Black Embroidered Bodice With Belt

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Embroidered Bodice With Belt

Creator: John Forsythe

Date: 1899-1910

Description: Black bodice with black embroidery on chest, shoulders, and wrists. Embroidery includes diamond shapes and flowers. Pleating on chest and by shoulders and wrists. High neck with white net at very top front. Separate matching belt. Label within designates it as made at 865 Broadway in New York City by John Forsythe- this was only a business there from 1899-1910 and so this piece was made in those 11 years.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2019039

Title

Black Embroidered Bodice With Belt

Description

Black bodice with black embroidery on chest, shoulders, and wrists. Embroidery includes diamond shapes and flowers. Pleating on chest and by shoulders and wrists. High neck with white net at very top front. Separate matching belt. Label within designates it as made at 865 Broadway in New York City by John Forsythe- this was only a business there from 1899-1910 and so this piece was made in those 11 years.

Creator

Date

1899-1910

Subject

Clothing and Dress

Medium

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 reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Evelyn Boye 2019-10-30

Color Main

Color Secondary

Closure

Closure Placement

Collar

Sleeve Type

Sleeve Length

Waistline

Chest

29

Waist

24.5

Center Front Length

22.75

Center Back Length

21

Underarm to Waist

12.5

All Measurements

29" (bust) 24.5" (waist), 22.75" (CF length), 21" (CB length), 12.5" (armpit to waist)

Date Earliest

1870

Date Latest

1900

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Life Stages

Socio-Economic Class

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Many stains and discoloration of collar.

Storage Location

O1

Tags

Citation

John Forsythe, “Black Embroidered Bodice With Belt,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/6460.