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Stays. Fully-boned. White moiré silk rep front, beige linen back; ecru linen lining. White silk ribbon over seams. Back lacing. Decorative front lacing.

Provenance

Worn by member of Rae or Jacobs family

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 1740–60

Object Place

Massachusettes or New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.347

Medium or Technique

Silk moiré, linen, silk tape, whalebone

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes