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Sleeveless bodice

Date made: 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Women's sleeveless black bodice decorated with two panels of beading. Tiny black buttons moulded in relief with a hand holding a jewel. 18 inch long, centre back 32 inch bust.

From the family of the late R.H. Kelly, the Cronk Smithy, Ballaugh.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Object name: bodice

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1969-0134


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