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Chemise

Description

Yellowed white linen; body gathered to narrow yoke; 3 button closure in short center placket; broad neckline & short sleeves trimmed with self ruffle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Written in ink: 1. inside yoke ""Katharine R. Swanton"" 2. below placket ""M.A. Haseltine""
Material
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chemise
chemises (underwear)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
Possibly weddings
stitching
Wedding
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1931.341
Credit Line
Through Mrs. Abby Turner, 786 Washington St., Brookline, MA
GUSN
33911

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