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BODICE

Description

Cream silk twill sleeveless body. Hook and eye closure at center back. Chemisette with high boned collar of pleated ivory net over tulle trimmed with band of lace; 4 boned inserts in collar; Yoke of same pleated net over tulle. Ivory rayon?, silk?, vest-like bodice printed with pink, purple, blue and green floral spray. V-neck, draped front with 3 large decorative black silk covered buttons (no holes). Black silk bows with knots of bodice material at base of collar and yoke. Bow at yoke also has multi-color silk tassels; long sleeves of cream net with lace ruffle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1910
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
net (textile)
rayon
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Edwardian
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Possibly rayon
Possibly silk (textile)
Rayon
Silk
Spray
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
twill
Twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5263
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73635

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