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short stays Abiti Antichi
Short stays, ca 1800’s-10’s France, Abiti Antichi
Someone embroidered a "stay." (what's the singular of stays?) No one would ever see this, but it's gorgeous.
1900's brassiere from www.abitiantichi....
Dress Date: 1806–10 Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 43 in. (109.2 cm)
Corset Date: 1810–50 Culture: American Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Chester Landers, 1945 Accession Number: C.I.45.111
Kleidung um 1800: 'Short Stays' Studies - Schnürleib Studien - interesting patterns for various stays taken from a period German manual
Corset Date: ca. 1780 Culture: British Medium: cotton, flax, wood, metal
1800-1825, Corset bodice - Made from cream ribbed cotton tabby and lined with cream cotton. It fastens with 7 pairs of eyelet holes. (female)
1790. Short Stays. Transitional style. V & A Museum
Embroidered Corset 1820's Meg Andrews Antique Costumes and Textiles
Short, diaphragm-length pair of cotton stays (corset) with silk embroidery and linen lining, possibly French or British, ca. 1790.
Resplendent Revolution: Gems of the 18th Century: MoMA Database Discoveries Part I: Corsets