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1850's riding corset back.

riding corset back. Notice how the back is higher than the front. Can a Customized corset be made this way (but not quite so high).

Summer Corset 1885 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Summer Corset 1885 The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

Corset Date: ca. 1885 Culture: American Medium: cotton, metal, bone, silk Dimensions: Length at CF (a): 16 in.

Antique Victorian lace trimmed white boned sport corset, ca. 1895. It has one tie which passes through an opening, and wraps around to meet the clasp of the other strap. This gives the corset flexible size and pressure.

Antique Victorian lace trimmed white boned sport corset, ca. It has one tie which passes through an opening, and wraps around to meet the clasp of the other strap. This gives the corset flexible size and pressure.

Corset from Russia was made at the Abramson corset factory,  c.1890's.

Corset of cotton trimmed with lace and silk ribbons. Corset from Russia was made at the "Abramson" corset factory,

Augusta Auctions, April 17, 2013 - NYC, Lot 196: Cotton Net Summer Corset, 1890s

White stiffened net w/ plain cotton covered steel boning, B W CFL stamped "Batcheller & Co. True Fit Hummingbird Corset", (so.

Before the Automobile: 1880s corset and a chemise with ball gown neckline

Before the Automobile: corset and a chemise with ball gown neckline -- gorgeous reproduction work

Maternity corset, 1875-99 England or Germany, V Museum  Back View  Maternity corsets of this time were not meant to shape a woman’s body.  Rather, they existed because a corset, worn for shaping or not, was an essential part of a woman’s underwear much like a bra is today.  This example laces on the sides to accommodate an expanding belly.

oldrags: “ Maternity corset, England or Germany, V&A Museum Maternity corsets of this time were not meant to shape a woman’s body. Rather, they existed because a corset, worn for shaping or.

Culture: American (probably)
Medium: cotton, metal, bone
Dimensions: Length at CF: 13 in. (33 cm)
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of E. A. Meister, 1950

Corset Attributed to Royal Worcester Corset Company (American, Date: ca. 1871 Culture: American (probably) Medium: cotton, metal, bone Dimensions: Length at CF: 13 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Corset, Madame McCabe, 1887-90, American, cotton/metal/bone/elastic. From the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Corset Designer: Madame McCabe Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, metal, bone, elastic Dimensions: Length at CB (a, b): 18 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume

Woman's Corset, c.1900   Lightweight busk front corset of light brown sateen with a cotton lining and overstrapped with fawn sateen. It has a single, long, straight busk (not spoon busk widely used at this time.) This corset shows the beginnings of the change in fashion to the straight front, or "Health Corsets", of the early 1900s.

Lightweight busk front of around in brown sateen lined with cotton. Features a straight busk, double crossed straps, whale and split cane boning. This corset shows the beginnings of the change in to the straight front, or "Health Corsets", of the early

A long corset made by CK in Belgium, circa 1890. From the collection of L. Hidic, corsetsandcrinolines.com

A light drab coutil corset with dark drab sateen bone casings made in Belgium by CK. The inside of the corset is not lined but has a contrasting white cotton twill staytape with the model name of "La Graciosa" and "Made in Belgium".

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