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corset 1958.108

Object Name: corset & stays

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1870-1900

Accession Number: 1958.108
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Stays for young girl. White glazed twilled cotton, stiffened with close vertical groups of piping. Top and bottom edges bound with tape. Boned CF. Fastening with five bone buttons. Boned CB edges, lacing with cotton stay lace, and then ten metal eyelet holes each side. Shoulder straps sewn on.

Dimensions

Type: length
Height: 26.7 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: waist
Height: 57.2
Width:
Depth: