Chemisette

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

40.3 x 56.5 cm (15 7/8 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.521

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain- weave with cotton embroidery and cotton twill tape

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A chemisette of sheer white cotton embroidered around neck and down fronts in design of three petalled blossoms on slender stems, zig-zag border outline with * gathered eyelet embroidered on each side to go around arms; a number of holes and breaks.
* minute eyelet dots in ground, narrow standing collar with gathered eyelet embroidered ruffle etc.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson