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In to a long straight line At these points and extremes were invariably considered absurdities and the corsets and hoops were discarded by their users so that in actuality very few specimens from the earlier periods at least have come down to us. History and techniue combine for a wonderful read I always enjoy reading about the evolution of the waistline and petticoat The illustrations are so good that you could make your own corset if you so desire

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Corsets and Crinolines

The first of Miss Waugh's important books on historic costume Corsets and Crinolines set a new standard of accuracy and lively interest Showing that the silhouette of women's dress has been in a state of continuous change allied to economic and. Lovely book though it can be hard to follow slow and careful reading highly reccommended

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Architectural evolution as well as changing ideas of sexual attractiveness she itemizes three cycles in the last years in Corsets and PDFEPUB or which women's silhouette was blown up to the utmost limit by artificial means and then collapsed aga. Fascinating book on the history of underpinnings Wish it had concrete explanations for structure of garments


10 thoughts on “Corsets and Crinolines

  1. says:

    Historic costumes are my passion and this one is filled to the brim with photos and patterns of under pinning that really sets a new standard of accuracy and lively interest It shows the silhouette of women's dress from 1670 through 1912 and what a vast charge occurred during that time period Continuous change parallel the economic and architectural evolution as well as the ever changing ideas of sexual attractiveness From the co

  2. says:

    Lovely book though it can be hard to follow slow and careful reading highly reccommended

  3. says:

    Wonderful resource You can tell it's well researched and has many details but is still easy for the beginner to read and understand Great for

  4. says:

    Great resource for historical costuming There are patterns you can follow but strictly for the experienced The diagrams historical drawings and photographs are of extent pieces and unparalleled in the representation of the past Some of the period uotations are not translated so be aware of that

  5. says:

    Fascinating book on the history of underpinnings Wish it had concrete explanations for structure of garments

  6. says:

    Caveats; the patterns are a bitch you have to really know what you're doing as they haven't been tested or trued properly

  7. says:

    Very nice detailed line drawings showing shapes and construction of stays corsets girdles skirt supports etc from Elizabethan era to early 20th century Added illustrations include period art catalog and magazine illustrations photos of museum pieces Bulk of the text consists of excerpts from period sources literature letters diar

  8. says:

    History and techniue combine for a wonderful read I always enjoy reading about the evolution of the waistline and petticoat The illustrations are so good that you could make your own corset if you so desire

  9. says:

    There’s a lot of good information about both the history of body shaping undergarments and how to costume direction but if the book had focused on one or the other instead of both it would have been much stronger

  10. says:

    Strong 37 This was an interesting little read though I have to admit I was a bit disappointed that it only had a few patterns I was expecting there to be patterns for both corsets and well crinolines Though the wealth of information was very interesting to learn of I have many pattern books and some that really don't explain how to assemble corsets or dresses or whatever I will say that is a really nice aspect