Chemisette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-13321

Description

Sheer cream; high collar w/ drawnwork hem & embroidered w/ leaves in satin stitch and french knots; front panels gathered at collar; back panel is triangular; drawstring at front; starched.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemisettes
outerwear
drawn thread work
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
Women's clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Drawnwork
Leaves
BLOUSE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6098