Corset Cover

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1912

GUSN

GUSN-73462

Description

Cream cotton; broad lace-trimmed neckline & armscye; neckline has band through which ribbon/drawstring would have been; sleeveless; chevron yoke with band of lace inserted; yoke embroidered in white with tri-lobed floral garland motif; pouched/blouson effect created by narrow tucks toward center front at waist; narrow tucks along center back; same "drawstring" band at waist, 5 pearl buttons, 6 buttonholes (1 button missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

corset covers
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
monograms
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Garland
Monogram
COMBINATION

Inscription

Hand-embroidered monogram ""DSC"" (C centered) at left front.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5098