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Bodice

Description

Blue and white striped taffeta bodice. Collar flap has blue embroidered applique and white lace fringe. Vertical pleats down front of bodice. Sleeves long and sewn in half (or double) sleeve style. Blue lining w/ sewn stays. Hook and eye closure at front cneter. Pleated bottom hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
taffeta
Taffeta
Accession Number
1998.5416
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24594

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