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stayband 1947.1893

Object Name: stayband

Place of Creation: England
Date: 1865-1885

Accession Number: 1947.1893
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • linen
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

White cotton, lined with white cotton, slightly stiffened and quilted in small lozenge design; bound with white tape in herringbone weave; in one straight section, open at centre back; neck low and slightly curved at front, higher at back, shaped for arms; tape shoulder straps; lower edge shaped to form slightly pointed waist back and front; centre back edged with white cotton; fastens at centre back with three pairs of tape ties; two linen-covered buttons towards bottom at centre front, one each side, two at back at right edge.

Dimensions

Type: length
Height: 16.25 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: width
Height: 60
Width:
Depth: