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Object Name: brassiere & bra

Artist/Maker: Dorothy Perkins
Role in production: Maker
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1962 (circa)

Accession Number: 1993.21
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • nylon
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Brassiere made from white cotton with pink cotton machine embroidery. Cotton embroided with tiny floral motifs and buttonhole edging in pink. Adjustable straps and CB fastening. Cups backed with nylon wadding and mounted on a firm buckram and clear plastic foundation. All edges scalloped.