sleeve ruffles



sleeve ruffles

Summary

Pair of sleeve ruffles. Double layer of fine cotton, bottom layer longer than top, gathered lightly into stronger cotton wristband, also white, edges of ruffles are embroidered in white running stitch, and drawn threadwork, in a floral design. Both sleeve ruffles have been repaired, and both are damaged in several places.


Object Name

sleeve ruffles

Date Created

1765-1775

Dimensions

Length (max): 20cm
Width of wristband: 27cm

accession number

1983.662

Collection Group

costume
womenswear

Medium

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