A white cotton sateen corset

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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