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Child's shirt of white linen with overlapping front opening, lace insert bands and openwork at shoulders. Pleated sleeves with triangular gussets at armpits. Mull neck and wristbands. Gold double button cuff links with incised blossoms.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Fox Hovey

American (Boston), about 1764

Object Place

Boston, [Massachusetts], United States


22 x 55.3 cm (8 11/16 x 21 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with linen bobbin lace and gold cuff links


Textiles and Fashion Arts