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Bodice

Description

Purple velvet; standing band collar; long sleeves, gathered at elbow, with 6 velvet covered buttons at cuffs; 19 velvet covered buttons at center front; hook and eye at collar; darts; fitted through with polonnaise style extensions at side; open center back with weighted and pleated peplum for bustle; padded hips; padded armhole covers; boned; polonnaise side panels are weighted; woven waistband has hook and eye closure at center waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1882-1884
Inscriptions
Stamped on waistband ""C. C.(?) M. WEBB/QUINCY"" C. C. M.? C. G. M.? G. C. M.?
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Hand Stitched
Polonnaise
Silk
Velvet
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.629
GUSN
53086

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