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Box for C/B À La Spirite corsets, Mayer, Strouse & Co., Paris, London, Vienna, New York, undated

EP002.02.050 (RS132641)

Description

The white box is for no. 294 long waist white corsets. The product received awards at the Exposition Universelle in 1889 and the International Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. The center of the label has a female figure standing next to a corset model. The label decoration is done in colors of green, yellow, pink and white with black birds on the outer edges. The award medallions are shown on both sides of the center image.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection, 2011 donation
Collection Code
EP002
Physical Description
1 box ; 3 x 16 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches
Dimensions
3x 16 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
253349
Reference Code
EP002.02.050

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
corsets
packaging
women (female humans)
Material Type
boxes (containers)
Places
Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)

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