Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-23309

Description

Purple polka-dot silk bodice, full-length, w/ front tie closure. Puffed half sleeves w/ triangular off-white lace banding. 8 hooks on either side of front. Black cotton rope for lacing. Inner bodice has corset stays. 3 ballooned panels hang (for over crinoline).

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
lace (needlework)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
dots
Uncut Velvet
Lace
Machine Sewn
Polka Dots
BODICE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1498