BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850 C-1860 C

GUSN

GUSN-12929

Description

Ivory satin; high piped neck; boned darts front & back; sharply pointed front (wasp waist); 14 covered buttons down center front. Princess seams in back; piping at armscye; very full bell sleeves; pleated at top & trimmed w/ 2 bands of stiff wool crepe. Small point center back; pale gray pleated ribbon inside cuff; body lined w/ tan glazed linen w/ hook & eye closure at waist. Sleeves lined w/ ivory taffeta; hook at point on left side under covered button.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Wool
Linen
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
BODICE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5539