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Object Name Bodice
Date 1890
Description H/19 3/4”; W/13”. Maroon silk taffeta with off-white pin striping. Round neckline with standing collar. Rounded yoke with band of maroon velvet in front below collar, following by ruffle of taffeta material. Front closure with 11 hooks (2 brass, rest steel) & eyes, plus 5 more on outer flap below collar which attaches to top of left shoulder. Long fitted sleeves gathered at shoulder top. No waistband, skirted ruffle along waist. Lined with tan cotton. Not boned.
Accession Number 1975.3707