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BLOUSE

Description

Sheer white cotton; no collar - but there are buttons for attaching collar; V-shaped yoke with narrow tucks & lace ruffle; bodice front - 2 diamond & 2 rectangular medallions inset with floral lace; front is also embroidered with eyelet & floral garland, narrow tucks at back, & cuffs of long sleeves; blouson style, held in place with cotton twill tape waistband attached at back & sides, with hook & eye over front; button closure with placket at center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1908-1912
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
eyelets (components)
lace (needlework)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BLOUSE
blouses (main garments)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Garland
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
outerwear
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6907
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
833

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