Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-30572

Description

The bodice is made of a beige iridescent silk taffeta. It has a broad neckline, pleated cap sleeves; boned darts and a peplum waist pointed in the front and the back. The dress is trimmed with fringed beige inching, wax orange blossoms at the shoulders and silk piping at the arm holes and waist. The bodice also has seven silk covered buttons. The lining is of white linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
reeding
silk (textile)
taffeta
weddings
Bodice
Women's clothing
Silk
Silk Taffeta
Hand Stitched
Linen
Wedding
Ribbed
Bodice

Associated Person

Fairbrother, Harriet E. May

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Hannah May Burrough

Accession Number

1925.233