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Woman's girdle

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Pink girdle with pink floral patterning, metal hook and eyes at center front, elasticized side panels, four elastic and metal fastenings for stockings. Interior stamped in red: "6/9094/made in England/CC41/23."

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, 1940s

  • Labeled CC41, English, 1941–1952
Object Place

England

Dimensions

Center back: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.) Overall: 43.8 x 40.6 cm (17 1/4 x 16 in.) Center front: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1383

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave with warp and weft float patterning; elastic; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes