Shirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1852

GUSN

GUSN-37044

Description

White/yellowed; squared neckline trimmed w/ scalloped edged lace; band of eyelet embroidery along shoulders and one side of neck; other side of neck has drawn work; short sleeves w/ lace and same drawn work.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Handwritten note sewn onto hem: ""Made for Sarah Elizabeth Cummings/ b.Dec.22,1852/ Boston.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1934.1697

Places

Massachusetts (United States)