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A white cotton sateen corset

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Laced down center back, fitted tightly at waistline, flaring below waistline, broad shoulder bands and square neckline edged with tape, casing in center front for busk; a number of stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, About 1860

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Overall: 50.5 x 60.5 cm (19 7/8 x 23 13/16 in.) Other (center front length): 38.2 cm (15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.252

Medium or Technique

Cotton sateen, cording, and bone eyelets

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes