Heavy Black Silk Bodice with Geometric Detail

Brief Item Record

Title: Heavy Black Silk Bodice with Geometric Detail

Description: heavy black silk bodice; black braided trim, trim with floral brocade of pink and green at neckline, center front, and cuffs, black wool, white silk lining.; heavy black silk bodice Heavy black wool bodice Arts and Crafts style embellishment in possibly raffia. Buttons are wound, swaths of raffia are woven. Decorative darts in sleeves. Leg o mutton sleeves. V-neck. Geometric, jagged patterning on front of coat and at cuffs. Center front hook and eye closures. Wasp waist. Gold jacquard with pink flowers which match pink velvet. Sleeve cuffs with raffia trim and triangular jacquard/pink velvet adornment. Additional raffia rounded detailing in back. Double layered.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2007029

Title

Heavy Black Silk Bodice with Geometric Detail

Description

heavy black silk bodice; black braided trim, trim with floral brocade of pink and green at neckline, center front, and cuffs, black wool, white silk lining.; heavy black silk bodice Heavy black wool bodice Arts and Crafts style embellishment in possibly raffia. Buttons are wound, swaths of raffia are woven. Decorative darts in sleeves. Leg o mutton sleeves. V-neck. Geometric, jagged patterning on front of coat and at cuffs. Center front hook and eye closures. Wasp waist. Gold jacquard with pink flowers which match pink velvet. Sleeve cuffs with raffia trim and triangular jacquard/pink velvet adornment. Additional raffia rounded detailing in back. Double layered.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

38 inches (chest), 31.5 inches (waist), 17 inches (center front length), 15.5 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Sharon Scoble, Emily Leimkuhler 3/3/2010

Color Main

Color Secondary

Costume Components

Chest

38

Waist

31.5

Center Front Length

17

Center Back Length

15.5

All Measurements

38 inches (chest), 31.5 inches (waist), 17 inches (center front length), 15.5 inches (center back length),

Label

Tag: LS Plaut & Co. Newark, NJ

Donor

Marcia Goldman Widenor

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

excellent

Condition Description

Small amount of fraying in raffia. Discolored jacquard.

Storage Location

M4

Work Type

Pattern

Citation

“Heavy Black Silk Bodice with Geometric Detail,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 23, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1193.