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BODICE

Description

White sheer cotton; band collar w/ 3 narrow ruffles of lace around; 6 vertical bands of lace at yoke front & back w/ horizontal band of lace at bottom of square yoke. Piped armscye; long sleeves shirred w/ 2 vertical bands of lace; lace ruffle at cuff; 8 covered buttons down center front (9 holes). Self waistband w/ hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6093
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73694

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