Infant's shirt

Baby's shirt

American
late 18th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19 x 42 cm (7 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.839

Medium or Technique

Linen broken twill; linen plain weave (tape binding)

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White infant’s shirt with plain collar, straight arms and body, selveges at ends of sleeves and edges of front opening; cloth woven in bird’s eye pattern, tape binding inside collar; very light pink stains on right side

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone