bodice; woman's (mourning)

Production date
Late 1800-Early 20th Century
Description
Black silk mourning bodice for a suit. The bodice has a round neck trimmed with silk crepe. It opens down the c/f with three hook and eyes. There is a decorative lace panel on each front panel and back panel. The sleeves are 'leg of mutton' inshape with a decorative lace panel. They are trimmed with a silk ribbon and crepe gripping at the wrist. The bodice is flared and below hip level in length.

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Department
Collection
Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Late 1800-Early 20th Century
Measurements
Chest 104cm, neck 38cm, neck to hem 82cm, sleeve length 58cm.
Accession number
1996-052-221

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