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Embroidered cambric skirt

Cambric skirt with three rows of white floral embroidery extend down from waistband and above scalloped hem; written in ink inside waistband: "G Welles"

Inscription

Written in ink inside waistband: "G Welles"

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

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

49.893

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (cambric); cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes