Box for C/B À La Spirite corsets, Mayer, Strouse & Co., Paris, London, Vienna, New York, undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-253349

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Description

The white box is for no. 294 long waist white corsets. The product received awards at the Exposition Universelle in 1889 and the International Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. The center of the label has a female figure standing next to a corset model. The label decoration is done in colors of green, yellow, pink and white with black birds on the outer edges. The award medallions are shown on both sides of the center image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
packaging
corsets
women (female humans)
boxes (containers)

Physical Description

1 box ; 3 x 16 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP002

Collection Name

Ephemera collection, 2011 donation

Reference Code

EP002.02.050

Image Dimensions

3 x 16 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)

Record Details

Material Type

boxes (containers)

Description Level

Item