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Lingerie

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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
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie does a lot for a woman..." 1987

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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

Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie says a lot about a woman..." 1987

view Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie says a lot about a woman..." 1987 digital asset number 1
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

Corbin Bernsen in Maidenform ad "Lingerie does a lot for a woman."

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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

Maidenform Advertisement: "Lingerie reveals more of a woman than just skin..." 1987

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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
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Underwear (series), circa 1861-1926

view Underwear (series), circa 1861-1926 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1 box
Type:
Advertisements
Catalogs
Correspondence
Invoices
Order forms
Pamphlets
Receipts
Date:
1861
1926
circa 1861-1926
Summary:
Consists primarily of correspondence, advertisements, pamphlets, order forms, invoices, receipts, and catalogs from manufacturers, distributors, and importers of underwear. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Cite as:
Underwear series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Lingerie
Underwear
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

For a $345 bridal set..$500 silk stockings.."Ivory"--say.. [Print advertising.] Photoplay. 1931

view For a $345 bridal set..$500 silk stockings.."Ivory"--say.. [Print advertising.] Photoplay. 1931 digital asset number 1
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
Summary:
Caption: "For a $345 bridal set...$500 silk stockings..."Ivory"--say salespeople". Saleswoman showing lingerie to customer.
Published November 1931.
Topic:
Hosiery
Lingerie
Wedding
Local number:
244763
Ivorydata4 620
0207910614 (Scan No.)
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH

[Shop floor display of lingerie at The Fair department store, ca. 1930 : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]

view [Shop floor display of lingerie at The Fair department store, ca. 1930 : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format] digital asset number 1
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
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
Topic:
Department stores
Clothing and dress
African Americans
Local number:
Box TBN4
AC0618.004.0001267.tif (scan number)
No Scurlock number
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Be a friend to your 'inti-MATES'..cherish these trousseau.. [Print advertising.] Harper's Bazaar. 1942

view Be a friend to your 'inti-MATES'..cherish these trousseau.. [Print advertising.] Harper's Bazaar. 1942 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 38 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1942
Summary:
Caption: ""Be a friend to your 'inti-MATES'...cherish these trousseau treasures..."". Woman holding up slip.
Published 1 Mar. 1942.
Topic:
Wedding
Lingerie
Women
Local number:
245617
Ivorydata4 1474
0307910279 (Scan No.)
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Torn Lingerie, (painting)

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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
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.
Topic:
Figure female--Full length
Occupation--Domestic--Sewing
Architecture interior--Domestic--Bedroom
Control number:
IAP 28110037
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

[Woman wearing a corset and looking in a full-length mirror, advertisement for Potter's Double Store. [Photolithographic trade card, copy of a painting.]

view [Woman wearing a corset and looking in a full-length mirror, advertisement for Potter's Double Store. [Photolithographic trade card, copy of a painting.] digital asset number 1
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
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
Topic:
Mirrors
Lingerie
Corsets
Local number:
AC0060-0000444.tif (AC Scan)
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Corsets series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Textiles

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For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Dacron, cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textiles
Made in:
France
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed cotton patterned by rows of diamond shapes in two alternating colors. Larger squares in a staggered repeat appear over diamond shapes. Colorway is pink and white.
Accession Number:
1970-32-152-a
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Fragment

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For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Dacron, cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Fragment
Made in:
France
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed cotton patterned by rows of diamond shapes in two alternating colors. Larger squares in a staggered repeat appear over diamond shapes. Colorway is blue and white.
Accession Number:
1970-32-152-b
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Textile

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For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: synthetic (?) Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
France or Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed sheer fabric patterned by very small clusters of pink roses, green leaves and a small blue bow knots on a white ground.
Accession Number:
1970-32-155
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Textile

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For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: wool, silk (?) Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
France and Switzerland
Date:
1930–1960
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed sheer fabric patterned by very small clusters of pink roses, green leaves and a small blue bow knots on a white ground.
Accession Number:
1970-32-156
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Perhaps this ad will eliminate any confusion between / women and various unrelated objects. [Advertisement,] 1991

view Perhaps this ad will eliminate any confusion between / women and various unrelated objects. [Advertisement,] 1991 digital asset number 1
Advertiser:
Maidenform, Inc
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1991
Summary:
Four images: a chick, a doll, a tomato, and a fox.
Topic:
Chicks
Dolls
Foxes
Tomatoes
Lingerie
Underwear
Local number:
01058519.tif (AC Scan)
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Maidenform Collection, 1922-1997
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Is this healthy for your business? [Print advertising.] [Grocery trade papers.] 1935

view Is this healthy for your business? [Print advertising.] [Grocery trade papers.] 1935 digital asset number 1
Donor:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item, b&w, 35.5 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1935
Summary:
Reproduction of photograph of woman at sink washing slip.
Published Jan. & Feb. 1935.
Topic:
Soap
Laundry
Lingerie
Delicate fabrics
Local number:
Ivorydata4 1416
0307910221 (Scan No.)
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Sample card

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Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Sample card
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Sample card with twelve samples of solid colors.
Accession Number:
1970-32-1
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Samples

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Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by tulip blossoms on stems. colorways. In four colorways.
Accession Number:
1970-32-130-a/d
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Samples

view Samples digital asset number 1
Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Five samples patterned by poppy blossoms. Three colors per sample.
Accession Number:
1970-32-132-a/e
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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