Woman's bustier

English
1990s
Designed for Rigby and Peller (English, founded 1939)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Center back: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1492

Medium or Technique

Nylon, spandex, and machine made lace

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black underwire bustier with embroidered flowers. Labeled: “Rigby & Peller London/ By Appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Corsetieres/ 34B”

Provenance

Before 2008, with donor; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift