To assist w antique doll clothing design. Designer:Whitey Description:Pink silk taffeta evening gown with a pannier effect on the hip, and trimmed with machine embroidered net. Accented with cruched cording flower trim.
This is an example of on of the very first structured bras. Towards the end of the century, the bra was starting to become more of a popular under garment. Once the century came around, bras such as this were being worn for support instead of the corset.