The History of Underclothes

The History of Underclothes

Book - 1992
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A fascinating survey of various undergarments worn by the English over six centuries. A well-documented, scholarly presentation enhanced with over 100 period illustrations depicting laced-up bodices of the 12th century, embroidered linen drawers (1500s), hooped petticoat supports in bentwood (c. 1750), footed long drawers (1795), 19th-century bustles, early 19th-century corsets for men, Victorian "bust improvers," and much more.
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 1992.
ISBN: 9780486271248
Branch Call Number: 391.42 CUNNINGTON
Characteristics: 266 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Cunnington, Phillis 1887-1974,- Author

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