Men's Dress Shirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca.1873

GUSN

GUSN-246947

Description

Men's white, long sleeve, button-down dress shirt. Features decorative embroidery of flowers, leaves, and scrolls. There is a slit on each side of the shirt near the waist. The collar has no flaps.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dress shirts
linen (material)
Shirt, Dress

Inscription

"Henry C. Bow. / Christmas / 1873" (handwritten)
"Henry C. Bowen's / shirt (made by Ellen H. Bowen)..." (handwritten)

Maker

Bowen, Ellen (Holt), 1834-1903 (Sewer (textile worker))

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.1

Places

United States