Gimse, Marjory

camisole

camisole

camisole

Description:

This camisole is made of very fine white cotton and has had the bottom cut off and left un-hemmed. There are 12 button holes and 10 buttons down the back. The buttons are .8 cm. in width and are mother of pearl. There is a fine lace trim around armholes and neck. The front is mostly lace and embroidered flowers. This garment shows some signs of wear but on the whole is in good condition. The lace on arm holes and neckline has ribbon beading to be laced through. Item is made of cotton. It has some discoloration from staining, and age.

Keywords:

clothing, textiles

Source:

Gimse, Marjory (Mrs. Gunnar) (nee Downton)

Date of Object:

ca. 1900-1940

Accession #:

986.02.06

Location:

New building upstairs

Classification:

Textile

Type:

Clothing

Dimensions:

43 cm L x 34 cm W -- width taken at the bust.

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