SHIRT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1827

GUSN

GUSN-54915

Description

White; tall collar with 2 buttons and buttonholes; inset long sleeves, gathered at shoulders adn cuffs with gusset under arm; shirt gathered onto collar front and back; gussets at neck; on shoulder seams; shoulder seam and armscye reinforced with linen; shirt opened at sides near hem; front opening reinforced with linen diamond, edged with 4" ruffle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shirts
stitching
linen (material)
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
SHIRT

Inscription

Handwritten at lower left back near side seam: ""Lemuel Shaw's. Made by/E. K. Shaw before she was/five years old. 1827""

Maker

Shaw, E. K. (Maker)

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1949.64