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Bodice

Description

Black silk bodice w/ velvet stripes and elaborate silver beads on high collar, cuffs and front breast plate. 8 stays in lining. 16 hook and eyes for front closure. Natural-colored liner, visible at sleeves. (sleeves have been cut out)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
linen (material)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
hand sewing
Linen
linen (material)
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1998.4758
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18771

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