BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1905-1910

GUSN

GUSN-73635

Description

Cream silk twill sleeveless body. Hook and eye closure at center back. Chemisette with high boned collar of pleated ivory net over tulle trimmed with band of lace; 4 boned inserts in collar; Yoke of same pleated net over tulle. Ivory rayon?, silk?, vest-like bodice printed with pink, purple, blue and green floral spray. V-neck, draped front with 3 large decorative black silk covered buttons (no holes). Black silk bows with knots of bodice material at base of collar and yoke. Bow at yoke also has multi-color silk tassels; long sleeves of cream net with lace ruffle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
machine-made
net (textile)
rayon
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
twill
Edwardian
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Rayon
Twill
Net
Tulle
Hand Stitched
Spray
Edwardian
BODICE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5263