Child's Shift

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-221568

Description

Plain beige shift; short sleeves, wide scoop neckline with crocheted edging and back v-slit that ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses by form
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
crocheting
Cotton
Crocheted
Shift

Inscription

"Harriet Elizabeth Crane" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 3/8 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Martin

Accession Number

2001.150

Places

Possibly Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Possibly Quincy (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)