Chemisette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-796

Description

Sheer white cotton; turned collar; very fine, delicate embroidery - small scale oval medallions with rose & branch in centers, with dotted ground; wide & narrow tucks along front; 2 white cloth covered buttons; casings at front & back for cotton tape tie.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemisettes
outerwear
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Medallion
Flower
BLOUSE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5364.2