Children's Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1940-1970

GUSN

GUSN-174265

Description

Child's butterfly costume part. Bodice with attached wings. Black velvet bodice lined with brown patterned silk (?), has nine stays sewn throughout, and front center laced closure. 3/4 length poofy sleeves gathered at wrist , with velvet pieces over cream-colored linen. Two wings attached to back with series of black ribbon ties. Wing fronts made of crinkled tissue paper painted yellow, gold, and black with glitter. Paper on cardboard? support. Wing backs covered with yellow tissue paper

Details

Descriptive Terms

cotton (textile)
synthetic fiber
silk (textile)
linen (material)
Children's clothing
Bodice

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke, and Mrs. H. Thomas Byron, Jr.

Accession Number

1993.155.1