BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1905

GUSN

GUSN-12976

Description

Aqua irridescent changeable taffeta; pouched front with V - shaped neckline filled in with white tulle. Broad ecru lace ruffled collar. Insert down center front of white lace over chiffon concealing hook and eye closure and drawstring at neck. Self-ruching on either side of opening. 4 self rosettes at waist band. collar crosses at center back with extensions held in place with rosettes. Elbow length puffed sleeves with lace ruffle at middle and cuff. Fully lined with white silk taffeta. White cotton dress shields. Boned darts front and back and side seams. White satin grosgrain ribbon inside belt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
Edwardian
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Tulle
Hand Stitched
Edwardian
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

1969.5093A