1900 Wedding, Or Trousseau Corset, French. Corset of light blue silk satin. Fabric is embroidered with green and red flower blossoms. Top edge is trimmed with cotton lace and a thin pink satin ribbon; bottom edge is trimmed with 1/2″ wide band of light blue silk satin. Center front corset closure; center back metal grommets with cotton laces. Marked: Au Bon Marché Maison Aristide Boucicautt.
Corset is from the trousseau of Mrs. Charles Hosmer Morse, mother of the donor. Gift of Mrs. William S. Covington. via Chicago Historical Society, U.S.A.1900 Wedding, Or Trousseau Corset, French. #Victorian #History #Corset Click To Tweet