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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered linen plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts