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White cotton chemise

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Front yoke of fine tucks; neck and sleeve bands embroidered in minute leafy vine design 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

shift

French, second half of 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

93.7 cm (36 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.759

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes