Overview: This blue silk satin Edwardian bodice has a fully boned foundation. The neckline is filled by a lace partlet beautifully decorated with soutache; the bottom of the sleeves match this trim. It has a belt and is trimmed with navy blue wool flannel. The lining is made from black cotton batiste.
Construction: See supplemental pages.
Trim: See supplemental pages.
Provenance: Found in costume storage in the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is in the Costar Collection.
Damage: The silk is fragile and has deteriorated considerably. The wool trim has moth damage.
Printer friendly garment information from the Costar collection.