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BODICE

Description

Gray silk; broad V-shaped neck w/ pleated collar of gray silk & blue satin edged w/ blue silk fringe. Boned darts front & back; self waistband; princess seams in back; laced closure in back w/ original lacing. Hook & eye closure at waistband; fragment of white net ruffle threaded w/ blue velvet ribbon at neckline in back. Cap sleeves w/ bronze silk piping at armscye & edged w/ band of white net & blue satin; fully lined w/ white glazed linen; band of white linen inside waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5541
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12930

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