Corsets and Crinolines

Corsets and Crinolines

By (author) Norah Waugh


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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.

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 220.98 x 294.64 x 15.24mm | 453.59g
  • 31 Dec 1990
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Theatre Arts
  • London
  • English
  • 0878305262
  • 9780878305261
  • 88,975

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