Pair of stays

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1772

GUSN

GUSN-42260

Description

Small pair of child's stays made of blue and white linen ticking; edged with leather binding along top and bottom hems. They are made as for an adult, with tabbed lower hem and pointed stomacher, with boning inserted. They close by lacing through hand-stitched eyes placed at the center back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

corsets
stitching
linen (material)
ticking
twill
stripes
Infant's Clothing
Twill
Tick
Hand Stitched
Striped
Stay

Additional Identification Number

B3779

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Underwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Frye

Accession Number

1938.580