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White shirt, high collar with two buttons and hem stitching, cartridge pleating around neck, extra pieces sewn onto shoulders, gathered sleeves with underarm gussets, single buttons and hem stitching on cuffs, small gussets at side slits


Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

American, early 19th century

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


110 x 78 cm (43 5/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with thread-covered metal ring buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts