Object Detail

Bodice in a very fine weave cream fabric with pink, green and blue floral pattern. bodice is gathered set in sleeve with narrow cuffs. Front opening with five buttons. Bodice has pin tucked sections at either side of the opening and across the back of the neck. The back is gathered to the waist and has two ties stitched at centre back with tattered lace edging . Bodice has an 10mm turned collar. Unlined but has an interface at proper lefthand side at opening. At the waist there is a cotton tape finish with a hook and eye at centre opening. Machine and hand made.
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Media/materials description
Fabric, possibly shell buttons, metal, lace
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 400mm
Sleeve = Length (mm) = 510mm
Waist = Width (mm) = 610mm
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Credit line
Bodice. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: NPM2009.36.19

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