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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Bodice of warp figured taffeta

American
about 1860


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.480

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bodice; of warp figured taffeta, alternating stripes of white with minute polychrome floral garlands and green with purple interlacing serpentines; floral sprigs and swags; wide pointed neck; short straight sleeves, long sharp point in front; hooked down back; lined with white linen.

Provenance

1950, gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes (Accession date: March 9, 1950); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes