Busk

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-31298

Description

Elaborately carved baleen busk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

busks
baleen
Garment, Foundation
Busk
Vegetable Ivory
Busk

Inscription

"When this you see remember me / And keep me in your mind / Let all the world say what they will / Speak of me as you find" (scratched)
"May you be blest with all that heaven can send / Long life peace comfort and a loving friend / Through all your life most happy may you be / And though far distant I will think of thee." (scratched)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Underwear

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1927.245

Places

Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)