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Infant's shirt: T.12-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Fine linen. Hollie point insertions on the shoulder. Front opening, neck and cuffs trimmed with Valenciennes bobbin lace. Sleeves gathered at shoulder with small gussets beneath the arm.

Legal notes

Given by Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Gibbs

Measurements and weight

Length: 10.5 in
Width: 17.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991-11-25) by Gibbs, J. A., Mr & Mrs


Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1849 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Bobbin lace

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.12-1991
Primary reference Number: 198887
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Created: Thursday 15 May 2014 Updated: Monday 24 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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