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Bodice

Description

Blue silk bodice. Silver beaded applique in geometric pattern on neck and sleeve cuffs of bodice. Round satin-covered buttons up front. Pleated tucks w/ crosspiece overlapping buttons. Mutton sleeves. Stays sewn on brown and blue checked lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1998.5426A
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24605

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