Beaded Black Bodice with Yellow Collar

Brief Item Record

Title: Beaded Black Bodice with Yellow Collar

Date: 1890-1905

Description: A black, velvet, beaded bodice with leg o' mutton sleeves and a yellow lined collar. There is black floral beading and embroidery on the chest and lower sleeves, four groups of piping in rows of three on each sleeve, yellowing lace on the wrists, band collar with closures around back of neck, and center front hook and eye closures concealed under a stomacher attached at right side and collar.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2017005

Title

Beaded Black Bodice with Yellow Collar

Description

A black, velvet, beaded bodice with leg o' mutton sleeves and a yellow lined collar. There is black floral beading and embroidery on the chest and lower sleeves, four groups of piping in rows of three on each sleeve, yellowing lace on the wrists, band collar with closures around back of neck, and center front hook and eye closures concealed under a stomacher attached at right side and collar.

Date

1890-1905

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

28 in (chest), 24 in (waist), 16 in (center front length), 18 in (center back length), 7 in (underarm to waist). other measurements: 15.5 in (neck), 22.5 in (sleeve, shoulder to wrist)

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

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

Cassie, Robin, Zuheily 2017-02-15, Mahalia Hunter 2020-09-17

Color Main

Color Secondary

Technique

Closure

Closure Placement

Collar

Sleeve Type

Sleeve Length

Waistline

Costume Components

Chest

28

Waist

24

Center Front Length

16

Center Back Length

18

Underarm to Waist

7

Measurements Other

15.5 in (neck), 22.5 in (sleeve, shoulder to wrist)

All Measurements

28 in (chest), 24 in (waist), 16 in (center front length), 18 in (center back length), 7 in (underarm to waist). other measurements: 15.5 in (neck), 22.5 in (sleeve, shoulder to wrist)

Worn by

Donor

Christina Caroll

Date Earliest

1890

Date Latest

1905

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Public Information

The clothing has been donated by Christina Caroll under the name of Cynthia Bowen, her mother, who housed the collection. The clothes belong to Cynthia's mother and grandmother.

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

There is fraying of the seams on the inside, some hand stitching, yellowing at the sleeves. The velvet is in good condition. The hooks and eyes are sturdy. There is evidence of mending.

Donation Date

2015-10-16

Work Type

Pattern

Tags

Citation

“Beaded Black Bodice with Yellow Collar,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/6210.

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