CHEMISE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-13312

Description

White linen short chemise; broad neckline & cap sleeves trimmed w/ embroidered scalloped edges & narrow row of white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered into pleats at left & right sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemises (underwear)
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
monograms
Women's clothing
Linen
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Monogram
CHEMISE

Inscription

Monogram embroidered in white w/ red; at center of yoke: ""S.F.B.""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6095