Victorian Bodices and Edwardian Shirtwaists

The Victorian bodices generally are more structured and have boning in them. During the Edwardian period, the boning mostly dissappeared and the bodice transformed into a shirtwaist, or what we would now call a blouse.

1860 Corselette

1860s Corselette

Black silk.

1880s Burgundy Bodice

1880s Burgundy Bodice

With front pleating and lacing.

1885s Black Silk Bodice

1885 Black Silk Bodice

With velvet collar and beading.

1890 Black Silk Bodice

1890s Black Silk Bodice

With wide lace collar and beading.

1890s Black Silk Bodice

1890s Black Silk Bodice

With double puffed sleeves.

1900s Gold Silk Bodice

1900s Gold Silk Bodice

Evening bodice with beading.

1900s Black Silk Bodice

1900s Black Silk Bodice

With ivory collar.

1900 Brown Silk Bodice

1900 Brown Silk Bodice

Lori's first purchase.

1905 Sheer Silk Shirtwaist

1905 Sheer Silk Shirtwaist

With double puff sleeves.

1910 Bodice

1910 Black Silk Bodice

With tapestry front.

1910 Black Cotton Shirtwaist

1910 Black Cotton Blouse

With front pleating and lacing.

1910 White Cotton Blouse

1910 White Cotton Blouse

With lace insets.

1910 White Cotton Blouse

1910 White Cotton Blouse

With cutwork embroidery.

1910 White Cotton Shirtwaist

1910 White Cotton Shirtwaist

With Glasgow Rose design.

1915 Shirtwaist

1915 Sleeveless Shirtwaist

With crocheted lace collar.

1915 Shirtwaist

1915 Sheer Cotton Shirtwaist

With embroidery detail.

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