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Pair of men's undersleeves

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Under sleeve with two rows of hem stitching and two button holes, lighter-weight linen ruffle.

Provenance

Worn by donor's great-grandfather Stephen Robbins (1758-1847); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, last quarter of the 18th century

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 39.7 x 26.7 cm (15 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.) Other (sleeve length): 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.) Other (cuff width): 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Other (ruffle width): 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.88a-b

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes