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93/391/54 Suspender belt, sample, tricot lycra / metal, Berlei, Australia, 1966. Click to enlarge.

Womens supender belt made by Berlei

Made
Suspender belt, sample, womens, tricot lycra, Berlei, Australia, 1966.
Pull-on suspender belt made of white printed tricot lycra. All over repeat pattern of pink roses with green foliage. Centre front is decorated with a small white bow. Four adjustable suspenders around hem.

Summary

Object No.

93/391/54

Object Statement

Suspender belt, sample, tricot lycra / metal, Berlei, Australia, 1966

Physical Description

Suspender belt, sample, womens, tricot lycra, Berlei, Australia, 1966.
Pull-on suspender belt made of white printed tricot lycra. All over repeat pattern of pink roses with green foliage. Centre front is decorated with a small white bow. Four adjustable suspenders around hem.

Marks

White fabric label: `SAMPLE 80'.

Dimensions

Width

230 mm

Production

Notes

This suspender belt is typical of the 'youth' orientated undergarments of the 1960s. New fibres heralded the decline in functional foundation wear. There was also a marketing change for Berlei at this time which saw them selling to teenagers who did not need corsetry.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Berlei Hestia Industries Ltd, 1993

Acquisition Date

31 October 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

Womens supender belt made by Berlei 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 June 2023, <https://ma.as/135699>

Wikipedia

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