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Bodice

Bodice
Title
Bodice
Date 
1850-1865
Medium 
Silk, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 19 in. ( 36.8 x 48.3 cm )
Description 
Brown, grey and cream horizontal striped taffeta fitted and boned bodice; round neckline; long pagoda sleeves; brown, gold and white fringe and braid trim at top of lowered shoulder and at sleeves' end; six rectangular mother-of-pearl, tortoise shell and ivory buttons at outside CF closure and hook and eyes at CF interior closure; attached high waistband; darts at LF and RF bodice; lined with white cotton chintz.
Object Number 
Z.1276e
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group