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Bodice

Description

Purple polka-dot silk bodice, full-length, w/ front tie closure. Puffed half sleeves w/ triangular off-white lace banding. 8 hooks on either side of front. Black cotton rope for lacing. Inner bodice has corset stays. 3 ballooned panels hang (for over crinoline).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lace (needlework)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
dots
Lace
lace (needlework)
Machine Sewn
Polka Dots
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
Uncut Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
1998.1498
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23309

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