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CHEMISE

Description

White linen short chemise; broad neckline & cap sleeves with embroidered scalloped edges with narrow row of white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered at front & back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
1. ""SFB"" embroidered in white at center of yoke. 2. Handwritten separate piece of paper in file, in script - ""Chemises of Mere Cote/ marked ""S.F.B.""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5179
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73547
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