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Woman's blouse

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Woman's summer blouse, white dotted swiss fabric, small round neckline, center front opening, twill tape inside bottom edge of waistband, four darts in front at waist, flaring elbow-length sleeves trimmed with lace, welted neckline and shoulder seams

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, about 1860

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Other (sleeve): 35.5cm (14in.) Center front: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.) Center back: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.892

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, linen bobbin lace, cotton twill tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes