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Undershirt

Description

Cream; tank top (sleeveless) style; reinforced at waist w/ 4 "patches" of wool stitched w/ zig-zag stitch; neckline and armseye edged w/ cream silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Inscriptions
Woven label w/ purple thread on hem on inside of back: ""Jordan Marsh Company--Boston--'AVONA' --TRADE MARK""
Material
machine knitting
machine-made
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Infant's Clothing
Knit
machine knitting
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
UNDERSHIRT
undershirts
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Jordan Marsh Co.
Dimensions
10 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.167
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Flavin
GUSN
51404

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