Twilfit Foundation garment

Front view of a foundation garment showing the elasticated section. Side view of a foundation garment showing the elasticated section. Rear view of a foundation garment showing the shaped back. Side view of a foundation garment showing the shaped back. Side view of a foundation garment showing the packaging.
Front view of a foundation garment showing the elasticated section. Side view of a foundation garment showing the elasticated section. Rear view of a foundation garment showing the shaped back. Side view of a foundation garment showing the shaped back. Side view of a foundation garment showing the packaging.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 0_2646
Country
Date
1955 - 1965 (circa)

Description

A peach coloured girdle with suspender straps. This foundation garment is designed to smooth the contours of the lower body and enhance the shape of the bottom. There is a small amount of, possibly Nylon, boning in the stomach area.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "TWILFIT 29"/74 8324- HIP SPRING 10. MADE IN ENGLAND. HAND WASH ONLY. Hand-hot (40 deg). Warm rinse. Drip-dry. 39% cotton, 59% viscose, 2% elastodiene" (label)
Method Note
fibres
threads
fabric
construction
Material Note
cotton 39%
plastic
viscose 59%
rayon
CA
cellulose acetate
elastic 2% elastodiene
nylon boning?
PA
polyamide
metal hooks
metal hooks
Colour Note
tea rose