BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-12932

Description

Ivory silk taffeta body overlaid w/ cream dotted net; broad neckline w/ insert of cream pleated tulle threaded w/ green velvet ribbon tying in back. Neckline trimmed w/ V-shaped applique of dotted net w/ 4 bands of pinked green grosgrain ribbon; large green grosgrain bow at center w/ braid & fringe of gold straw. Piping at neckline over drawstring; boned darts & seams; princess seams at back; same net & ribbon V-shaped ornament as front but no bow. Hook & eye closure center back; cap sleeves of 2 double layers of dotted tulle over 2 layers of plain tulle; double band of pinked green ribbon around armhole; ribbon & straw bow at shoulder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Tulle
Net
Straw
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

1969.5543