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Sleeveless bodice

American
About 1865


Object Place: USA

Accession Number

52.239

Medium or Technique

Velvet, Chantilly lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark brown velvet, made somewhat in the style of the 16th century with tabs over shoulders and at waist; tabbed collar with lapels in front; hooked down short front; collar and shoulder tabs piped with black satin; black velvet buttons with ruffle of black Chantilly lace at meeting of lapels; traces of black Chantilly lace at shoulders and neck; lined with tan cotton sateen.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham