Man's shirt

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

110 x 78 cm (43 5/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.627

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with thread-covered metal ring buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White shirt, high collar with two buttons and hem stitching, cartridge pleating around neck, extra pieces sewn onto shoulders, gathered sleeves with underarm gussets, single buttons and hem stitching on cuffs, small gussets at side slits

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout