"Item of clothing patented by Mary Phelps Jacob in 1914" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

"Item of clothing patented by Mary Phelps Jacob in 1914" NYT crossword answer is:

BRA (3 letters length)

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Mary Phelps Jacob was an American inventor who patented the first modern brassiere in 1914. The revolutionary design, which featured two silk handkerchiefs and ribbon, revolutionized the way women dressed and was a major step forward in the history of fashion. Jacob's invention was a major milestone in the development of women's clothing, and her patent has become an iconic piece of history.

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