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Bodice

Description

Bodice with attached skirt made of green brocaded [?] silk with foliate pattern. Bodice with high scooped neck, metallic-thread ties at armholes and shoulders. Hook-type attachments at side opening (left side) and left shoulder. Attached skirt with ruffle-trimmed side panels, lavender gauze inner skirt with sewn-on floral decoration. Metallic thread waistband. White silk lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
early 19th century, 1850s, 1920s-1930s
Material
gauze
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
metal
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bodice
bodices
gauze
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
metal
Accession Number
1999.64.2
GUSN
251129

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