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A chemisette and pair of matching undersleeves

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(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

French, Third quarter 19th century

Object Place



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

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen Valenciennes lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts