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BLOUSE

Description

Sheer white linen; high boned collar with bands of fishnet lace and band of narrow vertical tucks; diamond medallions with fishnet lace and small rose in center, around neck & at front; narrow tucks along neck extending along long sleeves to cuffs; bands of fishnet lace follow tucks of sleeves, and outline embroidery on front; whitework embroidery of floral sprays with large center flower, leaves, & small bell shaped flowers; blouson style with cotton tape waistband; narrow tucks & embroidery at back; concealed button closure center back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1914
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
blouses (main garments)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
Linen
linen (material)
outerwear
Spray
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6583
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
824

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