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Corset Cover

Description

White cotton; broad drawstring neckline; sleeveless; neck & armscye trimmed with scalloped eyelet & a sheer white pleated band; darts; fitted through waist; 4 pearl buttons at front; princess seams at back; round point at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
1. ""W"" embroidered in red on inside center front 2. 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)
machine-made
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
machine-made
Monogram
monograms
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5165
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73533
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