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Pair of women's undersleeves

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Pair of women's detachable sleeves, wristband embroidered with spiraling floral motifs, single covered button, angled flaring flounce at end embroidered with larger floral and leaf motifs (possibly Indian).

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

Women's sleeve

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

44.5 x 17 cm (17 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.977a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes