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Stays. Fully-boned (whalebone). Blue silk damask in floral pattern; block printed cotton lining (brown floral pattern on ecru, similar to damask pattern). White kid tab binding and lining. Red silk tape over seams. Back lacing. Pocket at top front of Costume, fig. 1437; Payne, History of...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 48.3 cm (19 in.)

Accession Number

43.561

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, printed linen lining, whalebone, silk tape, and kid leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes