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Lingerie

Artist:
Man Ray, born Philadelphia, PA 1890-died Paris, France 1976
Publisher:
Compagnie Parisienne de Distribution d'Electricite
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 x 8 in. (26.0 x 20.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
Date:
1931
Topic:
Figure\fragment\hand
Occupation\domestic\ironing
Object\other\appliance
Object\tool\iron
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1976.84.6
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie does a lot for a woman..." 1987

Collector:
Maidenform, Inc
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Brassieres
Local number:
AC0585-0000024.tif (AC Scan)
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Maidenform Collection, 1922-1997
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie says a lot about a woman..." 1987

Collector:
Maidenform, Inc
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Brassieres
Local number:
AC0585-0000026.tif (AC Scan)
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Maidenform Collection, 1922-1997
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Corbin Bernsen in Maidenform ad "Lingerie does a lot for a woman."

Collector:
Maidenform, Inc
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Brassieres
Local number:
01058518.tif (AC Scan)
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Maidenform Collection, 1922-1997
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie reveals more of a woman than just skin..." 1987

Collector:
Maidenform, Inc
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Brassieres
Local number:
AC0585-0000027.tif (AC Scan)
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Maidenform Collection, 1922-1997
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Shop floor display of lingerie at The Fair department store, ca. 1930 : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Fair (Firm)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [12" x 20"]
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Banquet camera photographs
Panoramas
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
[ca. 1930]
1930-1950
1930-1940
Topic:
Department stores
Clothing and dress
African Americans
Local number:
Box TBN4
AC0618.004.0001267.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
Notes:
The Fair department store was located at 820 7th St. N.W. Washington, D.C
Summary:
Shop floor at Fair department store. Displays of women's lingerie, jewellery and bags. Number of signs with prices displayed throughout the shop floor, also large signs reading, "Large Women's Wear Departments Latest Styles, Special Values. 2 - floor", "Bargain Basement Shoe Dept. in Basement", "Beautiful Styles Children's Wear. Baby Wear 2 - floor", "Men's Furnishings Get Them Here" and "This is Everybody's Store Visit our large upstairs". Ink on negative: "Fair Dept. store" and "B". No edge imprint
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH
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For a $345 bridal set..$500 silk stockings.."Ivory"--say.. [Print advertising.] Photoplay. 1931

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 31 x 16.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Boston (Mass.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1931
Topic:
Hosiery
Lingerie
Wedding
Local number:
244763
Ivorydata4 620
0207910614 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "For a $345 bridal set...$500 silk stockings..."Ivory"--say salespeople". Saleswoman showing lingerie to customer
Published November 1931
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Torn Lingerie, (painting)

Painter:
Frieseke, Frederick Carl 1874-1939
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
St. Louis Art Museum Forest Park St. Louis Missouri 63110 Accession Number: 310:16
Date:
1915
Topic:
Figure female--Full length
Occupation--Domestic--Sewing
Architecture interior--Domestic--Bedroom
Control number:
IAP 28110037
Notes:
"Frederick Carl Frieseke: the evolution of an American Impressionist," Savannah, GA: Telfair Museum of Art (Princeton University Press), 2001, fig. 4.2
"Frederick Frieseke 1874-1939: a retrospective exhibition," Savannah, GA: Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1974, no. 11
"City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings," St. Louis: City Art Museum, St. Louis, 1924
St. Louis Art Museum, 1988
"The St. Louis Art Museum Handbook of the Collections," St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Art Museum, 1991, pg. 175
Summary:
Interior setting with seated woman sewing
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Be a friend to your 'inti-MATES'..cherish these trousseau.. [Print advertising.] Harper's Bazaar. 1942

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 38 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1942
Topic:
Wedding
Lingerie
Women
Local number:
245617
Ivorydata4 1474
0307910279 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: ""Be a friend to your 'inti-MATES'...cherish these trousseau treasures..."". Woman holding up slip
Published 1 Mar. 1942
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Woman wearing a corset and looking in a full-length mirror, advertisement for Potter's Double Store. [Photolithographic trade card, copy of a painting.]

Advertiser:
R & G Corset Co
Potter's Double Store
Lithographer:
H.A. Thomas & Wylie, Lith. Co., N.Y
Physical description:
Ink on carboard
1 item, 16 x 10.5 cm (6-1/4"x 4-1/8")
Type:
Photolithographs
Lithographs
Date:
1880
Topic:
Mirrors
Lingerie
Corsets
Local number:
AC0060-0000444.tif (AC Scan)
Notes:
In Box 3, Folder 27
Summary:
The Potter store credit is stamped at the bottom of the card
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Corsets series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Is this healthy for your business? [Print advertising.] [Grocery trade papers.] 1935

Donor:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item, b&w, 35.5 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1935
Topic:
Soap
Laundry
Lingerie
Delicate fabrics
Local number:
Ivorydata4 1416
0307910221 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Reproduction of photograph of woman at sink washing slip
Published Jan. & Feb. 1935
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Perhaps this ad will eliminate any confusion between / women and various unrelated objects. [Advertisement,] 1991

Advertiser:
Maidenform, Inc
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1991
Topic:
Chicks
Dolls
Foxes
Tomatoes
Lingerie
Underwear
Local number:
01058519.tif (AC Scan)
Summary:
Four images: a chick, a doll, a tomato, and a fox
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Maidenform Collection, 1922-1997
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Patrons de broderie et de lingerie du XVIe siècle / reproduits par le procédé Lefman et Lourdel et publiés d'après les éditions conservées à la Bibliothèque Mazarine par Hippolyte Cocheris

Author:
Cocheris, Hippolyte 1829-1882
Bibliothèque Mazarine
Physical description:
20 p., [134] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Patterns
Date:
1872
Topic:
Lace and lace making
Embroidery
Call number:
NK9105 .C66 1872
Notes:
Spine title: Patrons de broderies
Cover title: Patrons de broderies dentelles & guipures du XVIe siècle
At head of title: Recueil de documents graphiques pour servir a l'histoire des arts industriels
"Fac-simile des éditions originales avec une introduction par Hippolyte Cocheris"--Cover
Originally published: La fleur des patrons de lingerie
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Will it fade? Will it shrink? [Print advertising.] General circulation publications 1929

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Artist:
O'Neill, George
Physical description:
1 item col. 38 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Date:
1929
Topic:
Lingerie
Clothing and dress
Shopping
Premiums (Retail trade)
Local number:
245499
Ivorydata4 1356
0307910161 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Will it fade? Will it shrink?" Woman examining delicate piece of lingerie
Published Jan.-May 1929
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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You And Your Sweater. [Leaflet.]

Creator:
Woolite, Inc
Physical description:
1 item col. 28.5 x 44 cm
Type:
Leaflets
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Laundry
Lingerie
Wool fabrics
Women
Local number:
245220
Ivorydata4 1077
0300600241 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "You And Your Sweater". Black and white photo of woman in turtleneck sweater, blue dots of differing sizes overlaid
Front, back, and inside shown
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Soap series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana 1838-1953
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Rayon lingerie

Author:
Bibliothèque Forney
Physical description:
134 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
[1992]
Topic:
Lingerie--Exhibitions
Lingerie in art--Exhibitions
Underwear--Exhibitions
Call number:
TT670 .R27 1992
Notes:
"Cet ouvrage est publié à l'occasion de l'exposition présentée à la Bibliothéque Forney, dans les salles de l'ancien hôtel des Archevêques de Sens, du 17 septembre au 28 novembre 1992"--P. 2
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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In wartime, keep your colors flying!...Get up to TWICE THE WEAR... [Print advertising.] 1943

Donor:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 24.5 x 30.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Date:
1943
Topic:
Women in advertising
Children in advertising
World War, 1939-1945
Laundry
Lingerie
Soap
Local number:
Ivorydata4 1487
0307910292 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Complete caption: "In wartime, keep your colors flying!...Get up to TWICE THE WEAR with twice-safe Ivory Flakes!" Woman in nightgown on left
Published 2 February 1943
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Anywhere in America..Salespeople in the Finest Stores Will.. [Print advertising.] Women's publications. 1929

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item col. 41 x 53.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Date:
1929
Topic:
Shopping
Silk
Hosiery
Wool fabrics
Lingerie
Premiums (Retail trade)
Laundry
Women
Local number:
245720
Ivorydata4 1577
0307910382 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Anywhere in America...Salespeople in the Finest Stores Will Tell You...". 2 page ad. Illustration of shopper and saleswoman looking at fabric in center
Published May & June 1929. Scanned in two parts
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Lingerie, New York

Artist:
Roy DeCarava, born New York City 1919-died New York City 2009
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 7/8 x 14 in. (27.7 x 35.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1950, printed 1981
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York
Children
Object\other\sign
Architecture Exterior\detail\stairs
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1992.15.9
Copyright Credit Line:
© 1981, Roy DeCarava
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Underwear and lingerie

Author:
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Physical description:
v, 47, 53 p. : ill ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1935
C1935
Topic:
Foundation garments
Lingerie
Dressmaking
Call number:
TT670 .U54 1935
Notes:
Includes examination questions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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