Corset cover

Date: 1900–1910

Culture: American

Medium: cotton

Credit Line: Purchase, Hoechst Fiber Industries Fund, 1982

Accession Number: 1982.316.8


This corset cover reveals the ideal "monobosom" of the turn-of-the-twentieth-century silhouette. The support for the bust is set very low and there is no use of gussets beneath that might serve to articulate them as two separate entities.