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Man's shirt

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White shirt, single button at collar, cartridge pleating around back of neck, extra pieces of cloth sewn over shoulders, cartridge pleating on sleeves at shoulder (probably originally had full length sleeves), underarm gussets, abutting side seams

Provenance

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

Dimensions

119 x 78 cm (46 7/8 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.628

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, shell button

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes