Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teddies (women's underwear) or pajamas
  • United States
  • teddies (women's underwear) or pajamas, 1876
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linen, tatting
  • Gift of Miss Floy Campbell
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0070.a,b

Chemise (A), Drawers (B)
Linen chemise, hand-woven, drawstring neck, part of trouseaux. Drawers have long legs; bottom of legs decorated in medallions of tatting with double tatted edge at bottom. Legs gathered to tatted band. Crotch reinforced.