A white cotton shift

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

85.3 cm (33 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1082

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A white cotton shift, with wide flaring neck having drawstring in inside casing, neck and arm scye edges and triangular panel at center front embroidered with white linen thread in design of small scale morning glories, initials: H. H. Belonged to Henrietta Holmes.

Provenance

Gift from the Estate of Mrs. Austin M. Purves through Mr. John C. Purves

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Mrs. Austin M. Purves