Chemisette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1849

GUSN

GUSN-13317

Description

Sheer cream cotton; slips on over head; broad neckline trimmed w/ lace & embroidered w/ scalloped floral pattern of flowers, grapes & small scale floral garland around back neck only; piping along shoulder seam.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemisettes
outerwear
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Flower
Garland
BLOUSE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5505 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5505