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Cream wool flannel; knee length; gathered to cotton waistband, with button closure in back; featherstitching on placket, side seams, & above hem; 4 horizontal tucks above hem followed by row of embroidered flowers; hem edged with crocheted lace.
5 separate handwritten pieces of paper in file 1. ""Medium brown trunk DC/top tray/on embroidered flounces ABC/white silk shawl ABC/(german type)/Box of shawls (white) 2. ""Medium brown trunk DC tray/white crepe shawl ABC/box of black shawls etc./""box of blacke & white lace &/embroideries etc. ABC/Black Assint (?) scarf SFC/ (next 3 lines are crossed outn & underlined) 3. ( vertical paper) Medium brown trunk /DC-bottom /Big shawl in box - ABC/Cashmere?/23 bundles pieces of Brittany/(purple) dress DC/bundle of tooth brushed/(left hand near corner)/white shawl marring (?) bag/Flannel petticoat ABC /flannel petticoat DC/Bed shawls from 34 Beacon/milabion (?) seal muff/Martin muff SFC/ old white fox set DC/ 4. (larger orange paper) ""Aunt Alice Chase/ Black/Spanish mantilla/Spanish lace scarf (very large)/lace veil/lace veil rounded/lace veil almost a fichu/sm. all knitted silk shawl/(to put on head?)/large & loosely knit silk/shawl 5. ""Black lace shawl/from Paris storage/white Spanish lace/shawl ANC/white silk knit shawl ABC
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
Title PETTICOAT Accession Number 1969.5632