BODICE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-73730

Description

Black taffeta; broad piped neckline trimmed w/ white scalloped lace; short puffed sleeves trimmed w/ white scalloped lace. Piped armscye; princess seams at back; boned darts in front; 6 covered buttons down front; drawstring at neck tying in front. Body lined w/ brown glazed linen w/ hook & eye closure at center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bodices
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Linen
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
BODICE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6139