Pink orthopaedic corset, London, England, 1941-1950

Made:
1941-1950 in London

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Orthopaedic corset with reinforced strips at back
Science Museum Group Collection
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Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Orthopaedic corset with reinforced strips at back, buckle and strap fastening at front and four suspenders, by F.C. Gould, London, c. 1944

The donor’s mother wore this orthopaedic corset on her doctor’s orders, six months after giving birth. She continued wearing it during the daytime for four years.

Made from cloth and elastic, the corset is fastened at the front and reinforced at the back. At the bottom are four suspenders for stockings. The corset was made by F C Gould.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1992-211
Materials:
cloth, elastic, metal, plastic
type:
corset
credit:
N Man

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