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Corset

Accession

1-889-72-04574

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1880-1890

Style Period

Description

Corset has curved top and hem, stop underneath but "cradles" the bust on the sides, and is longer in the front and back than on the sides of the hips. It has many stays, lacing in the back, metal busc on the centre front. The top is decorated with white lace, white ribbon woven through, large white bow on the front. Has two garter straps in the front with large white bows on each. Allover pattern of small white flowers.

Condition

excellent
fragile

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Pattern