CHEMISE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-73539

Description

White linen short chemise; broad neckline & short sleeves trimmed with band of white floral embroidery, edged with scalloped lace; front gathered into narrow pleats at left & right sides of yoke; back yoke gathered into box pleats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemises (underwear)
embroidering
stitching
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
floral patterns
monograms
Women's clothing
Linen
Embroidered
Lace
Hand Stitched
Monogram
Floral
CHEMISE

Inscription

1. ""SFB"" embroidered in white at center of yoke. 2. Handwritten separate piece of paper in file- ""Chemises of Mere Cots/marked SFB""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title CHEMISE Accession Number 1969.5179
Title CHEMISE Accession Number 1969.5180

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5171