1790-1820 underwear

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name from oldenglishroses on Ruby Lane

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name from oldenglishroses on Ruby Lane

Silk underdress 1805 - 1810 | This is what goes under all those sheer Regency dresses.

Silk underdress 1805 - 1810 | This is what goes under all those sheer Regency dresses.

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name

Original regency corset or stays c1820s with embroidery & owner's name

Cotton sateen corset, English c1810-1820. Fashion Institute of Technology

Cotton sateen corset, English c1810-1820. Fashion Institute of Technology

eMuseum - View Media  1810-20 England This example emphasizes the bust using contoured cups that lift the breasts, as well as a center front busk that separates and defines them.

eMuseum - View Media 1810-20 England This example emphasizes the bust using contoured cups that lift the breasts, as well as a center front busk that separates and defines them.

Stays, United States, late 18th century. Linen plain weave, silk thread, baleen, linen tape, leather, metal hooks. The cross-boning in these lightly boned stays would have created the fashionably round bust of the period. Pairs of worked eyelets at the side fronts would have facilitated the attachment of hip pads.

Stays, United States, late 18th century. Linen plain weave, silk thread, baleen, linen tape, leather, metal hooks. The cross-boning in these lightly boned stays would have created the fashionably round bust of the period. Pairs of worked eyelets at the side fronts would have facilitated the attachment of hip pads.

Stays, ca. 1790; Snowshill Wade Collection, UKNT 1348926

Stays, ca. 1790; Snowshill Wade Collection, UKNT 1348926

Quilted corset, 1805. In the University of Alberta Museums costume collection.

Quilted corset, 1805. In the University of Alberta Museums costume collection.

sleeveless chemise 1800 cotton/lace proof that not all chemises where plain short sleeved linen garments!

sleeveless chemise 1800 cotton/lace proof that not all chemises where plain short sleeved linen garments!

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