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Object Name: corset & stays

Date: 1815-1825

Accession Number: 1948.250
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • silk
  • whalebone
Support
 
Technique
  • embroidered
Description

White cotton twill with whaleboning, central busk missing; two gussets at each side; lacing at back; shoulder straps; front with ornamental stitching in cream silk.

Dimensions

Type: waist
Height: 51 cm
Width:
Depth: