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Nightgown

Description

White linen; Small pointed collar edged with eyelet; Tucked, pointed front yoke with 6 rows of eyelet among the tucks; 3 button placket center front concealed under band of eyelet. Body gathered to yoke; Piping at armscye and back yoke; Long sleeves gathered at shoulder; 1 button wrist and eyelet edged turned back cuff.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1861
Inscriptions
Embroidered monogram in white and red , in script below placket: ""SFB"".
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
NIGHTGOWN
nightgowns
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5200
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73567

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