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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
silk 96 floss 2 mother-of-pearl 22
Names
shirt 119
Subjects
flowers 46 leaves 21
Dimensions:
chest circumference: 61 in, sleeve length: 25.5 in, back length: 42 in
Credit Line:
Museum purchase. Mary Jester Allen Collection
Remarks:
Man's shirt. Beige silk with collar, cuffs and fronts embroidered in silk floss with light to dark rose flowers, light to dark green leaves and stems, small light blue faded to white flowers and yellow flower centers; folded over front placket with dark rose embroidered border, 5 mother-of-pearl buttons; cuffs have been folded in half and hand stitched, 1 mother-of-pearl button on cuff and 1 smaller one on sleeve placket. Shirt construction is a mix of handsewn French seams (sides and sleeves), machine sewn and top stitched seams (collar, yoke, armholes, cuffs and plackets, buttonholes and hand-stitched repairs.
Accession Number:
1.69.2684

Not currently on display


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