White cotton chemise

shift

French
second half of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

93.8 cm (36 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.758

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Front yoke of fine tucks; neck and sleeve bands in fine eyelet embroidery with pointed scallops and edged with narrow Valenciennes lace; initials MB embroidered at bottom of neckband for Madeline Borland, born October 6, 1851, married August 10, 1871, died 1873.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop