Chemise Date: 1910s Culture: American or European Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Samuel Liebmann, 1941 Accession Number: C.I.41.52.22

Chemise Met Museum (one of two almost identical, with the same monogram, but different embroidery. The original owner must have liked this style very much)

1910s lingerie swooon

primera piel Silk "underskirt," dated American or European. Metropolitan Museum of Art collection:

Antique Corset, Edwardian Summer Corset, ca. 1910. Next Corset style is Edwardian, and I shall wear it like this

Antique Corset, Edwardian Summer Corset, ca. Next Corset style is Edwardian, and I shall wear it like this

Corset  Royal Worcester Corset Company  (American, 1864–1950)  Date: 1917–19

Corset Royal Worcester Corset Company (American, Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, bone, metal, elastic

These corsets are listed as available in up to size 36 (36 inches) which means that they were designed to fit waists between 38 and 46 inches in diameter! Don't let anyone tell you plus sizes didn't exist in the past! | 1910s-1920s corsets | "The Stout Woman"

Chronically Vintage: By request: Advice on vintage fashion for women over 40

1916 Catalog Image Of Corsets

1916 Catalog Illustrations

1916 catalogue, note the change of emphasis of the tiny-waisted corsets to this much less fitted corseting. Here you can see how this will develop into the more modern girdle. Inspiration for Catharine's corset

Here’s a great ad for corsets from a 1912 catalog. Note the corset on the lower left for nursing moms. These are extremely rare and valuable now.

1912 Corset Ad

Here's a great 1912 corset ad from a catalog. Note the corset on the lower left for nursing moms.

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