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Corset Cover

Description

White cotton; broad drawstring neckline; capped sleeves; neck & sleeves trimmed with scalloped eyelet with fan motif; narrow tucks at neck & sleeves; V-yoke with horizontal bands of eyelet & tucks; 6 self-covered buttons, 7 buttonholes (1 button missing); darts; princess seams; inner cotton waistband.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1879
Inscriptions
1. ""W"" embroider in red at right front. 2. Handwritten separate piece of paper in file-""old corset covers/of Mere Cots/not marked, but/probably of her trousseau"".
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
eyelets (components)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CAMISOLE
corset covers
Cotton
cotton (textile)
evening dresses (garments)
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
Fancy
fancy dress
Formal
Formal Wear
Hand Stitched
Monogram
monograms
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5164
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73532
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