Infant's shirt

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

22.8 x 33.8 cm (9 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.939

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s shirt, short sleeves with lace trim and tiny underarm gussets, open front, two deep front collar flaps, single deep back collar flap

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent