Monday, September 14, 2009

Corsetry

Buttoned, whale-boned garment corset and corset-cover in one with fancy braid on left (1890s). Striped coutil with embroidery, front closure, and back lacing (1890s) on right.
(The Dictionary of Costume, R. Turner Wilcox)

2 comments:

Jennifer said...

These seem very playful to me!

Kirstin said...

Playful in a constricting way!