Bra

Venus

1950s (made)

Unknown

T.797-1995 T&F

Bra, peach rayon and lace, boned, strapless, Venus, Great Britain, 1950s.

Peach rayon and lace bra, boned and strapless.

This formed part of the wardrobe of Monica Maurice (1908-1995), an independent and unconventional woman who in 1938 become the first - and until 1978, only - woman member of the Association of Mining Electrical Engineers. She had a passion for racing cars and flying, and loved clothes, showing a great sense of style and originality in how she dressed. Registered File number 1995/2065.

Worn by Miss Monica Maurice and given by her family

Location: In Storage

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