Women's Girdle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-172527

Description

Shaped to fit bust and stomach area. Elastic side panels. Elastic shoulder straps with metal clasps. Two plastic stays in back. Side hook and eye closures.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corsets
cotton (textile)
rayon
embroidery (visual works)
machine sewing (technique)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Corset

Inscription

"IVY / IT CLINGS / THE IVY / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF."
"463-29 / COTTON AND RAYON" (stamped)
"IVY / CORSET / TRADEMARK / U.S. PAT. OFF. / IT CLINGS" (printed)
"2 IN A BOX / TEAROSE" (stamped)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Family of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1993.66