Infant's shirt

Child's shirt

American
early 19th century


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

Dimensions

26.5 x 38.5 cm (10 7/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.61

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen, trimmed with embroidered and hemstitched cotton and linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s shirt with bosom flaps, lace shoulder insertions, embroidered and hemstitched sleeves, and open back

Provenance

Worn by Bridge Chandler; Probably purchased by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of MIss Ellen A. Stone