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Pair of women's sleeves

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Pair of detachable sleeves with rouched band and embroidered ruffle at wrist; cuffs fastened with a loop around a small embroidered button.

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, Early 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19.5 x 66.5 cm (7 11/16 x 26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.978a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes