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

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6902