Corset

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11074

Description

Canvas corset, of five panels, plain front, outspread stitchery to back shoulder area for strength; bone grommets/laceholes; slot for bustle at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corsets
bone (material)
canvas
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
Cotton
Coated Canvas
Bone
Machine Sewn
CORSET

Inscription

Pinned to the back is a NFL jelly label which reads: ""Corset/From/Conn.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

18 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.423

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