BLOUSE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1915-1920

GUSN

GUSN-823

Description

Sheer white cotton; high collar with cellulose boning & bands of lace inserted; 2nd (turned down) collar with whitework floral embroidery matching that on bodice, with lace ruffle; floral garland embroidered along center front and back forming V-yoke at back, and around cuffs; full, long sleeves; false front closure with pairs of white cloth covered buttons; button closure with placket at center back; narrow tucks along center front; blouson-style - originally gathered at waist; interior waistband of wide cotton tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blouses (main garments)
outerwear
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Garland
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

1969.6575