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Object details

Category
souvenirs and ephemera
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (association)
Materials

Bra Band: textile

Knickers: silk

Bra: silk

Buttons: mother-of-pearl

Dimensions

Knickers: Length 390 mm, Width 560 mm

Bra (fastened): Length 300 mm, Width 350 mm

Catalogue number
EPH 10930

Object associations

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