CHEMISE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-73547

Description

White linen short chemise; broad neckline & cap sleeves with embroidered scalloped edges with narrow row of white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered at front & back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

1. ""SFB"" embroidered in white at center of yoke. 2. Handwritten separate piece of paper in file, in script - ""Chemises of Mere Cote/ marked ""S.F.B.""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title CHEMISE Accession Number 1969.5171
Title CHEMISE Accession Number 1969.5180

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5179