1770 - 1799
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Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
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Corset; Foundation garments - Natural jean - 2 x 1 twill. Bound with twill linen tape. Lined with tabby linen. Constructed with some narrow whalebones and 2 x 0.625 (16mm) steel bones side front. 5 hip tabs. Fastened with shoulder ties (1 missing) 10 pairs of eyelets for lacing. I shoulder tie and centre side front and side back seams covered with narrow decorative tape. 36 inch (915 mm) bust.
Given to National Trust with Snowshil Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade