A chemisette and pair of matching undersleeves

French
Third quarter 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

42.2 x 19 cm (16 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.599a-c

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen Valenciennes lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(a) chemisette fastened down front with cambric covered buttons, three tucks down front, small standing collar of embroidered white cambric with deeply pointed scalloped edge and Valenciennes lace gathered ruffle on inside neckline; (b-c) undersleeves with cuffs matching collar on chemisette.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears