Shirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1852

GUSN

GUSN-37046

Description

White/sheer; rounded flap neckline w/ flap on sleeve/shoulder; appliqued floral band and leaves at neckline and sleeves; short lace sleeves; lace at neckline; featherstitching; open shirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shirts
appliqué (technique)
stitching
linen (material)
Children's clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
Appliqued
SHIRT

Inscription

Handwritten note sewn onto left corner: ""Made for Sarah Elizabeth Cummings/ b.Dec.22,1852/ Boston.""--note is still attached to shirt.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

8.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1934.1699

Places

Massachusetts (United States)