CHEMISE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1885

GUSN

GUSN-12954

Description

White cotton; scalloped embroidered edge at round neckline, armscye, & front placket; sleeveless; narrow tucks at front. Gathered around neck back; 2 buttonholes; 1 pearl button (1 button missing); feather stitching around seams at neck, placket & armscye; thigh length.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemises (underwear)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
CHEMISE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title CHEMISE Accession Number 1969.7213
Title CHEMISE Accession Number 1969.7222
Title NIGHTGOWN Accession Number 1969.7233

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7225