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Riding bodice

Black broadcloth faced with black ribbed taffeta. Straight waistline front and back, with slight fullness at back. Long straight sleeves, shirred at top over shoulders, ending in point at wrist. Closes with buttons at center front. Rounded collar and lapels. Moth holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield

American or English, About 1890

Object Place

Maine, U.S.A. or England

Accession Number

60.908

Medium or Technique

Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes