Chemise

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-25373

Description

Handsewn white cotton sleeveless chemise. Gathered at neck to standup linen collar w/ button closure (missing button). Bottom edge is hemmed and gathered w/ a linen drawstring. Open on sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemises (underwear)
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
Linen
Cotton
CHEMISE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.505

Places

Massachusetts (United States)