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Women's bodice

Description

Black taffeta; vest effect; V-neckline; snap closure concealed under long row of tiny black faceted buttons. Wide band of black floral lace trimmed w/ bobbles around neckline & extending into tassels. Pleated waistband; short satin lace-edged sleeves w/ long full chiffon undersleeve. Pleated & tucked back; knot at center back waistband w/ 2 streamers; black silk lining w/ hook & eye closure. Cotton dress shields; boned dart & seams; satin inner waistband w/ hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1915
Inscriptions
Woven label at inner waistband: ""Tucker + Phenney/ Boston""
Material
chiffon
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
chiffon
Chiffon
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1992.146
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel
GUSN
13098

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