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Baleen Stay Busk

An exceptional of piece of nautical folk art, the thin baleen strip is profusely carved with roundels, ships, a house, anchor and flowers with each scratch carved portion being coloured in red, white and blue. Stay busks were inserted into a woman’s corset and were often presented as a love token.

33 cm long

C13.10 AEE   SOLD