SHIRT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1854

GUSN

GUSN-13209

Description

White; high collar (4 1/2"); fluted front (3"); one pearl button at neck; gathered and gusseted at collar and sleeves; sleeves gathered at cuffs; one pearl button at cuff; topstitching at collar and cuffs. Retains original pressed shape - sleeves and fluting; shoulder yoke.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shirts
stitching
linen (material)
laundries (businesses)
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
Laundry
SHIRT

Inscription

Handwritten in ink at lower right front: ""John Bayonet No 3 April 1854"" John Bayonet = John Bryant

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher

Accession Number

1990.458