Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1899-1905

GUSN

GUSN-11731

Description

Woman's bodice. Beige silk; yoke and band collar of lace over net trimmed with blue silk rosettes and ribbon with traces of chiffon; collar bones; Hook and eye closure; large floral appliques around yoke, with rosette center; body pleated at shoulder and waist; assymetrical closure with hook and eyes; pleating at center back with eyes for skirt hooks; short, puffed sleeves rucked at elbow; lace ruffle at elbow above undersleeve of net and lace trimmed like collar; lined with glazed white cotton; dress shields pinned in white satin grosgrain inner belt with hook and eye.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
appliqué (technique)
chiffon
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Silk
Cotton
Lace
Net
Chiffon
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Floral
BODICE

Inscription

Gold letters woven on white silk on inner belt: ""M.L. Lane/ WALTHAM""

Additional Identification Number

92-47

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.231

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