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My friends and I want to know was the bra created by a man or a woman, and when was it created?

The patent for the first bra was filed on February 12, 1914 by 14-year-old Mary Phelps Jacobs, who fashioned a prototype from handkerchief and pins with the help of her French maid. She sold the patent to Warners for $1,500.

I learned this from an article by Sarah Shard in The Houston Chronicle.


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