1804-1814 British (probably) bodice (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York USA) front, back, and sleeve

The excellent portraits of the day show where the Empire era bodice goes. This shows what an Empire era bodice is, including the separate puffed and close sections, decorations, and back closure.

Keywords:  British, bodice, bateau neckline, long upper puffed close sleeves

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