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Bodice
Bodice
Date:
1820–1830
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Silk Mesh
Dimensions:
61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
56.10.4
Acquisition Date:
1956-03-02
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Edith Makepeace Pooley and Mrs. Eliza Pooley Searight

Bodice of fine white cotton: silk mesh yoke ending in deep V at center front and back; panels of cotton with self fabric piping and ruffles radiate from neckline to edge of yoke; self fabric covered buttons along center back close with loops; long leg-of-mutton style sleeves; slightly flared cuff trimmed with panels of cotton with self fabric piping and ruffles at wrist and cuff hem; three panels decorate the cuff alternating with silk mesh.