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Woman's straight embroidered bodice

Woman's straight embroidered sleeveless bodice with only slight flare in back; white silk ground embroidered with polychrome silks in all-over design of small-scale floral sprays with neck and front edges having border design of slender flowering vine; fronts lined with heavy linen.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.2606

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes