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Black Satin Beaded Pleated Bodice with Pink Accents

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Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2017006

Title

Black Satin Beaded Pleated Bodice with Pink Accents

Description

Black satin bodice with beading, pleats boning, full-length, leg-o-mutton sleeves, high collar and pink accents on reverse of satin, shoulder ruffles.

Date

1870-1890

Subject

Clothing and Dress
1870-1890

Relation

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Extent

32 inches (chest), 24 inches (waist), 12 inches (center front length, 14 inches (center back length), 7.75 inches (armpit to waist)

Medium

silk
satin

Type

Physical Object
Bodice

Temporal Coverage

1880s

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2017006

Cataloguer with Date

Rachel Wallace, Mollie Lipkowitz, Lucy Purnine, 2017-02-15; Pamela Prior 2017-03-22

Color Main

Black

Color Secondary

Pink

Technique

pleating
beading
hand sewing
machine sewing

A

bodice

Structure Silhouette

fitted

Structure Cut

straight (lengthwise)

Closure Type

hook and eye

Closure Placement

center front

Structure Neckline

square

Structure Torso

boned
4 darts

Structure Sleeves

leg-o-mutton

Structure Waist

natural
pointed at center back

Dimensions Chest

32 inches

Dimensions Waist

24 inches

Dimensions CF Length

12 inches

Dimensions CB Length

14 inches

Underarm to Waist

7.75 inches

Dimensions All

32 inches (waist), 24 inches (waist), 12 inches (center front length), 14 inches (center back length), 7.75 inches (underarm to waist)

Wearer

Althea Cole Vaudewalker Everand

Donor

Christina Caroll '06

Date Earliest

1870

Date Latest

1890

Gender

female

Classification

Costume

Age of Wearer

adult

Socio-Economic Class

upper

Public Information

Donated by Christina Caroll '06 , granddaughter of Cynthia Bowen, in the name of her grandmother. Bodice is part of a large, trunk donation housed by Mrs. Bowen containing many children's garments, women's garments and lace pieces that were important to the family.

Condition Term

Very Good

Condition

wrinkles, particularly in pleated puff sleeves. Loose waistband detached at one point.

Storage Location

B5

Donor Class Year

2006
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