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Chemise

Description

Linen chemise with fine linen ruffle at neck and mid-weight linen sleeve. Drawstring at neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Cross-stitch at base of neck-line: ""BW"" Stitched on piece of paper: ""Chemise of Betsey Williams/ B. 1784 D. 1807- Sister of Uncle/ Moses, and of my grandmother/ Hannah Williams. Aunt Betsey/ (Everett) was named for her mother/ of Cousin Dans. Weld/ Given to C. W. Faucon by B. W. Everett Aug. 3, '86.""
Material
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Linen
linen (material)
Accession Number
1995.81
GUSN
10305

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