Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1897-1903

GUSN

GUSN-11846

Description

Cream ribbed taffeta ground with multicolor chine stripes; high boned collar of cream lace, edged with dark red velvet; yoke of lace over taffeta with hook and eye closure; bib effect of taffeta panel with velvet band with snap closure; gathered velvet waistband with hook and eye close; long, narrow sleeves with inserts below elbow of lace over taffeta, velvet and chiffon cuffs; polished cotton (?) lining and dress shields; boned darts and seams; white satin grosgrain inner belt with hooks for skirt and hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
chiffon
chiné technique
cotton (textile)
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
printing (process)
reeding
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
stripes
Silk
Taffeta
Velvet
Cotton
Lace
Chiffon
Ribbed
Transfer Printed
Chine'
Hand Stitched
Stripe
BODICE

Inscription

Gold letters woven on white silk attached to inner belt: ""M. L. Lane/ Waltham""

Additional Identification Number

92-46

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.251

Places

Massachusetts (United States)