Infant's shirt

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

26.7 x 54 cm (10 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1333

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace and embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s white linen shirt, straight cut open down center front, wide round neck, long full sleeves gathered into tight wrist band, bands in shoulder seam, narrow ruffle at neck, wider ruffle on sleeve edges of bobbin lace, wrist bands embroidered in minute dot design, two small buttonholes in each wrist band for stud; some of linen threads unevenly bleached, linen tender, cracked in several places and repaired in several places.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes