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Pair of stays

Description

Small pair of child's stays made of blue and white linen ticking; edged with leather binding along top and bottom hems. They are made as for an adult, with tabbed lower hem and pointed stomacher, with boning inserted. They close by lacing through hand-stitched eyes placed at the center back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1772
Material
linen (material)
stitching
ticking
twill
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
corsets
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
Stay
stitching
Striped
stripes
Tick
ticking
twill
Twill
Accession Number
1938.580
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Frye
GUSN
42260

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