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Infant diaper cover

Description

Cream wool; waistband w/ 2 covered buttons; side seams edged w/ tape w/ 3 covered buttons on one side; 2 covered buttons and one buttonhole on opposite side; lower edge (edge between legs) has 5 buttonholes; leg openings= embroidered and scalloped; drawstring at waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidery at 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
1969.5729
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
15035

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