SHIRT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-12971

Description

White cotton. Narrow band collar with buttonhole at center back and both sides of front. Small loop at center back and left front. 5 small white buttons down center front, 6 buttonholes. 5 flat pleats to waist on either side of front. 2 long sleeves with French cuffs. Tucks at elbows. Small white button in sleeve placket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shirts
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
SHIRT

Inscription

1) Woven label inside collar - monogram - red lettering on white silk: ""CH"" (H is superimposed over the C). 2) Woven label inside collar: store label - red on white silk: ""C. F. Hovey Co./Boston"". 3) Black ink stamp inside collar: (size): ""15 34"" 4) Black ink stamp lower left shirt tail (size?): ""553/15 34/129 9""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7218

Places

Massachusetts (United States)