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Corsets and Crinolines

By Norah Waugh

Routledge – 1954 – 176 pages

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    978-0-87830-526-1
    December 30th 1990

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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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Description: By Norah Waugh. 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...
Categories: Theatre & Performance Studies, Practice & Practitioners, Costume & Make-up