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CHEMISE

Description

White linen short chemise; broad neckline & short sleeves trimmed with band of white floral embroidery, edged with scalloped lace; front gathered into narrow pleats at left & right sides of yoke; back yoke gathered into box pleats.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
1. ""SFB"" embroidered in white at center of yoke. 2. Handwritten separate piece of paper in file- ""Chemises of Mere Cots/marked SFB""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5171
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73539
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