Corset Cover

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1879

GUSN

GUSN-73534

Description

White linen; strapless; scalloped, embroidered upper edge; 8 pearl buttons & buttonholes from top to just below waist; fitted through waist; rounded hem at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corset covers
stitching
linen (material)
Women's clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
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.),

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5166