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Description

White linen; broad neckline & cap sleeves trimmed with embroidered scalloped edges & row of white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered all around; 2 mother of pearl buttons & 1 buttonhole at neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
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)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6327
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
819

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