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Bodice

Italian


Dimensions

59 cm (23 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .59 around the waist.

Accession Number

01.5910

Medium or Technique

Linen, silk and Wool; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green woolen cloth closely embroidered with linen thread, wound with tarnished metal. In places small pieces of violet, blue and red silk and colored tinsel are applied. Trimmed with red, blue and violet ribbon, bound with yellow ribbon and laced with a green, white, red and yellow cord. Around the bottom of the bodice is a thick roll of green cloth and white linen. On the end of the cord is a bodkin.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David P. Kimball