Infant's shirt

American
late 18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

26.5 x 43.5 cm (10 7/16 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.941

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with linen bobbin lace and cotton embroidery, linen twill drawstrings

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s shirt with U-shaped neckline, gathered cuffed sleeves with bobbin lace trim and two drawstrings each, diminutive floral embroidery along edges of open front and bottom

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