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Corset Cover

Description

Cream cotton; shoulder straps & neckline have embroidered scalloped edges; front embroidered in white with floral trail with scrolling leaves; holes around neck for drawstring/ribbon; blouson effect with narrow tucks at waist front; peplum; placket with 4 pearl buttons, 5 buttonholes (1 button missing).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1915
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
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5279
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
791

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