Man's shirt

19th century

Object Place: USA


99 x 67 cm (39 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A man’s shirt of closely woven fine white cotton with stiffly starched fronts and cuffs, hemline of both fronts and area around buttonholes for studs on left front embroidered in minute floral design; a number of brown stains; I. C. Inches written in ink on neckband; stamped on inside of yoke: Robert Bacon and Co., manufacturer of No. 2840, 43 West St., Boston; tab with buttonholes below starched front for attachment to trousers, sleeves full, long tails.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates