Object Name: Bodice
Date Range: 1890s
Material: Wool and lace
Collection: Costume & textile Collection
Object ID: 83.9.26
Credit Line: Gift of Polytechnic School
The elaborate design and embellishment of 1890's gowns was echoed in the intricate fitting and tailoring to custom fit the garment to the wearer. Most women had their clothing custom made by dressmakers, selecting the latest French fashions from patterns in publications such as The Delineator.
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