Shift

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1859-1867

GUSN

GUSN-24587

Description

White cotton shift for a baby. Drawstring neckline gathered in tucks. Embroidered cutwork sleeve hems and Empire waist band. Horizontal pleats at bottom; hem w/ embroidered cutwork and scalloped edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemises (underwear)
cotton (textile)
cutwork
embroidering
Cotton
Embroidered
Cutwork
SHIFT

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5409

Places

Maine (United States)