Mysteries of the Collection

Blog post by Samantha Stern (’17) In a study collection like the CCTC, artifacts sometimes turn up with exciting, mysterious histories.  One such garment is corset #1133.  Donated in 1947, this undergarment is made of coarse linen hand stitched over a whalebone structure.  The corset fastens with hand embroidered eyelets and ribbons that are long […]