Bodice

Bodice
Title
Bodice
Date 
1850-1870
Medium 
Moiré silk, cotton, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 x 14 1/2 in. ( 50.8 x 36.8 cm )
Description 
Blue silk moiré with a X-pattern brocade; high round neckline; "pagoda style" sleeves, long sleevs narrow at the shoulder and expanding to a wide mouth, shorter in the front than the back, lined with white silk; deep pointed v-waistline in the front and back; lined with white cotton; metal hook and eye closures up the front.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Emma Morse
Object Number 
Z.1171.51
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group