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Description

Cotton bra--2 thickly woven cups w/ 6 stays. Brass eyelets on each cup attached w/ small cotton string (w/ brass tips) lace closure. Double back straps and shoulder straps adjustable w/ silver buckles.

Details

Maker
Newell (Maker)
Date
1888-1895
Inscriptions
Stamped in left cup: ""38/ Newell Patent/ Feb. 1888""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
BRASSIERE
brassieres
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Dimensions
8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1620
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23434

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