Shirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1769

GUSN

GUSN-32349

Description

Cream/white; mull ruffle w/ scalloped and embroidered edge--at neckline and front; net inserted at shoulder; long, turned back sleeves w/ double drawstring--sleeves of cotton; featherstitching.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shirts
cotton (textile)
stitching
linen (material)
Infant's Clothing
Hand Stitched
Cotton
SHIRT

Inscription

Handwritten note sewn onto left back: ""Hannah (Davis) Williams b.1751, m.1768, d.1844. Baby's cap and waist. (Sleeves drawn at waist) (Double frill to cap.) 1769-1770.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.1004