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BODICE

Description

Cream lace with small flowers and scrolling foliate garland; net ground; lined with tulle and taffeta; high collar; lace lappet at each shoulder; blouson front; long sleeves; hook and eye closure; boned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Stamped on waistband ""Suzanne Perois [Levois?]/ 24 RUE St. AUGUSTIN/PARIS""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Edwardian
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Garland
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
leaf scrolls
machine-made
Scroll
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5252
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73625

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