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Undershirt

Description

White linen lawn; scoop neck; sleeveless; embroidered scalloped edges at neck, armholes and hem; 2 button shoulder straps; embroidered medallions at center front neck and hem of flowers, scrolls and openwork; pinned in original folds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
1) Blue on white woven label at left shoulder: ""Best & Co./ LILIPUTIAN BAZAAR/ [hand with little fingers on it]"" 2) Ink stamp inside neck in back: ""6181-F (?)""
Material
embroidering
lawn (textile)
linen (material)
openwork
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lawn
lawn (textile)
Linen
linen (material)
Open Work
openwork
Scalloped
scalloping
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
stitching
UNDERSHIRT
undershirts
Accession Number
1993.172
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11471

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