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Woman's bodice

American
about 1845


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 33 cm (13 in.) Center back: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1156

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas, Valenciennnes lace, silk plain weave lining and tape, metal hooks and eyes

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bodice of deep bright blue lampas with white small-scale floral design, bodice hooked down center front, neck wide sloping finished with Valenciennes lace, short puffed sleeves, deep point center front; lined with white cotton; recieved as “dress in pieces”; not enough pieces to reconstruct skirt

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb