#0081   Corset   c. 1825-1830

  United States     SOLD

Ivory cotton sateen, pale gold cotton floss, brass eyelets, cotton twill binding tape.

Condition: One tiny brown spot, otherwise perfect. 

Measurements: B, 28"; W, 19"; H, 29"; Center Front, 15.5"; Center Back, 13.75".

Comments: The photographs were taken with a reproduction wooden busk and lacing (neither included in sale). Metal eyelets were first used in the late 1820s. This early corset is a masterpiece of needlework with wonderful cording throughout.