Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
A bodice of black wool brocaded gauze
Object Place: USA
57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton; brocaded gauze
In all-over design of leafy serpentiens with small five petalled blossoms, high round neck with standing collar trimmed with narrow chiffon fluted ruching and row of artificial pearls, long sleeves with light purple satin ribbon bows, buttoned down center front, fitted tightly to waist, flaring below waist; originally boned throughout, all but one bone removed.
1952, gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears to the MFA (Accession date: May 15, 1952); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.
Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears