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Object Number 1983.003.0098
Object Name Brassiere
Date 1950-1959
Culture American
Description 1950s, White charmeaud bra, circular underwire with satin, strapless, style 822.

Class II

"Bra
American, 1950s
Peach satin
Label: Charmode; reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Charming Modern Corsetry 822 24/30
After World War II and the introduction of the New Look by Christian Dior, feminine curves were again fashionable." (Undress guide copy. 9/2012)
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Underwear
Credit line Gift of Warnaco, Inc.
Exhibit History-Exhibit # 174
Label Label: style 822