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Women's Girdle

Description

Shaped to fit bust and stomach area. Elastic side panels. Elastic shoulder straps with metal clasps. Two plastic stays in back. Side hook and eye closures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1950-1960
Inscriptions
"IVY / IT CLINGS / THE IVY / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF."
"463-29 / COTTON AND RAYON" (stamped)
"IVY / CORSET / TRADEMARK / U.S. PAT. OFF. / IT CLINGS" (printed)
"2 IN A BOX / TEAROSE" (stamped)
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
machine sewing (technique)
rayon
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
Corset
corsets
cotton (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
machine sewing (technique)
rayon
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1993.66
Credit Line
Family of Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
172527

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