Black Velvet Bodice

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Velvet Bodice

Description: Fitted Black silk velvet bodice with tabbed and altered collar; green/brown cotton underlining , full-length 2-piece sleeve with gathers at shoulders, cream lace at cuffs (possible later addition), boning in cotton casing inside light blue silk lining with seams that have been clipped and bound, black silk inner waist tape with hook and eye closure, metal hook and eye closure along center front, wide scooped collar with geometric tab cutouts (later addition); small triangles of synthetic fabric (later addition); black silk, greenish-brown cotton, cream lace; black silk waist tape; synthetic patches added later; silk lining, metal boning, silk ribbon; the lace may be a later addition and may be synthetic

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2010003

Title

Black Velvet Bodice

Description

Fitted Black silk velvet bodice with tabbed and altered collar; green/brown cotton underlining , full-length 2-piece sleeve with gathers at shoulders, cream lace at cuffs (possible later addition), boning in cotton casing inside light blue silk lining with seams that have been clipped and bound, black silk inner waist tape with hook and eye closure, metal hook and eye closure along center front, wide scooped collar with geometric tab cutouts (later addition); small triangles of synthetic fabric (later addition); black silk, greenish-brown cotton, cream lace; black silk waist tape; synthetic patches added later; silk lining, metal boning, silk ribbon; the lace may be a later addition and may be synthetic

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

26.5 inches (waist),

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

??? 2010

Color Main

Costume Components

Waist

26.5

All Measurements

26.5 inches (waist),

Label

Vogel Sisters Robes / 281 Littleton Ave. Newark NJ'

Donor

Marcia Goldman Widenor

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

fair

Condition Description

Unfinished edges on collar, no apparent closure. Some velvet damage, especially at inner elbows

Storage Location

Deaccession Box

Work Type

Citation

“Black Velvet Bodice,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 23, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1211.