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Men's Dress Shirt

Description

Men's white, long sleeve, button-down dress shirt. Features decorative embroidery of flowers, leaves, and scrolls. There is a slit on each side of the shirt near the waist. The collar has no flaps.

Details

Maker
Bowen, Ellen (Holt), 1834-1903 (Sewer (textile worker))
Date
ca.1873
Inscriptions
"Henry C. Bow. / Christmas / 1873" (handwritten)
"Henry C. Bowen's / shirt (made by Ellen H. Bowen)..." (handwritten)
Material
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
dress shirts
linen (material)
Shirt, Dress
Accession Number
2002.29.1
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
246947

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