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Bodice

Description

Woman's bodice. Wine satin ground with vertical jacquard weave alternating paisley and floral stripe in brown, gold, and white; hip length with fish tail peplum in back; high band collar; 19 round gold metal buttons at wrist (no holes); 2 rows of 5 buttons each on poplum; fully lines with brown cotton twill; self-loops at armholes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Inscriptions
Written in pencil on paper pinned to collar: ""Waist from/ Aunt Millie's/ 1925"" Embossed or stamped on back of buttons: ""A.P. & Cie/ PARIS""
Material
cotton (textile)
jacquard
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
jacquard
Jacquard
machine-made
Paisley
paisley
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Twill
twill
weaving
Woven
Accession Number
1993.227
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11726

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