Corsets and Crinolines (Paperback)
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Short Description for Corsets and Crinolines Corsets and Crinolines is a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced.
- Published: 31 December 1990
- Format: Paperback 176 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780878305261 ISBN 10: 0878305262
- Sales rank: 100,166
Full description for Corsets and Crinolines
Corsets and Crinolines is a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced, how simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whale-bone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles. Added are contemporary tailors and dressmakers accounts, illustrations, index, a glossary of terms and materials, appendices on the repair and manufacture of corsets and crinolines.