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Off-White Lace Bodice

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Identifier

VC2012066

Title

Off-White Lace Bodice

Description

Off-white silk gauze and lace blouse with metal snaps, hook-eye closure, and silk-covered buttons; button-up front to V-neck collar with beige trim; six snap closures at center front along with five decorative silk-colored buttons; fitted sleeves with possible cuff alteration; gathering at waist with hook-eye closure at center front; fagoting stitch at arms-eye, center back, shoulder, back of collar; lace covers whole blouse except for triangle at center back, panels on either side of center front opening.

Date

1872

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

36 inches (chest), 30 inches (waist), 15.5 inches (center front length), 16.5 inches (center back length), 8 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 22 inches (sleeve length)

Medium

gauze
lace
metal
silk

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Rice County
Minnesota
United States

Temporal Coverage

1870s
1880s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Provenance

Owned by Emily McHuaine DuBois Mackay

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2012054

Cataloguer with Date

Alexandra Figler

Emily Selter

Ruby Pierce & Quinn Milton 2/12/14

Color Main

cream

Color Secondary

beige

Technique

machine sewing

Closure Type

snaps

Closure Placement

center front closure

Structure Neckline

v-neck

Structure Sleeves

straight

Costume Component

buttons

Dimensions Chest

36

Dimensions Waist

30

Dimensions CF Length

15.5

Dimensions CB Length

16.5

Underarm to Waist

8

Dimensions Other

22 inches (sleeve length)

Dimensions All

36 inches (chest), 30 inches (waist), 15.5 inches (center front length), 16.5 inches (center back length), 8 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 22 inches (sleeve length)

Wearer

Emily McHuaine DuBois Mackay

Date Earliest

1872

Date Latest

1872

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Tops

Condition Term

good

Condition

No severe rips or tears. small lace tears at both elbows. A lot of discoloration and staining throughout. Bodice, especially sleeves, is pretty wrinkled. Wear and disintegration on satin lining. Possible alteration at center back and addition of cuffs.

Storage Location

S4

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

blouse
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