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Bodice

Description

Cream, silk and wool; collarless; v-neck; waistlength with shaped hem; 2 vertical tucks over body; full-elbow length sleeves with wide cuffs; narrow lace ruffle edging bosy and cuffs; 1 wide silk braid scrolling around body; double rows of braid on cuffs; fully lined with white silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1899-1907
Inscriptions
Gold letters woven on white silk inside neck: ""M.L. Lane(?)/ WALTHAM""
Material
braiding
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Braided
braiding
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.232
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11732

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