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Brassiere

Description

Pink lace back with pink cotton twill; elasticized gussets & back, with hook & eye; vertical satin shoulder straps; upper lining of cream net; 2 elastic loops with hooks at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1939
Inscriptions
1. Woven label at right back, rectangular shape: ""REG. U.S. PAT .OFF /THE / Bal's/ BRA/ ORIGINAL DESIGN/by FAY-MISS/38/550"". 2. Stamped on hooks ""GOVERNOR PAT.'
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
elasticity
lace (needlework)
machine-made
stitching
textiles
twill
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
BRASSIERE
brassieres
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Elastic
elasticity
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine-made
stitching
textiles
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Dimensions
7.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.5280
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
792

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