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Berlei brand wrap-on corset

1994.0018.0003.001

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Berlei brand wrap-on corset

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Physical description

Peach-coloured side fastening wrap on corsets (no laces) boned and with four suspenders. Corset has embroidered dot pattern all over it. 'Berlei' tag with '2102..26 2 SB' printed on the back of the tag. Wrapped in white tissue paper with 'Berlei' printed all over it in aqua.

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Who

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  • Mrs R Lutvey
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  • Mr Toffaha's daughter Mrs Lutvey (nee Toffaha) took over the unsold stock from him when his store was disbanded and it became stock for her business, Lutvey's Ladies Wear, in Ipswich.

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