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Chemise

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Description Lace-trimmed, machine-sewn cotton chemise used a part of a Civil War-era wedding trousseau. Includes a front flap decorated with pin tucks and ruching that would have been folded down over the top of a corset. Tatted rings edge the neckline, sleeves and falling flap. A separate ruffle has been applied to the hem of the chemise.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 40 inches length
12 inches width shoulder
Nomenclature Chemise (underwear)
Subjects Used in United States
Weddings
Clothing. Women's Underwear. Undershirts
Dates Creation: Exactly 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6079.8
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