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Description

Handsewn white cotton sleeveless chemise. Gathered at neck to standup linen collar w/ button closure (missing button). Bottom edge is hemmed and gathered w/ a linen drawstring. Open on sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Linen
linen (material)
Dimensions
10.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.505
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25373

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