Woman’s bodice. Black moiré silk bodice trimmed around yoke with ruched ribbon laid on black velvet and black silk fringe. Trimmed at neck with cream pleated silk net and cream cotton lace run through with narrow black velvet ribbon. Short sleeves covered with puffed taffeta trimmed with ruched ribbon and tucked net with black ribbon running through. Passementerie buttons at sides of waist and CB. Opens at CB fastening with lace and metal hooks and eyes at top and bottom. Internal waistband of silk ribbon with hook and eye fastening. Lined with cream silk taffeta with seven boning strips and silk covered pads at side fronts of bodice to improve bust line.
Makers and roles
Devy [dressmaker] , dressmaker