Undersleeves were worn to protect the sleeves of the dress, but they were
for more than just cleanliness. These pretty undersleeves are patterned
off originals in the Suffolk County Historical Society.
The originals were probably meant to go under
a 'good dress'.
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(When ordering undersleeves, please specify pinned, elastic, or
drawstring. Add $3.00 for elastic or drawstring.)
#S1: 100% cotton voile. Copied from an original pair. 10"long, 9"
cuff circumference. One size fits all. . . . . $20.00 + $5.00 S&H
#S2: 100% cotton voile with blackwork embroidery on cuff. Copied
from an original pair. Narrow cuff fastens with a hook and eye. 17"
long, 7 1/2" cuff. . . . . $25.00 + $5.00 S&H