Woman's bra

English
1940s
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (13.3 x 36.2 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1400

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) twill weave; metal; elastic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light orange brassiere patterned with flowers. Narrow orange straps. Elastic panel in center back and hook and eye closures.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf