Bra

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1888-1895

GUSN

GUSN-23434

Description

Cotton bra--2 thickly woven cups w/ 6 stays. Brass eyelets on each cup attached w/ small cotton string (w/ brass tips) lace closure. Double back straps and shoulder straps adjustable w/ silver buckles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brassieres
cotton (textile)
Cotton
BRASSIERE

Inscription

Stamped in left cup: ""38/ Newell Patent/ Feb. 1888""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Newell (Maker)

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

8 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1620