China

Dimensions

62 cm (24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1347

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton sacque, made in China for Mrs. Daniel N. Spooner; buttoned down center front, high neck with standing ruffled collar, flaring slightly to bottom edge, long sleeves edged with ruffle like on one on collar and down center front, front trimmed with bands of narrow tucks alternating with embroidered dots in groups of four, same dots and scallops on neck front and cuff ruffles, initials: M.C. S. embroidered on right front; stained. Made for Western market.

Provenance

1948, gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner to the MFA (Accession date: December 8, 1948); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner