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Sleeveless bodice

German (Württemberg or Bavaria)
19th century

Object Place: Germany


35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen; satin, brocaded

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Foundation and lower part of heavy natural linen; upper part of red figured satin with small rose design brocded in gold over padding of cotton fleece; trimmed with gold galloon and gold bobbin lace; hooked down center front.


Delia Spencer (Mrs. Marshall) Field (b. 1854 - d. 1937), Paris and Washington, DC; by inheritance to her niece, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1951, gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field