Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-11726

Description

Woman's bodice. Wine satin ground with vertical jacquard weave alternating paisley and floral stripe in brown, gold, and white; hip length with fish tail peplum in back; high band collar; ninteen round gold metal buttons at wrist (no holes); two rows of five buttons each on peplum; fully lined with brown cotton twill; self-loops at armholes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
cotton (textile)
stitching
jacquard
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
twill
weaving
floral patterns
paisley
stripes
Bodice
Silk
Satin
Cotton
Jacquard
Twill
Woven
Hand Stitched
Stripe
Paisley
Floral
Bodice

Inscription

Written in pencil on paper pinned to collar: ""Waist from/ Aunt Millie's/ 1925"" Embossed or stamped on back of buttons: ""A.P. & Cie/ PARIS""

Additional Identification Number

92-80

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.227