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Man's semi-formal shirt

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White cotton with pleated bosom. Plain fold collar. Starched double (French) cuffs. Six white buttons 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


97 x 76 cm (38 3/16 x 29 15/16 in.) approximate measurement for hanging storage with sleeves folded in

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts