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Shirt

1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

White linen shirt, with medium high band collar, opening to the waist at the centre front. Inset is a fine lawn vest embroidered in white thread with a design of birds and a floral scroll in satin, running and drawn-thread stitches. There are two pearl buttons at the collar and holes for studs at the neck and cuffs.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
White linen shirt with embroidered lawn vest
Brief Description
White linen shirt, English, 1850
Physical Description
White linen shirt, with medium high band collar, opening to the waist at the centre front. Inset is a fine lawn vest embroidered in white thread with a design of birds and a floral scroll in satin, running and drawn-thread stitches. There are two pearl buttons at the collar and holes for studs at the neck and cuffs.
Dimensions
  • Length: 46in
  • Width: 33.5in
Credit line
Given by Miss Monica Lawson
Object history
Registered File number 1963/1110
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
T.94-1963

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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