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Pair of infant's sleeves

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Pair of infant's sleeves with deep folded cuffs edged in lace, embroidered floral Baroque pattern in couched cording, gathers and tape edging at shoulders

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American or English, used in America, early 18th century

Place of Manufacture

United States or England

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 9.5 cm (5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.924

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill, linen embroidery and couched cording, linen needle lace trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes