User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pair of short undersleeves

Start collecting

Sheer white cotton edged with ruffle of Valenciennes lace, wrist and length of seam finely embroidered with white linen thread in small-scale design of blossoms made up of concentric circles and grouped oval leaves, worked in part in back stitch shadow work, much yellowed and stained, several holes.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, 19th century

Object Place



24.5 x 15.1 cm (9 5/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen Valenciennes lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts