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BODICE

Description

Black taffeta; broad piped neckline trimmed w/ white scalloped lace; short puffed sleeves trimmed w/ white scalloped lace. Piped armscye; princess seams at back; boned darts in front; 6 covered buttons down front; drawstring at neck tying in front. Body lined w/ brown glazed linen w/ hook & eye closure at center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
BODICE
bodices
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6139
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73730

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