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.

Pair of children's drawers or trousers

Start collecting

Pair of children's drawers or trousers with sleeveless waist with four-button closure at back, tape shoulder straps, arm and neck openings reinforced with tape, gathered below waistband in front but most of fullness in back flap which buttons at sides; white ceramic buttons; threads at bottom of...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Pair of boy's breeches

American, mid 1820s to 1830s

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

64 x 58.8 cm (25 3/16 x 23 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.381

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, cotton twill tape, ceramic buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes