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Bodice (PSF)
Line art drawing of a bodice
Joseph Julien bodice
Countrywoman's bodice, 19th century (Detail of The Hay-Harvest by Joseph Julien).

A bodice (pronunciation: /ˈbɒds/) is an article of clothing for women, covering the body from the neck to the waist.

  • Arnold, Janet: Patterns of Fashion: the cut and construction of clothes for men and women 1560-1620, Macmillan 1985. ()
  • Steele, Valerie: "The Corset: A Cultural History" Yale University Press, 2001.

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