Bodice

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1876

GUSN

GUSN-39495

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
taffeta
Bodice
Bodice

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Millard H. Tibbetts

Accession Number

1937.1333