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Bodice

Description

Tan taffeta bodice w/ 3/4 sleeve and button front. V line neck and sleeve's edges lined w/ off-white silk. 12 buttons. Inner lining has corset stays and cotton waistband. Sleeve widens at base. Bottom of back extends (to go over bustle).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Machine Sewn
sewing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
taffeta
Taffeta
Accession Number
1998.1495
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23307

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