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Child's Shift

Description

Plain beige shift; short sleeves, wide scoop neckline with crocheted edging and back v-slit that ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"Harriet Elizabeth Crane" (handwritten)
Material
cotton (textile)
crocheting
hand sewing
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Possibly Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
crocheting
dresses by form
hand sewing
Shift
Dimensions
18 3/8 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.150
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Martin
GUSN
221568

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