Black velvet bodice. The bodice has a round neck trimmed with black braid. It fastens down the c/f with four jet effect buttons and braid button hoops. There is a bust dart at each front panel. The bodice is straight in shape and each front panel hem is curved at the c/f. The sleeves are long and straight. The bodice is lined in black synthetic fabric. The label reads majestic RN17193'. The bodice would originally have been worn as part of a suit.