Jumps

Description
Jumps are a kind of lightly stiffened support garment and are usually front fastening. They would only have been worn by a lady in an informal, at home situation, under a loose gown. They were also suitable for invalids or during pregnancy.
Accession Loan No.
50/1943/62
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
jumps
Simple Name
corset
Full Name
jumps
Period Classification
George I (1714-1727)
Production Date
c 1720
Production Year Low
1720
Production Year High
1725
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
Linen; silk; silk

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