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Description

White cotton; scalloped & embroidered edge at neckline, armscye & placket; bands of narrow tucks alternate w/ embroidered floral garland; gathered at back neck. 2 buttonholes; no buttons; feather stitching around neck, armscye & placket; sleeveless; thigh length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880 C-1890 C
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7222
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12953
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