Black cotton long line corset, front view: 19th century

 
Black cotton long line corset, front view: 19th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

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Black cotton, long line corset, with opening at the centre front. The 12 eyelets on either side are made of whalebone busks and used for lacings. There are four metal rods at the centre back. Its shoulder straps are attached at the back and the front. It is strongly boned throughout, and is thought to have been a orthopeadic corset. It is lined with thick grey cotton and machine stitched.

Image Details

Date
 
1881 AD - 1885 AD
Image Number
 
002197

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