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Womens bodice, in a cream fabric with a lined pattern, length to just below the waist ending with a V point. Bodice has set in straight plain sleeves and a small stand collar. Bodice has a buttoned front opening. On either side of the front openng there is a gathered section approximately 50mm wide which is edged with broderie anglais. On the interior the waist coat has five boned segments in the lining and a central back seam which splits into two at the waist. Interior fully lined with plain open weave fabric. On the interior there is a tape belt secured at the centre back with a metal clasp at the front. Cotton tape hanging loop near the back collar on the interior.
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Media/materials description
fabric, tape, metal, mother of pearl shell buttons
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 520mm
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 440mm
Sleeve = Length (mm) = 500mm
Front waist = Width (mm) = 340mm
Accession number
NPM2009.36.16

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