This is a Bodice. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silk, lined with linen and its technique is satin weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 36.8 × 35.6 cm (14 1/2 × 14 in.)
Cite this object as
Bodice; silk, lined with linen; H x W: 36.8 × 35.6 cm (14 1/2 × 14 in.); 1956-33-6-a