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Infant diaper cover

Description

Cream; drawstring waistband w/ 1 covered button (1 button missing); side seams edged w/ tape w/ 3 covered buttons on one side; 2 covered buttons and 1 buttonhole on other; lower edge has 5 buttonholes; leg openings have embroidered scalloped edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidery on waistband in red thread: ""O"" ?
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
diapers (underwear)
Hand Stitched
PANTS
stitching
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5732
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
15034

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