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Women's bodice

Description

Black silk; band collar & insert of black dotted net bound w/ silk; hook & eye closure. Alternating wide & narrow tucks down front & back; ornamental covered buttons below insert; concealed hook & eye closure. Long sleeves gathered to deep cuffs w/ hook & eye at wrist w/ covered button trim; taffeta peplum; sheer black cotton lining w/ buttoned closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1915
Inscriptions
Blue letters woven on white silk label on lower left front in script: ""R.H. White Co""
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
blouses (main garments)
Bodice
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
outerwear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.312
GUSN
13091

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