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A linen shift

Wide square cut neck with short center front slit to be buttoned at neck band, short full sleeves gathered into shoulder band and arm band at outer edge; Jane B. Smith, 1840 written in ink right front of neck band; many brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter

American, 1840

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.1329

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes