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Boy's shirt

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Boy's linen shirt (now much yellowed), wide square cut neck with narrow embroidered fine linen ruffle on front and shoulder edges of neck, short plain sleeves, slit up sides, drawstrings in front and back of neck, several brown stains; pencilled note on front: "A little shirt of James Edward B....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. E. Taylor

American, Early 19th century

Object Place



44.5 x 40.3 cm (17 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts