Wool, silk and linen corset: 17th century
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Wool, silk and linen corset. The corset is made from warp-patterned blue worsted with central decoration of silver and silver gilt braid and spangles, over an Italian green silk brocaded with a white silk branch. It has a self-coloured pattern in the ground. The ends of the corset and the arm holes are bound with green ribbon. The corset is lined with sweat stained white linen.
1671 AD - 1680 AD