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A white cotton shift

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Square cut neck with wide band, short sleeves, neckband open down center front for a few inches, buttonhole at top of neckband, and sleeve edges embroidered in white chain stitch stylized floral design; several brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter

American, About 1872

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

90.4 cm (35 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1327

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered, chain stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes