Berlei' corset c. 1950's; Berlei; c.1950's; 1992_924

Name/Title

Berlei' corset c. 1950's

About this object

A 'heavy duty' style of corset used by donors wife c.1950's. Tea rose broche and elastic fabric. Heavily boned with an inner corset, fastened with ten hook fastening at front. Outer fastening are 5 large flat metal hooks and loops. Six suspenders. label reads 'Berlei Made in New Zealand Fitting 10 Size 31 10041 to fit waist 34'.

Maker

Berlei

Maker Role

Corsetiere

Date Made

c.1950's

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

broche

Measurements

40.6cm length x 47cm width

Subject and Association Description

Berlei corset c.1950

Credit Line

Trevor Smith

Object Type

corset

Object number

1992_924

Copyright Licence  

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