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Woman's shift

Woman's chemise

late 18th to early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 131.1 x 129.5 cm (51 5/8 x 51 in.) Other (Center back): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.26

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shift with scoop neck with drawstring, three-quarter length sleeves with drawstrings and lighter-weight linen ruffles

Provenance

Probably worn by Abigail Robbins(1759-1850); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone