White Shirtwaist with Added Collar and Tucks

Brief Item Record

Title: White Shirtwaist with Added Collar and Tucks

Date: 1900-1910

Description: ; White cotton and plain weave shirtwaist. White cotton and plain weave throughout. Hand sewing throughout. Cut on the straight of grain. Slight v-neck with cutwork machine-sewn attached collar. Shoulder and center back tucks. Faggoting at center front and cuffs. Long, straight sleeves with two-piece "French style" cuffs. White twill tape lies across center back tucks at waist. Curved natural waist. Buttons with handworked button holes at center front and wrists. white twill tape tie across center back.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2015001

Title

White Shirtwaist with Added Collar and Tucks

Description

; White cotton and plain weave shirtwaist. White cotton and plain weave throughout. Hand sewing throughout. Cut on the straight of grain. Slight v-neck with cutwork machine-sewn attached collar. Shoulder and center back tucks. Faggoting at center front and cuffs. Long, straight sleeves with two-piece "French style" cuffs. White twill tape lies across center back tucks at waist. Curved natural waist. Buttons with handworked button holes at center front and wrists. white twill tape tie across center back.

Date

1900-1910

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

46 inches (chest), 48.5 inches (waist), 15.25 inches (center front length), 18.5 inches (center back length), 55.5 inches (hem circumference), 7.5 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: Shirtwaist (a): 30.5 inches (front chest), 32 inches (front waist), 16.5 inches (back waist), 3.5 inches (waist location above hem), 22.5 inches (sleeve length).

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Holly Hummel and Arden Kirkland, 03/17/2015

Color Main

Technique

Closure

Closure Placement

Neckline

Sleeve Length

Chest

46

Waist

48.5

Center Front Length

15.25

Center Back Length

18.5

Hem Circumference

55.5

Underarm to Waist

7.5

Measurements Other

Shirtwaist (a): 30.5 inches (front chest), 32 inches (front waist), 16.5 inches (back waist), 3.5 inches (waist location above hem), 22.5 inches (sleeve length).

All Measurements

46 inches (chest), 48.5 inches (waist), 15.25 inches (center front length), 18.5 inches (center back length), 55.5 inches (hem circumference), 7.5 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: Shirtwaist (a): 30.5 inches (front chest), 32 inches (front waist), 16.5 inches (back waist), 3.5 inches (waist location above hem), 22.5 inches (sleeve length).

Label

"SIZE" located at corner of hem at center front

Date Earliest

1900

Date Latest

1910

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Treatment

freezer protocol 2015

Storage Location

O4

Work Type

Citation

“White Shirtwaist with Added Collar and Tucks,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 15, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/4490.