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Dress Shirt

Description

White; low standing collar (4 buttonholes for studs along front); front panel, rounded, with machine embroidery of delicate floral garland with small tucks; full sleeves with linen cuffs with topstitching, 4 buttonholes; rounded cuffs; box pleat below panel to hem. Gathered along yoke at back shoulder.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1880
Inscriptions
Cross stitched in red thread on center front: ""L""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
dress shirts
dresses (garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
evening dresses (garments)
fancy dress
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Formal
Formal Wear
Garland
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Men's clothing
SHIRT, DRESS
stitching
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1945.344
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Laura R. Little
GUSN
54061

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