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Chemisette

Description

Sheer white; turned collar w/ fine eyelet embroidered collar w/ fleur de lis motif & chevron border; 2 white cloth covered buttons; wide & narrow tucks along center front; casings at front & back; cotton tape tie.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
chemisettes
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Hand Stitched
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6089
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13319

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