Stays

French
about 1750


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 48.3 cm (19 in.)

Accession Number

43.561

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, printed linen lining, whalebone, silk tape, and kid leather

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stays. Fully-boned (whalebone). Blue silk damask in floral pattern; block printed cotton lining (brown floral pattern on ecru, similar to damask pattern). White kid tab binding and lining. Red silk tape over seams. Back lacing. Pocket at top front of Costume, fig. 1437; Payne, History of Costume, fig. 411a.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection