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Chemisette

Description

Sheer cream cotton; slips on over head; broad neckline trimmed w/ lace & embroidered w/ scalloped floral pattern of flowers, grapes & small scale floral garland around back neck only; piping along shoulder seam.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1849
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
chemisettes
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Garland
Hand Stitched
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5505
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13317

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