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Acquired in 1998 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
attributions_note
bibliography
Liddiard, Mabel: The Mothercraft Manual (London, Churchill, 1923), p 6 Illustration (line drawing) of similar item in use
collection_code
MoC
credit
Given by Mrs Nina Murray
date_end
1930-12-31
date_start
1900-01-01
date_text
1900-1930
descriptive_line
Maternity support of white linen towelling; probably England, 1900-1930
dimensions
Length: 33.7 cm centre back, Width: 113 cm maximum, opened out
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
The support was worn by a member of the Whistler family of Eaton Square, London: Edward Whistler (1836-1896) and his wife Marianne had two children, Frederick and Florence (a copy of the family tree is said to have been lodged with the Liddle Collection of the Library at Leeds University
id
12707
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:07:19.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:07:19.000Z
latitude
52.883289
location
In Storage
longitude
-1.97685
marks
Whistler 6
materials
linen towelling
materials_techniques
Linen towelling, machine stitched
museum_number
B.40-1998
museum_number_token
b401998
object_number
O10234
object_type
Maternity support
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Homemade maternity support of white linen towelling machined stitched together to provide a double thickness of fabric. The support is in the form of a wraparound band of fabric shaped with two pairs of darts at the waist back, and has been made without fastenings for greater ease of adjustment.
place
England
primary_image_id
production_note
Reason For Production: Private
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
2
shape
site_code
slug
maternity-support
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
machine stitched
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1930
year_start
1900