BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-12930

Description

Gray silk; broad V-shaped neck w/ pleated collar of gray silk & blue satin edged w/ blue silk fringe. Boned darts front & back; self waistband; princess seams in back; laced closure in back w/ original lacing. Hook & eye closure at waistband; fragment of white net ruffle threaded w/ blue velvet ribbon at neckline in back. Cap sleeves w/ bronze silk piping at armscye & edged w/ band of white net & blue satin; fully lined w/ white glazed linen; band of white linen inside waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
linen (material)
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Linen
Hand Stitched
BODICE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5541