corset cover

Object number
An ivory corset cover made of a lightweight plain weave fabric. Cover has cutwork embroidery (scallops and hook shapes) at back neckline, at straps, and around bust insets. Bust insets are made of lace with a floral pattern; each inset is gathered by a ribbon at top edge. A strip of scalloped lace also borders the edges at neckline and armholes. Curved seams found on front and back. Ten-button closure at center front.
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Hope Alexander
Object Type
corset covers
Related People & Organizations
Alexander, Hope, Mrs. (associated)
Alexander, Richard, Captain (associated)