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CHEMISE

Description

White cotton; scalloped embroidered edge at round neckline, armscye, & front placket; sleeveless; narrow tucks at front. Gathered around neck back; 2 buttonholes; 1 pearl button (1 button missing); feather stitching around seams at neck, placket & armscye; thigh length.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1885
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
1969.7225
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12954
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