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Shirt

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen and bobbin lace, stamped

  • Museum number:

    T.49-1969

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Baby's shirt of linen. Square neck with an overlapping front opening and shoulder seams. The sleeves are gathered into the square armhole and there are square under-arm gussets. The neck edge and sleeves are trimmed with Binche bobbin lace and the shirt is stamped with hearts, zig-zags and leaves.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen and bobbin lace, stamped

Dimensions

Height: 9 in, Height: 22.9 cm, Width: 18 in arms outstretched, Width: 45.7 cm arms outstretched

Descriptive line

Baby's shirt of linen, with bobbin lace, England, 18th century

Categories

Textiles; Children's clothes; Lace; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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