Stays

Object number
FIC.2018.007
Date
18th century
Description
Unbleached stays with tabs at the bottom. No shoulder straps. Front comes to point and has decorative lacings with a narrow cord resembling a stomacher. Desiccated and deteriorated leather binding. "1911" written in ink inside stays on front center point.
Materials
linen
leather
Object Type
stays (corsets)
Subjects
Underwear