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CHEMISE

Description

White linen; plain; body gathered to narrow yoke; broad neckline with tatted trim; short front placket with buttonholes at neck; short sleeves trimmed with sheer ruffle; reinforced at slit.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Inscriptions
Red cross-stitch below placket: ""B./69""
Material
linen (material)
stitching
tatting (process)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Tatted
tatting (process)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1934.406
GUSN
36565

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