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Boy's Shirt

1963.7 (RS80596)

Description

A boy's shirt made from bleached linen, with a deep square collar edged in frilled linen. The front opening and cuffs are also edged with linen frills. The arms are closely pleated and pressed into a pattern. The base of the neck placket is reinforced with a small heart-shaped applique. "WD" is cross-stitched in blue silk on the left breast.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1775
Inscriptions
Cross-stitch in blue on left breast: ""WD""
Material
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
Hand Stitched
linen (material)
SHIRT
shirts
stitching
Accession Number
1963.7
GUSN
46701

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