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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


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, shell button


Textiles and Fashion Arts