Bodice

Object number
97.38 A
Date
1870s
Description
Bodice of 97.38. Fashion fabric is brown silk with brocaded blue foliate meanders. Lined with three different brown plain weave cottons. Twill tape petersham. Mix of hand and machine stitches. 5 channels with boning. Brown twill tape ties under arms. 12 black fabric covered buttons (1/2 in. diameter) down front. 9 1/2 in. long front flap with 11 eyelets and blue braid laces front closed over buttons. 1 in. standing collar. Front closure and collar made of blue silk satin. 
Materials
silk
cotton
Credit Line
Gift of Phyllis Cook
Object Type
bodices
Related People & Organizations
Stanton, Harriet V. (associated)
Cook, Phyllis (associated)