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Corset Cover

Description

Cream cotton; broad lace-trimmed neckline & armscye; neckline has band through which ribbon/drawstring would have been; sleeveless; chevron yoke with band of lace inserted; yoke embroidered in white with tri-lobed floral garland motif; pouched/blouson effect created by narrow tucks toward center front at waist; narrow tucks along center back; same "drawstring" band at waist, 5 pearl buttons, 6 buttonholes (1 button missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1912
Inscriptions
Hand-embroidered monogram ""DSC"" (C centered) at left front.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
COMBINATION
corset covers
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5098
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73462

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