Infant's shirt

Child's shirt

American
19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

24.5 x 40.5 cm (9 5/8 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.56

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen trimmed with silk bobbin lace, linen cord

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s shirt with square neck and open back, lace shoulder insertions and hemstitching; sleeves cuffed with lace trim, hemstitching, and drawstrings

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone