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Riding bodice

Riding bodice

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool, whalebone and lined with silk

  • Museum number:

    T.273-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black wool riding bodice with a high neck and long sleeves. Multiple silk covered buttons down the front concealing hook and eye fastening. Darted waist and tailored for a form fitting silhouette. Short whalebone stays in the bodice and ribbed silk lining, Sleeves lined with pale blue silk.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)

Date

1850s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool, whalebone and lined with silk

Dimensions

Length: 45 cm, Circumference: 84 cm bust, Circumference: 58 cm waist

Descriptive line

Wool riding bodice, possibly made in Great Britain, 1850s.

Materials

Wool (textile); Silk (textile); Baleen

Techniques

Lined

Categories

Sport; Fashion; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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