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Chemisette

Description

Sheer cream; high collar w/ drawnwork hem & embroidered w/ leaves in satin stitch and french knots; front panels gathered at collar; back panel is triangular; drawstring at front; starched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1815
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
drawn thread work
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
chemisettes
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Embroidered
embroidering
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Linen
linen (material)
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6098
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13321

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