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Bodice

Description

Bodice of a woman's dress, in brown and blue shot silk, with a high round neckline, fastening centre front with seven blue and gold buttons, fitted with skirted section extending over the hip,a flat frill around front and back in the form of a shoulder cape, full-length sleeves, frill, hem and cuffs trimmed with grey-brown silk fringe, lined with cotton, part of an ensemble with H.TM 142 B: British, c. 1860 - 1863

Museum reference

H.TM 142 A

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Bodice

Production information

Unknown, Maker
Britain, EUROPE

Date

c. 1860 - c. 1863

Materials

Silk, Cotton

Physical description

Bodice of a woman's dress, in brown and blue shot silk, part of an ensemble with H.TM 142 B, with a high round neckline, fastening centre front with seven blue and gold buttons, fitted bodice with skirted section extending over the hip, with a flat frill around front and back in the form of a shoulder cape, frill and hem trimmed with grey-brown silk fringe, full-length sleeves, cuffs trimmed with two bands of grey-brown silk fringe, lined with cotton.

Associations

Skirt, TM 142 B

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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