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Description

White cotton shift for a baby. Drawstring neckline gathered in tucks. Embroidered cutwork sleeve hems and Empire waist band. Horizontal pleats at bottom; hem w/ embroidered cutwork and scalloped edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1859-1867
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
cutwork
embroidering
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
chemises (underwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
cutwork
Cutwork
Embroidered
embroidering
SHIFT
Accession Number
1998.5409
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24587

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