Corset Cover

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-73533

Description

White cotton; broad drawstring neckline; sleeveless; neck & armscye trimmed with scalloped eyelet & a sheer white pleated band; darts; fitted through waist; 4 pearl buttons at front; princess seams at back; round point at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corset covers
cotton (textile)
eyelets (components)
textiles
stitching
machine-made
Fancy
fancy dress
evening dresses (garments)
monograms
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Monogram
Eyelet
Fancy
Formal Wear
Formal
CAMISOLE

Inscription

1. ""W"" embroidered in red on inside center front 2. Separate piece of paper in file - ""old corset covers/of Mere Cots/ not marked, but/ probably of her trousseau.""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5165