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Man's formal shirt

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White cotton with piqué bosom. Collarband. Starched single cuffs. White plastic button under bosom; six button holes at front closure. Label: "Beale and Inman, New Bond Street, London, W."


Worn by Jefferson Patterson (1891-1977). Made by Beale & Inman. A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson

English (London), about 1940–60

Object Place

London, England


100 x 67 cm (39 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.) approximate measurement for hanging storage with sleeves folded in

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton piqué panel


Textiles and Fashion Arts