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 women's cuffs

Start collecting

Cuffs with triple pointed edge, embroidered with leaf motifs and openwork.

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, Mid-19th century

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 19.1 cm (3 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.979a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and deflected warps and wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes