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BLOUSE

Description

Sheer white cotton; high collar with cellulose boning & bands of lace inserted; 2nd (turned down) collar with whitework floral embroidery matching that on bodice, with lace ruffle; floral garland embroidered along center front and back forming V-yoke at back, and around cuffs; full, long sleeves; false front closure with pairs of white cloth covered buttons; button closure with placket at center back; narrow tucks along center front; blouson-style - originally gathered at waist; interior waistband of wide cotton tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1915-1920
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
blouses (main garments)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6575
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
823

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