User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.


Start collecting

A chemisette of sheer white cotton embroidered around neck and down fronts in design of three petalled blossoms on slender stems, zig-zag border outline with * gathered eyelet embroidered on each side to go around arms; a number of holes and breaks. * minute eyelet dots in ground, narrow...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


40.3 x 56.5 cm (15 7/8 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain- weave with cotton embroidery and cotton twill tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts