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Bodice

1998.4756 (RS24017)

Description

Black silk bodice w/ puff sleeves, low cut neckline. Covered in black netting. Front closure by 2 hooks and eyes and 18 eyelets on each side for lacing w/ twisted cord. 11 stays in lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1998.4756
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18769

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