Waist Girdle

A belt, or girdle, made from 13 lengths of braided organic fibres, tied together with string at each end.

Further Information

  • Type: Costume, dress
  • Object: Waist Girdle
  • Materials: Vegetable, organic fibre
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: 170mm [D] x 50mm [W]
  • Production Date: Pre 1875
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Augustus Wollaston Franks; J. E. Oakes
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.9573

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