Date1830 – 1840
While linen man's shirt. Plain collar and bosom; gathered in front. Pleats possibly ironed in? Marked with the monogram "T Pearce, 7" may have been made in China. Shirt features two embroidered buttons on the collar and three mother of pearl buttons on the placket. Hand embroidery on the placket depicts a simple heart with three flowers within the heart.
Inscription'T. PEARCE' ON TAIL
Credit LineGift of Mrs. Reginald Pearce
Related People & OrganizationsPearce, Thomas (subject)
Pearce, Emily Rogers, Mrs. (subject)