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Description

Creamy polished cotton, square neckline with net collar & yoke; high collar with cellulose boning; 2 rows of featherstitching & band of lace at collar; band of lace across bodice; long sleeves with long net cuffs with button & loop closure; featherstitching at cuffs; hook & eye closure center back; 4 white cotton loops at front through which long cotton ties at back are drawn; bodice is short-waisted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1908-1912
Inscriptions
Red thread embroidery at right shoulder - may be an ""X"". Some of thread seems to have worn off.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
net (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
chemisettes
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Net
net (textile)
outerwear
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6902
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
830

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