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This is a Bodice. We acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk, linen lining and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry M. Fechimer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henry M. Fechimer.

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Bodice; silk, linen lining; Gift of Mrs. Henry M. Fechimer; 1941-61-2

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