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Corset

Description

This soft corset is largely unboned. The center front has a stitched pocket for a busk and gores to fit the bust.Constructed from white cotton with shoulder straps and ivory grommets to lace up the center back, it is decorated with stuffed whitework floral and geometric elements on front, back and straps.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Material
cotton (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
Corset
corsets
cotton (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
4.1917
GUSN
13056

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