Jane Austen Memento Mori Commemorative Busk -- LIMITED EDITION
Memento Mori imagery and scrimshaw busks were both common in Jane Austen's time. By combining these regency art forms we commemorate Jane Austen's life on this, the 200th anniversary of her death.
A Redthreaded Exclusive designed by Jennifer Thompson of Festive Attyrefor the 2017 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. All edges are smoothed and sanded, and the ends are rounded. The busks are finished with a coat of polycrylic varnish.
Busks arrive shrouded in a black organza bag along with a fragrant sprig of English lavender and an information card.
14" length only. Very limited, single edition stock. When they're gone, they're gone!