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Bodice

Description

Black silk brocaded bodice w/ white cotton edging at neckline. 12 corset stays in lining. White and blue cotton lining. 24 hook and eyes for front closure, some hooks missing. Ribbon inside to hook to skirt and around waist. Black and white silk fragment sewn on front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Cotton
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1998.4752
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18765

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