Man's formal shirt

Paraguayan (Asunción(
1957


Object Place: Asunción, Paraguay

Dimensions

89 x 71 cm (35 1/16 x 27 15/16 in.) approximate overall measurement for hanging storage, with sleeves folded in

Accession Number

1978.630

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery on cotton gauze-woven panel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton with gauze bosom with vertical embroidered and open work decorative bands; gauze spread collar and French cuffs with embroidered scrolling vine. Two pleats on back at yoke; sleeves gathered at cuffs. Six white plastic buttons at front closure. Worn by Jefferson Patterson (1891-1977), American ambassaor, 6/19/57.

Provenance

Made for Jefferson Patterson (1891-1977), American Ambassador. Made by Casa Regojo. A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson