A circa 1780s silk bodice
Lot 119
A circa 1790 pierrot-style silk bodice
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,309) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A circa 1790 pierrot-style silk bodice
Of greeny brown silk, trimmed with cream silk ribbons, with a double layered compères front over central lacing, with narrow full-length shaped sleeves fastening at the cuffs with three self-covered buttons, with a fantail pleated peplum at the centre back, (remains of a salmon pink satin ribbon can be seen at the waist), lined with cream linen.


  • For bodices of a similar cut, see 'Fashion, The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute', 2002, pages 121 and 125.
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