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Catalog Number 00.26.10
Object Name Corset
Description Woman's corset; front-laced style.Plain, off-white, linen or muslin.Band of lace trim w/scalloped edge at top border.Thin metal strips are sewn inside fabric at regular intervals.Frt opening has small hooks/loops along R/side; strip w/small, metal studs and few more hooks/loops is on L/side.L/side has eyelets for lacing; attached to a rect panel which is attached to another edge w/eyelets.4 garter straps w/fasteners hang from bttm edge.Back has short, semi-elastic band at bttm ctr.Black print on interior /MADE IN THE USA/BONTON/CORSETS/MODEL 1007/; on rect panel /FRONT LACE TONGUE/PATENT...
Provenance Used by members of the Horseless Carriage Club of America, Tucson Chapter, during the 1950s-1980s as part of Living History Costumes. Harry Mann was charter member of club.