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Bodice

Description

Cream ribbed taffeta ground with multicolor chine stripes; high boned collar of cream lace, edged with dark red velvet; yoke of lace over taffeta with hook and eye closure; bib effect of taffeta panel with velvet band with snap closure; gathered velvet waistband with hook and eye close; long, narrow sleeves with inserts below elbow of lace over taffeta, velvet and chiffon cuffs; polished cotton (?) lining and dress shields; boned darts and seams; white satin grosgrain inner belt with hooks for skirt and hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1897-1903
Inscriptions
Gold letters woven on white silk attached to inner belt: ""M. L. Lane/ Waltham""
Material
chiffon
chiné technique
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
reeding
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
chiffon
Chiffon
Chine'
chiné technique
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
reeding
Ribbed
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Taffeta
taffeta
Transfer Printed
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
1993.251
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11846

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