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Woman's straight embroidered bodice

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

51.2606

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s straight embroidered sleeveless bodice with only slight flare in back; white silk ground embroidered with polychrome silks in all-over design of small-scale floral sprays with neck and front edges having border design of slender flowering vine; fronts lined with heavy linen.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund