Black Bodice with Cream Lace Collar

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Bodice with Cream Lace Collar

Description: Black silk crepe bodice with high cream lace collar and gathered sleeves trimmed with black and cream lace.; 1. Black silk crepe, cream cotton lace, fine cream cotton net, large cream cotton net, black cotton lace, metal hook and bars and eyes, boning, black china silk lining 2. High collar, puffed sleeve bodice 3. High collar, cream lace over fine cream net, top curves down in front, two points on back top, 3 hook and bar closures at center back, four bones in collar; cream lace curved trapezoidal panel at neck, backed in larger net; black silk gathered at bottom of panel, black silk gathered to form a v at the center front waistband; gathered silk waistband; full length sleeves, gathered to form puff at shoulder, gathered down under-seam of sleeve, sleeve narrows towards wrist, cuff pointed inward to seam, 2 hook and bar closures on seam, trimmed with black lace over cream lace; BACK: cream lace v-neck backed in larger netting, left side closure with hook and bars; center back hook and eye closure from lace v to waistband; INSIDE: lined with china silk, 12 bones on inside, bones stop below chest, 2 downward facing eyes on either side of center back

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2010007

Title

Black Bodice with Cream Lace Collar

Description

Black silk crepe bodice with high cream lace collar and gathered sleeves trimmed with black and cream lace.; 1. Black silk crepe, cream cotton lace, fine cream cotton net, large cream cotton net, black cotton lace, metal hook and bars and eyes, boning, black china silk lining 2. High collar, puffed sleeve bodice 3. High collar, cream lace over fine cream net, top curves down in front, two points on back top, 3 hook and bar closures at center back, four bones in collar; cream lace curved trapezoidal panel at neck, backed in larger net; black silk gathered at bottom of panel, black silk gathered to form a v at the center front waistband; gathered silk waistband; full length sleeves, gathered to form puff at shoulder, gathered down under-seam of sleeve, sleeve narrows towards wrist, cuff pointed inward to seam, 2 hook and bar closures on seam, trimmed with black lace over cream lace; BACK: cream lace v-neck backed in larger netting, left side closure with hook and bars; center back hook and eye closure from lace v to waistband; INSIDE: lined with china silk, 12 bones on inside, bones stop below chest, 2 downward facing eyes on either side of center back

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

34 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 16 inches (center front length), 17 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Leksi Kolanko, Anne Silk 5/5/10

Color Main

Chest

34

Waist

26

Center Front Length

16

Center Back Length

17

All Measurements

34 inches (chest), 26 inches (waist), 16 inches (center front length), 17 inches (center back length),

Donor

Marcia Goldman Widenor

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

Cat hairs everywhere

Storage Location

D8

Work Type

Tags

Citation

“Black Bodice with Cream Lace Collar,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 14, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1215.