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Corset with busk (corset)

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White sateen corset with wooden busk in front center.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

American, about 1830

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (measured open and flat): 50 x 59.8 cm (19 11/16 x 23 9/16 in.) Other (center front length): 37 cm (14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.88a

Medium or Technique

Cotton sateen with cotton twill lining, cording and quilting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes