White Bodice with Pearls

Brief Item Record

Title: White Bodice with Pearls

Creator: E. Rallings

Date: 1879

Description: Cream structured bodice with cream lace edging and glass pearls on cuffs. Collar unfinished. Button-down front; small piece of lace in baggie with bodice; cream silk, pearlescent beads, cream lace white bodice w/pearls at cuffs and collar - cream silk bodice, fitted, lace at center front; buttons down cf; 3/4 sleeves, small puff at shoulder, fitted through arm, with lace and pearly beads possibly added later; metal boning at inside; metal weights at bottom back

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001168

Title

White Bodice with Pearls

Description

Cream structured bodice with cream lace edging and glass pearls on cuffs. Collar unfinished. Button-down front; small piece of lace in baggie with bodice; cream silk, pearlescent beads, cream lace white bodice w/pearls at cuffs and collar - cream silk bodice, fitted, lace at center front; buttons down cf; 3/4 sleeves, small puff at shoulder, fitted through arm, with lace and pearly beads possibly added later; metal boning at inside; metal weights at bottom back

Creator

Date

1879

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

26 inches (chest), 22 inches (waist), 16 inches (center front length), 21 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

3/1/2010

Color Main

Color Secondary

Chest

26

Waist

22

Center Front Length

16

Center Back Length

21

All Measurements

26 inches (chest), 22 inches (waist), 16 inches (center front length), 21 inches (center back length),

Label

E. Rallings / 252 FIFTH AVE. N.Y.''

Date Earliest

1879

Date Latest

1879

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Description

torn and loose lace, loose and breaking pearly beads, frayed collar, appears that collar was removed with scissors, stain on right front bottom,

Storage Location

N1

Work Type

Citation

E. Rallings, “White Bodice with Pearls,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 12, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1009.

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