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Bodice

French
About 1860
Levilion


Object Place: France

Dimensions

33.1 cm (13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1006

Medium or Technique

Silk; Bobbin lace, velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk faille bodice, wide flaring neckline, very short sleeves, laced down back, fitted wtih deep point center front and back at waist line, sleeve edges and line just below neck trimmed with black silk bobbin lace flounces, sleeve edges and neck edge finished with pleated white cotton ruching and black narrow velvet ribbon in beading; stamped in gold on waist band: 31, Boulevart Malesherbes, Paris, Levilion 19, Old Cavendish Street, London.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift