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Corset

Description

Handsewn corset w/ shaped top and bottom edges and laced sides w/ 7 holes on each side for laces. Bone or wood stays. Cotton fabric on exterior. Cotton/linen blend on interior. Leather binding on lower edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
leather
linen (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bone
CORSET
corsets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
leather
Leather
Linen
linen (material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13.375 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.593
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25422

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