corset cover

Object number
A corset cover made from an ivory plain weave fabric. Cover has cutwork embroidery around its neckline on back and front. Lace is sewn to the bottom hem, armholes, and neckline; an ivory ribbon runs through the lace at neckline. Boning is located at side seams and across bust; a narrow dart is located on each side of the front. Nine-button closure at center front. Manufactured by B. Altman Company of New York.
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Hope Alexander
Object Type
corset covers
Related People & Organizations
Alexander, Hope, Mrs. (associated)
Alexander, Richard, Captain (associated)