Bodice
Bodice
Bodice
Bodice
Bodice

2021.14.6

Bodice

Date: 1903-1906

Net and lace pigeon bodice.  Exterior of bodice is made up of net, but interior is a soft silk chiffon.  Buttons run up the back, and are hidden by a cotton panel.  Pintucking at sholders, which run onto the front of the bodice.  Waist has been gathered to a center front band.  Bodice was heavily worn, as there are several tears and mends at side and back waist.

Material: cotton net, lace, chiffon lining, shell buttons, hook and eye at nape and waist.

Label: Magnet Brand, size 38, lot 1168

Measurements: 

Bust: 38 inches

Waist: 26.5 inches

Shoulder to shoulder: 12.5 inches

Underarm to waist: 9.5 inches

Nape to waist: 14 inches