Unfinished child's chemise of fine white cotton. Part of a small collection of clothing used at Emily McPherson College, Melbourne, as object lessons and/or demonstration works. They were made around 1940 by previous students of the college, handwork being an essential part of the course. The donor, Miss Findley, taught at the College.

Physical Description

Unfinished child's undergarment sample of fine white cotton with wide flat collar resembling a sailor collar. The garment has short sleeves and the edges of the collar and sleeves have white hand-embroidered lace resembling a row of tiny rings. Hems and seams are all finely stitched by hand. The back is open and has no fastenings.

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