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Ladies' Bodice
circa late 1850s- early 1860s

Costume presented as a courtesy of:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Dept. of Fashion Design & Merchandising

Sleeve Close-up
Circa late 1850s- early 1860s

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This view shows the sleeve's front side is shorter than the back. The arrow points to a black circle where the padding is sewn onto the bodice's inside.

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