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Bodice (part two of a three-piece playsuit)

Japanese
about 1920


Dimensions

Center back (bodice): 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Taupe sleeveless one piece play suit. Paisley trim at leg openings. String loop at each side to hold belt in place.

Tie-on belt in matching paisley print.

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf