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Children's Bodice

Description

Child's butterfly costume part. Bodice with attached wings. Black velvet bodice lined with brown patterned silk (?), has nine stays sewn throughout, and front center laced closure. 3/4 length poofy sleeves gathered at wrist , with velvet pieces over cream-colored linen. Two wings attached to back with series of black ribbon ties. Wing fronts made of crinkled tissue paper painted yellow, gold, and black with glitter. Paper on cardboard? support. Wing backs covered with yellow tissue paper

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1970
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
synthetic fiber
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bodice
Children's clothing
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
synthetic fiber
Accession Number
1993.155.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke, and Mrs. H. Thomas Byron, Jr.
GUSN
174265

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