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Object Name Bodice
Description Cream-colored, high necked bodice decorated with red velvet & cream colored lace. Three strips of red velvet come over the right shoulder diagonally running down to the waist. Fine net lace with floral design ruffles over the left shoulder and runs down to the waist. Both the lace and velvet are applied over the cream colored satin. Around the neck is three strips of the red velvet covered by the lace, this patters is repeated on each sleeve cuff.
The front decoration continue on the back of the bodice, coming to a V. Bows are located at the bottom of the back and on each shoulder. Bodice fastens in the front with a row of lace covered buttons. Sleeves are full length, some fullness at wrist. Cotton lined, with 4 weights at bottom at points. 15 stays/darts. Waistband sown at sides and back - fastens with hooks & eyes.
Accession Number 1975.5308