Woman's underwear set

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


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Center back (bra): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center back (panties): 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1491.1-2

Medium or Technique

Nylon, spandex, and machine made lace

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black underwire bra with embroidered flowers. Labeled: “Rigby & Peller London/ By Appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Corsetieres/ 32C” Matching black hi-cut panties with embroidered flowers. Labeled: “Rigby & Peller London/ By Appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Corsetieres”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift