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Bodice

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posted on 2023-07-25, 18:05 authored by Middlebury College Antique Clothing Collection

Eggplant colored bodice has long bell sleeves. The front closure is embroidered buttons, sleeves are decorated with box pleating at the cuff with distinctive bias strip decoration in a geometric design decorated with buttons. Also features distinctive curved pleating detail at front and back of bodice, almost a half rosette. Back of bodice is split to accommodate a bustle. Cream linen interior lining, original manufactures label is dry rot but ‘London’ is still visible. Both hand and machine stitched. Circa 1855-1865

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  • Middlebury College

Department or Program

  • Theatre

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MCACC-2021-0741

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