Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of sleeve ruffles
  • United States
  • pair of sleeve ruffles, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • muslin, embroidering
  • Object Length: 30.48 cm
    Object Length: 12 in
  • Gift of Mrs. W. H. Sears
  • Not on display
  • 1930.0019.a,b
Description

Flared ruffles for elbow sleeve. Made of three triangular shaped pieces of fine muslin embroidered with dots, scalloped on edges and sewn together at scallops. Mounted on cylinder of heavier muslin to sew into sleeve. Each triangular piece has an embroidered motif with net centers.