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Description

White cotton with woven vertical stripe. Pointed collar with buttonhole at left and right sides. 5 small white buttons down center front. Long sleeves with small white buttons at cuffs and sleeve plackets. Tuck in each sleeve at elbow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1899
Inscriptions
1) Woven label inside collar (blue letters on white silk): ""Hewias & Hollis/Inc./Boston."" 2) Woven label inside collar (red letters on white silk): ""H. C."" - placed directly below label #1. 3) Black ink stamp on back of collar: ""NO 9 14 2(2 raised up) 5706"" 4) Black ink stamp lower left shirt tail: ""HH-2/WMXXOOW-14/14 2(2raised up) 34/5706""
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
Striped
stripes
Accession Number
1969.7208
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12972

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