Pale blue brocade 18th century "pair of stays"...love the detailed interior image...

origin: Berlin Width: 80 cm Length: 57 (with support) cm Lining: Linen (beige) linen weave lining (tabs): leather (white) boning: Fischbein atlas cohesive Upper material: silk (blue-green) atlas cohesive lace: cotton?

Caraco 1790. From "Practical II costume " by Emma of Siechart, published in 1926

Caraco From "Practical II costume " by Emma of Siechart, published in 1926

Bodice Date: 1775–85 Culture: probably French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)

Bodice Culture:probably French Medium:silk Dimensions:Length at CB: 18 in. cm) Credit Line:Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1978 Accession

American Duchess: 18th Century Stays: Boning Patterns

Fully boned Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the to the century.

Corset Date: 1780s–90s Culture: European Medium: cotton, wood Dimensions: Length at CB: 10 in. (25.4 cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1983 Accession Number: 1983.242.2

Stays Date: Culture: European Medium: cotton, wood Dimensions: Length at CB: 10 in. cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 1983 Accession Number:

Anglaise en front-zone

Historical costuming and vintage sewing projects, with dress diaries and research on period dress from the to the century.

Women's indigo-dyed pocket hoops c. 1750s-90s - linen fabric and baleen/whalebone for shaping.

Not technical a pocket, but. Women's indigo-dyed pocket hoops c. - linen fabric and baleen/whalebone for shaping.

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Making Half-Boned Stays, 1776

Making Half-Boned Stays, 1776 Recently made fully boned. Would likely redo a fully boned set of stays again in the future but for reference.

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