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Chemisette

Description

Sheer white cotton; turned collar; very fine, delicate embroidery - small scale oval medallions with rose & branch in centers, with dotted ground; wide & narrow tucks along front; 2 white cloth covered buttons; casings at front & back for cotton tape tie.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
chemisettes
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Hand Stitched
Medallion
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5364.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
796

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