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CHEMISE

Description

White linen; broad neckline & cap sleeves trimmed with embroidered scalloped edges & white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered all around.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
""SFB"" embroidered in white with red at center of yoke.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
CHEMISE
chemises (underwear)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5367
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
797

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