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Pair of Stays

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-47289

Description

Pair of stays made from fine linen; string from lace still intact; inscription in ink on interior: "Mary Jones Colman grandmother to the de Chappotins" and in pencil: "Grandmamma's stays".

Details

Descriptive Terms

corsets
linen (material)
lace (needlework)
Stay

Inscription

In ink: ""Mary Jones Colman grandmother to the de Chappotins"" and in pencil: ""Grandmamma's stays"".

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank A. Thurber

Accession Number

1966.39

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