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Man's shirt with two pairs of detachable sleeves

early 20th century
Made by Leinenhaus Friedrich & Lincke

Object Place: Leipzig, Germany


Shirt center back: 104.1 cm (41 in.) Sleeve: 43.8 x 15.2 cm (17 1/4 x 6 in.) Sleeve: 43.8 x 13.7 cm (17 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, mother-of-pearl buttons

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Man’s cotton shirt with band collar, mother-of-pearl buttons, pleats at sides of back and along tops of sleeves. Detachable sleeves, also pleated, button on above the elbows with thread-covered buttons. Starched French cuffs. Labeled at neck: “Leinenhaus/Friedrich & Sincke / Leipzig”


Worn by Morton Masius; Inherited by donor from her mother, Vera Masius Ferguson September 10, 2005. Gift to the MFA, January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Faith Ferguson and family