Not currently on display at the V&A

Corset

1942-1949 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Peach-pink satin corset with a coutil reverse, roll-on girdle, and heavy metal zipper which opens it part-way down to the hips. Elastic gussets.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Coutil-backed satin, boning, metal and elastic
Brief Description
Satin corset with a coutil reverse and roll-on girdle with zipper, made by Twilfit for Utility, England, 1942-1949
Physical Description
Peach-pink satin corset with a coutil reverse, roll-on girdle, and heavy metal zipper which opens it part-way down to the hips. Elastic gussets.
Dimensions
  • Including suspenders length: 42cm
  • Widest point on flat width: 37cm
Production typeReady to wear
Marks and Inscriptions
'ENGLISH MADE / Twilfit REGD / 8354 / Size 25' (Tag attached to interior)
Credit line
Given by Mr Ian Chipperfield
Object history
Old store stock donated to the Museum in 1998 by Mr Ian Chipperfield.
Production
Reason For Production: Retail
Collection
Accession Number
T.174-1998

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record createdFebruary 23, 2007
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