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Man's formal shirt

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White cotton with gauze bosom with vertical embroidered and open work decorative bands; gauze spread collar and French cuffs with embroidered scrolling vine. Two pleats on back at yoke; sleeves gathered at cuffs. Six white plastic buttons at front closure.

Provenance

Made for Jefferson Patterson (1891-1977), American Ambassador. Made by Casa Regojo. A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson

Paraguayan (Asunción(, 1957

Object Place

Asunción, Paraguay

Dimensions

89 x 71 cm (35 1/16 x 27 15/16 in.) approximate overall measurement for hanging storage, with sleeves folded in

Accession Number

1978.630

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery on cotton gauze-woven panel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes