Explore the CollectionShirt

32cm centre back
Place of Origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century
Registration Number
Bobbin Lace,Needlemade Lace,Reticella,
Costume - Children,Shirts,

Physical Description

A fine white cotton child's shirt. There is reticella embroidery at the yoke and cuffs and inserts in the sleeves. The cuffs and neck are edged with a simple plaited bobbin lace. A similar lace has been used around the reticella sleeve inserts and as an insertion around the under-arm gusset and at the seam joining the sleeve to the bodice. The shirt is assembled with fine hand sewing.The piece is probably 19th century Italian.

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