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Corset

Description

Canvas corset, of five panels, plain front, outspread stitchery to back shoulder area for strength; bone grommets/laceholes; slot for bustle at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
Pinned to the back is a NFL jelly label which reads: ""Corset/From/Conn.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bone (material)
canvas
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bone
bone (material)
canvas
Coated Canvas
CORSET
corsets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Machine Sewn
sewing (process)
Dimensions
18 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.423
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11074

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