Not currently on display at the V&A

Shirt

1750-1775 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Baby's shirt of fine bleached linen with a deep square neck and sleeves gathered into the armhole but open at the wrist. The neck edge and sleeves are trimmed with Binche bobbin lace and the shirt is stamped with hearts, zig-zags and leaves.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen; hand-woven, hand-sewn, stamped, bobbin lace
Brief Description
Baby's shirt of fine bleached linen, 1750-75, British; goffered, trimmed with Binche bobbin lace
Physical Description
Baby's shirt of fine bleached linen with a deep square neck and sleeves gathered into the armhole but open at the wrist. The neck edge and sleeves are trimmed with Binche bobbin lace and the shirt is stamped with hearts, zig-zags and leaves.
Dimensions
  • Length: 25.5cm (approx)
  • Arms outstretched width: 43.0cm (approx)
  • Arms outstretched width: 45.7cm
Collection
Accession Number
T.49-1969

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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