Object Name: bodice
Accession Number: 1953.211
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Yellow damask, sleeves and shoulders lined white linen.
In six sections; narrow shoulder sections; front neck edge faced, rest of neck bound silk ribbon; two front sections tapering to blunt point at waist with inner pocket; two narrow back sections tapering to waist, ending in slightly broadening tab with eyelet hole and inner pocket each side; centre back opening boned, thirteen pairs of concealed holes for lacing; narrow yellow braid round bottom edge of side sections; sleeves with darts at shoulder, in one section with narrow triangular section inserted at inner arm; sewn-on falling cuff with pinked edge.
Height: 27.9 cms