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Description

White/sheer; rounded flap neckline w/ flap on sleeve/shoulder; appliqued floral band and leaves at neckline and sleeves; short lace sleeves; lace at neckline; featherstitching; open shirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1852
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn onto left corner: ""Made for Sarah Elizabeth Cummings/ b.Dec.22,1852/ Boston.""--note is still attached to shirt.
Material
appliqué (technique)
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Children's clothing
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
SHIRT
shirts
stitching
Dimensions
8.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1699
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37046

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