Child's shift

American
mid-18th to early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 x 75.5cm (26 9/16 x 29 3/4in.) Other (Center back): 56.8 cm (22 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.63

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s shift with scoop neck, sleeve gussets, and pieced at side

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone