Shirt

18th century (made)
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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.


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Brief Description
Baby's shirt of linen, with bobbin lace, England, 18th century
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9in
  • Height: 22.9cm
  • Arms outstretched width: 18in
  • Arms outstretched width: 45.7cm
Collection
Accession Number
T.49-1969

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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