Corset Cover

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-73531

Description

White cotton; broad drawstring neckline; capped sleeves; neck & sleeves trimmed with scalloped lace & embroidered with floral garland; piped armscye; 9 small white buttons; princess seams; darts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corset covers
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Fancy
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Garland
Fancy
Formal Wear
Formal
CAMISOLE

Inscription

Handwritten separate piece of paper in file-""old corset covers/of Mere Cots/not marked, but/probably part of her trousseau.""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5162

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