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Woman's neck ruffle

Overlapping bands of white cotton mull embroidered with cotton yarns in floral sprays. Puffed mull inserts. White silk ribbon drawstring.

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

French, used in America, about 1818–25

Object Place

France

Accession Number

49.964

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes