Brassiere

American
1915–25


Object Place: New Jersey, USA

Dimensions

Overall (measured open and flat ): 18.5 x 83.6 cm (7 5/16 x 32 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.447

Medium or Technique

Cotton mesh, twill tape, elasticized fabric, and metal bones and hooks and eyes

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Panel of white cotton mesh gathered at front sides; cotton-encased boning at sides, back-sides and center back. Elastic panel and hook-and-eye closure at back. Drawstring at top and twill tape tab at bottom center front; twill tape shoulder straps. Labeled “H&W.”

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. H. Curtis