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Pair of children's pantaloon cuffs

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Pantaloon cuffs, pieced at sides, pleated at back, slight rise at front (to accommodate instep), button holes, gauze or leno weave ruffle with abstract leaf motif.


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, 1820–40

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 19.7 x 16.2 cm (7 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen, trimmed with patterned linen gauze or leno weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts