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By Judith Dolan


In this vintage booklet, Norah Waugh explores the altering shapes of women’s costume from the 1500s to the Twenties. easy laced bodices turned corsets of cane, whalebone and metal, whereas padding at shoulders and hips gave strategy to the constructions of farthingales, hoops and bustles. 


Corsets and Crinolines explains the cyclical nature of those models, and the way waists and skirts replaced form and measurement via 3 special eras:



  •  The 1500s to 1670—farthingales and whaleboned our bodies.


  • 1670 to 1800—Stays and hooped petticoats.



  • 1800 to 1925—corsets, crinolines and bustles.

Each part describes how those clothing originated, how they grew to become renowned and the way they emerged as crucial to the models of the time. Extracts from diaries, journals, poems and newspapers, in addition to over a hundred illustrations, display the diversity of those ubiquitous goods of garments all through smooth history.


Corsets and Crinolines additionally features a wealth of sensible notes and assets for today’s dress makers and architects, together with:



  •  Scaleable styles for the development of 25 varied bustles, crinolines, corsets, corselets, stays, pocket hoops, hooped petticoats and bodices.


  • Detailed appendices on the manufacture of corsets and crinolines, together with farthingales, helps and hooped petticoats.



  • A record of additional studying, together with gown histories; cloth and weaving histories; reconstruction of interval garments; modern software of foundational clothing; and a listing of museums and associations with interval garments collections, for first-hand research.



  • A thesaurus of phrases and fabrics.

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Corsets and Crinolines

During this vintage publication, Norah Waugh explores the altering shapes of women’s costume from the 1500s to the Twenties. basic laced bodices grew to become corsets of cane, whalebone and metal, whereas padding at shoulders and hips gave method to the buildings of farthingales, hoops and bustles. Corsets and Crinolines explains the cyclical nature of those models, and the way waists and skirts replaced form and dimension via 3 designated eras: The 1500s to 1670—farthingales and whaleboned our bodies.

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