Child's shirt

American
third quarter of 18th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 25.1 x 58 cm (9 7/8 x 22 13/16 in.) Other (Center back): 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.62

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s shirt with scalloped ruffle in lighter-weight linen at neck and cuffs, long pleated sleeves, button holes in cuffs

Provenance

Worn by Bridge Chandler; Probably purchased by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone