Shirtwaist

Object Number: 
Z.1317
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/4 x 26 1/2 in. ( 56.5 x 67.3 cm )
Description: 
White cotton fitted shirtwaist with a high V-shaped neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; "leg-of-mutton" sleeves, sleeve with a large puff at the shoulder narrowing and fitted below the elbow; bodice and the sleeves below elbow are decorated with a floral white work and open work pattern; a large ruffle trimmed with needlepoint lace runs across the breast over the shoulder and around the back; buttons up the front; split tail in the back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group