CHEMISE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-819

Description

White linen; broad neckline & cap sleeves trimmed with embroidered scalloped edges & row of white openwork embroidery; yoke gathered all around; 2 mother of pearl buttons & 1 buttonhole at neck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemises (underwear)
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
Women's clothing
Linen
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
CHEMISE

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

1969.6327