Chemisette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1908-1912

GUSN

GUSN-830

Description

Creamy polished cotton, square neckline with net collar & yoke; high collar with cellulose boning; 2 rows of featherstitching & band of lace at collar; band of lace across bodice; long sleeves with long net cuffs with button & loop closure; featherstitching at cuffs; hook & eye closure center back; 4 white cotton loops at front through which long cotton ties at back are drawn; bodice is short-waisted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chemisettes
outerwear
cotton (textile)
stitching
net (textile)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Net
Hand Stitched
BLOUSE

Inscription

Red thread embroidery at right shoulder - may be an ""X"". Some of thread seems to have worn off.

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

1969.6902