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Bodice

Description

Blue and white pin striped bodice, silk w/ white floral lace at collar and sheer black ruffle w/ lace trim at sleeve cuffs. Mutton sleeves sewn in tucks; pleated front. Stays sewn on white cotton lining. 2 layers of hook and eye clasps at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1875
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1998.5425
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24604

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