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A pair of drawers

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A pair of white linen drawers, cut long and straight, finished at bottom with three tucks and a band of eyelet embroidered linen; fullness gathered into waistband, buttoned down center front; two legs completely separate except for about six inches below waistband in center front.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Frances Rollins Morse

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 78 x 134cm (30 11/16 x 52 3/4in.)

Accession Number

49.450

Medium or Technique

Embroidered linen plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes