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Bodice

Description

Navy blue velvet; low "v" shaped decolletage trimmed w/ white pleated ruffles & black lace; same ruffle & lace at cuffs. Black satin ruching at neck & cuffs; fitted over hips w/ fullness at back for bustle. Boned throughout; inner waistband w/ hook & eye; 7 black buttons & buttonholes at lower front; lined w/ black taffeta.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1876
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1937.1333
GUSN
39495

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