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Object Name Bodice
Date ca. 1750-1800
Description Woman's bodice. Made of heavy tan silk brocaded with floral pattern in pink, green, red and white. Bodice is lined with coarse linen, with no evidence of boning. Low, round neckline, front opening with no closure, and tabbed bottom edge. Sleeves are elbow length.
(Keywords: Fashion, Colonial, Early American)
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Acquired from the collection of Francis Bennett of Jersey City, New Jersey in 1967.
Earliest Date 1750
Latest Date 1800
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Catalog Number BC01.0150
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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