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TIETOJA MINUSTA: The is a one layer cotton coutil corset, sewn with machine using period techniques described in The Fashions Of The Gilded Age by Frances Grimble. The pattern is based on the c. 1873 corset from Corsets and Crinolines by Norah Waugh. The corset is heavily corded with cotton cord, which stiffens the corset wonderfully.

TIETOJA MINUSTA: The is a one layer cotton coutil corset, sewn with machine using period techniques described in The Fashions Of The Gilded Age by Frances Grimble. The pattern is based on the c. 1873 corset from Corsets and Crinolines by Norah Waugh

House of Worth afternoon dress, 1903. From the collection of The Museum at FIT.  By virtue of its "imperial" purple velvet and long train, this gown conveys a message of exalted status. Prior to the development of synthetic dyes, purple was expensive to produce, and its use was restricted by sumptuary laws.

House of Worth afternoon dress, From the collection of The Museum at FIT. By virtue of its "imperial" purple velvet and long train, this gown conveys a message of exalted status. Prior to the development of synthetic dyes, purple was expensive to p