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White silk satin-covered boned sectioins joined by satin ribbons embroidered with floral motifs and wreathed initials "MOB." Steel hook-and eye closure on busk with heart-shaped pad at base; lacing at back. Marked "Bon Ton Model, 825, 19."

Provenance

Worn by Mary Orvilla Butler (Mrs. Harold) Hinckley with 1974.440-49

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. David P. Wheatland

American, 1903

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (overall open flat measurement for storage): 31.4 x 56.2 cm (12 3/8 x 22 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1974.441

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, silk embroidered satin ribbon, metal bones, busk, and eyelets

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes