La Reine Cluny Lace corset
c.1922. A lightweight corset made out of panels of white cotton Cluny lace possibly
made by Symington's (Market Harborough, Leicestershire).
The corset is lightly bonedwith most of the figure support coming from the horizontal bands of
white cotton twill
tapes although the bone casings are made up of white sateen. the corset only has two stocking suspenders
and there is no evidence that it ever had anymore.
The cotton twill tape on the inside has "The La Reine Corset Qual. X. Patent no. 13336 17
Rustless and Fibress Back Supports".
Measurements: Underbust 26 1/2", Waist 23 1/2", Hips 30", Busk length 8 1/4".
From the collection of L. Hidic