Corset

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-25422

Description

Handsewn corset w/ shaped top and bottom edges and laced sides w/ 7 holes on each side for laces. Bone or wood stays. Cotton fabric on exterior. Cotton/linen blend on interior. Leather binding on lower edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corsets
cotton (textile)
leather
linen (material)
wood (plant material)
Leather
Linen
Cotton
Bone
CORSET

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13.375 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.593

Places

Massachusetts (United States)