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White long skirted corset, 1918: Detail of suspender
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White long skirted corset, 1918: Detail of suspender

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White long skirted corset, 1918: Detail of suspender
Detail of suspender from an American white, long skirted corset, of 1918 with six adjustable suspenders. Features Swiss embroidery and ribbon decoration.

This American corset was produced in 1918 and features a long skirt with six plain, adjustable suspenders attached to the bottom edge.

The corset is firmly boned by double flat steels at the front and single steels at the side and back. Swiss embroidery and narrow pink ribbon decorates the top edge of the corset, which also features a pull cord to allow for adjustment under the bust. The corset is finished with a small bow at the centre front.
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