Corset of silk, edged with machine-made lace, reinforced with whalebone and metal eyelets, cotton twill lining, circa
1868 Cage Crinoline via The Victoria & Albert Museum.
Woman's underwear, 1860 - it looks highly uncomfortable
Cage crinoline Place of origin: UK (made) Date: ca. 1867 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Spring steel, covered with and attached to wool braid