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BODICE

Description

Ivory satin; high piped neck; boned darts front & back; sharply pointed front (wasp waist); 14 covered buttons down center front. Princess seams in back; piping at armscye; very full bell sleeves; pleated at top & trimmed w/ 2 bands of stiff wool crepe. Small point center back; pale gray pleated ribbon inside cuff; body lined w/ tan glazed linen w/ hook & eye closure at waist. Sleeves lined w/ ivory taffeta; hook at point on left side under covered button.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850 C-1860 C
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5539
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12929

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