The University of Texas at Austin
Bodice [back]
Identifier: TMC_0111
Title: Bodice [back]
Description: Gold silk bodice has a gold brocade floral design. Bodice has white pleated ruching at neck, leg-o-mutton sleeves, and a fitted waist. Back center closes with hooks and eyes; front has a V-shaped yoke decorated with a flower made of same fabric; bust is slightly padded. Linen lining. Hand sewn. Owned by Louise Duff Maverick. Donated by Wharton family.
State: Coahuila and Texas (Mexico)
Country: Mexico; Republic of Texas
Date: circa 1830
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: [Metric, Rm C 3]
Format: Bodices
Size: 33.5 cm long, 37 cm wide at shoulders, 56 cm sleeve length, 29 cm waist
Related items: See TMC_0088 for front view.  
Other ID: TMM 1421-3
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century