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Description

White/yellowed; squared neckline trimmed w/ scalloped edged lace; band of eyelet embroidery along shoulders and one side of neck; other side of neck has drawn work; short sleeves w/ lace and same drawn work.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1852
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn onto hem: ""Made for Sarah Elizabeth Cummings/ b.Dec.22,1852/ Boston.""
Material
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
SHIRT
shirts
stitching
Dimensions
8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1697
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37044

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