Child's shirt

English
1950s
Manufactured by Florence Eiseman (American, 1899–1988), Retailed by Best and Company (American, 1879-1971)


Dimensions

Center back: 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2004

Medium or Technique

Wool twill trimmed with silk braid

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Girl’s navy blue long-sleeve shirt with sailor style collar, collar and cuffs have two off-white stripes along the edge and there is a button at the center front. Label: “Liliputian Bazaar/Trademark/Best & Co.”

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1950s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch