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Corset w/document

Object Number: 
INV.11968a
Date: 
ca. 1886
Medium: 
Cotton, silk ribbons, lace, metal fasteners
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 21 in. ( 27 x 53.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: inside the front closure: "BOD'S PATENTED ...?.../ SEWN CORSETS"
Description: 
White cotton boned corset decorated with silk embroidery on each bone; band of bobbin lace is sewn across the the neckline and topped with scalloped eyelet lace; fastened up the front with metal hooks; fastened up the back with metal grommets and criss-crossed silk ribbon threaded through.
Gallery Label: 
This corset was worn for riding horses side saddle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group