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Corset Europe, c. 1765 Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection Proposed FIDM Museum Acquisition L2011.13.79

Corset, Europe, c. in "Bound to Impress: Corsets from The Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection," on view at FIDM Gallery Orange County, through June

1775--American: Round Gown - The round gown was a simple style, similar to a Robe a l'Anglaise, with the exception that the skirt and petticoat are as one - it is not an open robe. Popular in the 1770s through the end of the 18th century, the round gown featured a front-closing bodice with no stomacher, and a drop-front skirt.

Green silk damask round gown, 1775 Date: ca. 1775 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Heel to Toe (b, c): 7 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1994 Accession Number:

Date: 1750 - 1799 (c.)    Description: A pair of women's stays from the second half of the 18th century. Stays were the predecesser to the corset and were worn as a supporting undergarment. This pair has a linen lining with a silk front decorated with a floral design. They were worn over a cotton chemise and under the dress or gown. Whalebone was used to stiffen the stays which were laced up both at the front and the back.   During the eighteenth century staymakers were usually men, due to…

Date: 1750 - 1799 (c.) Description: A pair of women's stays from the second half of the century. Stays were the predecesser to the corset and were worn as a supporting undergarment. This pair has a linen lining with a silk front decorated with a f

Corset Date: 18th century Culture: American or European Medium: silk

Resplendent Revolution: Gems of the Century: MoMA Database Discoveries Part I: Corsets

Shoes, French or English, 1760-1775, green-gray satin weave silk; green-gray silk tape/binding; unbleached plain weave linen; leather; wood. (buckles not original). The tongues are backed with an ombre-striped silk. Writing on the inside of both is mostly illegible; possibly "Perkins," and "c/r" and "m/o". Soles did not see a lot of wear.

Pair of woman's shoes, France or United Kingdaom, Green/grey silk satin; high fabric-covered Louis heels and with rounded-point toes.

Corset, third quarter 18th century, probably Spanich, silk

A Frolic through Time: Hippy-Hooray! A Pair of Hip Pads to Attach Directly to the Stays

Auction House Coutau-Bégarie - Corps à baleines, vers 1760, en toile de lin bis et damas bicolore vert à dessin darabesques de fleurs et oiseaux, piqûres rectilignes soulignant les baleines. Découpe crantée en pointes devant et basques étroites. Laçage à oeillets dans le dos, (doublure déposée, usures).

Auction House Coutau-Bégarie - Corps à baleines, vers 1760, en toile de lin bis et damas bicolore vert à dessin darabesques de fleurs et oiseaux, piqûres rectilignes soulignant les baleines. Découpe crantée en pointes devant et basques étroites. Laçage à oeillets dans le dos, (doublure déposée, usures).

Corset Date: third quarter 18th century Culture: probably Spanish Medium: silk

Corset, third quarter of century European Green silk damask. Referred to as "stays" until the late nineteenth century, the corset was the basic garment of every woman's wardrobe.

1790-1795, United Kingdom - Stays - Glazed wool

Stays

Cotton with twill tape, silk thread and whalebone. Britain, Copyright © Victoria and Albert Museum, London / V Images -- All rights reserved.

Germanischen Nationalmuseum Nürnberg | Objektkatalog, schnürbrust, um 1790

back view of German silk stays. Really interesting cut, and the pads at the hips instead of picadils. there are several aspects that make me wonder if this was modified from an earlier garment (a very common practice)