Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1876

GUSN

GUSN-39495

Description

Navy blue velvet; low "v" shaped decolletage trimmed w/ white pleated ruffles & black lace; same ruffle & lace at cuffs. Black satin ruching at neck & cuffs; fitted over hips w/ fullness at back for bustle. Boned throughout; inner waistband w/ hook & eye; 7 black buttons & buttonholes at lower front; lined w/ black taffeta.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Velvet
Silk
Hand Stitched
BODICE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1937.1333