Corset Cover

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-73535

Description

White; broad drawstring neckline, with scalloped edge; capped sleeves with same scalloped edge; piped armscye; 5 pearl buttons; dart and darts at waist; princess seam at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corset covers
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
monograms
Women's clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
Monogram
CAMISOLE

Inscription

1. ""W"" embroidered in red on left front. 2. 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

1969.5167

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