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CHEMISE

Description

White linen short chemise; broad neckline & cap sleeves trimmed w/ embroidered scalloped edges & narrow row of white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered into pleats at left & right sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
Monogram embroidered in white w/ red; at center of yoke: ""S.F.B.""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6095
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13312

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