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Object ID 002084

Object Name Linen Undergarment

Object Desc Linen undergarment for women. Envelope chemise style with ribbon tie at waist and upper back. Detailing with lace and ruffle on bottom and straps of undergarment.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001601

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Clothing


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords chemise,undergarment,women's undergarment,underwear,camiknickers,envelope chemise,clothing,

Title Linen Undergarment

Description Women's linen undergarment in the envelope chemise style. Thin white/cream colored linen with ribbon and lace detailing. Straps and chest are structured from lace. Ruffled at bottom. Seperate openings for legs make it envelope chemise style. Buttons at the top (chest) and multiple times at waist for fitting. Also known as: camiknickers, teddy


Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 37

Width 12

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details 12 inch waist (R to L), adjustable. Chemise flares out at the bottom. Length from straps to bottom of dress is approx. 37 inches.

Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY1601

Description Camiknicker


Date MAY 6,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Fading or yellowing in color of fabric. Some loose strings. General structure is intact and no tears or rips.


Date MAY 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 2 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 23 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 14 from Room 7, Shelf 23 - automatic entry by admin