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Catalog Number 10586-97
Title White Inflation Bra
Object Name Brassiere
Description Off-white bra with padding inserts and metal clasps in back. Colors: off-white
Culture American
Material cloth, metal
Made Formfit Company
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark label says "INFLATION THE FORMFIT CO. MADE IN U.S.A."
Height (in) 5.5
Width (in) 13.5
People Platt, Howard and Louise
Other Name Brassiere, Women's
History From the home of Howard and Louise Platt, Omaha, Nebraska. Formfit designs from the U.S.A. were manufactured in Australia in the 1950s by Merica Pty Ltd, and known as Formfit-Merica. Later the parent company became Formfit International, and the local company known as Formfit Pty Ltd remained Australian owned until 1991
Credit line Jeanette Richoux, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Richoux, Jeanette