1830–1839 ca. Soft white cotton corset, American. Shaped waist, widely spaced straps, stitching reinforces and strengthens and breast cups give support.
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. John King, 1959 Accession Number: 2009.300.70831830–1839 ca. White Cotton Corset, American. #Corset #History Click To Tweet