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chemise (or child's nightgown)
  • unknown maker from the United States
  • chemise (or child's nightgown), 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linen, ribbon, embroidering
  • Object Length: 88.9 cm
    Object Length: 35 in
  • Gift of Miss Gertrude Welch
  • Not on display
  • 1932.0017

Handmade chemise with short sleeves and a square neck. Ribbon runs through embroidery. Buttonhole embroidery on neck and sleeves.