early 19th century
Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 119.4 x 87.9 cm (47 x 34 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plain weave linen
Not On View
Linen chemise with neck casing, lawn sleeve ruffles, and “CR/ N12” embroidered in reverse chain stitch in blue thread.
Embroidered in chain stitched blue thread at wearer's right breast: "CR/N12"
Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899
Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone