BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1870

GUSN

GUSN-12933

Description

Black ribbed silk; high neckline; 9 satin covered buttons down center front; hook & eye at neck. Straight bottom w/ hook & eye closure at waist; darts in front; princess seams in back; long sleeves w/ 2 rows of black satin "bugle" trim at waist. White silk fringe inside cuff; fully lined w/ white taffeta; white satin inner waistband; white linen inside waist & behind buttons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
mourning
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Satin
Hand Stitched
Mourning
BODICE

Inscription

Stamped in gold letters in inner waistband: ""Fournisseul Brevete' de S.M. L'Imperatrice/ Mon Vignon/ 182. Rue de Rivoli/ Paris""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5544