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Corset
Corset
Retailer ?:
Date:
1890–1900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
White Moire, Cotton, Silk Lacings, And Lace
Dimensions:
30.5 cm (12 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
54.63.1
Acquisition Date:
1954-02-26
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Charles K. Kinkade Harley

Exhibition History:

Undercover Agents, de Young Museum, 1982

Slot and stud front closure, back laced corset with machine lace at top edge.The slot hooks are stamped 'Sirene' and there are two labels."Droit Devant Nouvelle Forme, Made in France", made for Frances(retailer), San Francisco. Large hook center front to prevent petticoats from shifting or to keep a bodice down and in place. See a similar corset in 19th C. Fashion in Detail(Johnston), pp.118-119.