“The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding”

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Until Thu Sep 12 2013

  • Photograph: Seth Tillett

    "Jane McManus Cazneau" (April 6, 1807-December 12, 1878). Cotton and leather corset, cane boned with trapunto and coffee dyed books.

  • Photograph: Seth Tillett

    "Esther Edwards Burr" (February 13, 1732-April 1758). Silk and velvet corset with steel boning and lace, mourning envelopes.

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    "Leonora Sansay" (December 11, 1773 - unkown). Leather cane boned corset with 100% cotton rag and onionskin paper. Armature by Lucia Del Sanchez.

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    "Loss" (1813). Cast resin, cotton lawn, cotton onionskin paper.

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    "Eliza Jumel" (April 7, 1775-July 16, 1865). Silk boned bodice, cane boning, silk, paper, books, coffee and dried plant matter. Base by Lucia Del Sanchez.

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    "Margaret Moncrieffe" (1763-unknown). Boned corset with signatures of 100% cotton rag and vintage onionskin paper.

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    "Mary Emmons" (1760-1835). Leather and quills.

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    "A Secret History" (Hayti, 1803). 100% cotton onion skin paper, hand transcribed letters, dried blood and sugar. First hand account by Leonora Sansay of the Haytian Revolution addressed to Vice President Aaron Burr in thirty-two letters.

  • Photograph: Seth Tillett

    "Theodosia Burr Alston" (1763-1813). Silk corset, steel coil boning, signatures of 100% cotton paper stitched in silk.

Photograph: Seth Tillett

"Jane McManus Cazneau" (April 6, 1807-December 12, 1878). Cotton and leather corset, cane boned with trapunto and coffee dyed books.

 
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