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Black Bodice

Date made: 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Black bodice in loosely-woven transparent material with gauging and bands of black cotton insertion. It has a high, boned collar. Fastened with small, smoky pearl buttons. Machine sewn. 21 inch long; sleeve 20 inch. Slightly leg-of-mutton shaped sleeves. (Marked 6 (or possibly 9) in pencil on label).

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: cotton

Object name: bodice

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1968-0087


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