Jane Austen Persuasion Commemorative Busk -- LIMITED EDITION
18th & 19th Century sailors carved intricate busks for their sweethearts while at sea. We hearken back to this intimate gift with our limited edition engraved busks, featuring nautical imagery and a quotation from Jane Austen's "Persuasion."
A Redthreaded Exclusive designed by Jennifer Thompson of Festive Attyre for the 2018 Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, KY
These wooden corset busks are custom made by our local manufacturer to our specifications to work with our corsets, patterns, and kits. Perfect for Regency stays--Jane Austen's own era. Made from ash hardwood, these busks are 1.5" wide (3.75 cm) and 1/8" (3-4mm) thick. The 14" fits our standard Regency and 1830's Stays. The 12" works in our Transitional 1790's Stays.
Busks arrive ready for gifting in a navy blue organza bag along with dried rose buds and an information card.
Very limited, single edition stock. When they're gone, they're gone!