Camisole (corset cover)

Object Number: 
Z.1171.54
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlpoint lace, silk ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 17 1/2 in. ( 40.6 x 44.4 cm )
Description: 
White cotton fitted camisole (corset cover); wide round neck line; neckline and hem trimmed with floral needlepoint lace and open work threaded through with a pink silk ribbon; fitted short sleeves made of rows of floral needlepoint lace and a strip of cotton embroidered with tiny flowers, floral needle point ruffles along the sleeve hem; three mother-of- pearl buttons close the front of the garment, trimmed with a needlepoint lace ruffle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. M.H. Morse, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group