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ITS ALL IN THE DETAILS: Beaded Bodice

I saw this in a box, and knew that the tumblr world needed to see it.  The bodice opens in the front. With the beaded section at the center becoming fully removable. Pictures of the interior construction, and closure tomorrow.  For now just enjoy the beading! 

Beaded Bodice, date unknown, silk, L: 22in. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Miss Mary MacLeod, N0185.1964.