Skip to content

Search Collections

Corset Cover

Description

Cream cotton; shoulder straps (reinforced with twill tape) & neckline have scalloped embroidered edges; front neck embroidered with scrolling floral garland; holes around neckline for drawing ribbon/drawstring; drawstring at waist, blouson effect with narrow tucks at waist front; 4 buttonholes; all buttons missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1915
Inscriptions
1. ""DSC"" embroidered at left front. 2. Piece of cotton stitched into right front with handwriting in pencil - ""12 like/model/with mark""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CAMISOLE
corset covers
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5213
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73586

Comments