18th century stays: Construction

27 Pin-lisäykset689 Seuraajat
joined at CB w/ double row of metal eyelets laced w/ cord

joined at CB w/ double row of metal eyelets laced w/ cord

Augusta Auctions - inside

Augusta Auctions - inside

18th century stays

18th century stays

Stays, Ebay Auction c.2004  This is a rare 1740-1760 early American colonial time period corset/stays. Made of two tone tan linen that is laid over what is probably rows of cane that are tightly hand stitched into place. A band of thin cotton extends down the front seam. The top edge and bottom hem and flaps are lined with kid leather. The inside is lined with heavy tan homespun linen. Bust 34". Waist 26". Front length 12". Back length 13.5".

Stays, Ebay Auction c.2004 This is a rare 1740-1760 early American colonial time period corset/stays. Made of two tone tan linen that is laid over what is probably rows of cane that are tightly hand stitched into place. A band of thin cotton extends down the front seam. The top edge and bottom hem and flaps are lined with kid leather. The inside is lined with heavy tan homespun linen. Bust 34". Waist 26". Front length 12". Back length 13.5".

Sold on eBay in 1999. Waist: 26 1/2"; CF Height: 11 3/4"; CB Height: 14"    www.nwta.com

Sold on eBay in 1999. Waist: 26 1/2"; CF Height: 11 3/4"; CB Height: 14" www.nwta.com

1770's Stays in blue

1770's Stays in blue

open view of stays, c. 1780

open view of stays, c. 1780

1770's Stays in blue

1770's Stays in blue

Image courtesy of the Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Image courtesy of the Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Image courtesy of the Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Image courtesy of the Fashion Museum, Bath and North East Somerset Council

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