Corset Cover

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1915

GUSN

GUSN-73586

Description

Cream cotton; shoulder straps (reinforced with twill tape) & neckline have scalloped embroidered edges; front neck embroidered with scrolling floral garland; holes around neckline for drawing ribbon/drawstring; drawstring at waist, blouson effect with narrow tucks at waist front; 4 buttonholes; all buttons missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corset covers
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
machine-made
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
monograms
Women's clothing
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Garland
Monogram
CAMISOLE

Inscription

1. ""DSC"" embroidered at left front. 2. Piece of cotton stitched into right front with handwriting in pencil - ""12 like/model/with mark""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5213