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Object Name: bodice

Date: 1730-1740

Accession Number: 1949.77
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • gold thread
  • silver thread
  • paper
  • bone
  • ribbon
Support
 
Technique
  • brocaded
Description

Cream silk with brocaded pattern in green, plum and red silk, gold and silver thread; lined pale blue silk, with paper stiffening between; fastening at back with bone at each side in lining and holes for lacing; waist cut with narrow tabs bound with cream silk and ribbon; three-quarter length sleeves with shaped sewn-on cuff.

Dimensions

Type: length (back)
Height: 35.6 cms
Width:
Depth: