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Boy's shorts set

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White linen boy's shorts set with center front button top and shorts attached by buttons at waistband; dark brown piping on collar, short sleeves, and three slit pockets on top with monogram of "A", "T", and "S" in dark brown thread above each pocket.


Worn by A. Tozzer Spalding; Gift to donor, June 30, 2003; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Joan A. Spalding

American, 1940s

Object Place

United States


Other (Center back): 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered linen plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts