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

1840s Ensemble

1840 Cream Organza Ensemble

Day & Evening Bodices plus matching Hoop Skirt

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1860 Blue & Black Silk Ensemble

1860 Black & Blue Silk Ensemble

Matching Day Bodice and Hoop Skirt

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1877 Cream Linen Ensemble

1877 Cream Linen Ensemble

Matching Day Bodice and Bustle Skirt

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1885 Black Silk Bodice

1885 Black Silk Bodice

Beaded with Velvet Collar

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1890 Black Silk Bodice

1890 Black Silk Bodice

Double Puff Sleeves and Lace over Silk

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1890 Blue Velvet Bodice

1890 Blue Velvet Bodice

Jet Beading on Front & Sleeves

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1890 Black Silk Beaded Bodice

1895 Black Silk Bodice

Beaded with Lace Collar, Balloon Sleeves

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1898 White Ensemble

1898 White Cotton Ensemble

Day Bodice and Skirt with Soutache Trim

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1898 Wine Ensemble

1898 Wine Silk Ensemble

Day Bodice with Beading and Matching Skirt

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1900 Black Silk Ensemble

1900 Black Silk Ensemble

Matching Brocade Day Bodice and Skirt

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1900 Gold Silk Beaded Evening Bodice

1900 Ivory Silk Bodice

Jacquard with Beads & Lace

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1900 Brown Silk Bodice

1900 Taupe Silk Bodice

Lori’s Childhood Purchase

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1905 Sheer Ivory Silk Shirtwaist

1905 Ivory Silk Blouse

Sheer with Puffy Sleeves

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1910 Black Cotton Blouse

1910 Black Cotton Blouse

Sheer with Lace and Embroidered Front

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1910 Black Silk Bodice with Tapestry

1910 Black Silk Bodice

With Oriental Tapestry Front

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1910 White Cotton Blouse with Glasgow Rose Design

1910 White Cotton Blouse

With Glasgow Rose Embroidery

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1910 White Cotton & Lace Blouse

1910 White Lawn Blouse

Sheer Cotton with Lace and Embroidery Details

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1910 White Cotton Blouse

1911 White Cotton Blouse

Features Tucks, Cutwork, & Embroidery

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1910 White Cotton & Lace Blouse

1912 White Cotton Blouse

Features Cut-work and Embroidery

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1915 Sleeveless Shirtwaist

1915 Cream Cotton Blouse

Sleeveless with Crocheted Lace Collar

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1915 Sheer Cotton Shirtwaist

1915 Ivory Net Blouse

Sheer with Fine Embroidery

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1920 Rhinestone Camisole

1920 Tan Silk Camisole

Sheer, Studded with Rhinestones

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1940 White Cotton Blouse

1940 White Cotton Blouse

Sheer with Eyelet Yoke & Collar

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1950 White Lace Blouse

1950 White Lace Blouse

Short Sleeve, Buttons in Front

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