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Corset Cover

Description

White; broad drawstring neckline, with scalloped edge; capped sleeves with same scalloped edge; piped armscye; 5 pearl buttons; dart and darts at waist; princess seam at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
1. ""W"" embroidered in red on left front. 2. Handwritten separate piece of paper in file ""old corset covers/of Mere Cots/not marked, but/probably part of her trousseau.""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CAMISOLE
corset covers
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5167
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73535
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