Women's bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1915

GUSN

GUSN-13098

Description

Black taffeta; vest effect; V-neckline; snap closure concealed under long row of tiny black faceted buttons. Wide band of black floral lace trimmed w/ bobbles around neckline & extending into tassels. Pleated waistband; short satin lace-edged sleeves w/ long full chiffon undersleeve. Pleated & tucked back; knot at center back waistband w/ 2 streamers; black silk lining w/ hook & eye closure. Cotton dress shields; boned dart & seams; satin inner waistband w/ hook & eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
chiffon
stitching
lace (needlework)
machine-made
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Lace
Chiffon
Hand Stitched
Floral
BODICE

Inscription

Woven label at inner waistband: ""Tucker + Phenney/ Boston""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel

Accession Number

1992.146

Places

Massachusetts (United States)