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Description

White cotton. Narrow band collar with buttonhole at center back and both sides of front. Small loop at center back and left front. 5 small white buttons down center front, 6 buttonholes. 5 flat pleats to waist on either side of front. 2 long sleeves with French cuffs. Tucks at elbows. Small white button in sleeve placket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900
Inscriptions
1) Woven label inside collar - monogram - red lettering on white silk: ""CH"" (H is superimposed over the C). 2) Woven label inside collar: store label - red on white silk: ""C. F. Hovey Co./Boston"". 3) Black ink stamp inside collar: (size): ""15 34"" 4) Black ink stamp lower left shirt tail (size?): ""553/15 34/129 9""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
SHIRT
shirts
stitching
Accession Number
1969.7218
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12971

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