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Corset Cover

Description

White cotton; broad drawstring neckline; capped sleeved & neck trimmed with scalloped lace and embroidered with band of leaves & stylized flowers; piped arsmcye; 7 self-covered buttons; hooke & eye closure at waist; princess seams at back; inner cotton waistband.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
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)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CAMISOLE
corset covers
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
evening dresses (garments)
Fancy
fancy dress
festoon (motif)
Foliate Garland
Formal
Formal Wear
Garland
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5163
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73550
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