Man's shirt

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

119 x 78 cm (46 7/8 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.628

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, shell button

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White shirt, single button at collar, cartridge pleating around back of neck, extra pieces of cloth sewn over shoulders, cartridge pleating on sleeves at shoulder (probably originally had full length sleeves), underarm gussets, abutting side seams

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