Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques by Jill Salen

By Jill Salen

25 appealing and traditionally actual development of corsets 1750-1917 taken from deepest and museum collections.

Each attractive instance is followed by way of a trend, images and drawings, plus an old review giving valuable perception into making up those interval pieces.

This ebook additionally comprises step by step initiatives, a 1790 hand stitched corset and a 1900 machined corset.

The publication contains sensible recommendation on development and interval aspect, from placing gussets and break up busk insertion to eyelets and flossing.

Students of dress and model may still locate this an important addition to their bookshelf.

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