Corsets & Crinolines

Norah Waugh, Judith Dolan

Routledge, 2017

45,00

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.

ISBN: 9781138665668

190 pages, 47 bl/w illustrations, 24,8 × 19 cm, paperback, English