Brassiere

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1930-1939

GUSN

GUSN-792

Description

Pink lace back with pink cotton twill; elasticized gussets & back, with hook & eye; vertical satin shoulder straps; upper lining of cream net; 2 elastic loops with hooks at hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brassieres
cotton (textile)
textiles
elasticity
lace (needlework)
stitching
machine-made
twill
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Elastic
Cotton
Twill
Hand Stitched
Lace
Floral
BRASSIERE

Inscription

1. Woven label at right back, rectangular shape: ""REG. U.S. PAT .OFF /THE / Bal's/ BRA/ ORIGINAL DESIGN/by FAY-MISS/38/550"". 2. Stamped on hooks ""GOVERNOR PAT.'

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

7.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5280