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Nightgown

Description

White linen; pointed collar trimmed with embroidered scalloped edges & white floral embroidery; V-shaped pleated yoke with 4 bands of embroidery; yoke square in back; 4 buttons concealed under long embroidered flap; piped armscye; long full sleeves gathered at shoulder; 1 button wrist with embroidered turned-back cuff.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1861
Inscriptions
""SFB"" embroidered in white with red at base of placket.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Monogram
monograms
NIGHTGOWN
nightgowns
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5376
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
801

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